Evan Wright, 19, studied two years of Spanish in high school but admits he didn't speak it too well.
Samuel Ramirez, of Valencia, will began his Plebe Summer at the United States Naval Academy on July 1. He will be a member of the class of 2013.
Caitlin Dortch, of Valencia, has been named to the Dean's Honor List at the University of California, Los Angeles for the Fall 2008 and Winter 2009 Quarters.
Two men were killed in two separate automotive crashes in the Santa Clarita Valley late Friday and early Saturday, California Highway Patrol officials said.
The front page story in Sunday's Signal headlined "Health care rumors unfounded" (Aug. 9) is misleading.
Your article in Sunday's paper "Health care rumors unfounded" (Aug. 9) shows that the fear-mongering demagoguery of the Bush-Cheney administration hasn't lost its following among the right-wing, especially in the quotes of Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon regarding claims of government-assisted suicide in the proposed health care reform measures.
I am writing in regards to the recent attempts at thwarting real health care reform. The idea that the president's health care package is a death sentence is ludicrous.
The American Association of University Women recently installed new officers at the membership's general meeting. The slate of officers for 2009-2010 year includes President Diane Bartley, President Elect Kelly Burke, 1st VP Programs Robin Clough and Jane Hanson, 2nd VP Membership Rebecca Corona-Nickerson, Recording Secretary Jane Adams, Treasurer Kitty Conant, 3rd VP EF Jenewyn Van Wie and Public Policy Rose Romeka.
Todd and Renee Anderson, of Saugus, celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary on Aug. 13. The former Renee Richard married Todd Anderson on Aug. 13, 1983, in Winnetka.
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Justin Molina, of Santa Clarita, worked on a team of summer interns who won the International Creative Video Competition hosted by the American Pavilion at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The Heritage Haunt and Pumpkin Festival is a nonprofit haunt to raise funds for the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society.
Ian Andrew Hunter Kakumu, a recent graduate from the Virginia Military Institute was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
California Highway Patrol responded to two separate fatal incidents Friday night and early Saturday morning.
Local fire and sheriff's units responded to calls of a possible downed helicopter Friday afternoon north of Hasley Canyon Road in Castaic.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.
Regarding Gary Horton's provocative piece on old thinking about water rationing (Aug. 20, "Water rationing is old thinking"), I think Gary Horton is right on the mark.
While it is comforting to know that Isis will fail, it is alarming to realize that the world may be too slow in stamping out this regrettable regime.
With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. What I will do is suggest some strategies for getting factual information and making wise choices before you enter the voting booth.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his porn star ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
BEIRUT (AP) - Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.