Editor's note: The House Committee on Education and Labor voted 26-22 Friday in favor of the Democratic-sponsored America's Affordable Health Choices Act. Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, who serves on the committee, voted against the act. The legislation must clear the House Committee on Energy and Commerce before being voted on by the full House of Representatives.
In all the debate over what should be done to resolve the crisis in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, it's important the end result is an ecosystem solution that protects a variety of species - including people.
Lisa and Gregg Bleifer of Santa Clarita, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lee Bleifer, to Jason Michael Apperson, son of Doris and Michael Apperson, also of Santa Clarita.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
Dr. Amy Wagner, Canyon Country pediatrician, won it all at the Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley's first annual Fiesta Poker Texas Hold'em tournament Saturday night, June 6 at the Westridge Horizon Clubhouse.
Sophie Johnson, a junior in American University's Kogod School of Business majoring in business, language, and culture studies, was named to the spring 2009 Dean's List.
Air Force Airman Tommy G. Callaway graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Miss Emily Van Houdt, daughter of Robert and Christina Van Houdt of Valencia, has been selected the twenty-ninth annual California's homecoming queen.
Ron Ippolito, of Canyon Country, still remembers where he was the day men first landed on the moon.
So you say you want a Castaic high school?
Barry Golob and Theresa Kolb of Saugus are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Golob, to Jeffrey Nickolas Gallegly of North Carolina.
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College of the Canyons will raise the cost of one-day parking passes from $1 to $2, effective Aug. 3, to help fund the college's new free bus program for students, which will launch in the fall.
"In an arrangement that has been reached with the City of Santa Clarita, College of the Canyons students will be able to ride any city bus-anywhere, anytime-for the first three weeks of the Fall 2009 semester, free of charge," said Michael Wilding, vice president of student services.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.