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Everyone, it seems, has heard of someone who is an "overnight success." The reality is, the definition of "overnight," when the layers of time are peeled away, is something more like two decades.
The Hart High School cheerleaders closed out the Cell Phones for Soldiers Drive in February, collecting 439 cell phones this year, which was the best turnout in its three-year history. The squad kicked off the drive in August with local U.S. Army recruiters. All of the used cell phones collected will be sent to the nonprofit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers. The phones are recycled and money is used to purchase prepaid phone cards. This allows soldiers serving overseas to stay in touch with their families.
My job shadowing experience at ITT Tech was one of the most amazing hands-on experiences that I have ever had the opportunity to participate in as a high school student. I didn't think that my goal in life would change in one day.
Regarding Gary Horton's column "Blind to our own blindness" (Feb. 3), there are several problems with your metaphor here.
Here's another "perspective" to Linda McCaskill's "New perspective" (The Signal, March 8):
Regarding "McKeon: Kellar should offer an apology" (The Signal, Feb. 3):
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held this Wednesday, March 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival will hold auditions for its summer production of "The Tempest" on March 26 and 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
Dr. David Tanner and his staff are very proud and pleased to announce that they have won a national competition held by the American Dental Association for being the "Adult Preventative Practice of the Year." They were honored for their leadership, preventive care excellence, and their practical strategies in treating their adult patients.
Pre-Engineering Students Get Hands-on Experience
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will return to golf next month at the Masters, ending a four-month hiatus brought on by a sex scandal that shattered his image as the gold standard in sports.
"The Masters is where I won my first major and I view this tournament with great respect," Woods said in a statement. "After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta."
An earthquake east of downtown Los Angeles rippled across Southern California from Santa Clarita to San Diego before dawn Tuesday, jolting millions of people awake and putting first-responders on alert.
There are no reports of damage, injuries or power outages linked to the temblor, which was barely felt in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Regarding "Sounding off: Owner of car-stereo shop in Newhall says he is being forced out" (The Signal, March 12):
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
DENVER (AP) - The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
For men and women serving in the military, the small gift of a care package can mean the world.
Worshiping in the wee morning hours as the sun rises, listening to gentle melodies played by French horns, celebrating with praise music, deep reflection, champagne or watching little ones hunt for eggs – however you prefer to spend your time on Easter, churches across Santa Clarita offer something for everyone.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Valencia Vikings baseball may end up looking back at this week as a jumping-off point toward a big finish in the Foothill League.
In its first two wins against the Canyon Cowboys this season, the Hart Indians scored a total of five runs.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
Farmers and state water contractors who depend on the State Water Project - including the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler - will receive slightly more than nothing from the project this year, state officials said Friday.
A Palmdale man convicted of robbing a Newhall bank last May was sentenced to at least seven decades in state prison this week, court officials said Friday.
A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled over in a collision Friday at Valencia Boulevard and Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia.
A 38-year-old Valencia man and leader in the Armenian Power gang could face almost 1,000 years in federal prison after being convicted on 57 criminal counts, officials with the U.S. Attorney's office said this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus in 2012.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.