A lifetime of memories met the party of a lifetime when Lester and Millie Tanner recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Santa Clarita Valley high school seniors who are considering careers in the field of education are invited to apply for scholarships offered by the SCV Education Foundation.
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:
Andee Lyn Dry, daughter of Deborah A. and George Trimmer, of Pahrump, Nev. and Donald Dry Jr. of Los Alamos, N.M., earned a Masters Degree in Accountancy at California State University, Fullerton in December.
The Los Angeles Lakers recently announced that undergraduate University of Southern California Annenberg journalism students Trevor Thompson and Alex Goldsmith are the winners of the 2010 Chick Hearn Memorial Scholarship, which was awarded on center court at halftime of the Lakers-Oklahoma City Thunder game on Nov. 22.
Santa Clarita Valley senior E.W. Waldeck needed a wheelchair ramp and he knew right where to turn. He availed himself of the Handyworker Services Department at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
Dates to Watch Sunday Internationally acclaimed African Children's Choir will perform a free community concert; donations accepted. 6 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 22833 Copper Hill Dr., Saugus. Info: (877) 532-8651. Jan. 13 "Smarter Seniors Forum" presented by the County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer Affair will include: telemarketing fraud, identity theft, abuse, advanced health directives, and reverse mortgages, 1 - 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 13, SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Info: (213) ...
The economic crisis that started more than a year ago and continues to squeeze California is rife with stories of hardship and how people and organizations are responding to it.
This season we at the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter have served a significantly increased number of clients compared to prior years. As a trend, we usually begin the season with a median number of clients then climb to near our capacity.
In the mid-90s the Republican-controlled House of Representatives held public hearings to "expose" the venality and cruelty of the Internal Revenue Service.
I'd like to express my sincere gratitude to our brave troops who volunteer to serve this great nation. Thankfully, we still have a great many young people who take pride in protecting the freedoms we all enjoy.
For the most part I find The Signal's opinion page amusing in its predictability and leftist goose-stepping, and the feigned disgust at guest columnists' plagiarism is priceless entertainment to be sure.
I decided to write this letter to the editor for a change of pace from politics. Tune out the politics for a moment, and tune in to the radio to hear some very fine music. There is a new music radio station in Los Angeles that can be enjoyed by one and all.
Dear senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinsltein: With the disclosure of deals made with a number of senators to vote for the national health care bill, it makes me curious about a lack of concern on your part.
November 1, 2009 Avery Isabella Iglitz, daughter of Casandra Endress-Iglitz and Matthew Iglitz of Las Vegas, formerly of Newhall, was born at 4:10 p.m. at St. Rose Dominican Hospital, 7 lbs. 2 oz. 20 1/2 inches. November 14, 2009 Carson Vaughan James, 8 lbs., 2 oz., son of Colleen and Nicholas James of Santa Clarita. November 16, 2009 Marley Rose Mendibles, 7 lbs., 8 oz., daughter of Frances and Bernie Mendibles Jr. of Canyon Country. ...
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
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