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College of the Canyons officials are encouraging all students to apply for federal Pell Grants and financial aid this year.
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Sadness and disappointment are the words that best describe my reaction to the news of the imminent demise of the Canyon Call ("Student newspaper classes cancelled at COC," The Signal, Aug. 9), the venerable student newspaper at College of the Canyons.
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HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal lion of the Senate, has died after battling a brain tumor. He was 77.
Kennedy's family announced his death in a brief statement released early Wednesday.
The newest local club of Soroptimist International, known as the Soroptimists of Greater Santa Clarita Valley (SIGSCV), will host its second annual "The Wine Affair...Sip, Stroll and Savor the Sounds" on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. along Town Center Drive in Valencia.
On Wednesday, September 2, Dr. Jason Goss of Unruh Chiropractic will speak on "The Overall Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care" from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street.
The city of Santa Clarita's Newhall Community Center 'Under-17' soccer team competed in the semi-finals of the 2009 FC Irvine Showcase Soccer Tournament. The team battled its way through the tournament, competing against 200 premiere teams from California, Canada and Spain.
The Old Town Newhall Streetscape project saw the addition of streetlights today.
Most musicians are satisfied to let their music do the talking. But occasionally one will agree to do a public speaking event. Duff McKagan, former bass guitarist for Guns N' Roses, spoke at one of my seminars. When a musician does decide to speak, it often becomes a fascinating look at the music industry from an insider's perspective.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.
Parents, don't be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It's actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.
IRVING, Texas - Glenn Beck, the conservative radio host and media entrepreneur, is now heading up a film division at Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his popular radio show and digital media operation TheBlaze.
SANTA CLARITA-When "Rent," the musical loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme" premiered on the Broadway stage in 1996, it took the theatre world by storm.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A Central Valley dentist accused of groping four female patients while they were sedated is facing three years in prison after pleading no contest to sexual battery charges.
The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of its 2014 "cArt aRt" competition, held in conjunction with the City's annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. This creative annual contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.
GENEVA (AP) - High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting to forge a common position on how to de-escalate the situation.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
PARIS (AP) - David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
NEW YORK (AP) - Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.
With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I often wonder "What in the world are they thinking?"
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."