In these difficult economic times, the Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley Foundation is offering non-profit organizations a chance to receive much-needed funds. Organizations that improve the status of women of any age are encouraged to apply for a possible $3,000 grant in time for the March 14 deadline.
Tickets are still available for the City of Santa Clarita's excursion to see a live musical production of "Grease" on Saturday, March 14 at the Pantages Theater. Transportation is included in the ticket price and guests attending the event are asked to arrive at City Hall by 11:45 a.m. for departure and will return to the same location around 6:00 p.m. Tickets, $60 per person for residents and $75 for non-residents, are available until March 6 at 5 p.m.
Santa Clarita's Transit Division is inviting residents to participate in an online commuter parking survey at www.santaclaritatransit.com where a direct link to the survey is available. The City is interested to learn local commuters' parking habits and hear their opinions on what is efficient and detrimental to the current parking system, as well as ideas on what can be done to improve it.
Offering more than the typical summer camp experience, the popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons is back and better than ever, with new curriculum tracks and activities that are sure to provide students with a fun and engaging atmosphere all summer long.
To prioritize rail safety and infrastructure upgrades, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) approved a motion by Directors Michael D. Antonovich, Don Knabe, Ara Najarian, Richard Katz, and Antonio Villaraigosa, securing "Measure R 3%" commuter rail funds to employ safety enhancing positive train control technology for Metrolink trains in Los Angeles County.
To reduce animal cruelty and high taxpayer costs associated with the over-breeding of dogs at facilities commonly referred to as "puppy mills," Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich wants more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible dog breeding in Los Angeles County.
The Yes I Can students of the William S. Hart Union High School District throw a fundraiser at Mountasia Family Fun Center from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 341 votes from mid-afternoon Friday, Feb. 20 to late afternoon Friday, Feb. 27, 2009.
Ordering wine in a restaurant doesn't have to be a scary, intimidating experience. That's what we always tell people who say they dread the moment it's time to order wine. If you get a little pang of anxiety when you're handed the wine list, here a few suggestions that might help smooth the way. |
Former CHP officers Ernie Tripke and Ron Nelson have been friends for longer than many of us have been alive. Through three-decade long careers with the Highway Patrol, and a similar amount of time in retirement from the force, the two men have remained close friends and frequent companions.
Some of the most exciting and internationally renowned names in jazz will come together when the 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival, now in its 31st year, presents a stellar lineup of talent Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14 at the landmark Hollywood Bowl.
Sean Penn amazes me. Not long before seeing "Milk," I viewed his work in "Dead Man Walking" again. Few characters could be more different, few characters could seem more real. He creates a character with infinite attention to detail and from the heart out.
About a dozen Grandmothers for Peace will return to the corner of McBean Parkway and Valencia to protest the war in Iraq from 3 p.m. http://www.amazon.com/Horizons-Exploring-Universe-CengageNOW-Astronomy/dp/0495113581to 4 p.m. Sunday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25) issued the following statement regarding President Obama's plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq:
This year, the Amgen Tour of California once again raced through Santa Clarita's streets, electrifying the thousands of race fans who joined the estimated more than 2 million spectators who viewed the event this year. Town Center Drive, at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, was lined with fans as riders, including Lance Armstrong, prepared to battle their way from Santa Clarita to Pasadena in Stage 7 of the race.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Confidence among U.S. homebuilders slipped this month from the 6½ year high it reached in January, with many builders reporting less traffic by prospective customers before the critical spring home-buying season.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mayor of Kansas City says search crews have found a body in the rubble of a Kansas City restaurant destroyed by an explosion.
NEW YORK (AP) - The scene: Tehran's Mehrabad airport, January 1980. Six U.S. diplomats, disguised as a fake sci-fi film crew, are about to fly to freedom with their CIA escorts. But suddenly there's a moment of panic in what had been a smooth trip through the airport.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is eyeing fines and other trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyberespionage.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A gas explosion that sparked a massive, block-engulfing blaze in an upscale Kansas City shopping district injured 14 people, a city official said Tuesday evening, adding it is believed that an accident by a utility contractor may have caused the blast.
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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