WASHINGTON -- The launch of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, aboard a Delta II rocket is scheduled to occur between 9:09 a.m. and 9:23 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
LOS ANGELES -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement regarding Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's nomination of State Senator Abel Maldonado to serve as California's Lt. Governor:
For those who missed the William S. Hart Union High School Governing Board meeting on Nov. 18 when studies on a Castaic high school site were presented, the meeting will re-broadcast at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, Saturday, Nov. 28, at 9 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 29, at 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance the prosecution of abusers and prevent future child abuse, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to expand cross-reporting to nine additional cities; Burbank, Hawthorne, Santa Monica, Torrance, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Long Beach, Pasadena and Redondo Beach.
"With this vital partnership between the Department of Children and Family Services, law enforcement, the Dependency Court, and these additional City Attorney's Offices, we can more effectively protect the children of Los Angeles County," Antonovich said.
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Tomorrow begins a weekend that starts with the national holiday of Thanksgiving. It has been a trying year - for many, perhaps the most challenging in a long time.
As part of Operation Gobble, Valencia Water Co. also donated 195 turkeys to four other SCV organizations including: SCV Food Pantry, SCV Mental Health Services, Domestic Violence Center and Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers.
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Last week, all-around good guy and Signal business columnist Frank Norton wrote that perhaps it's time we give up on our Golden State for the greener pasture "low tax" states of Texas, Nevada and locales further afield.
Can you think of a federal government service or mandated program that has succeeded in your lifetime?
Dear Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon,
Because of health concerns, Saugus High School Lead Campus Supervisor Sonia Gutierrez will be leaving the school in December.
There's nothing like a house full of family and friends for the holidays. Whether you need to wake the family to a delicious breakfast or feed a hungry crowd after a busy day of shopping, keep things simple with some tasty shortcuts from Food Network Star Sandra Lee.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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: Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2009. There are 36 days left in the year.
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2009. There are 36 days left in the year.
This is in response to Lynn Vakay's sermon on "To whom should Americans be giving thanks?" (Nov. 20).
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.