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We did a lot of events during Red Ribbon Week.
On Oct. 29, members of the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge No. 2379 visited third-grade students at Pinetree Community School.
SAN FRANCISCO -- While some may be attending parades or taking a day off to honor veterans, many veterans themselves will be spending Veterans Day struggling to secure food and housing.
On Oct. 28, the city's Ad Hoc Recycling Facility Citizen Site Selection Committee met at City Hall to discuss the site selection for a Recycling Facility in or around the city of Santa Clarita.
Reader Meter results, Oct. 30- Nov. 6, 2009
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Friday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor showed a loss of 190,000 jobs in October, with the national unemployment rate reaching 10.2 percent, a 26-year high:
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to register to participate in the 2010 Winter Adult Soccer Tournament.
SACRAMENTO - For the third consecutive year, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has received a 100 percent rating from the California Chamber of Commerce for his positions on bills impacting the state's business community.
The Signal and Red Brick Pizza in Valencia threw a pizza party Thursday night for The Signal's 500th and 1,000th Facebook friends.
YORBA LINDA - Veterans Day will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library. Visitors will enjoy free admission all day 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a special program saluting the military at 11 a.m. in the East Room.
In her letter to the editor ("Need health care," Oct. 13), Dora Lee McCullough pleaded that she can't afford health care, and I hear her plea.
In response to the cynics and the negative people who responded and "slam-blasted" Minerva L. Williams' letter to the editor ("Live healthy, be happy," Sept. 20) in their comments:
Nazi? Pretty interesting how the non-critical thinkers are calling Obama a Nazi.
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.