The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Thursday, Sept. 10 and Thursday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The van offers a wide variety of services for the visually impaired without requiring the time or trouble of visiting the Braille Institute in Los Angeles.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will exhibit the work of landscape photographer and environmental advocate Robert Glenn Ketchum from Aug. 24 through Sept. 19.
The Santa Clarita Certified Farmers Markets invites parents and school-age kids to come to the markets, sample the items and talk to the many farmers as a way to promote healthy eating in kids.
Many people are talking about "health care" and how "the government" has some responsibility to step forward and make sure they have some form of affordable insurance. Many letters to that effect have been published right here in The Signal.
At this time, I consider myself very fortunate. I have a job and health insurance. I say "at this time" because in the current economy that could change tomorrow. I have been between jobs and the options available for continued health care are really non options. The way I see it, the insurance companies are driving this debate. They want to maintain control so they can keep their huge profits. I keep hearing competition is ...
In case our Congressman doesn't know it ("Leave government out of health care," Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, Opinion, July 19), he is already part of a government-run health care system called the Government Employees Health Benefits Program.
Regarding "Leave government out of health care" (Howard P. "Buck" Mckeon, Opinion, July 19): I am very proud to have Congressman McKeon as my representative in Congress. He has his head on straight. It is really a shame we can not have this kind of representation from the Democrats who are in power.
Sylvia Acuna thinks everyone should get what Congress gets in the way of health care ("All Americans need health care," Opinion, July 16).
Thursday Is the economy affecting your relationship? Women's support group will meet at 23030 Lyons Avenue, Suite 205, Newhall, from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $50 for six week session or $10 per session. Presented by Nancy King, M.A. Marriage and Family Therapist. Info: (661) 645-3341. Friday & Saturday AARP Driver Safety Program available to participants 55 and over. Eight hour class provides certificate of completion for three year automobile insurance credit to those who ...
2 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 3/4 cup 2% milk 1/2 cup half and half, heavy cream or milk 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon sugar Salt 1 cup Starbucks Coffee ice cream Bring milk, half and half, chocolate, sugar and salt just to a boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium ...
2 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 1/2 cup pure maple or pancake syrup 2 tablespoons heavy or whipping cream 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts 2 prepared waffles, heated according to package directions 1 cup Starbucks Caramel Macchiato ice cream Bring syrup, cream and butter to a boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove ...
Those who criticize the U.S. for some of the few blemishes that our form of democracy exhibits are essentially un-American.
2 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes 1 cup sweetened whipped cream, plus extra for topping 1/2 cup mascarpone* 1/3 cup strong-brewed Starbucks coffee or espresso 1 cup chopped crunchy ladyfinger cookies 1 cup Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccino ice cream Fold 1/4 cup whipped cream into mascar­pone in medium bowl. Fold in remaining whipped cream; set aside. Spoon 1/2 of mascarpone mixture into 2 parfait dishes. Sprinkle about ...
2 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 1 can (12 ounces) chilled cream soda 1 cup Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino ice cream 2 dollops sweetened whipped cream Evenly divide chocolate syrup into 2 tall glasses. Scoop 1/4 cup ice cream into each glass. Add soda, then top with remaining ice cream. Garnish with whipped cream.
2 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 2 medium bananas, sliced 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup heavy or whipping cream 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons dark or light rum 2 slices prepared pound cake (about 1/2 inch thick), toasted 1 cup Starbucks Caramel Macchiato ice cream Bring bananas, sugar, cream, butter and rum to a boil ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian tourist Elisa Lam had been missing for about two weeks when officials at the historic Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles found her body in a water cistern on the hotel roof.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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