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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):
Valencia residents Merit Leighton, a 7-year-old actress, and her sister Marlowe Peyton, a 5-year-old actress and singer, were honored with a Child Actor Recognition Event (CARE) Award during a red-carpet ceremony at Universal Studios Hollywood on March 14.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
JINDO, South Korea (AP) - One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.
In her letter Sunday in The Signal ("Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left") attempting to rebut Steve Lunetta's earlier column about pay inequality for women, Robin Clough ends by writing:
Yes, I believe in angels, since I met one accidentally on Sierra Highway recently when my car hit a rock in the road.
It's true that we received pretty bad news last month from the latest report of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The Easter season for many of our Christian brothers and sisters is a time of year that prompts us to reflect on the concept of redemption.
DALLAS (AP) - Kari Lehtonen had 37 saves, with some tremendous stops, for his first career postseason victory, and the Dallas Stars beat Anaheim 3-0 Monday night in their first home playoff game in six years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first major league matchup featuring twentysomething stars Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, it was a guy born two decades earlier, Raul Ibanez, who came through with the biggest hit.