VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The scientist in charge of Vancouver's state-of-the-art doping lab says her staff already has tested more than 200 blood and urine samples from Olympic athletes.
Dr. Christiane Ayotte says the new facility at the Richmond Oval aims to process about 2,000 samples - 1,600 urine and about 400-500 blood samples - during the games, which open Friday.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Just like most of the entire country, Vancouver organizers are waiting for the moment when Canada finally wins its first Olympic gold medal on home soil.
Leading the medals table and topping it all off by winning the men's hockey gold on the final night of the games wouldn't hurt either.
Puzzle Zoo Valencia will host a "Valentine's Day Card Hunt" on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m.
Authorities this morning ordered the evacuation of 39 homes in Acton as a winter storm prepared to dump rain on the Santa Clarita Valley today.
A Los Angeles-based immigration rights group says it will announce legal actions it is taking to get the City Council to censure Councilman Bob Kellar for remarks he made at a rally against illegal immigration.
Starting today, the Saugus Union School District will host informational meetings for parents interested in enrolling their children at West Creek Academy in the fall.
Santa Clarita officials are trying to make millions of dollars in state tax-exempt bonds available to local businesses to help them through the recession.
My feelings about City Councilman Bob Kellar is that he hit the nail on the head.
I hope it is not too late to say what a wonderful column Gary Horton wrote ("Not too late to give thanks," Jan. 13)
David Warburton ("We cannot ignore health care reform," The Signal, Feb. 2) doesn't understand why anyone rejects the government stealing from some Americans in order to pay for other Americans' health care.
Students at Peachland Elementary School are making discoveries about the world of science in a whole new way with the addition of a state-of-the-art science laboratory on campus.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Reading the current headlines, surfing political sites on the Internet or listening to the television and talk radio pontificators' opinions on the present state of our nation and the republic for which it stands, one gets the impression that we are once again on the eve of destruction.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.