Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
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Timothy White, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, has died. He was 35.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is Sunday, April 11, through Saturday, April 17, and local law enforcement officials will join public service and safety entities nationwide to participate in a week of recognition and appreciation for all the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.
The Repertory East Playhouse's 81 Series opens for the 2010 season with the classic courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men" Friday, April 23.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods shot a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Masters and is only two shots off the clubhouse lead heading into the weekend.
Ian Poulter of England shot his second straight 68 for a midway total of 8-under 136. Woods is at 138, following up his opening-round 68 with a performance that might have been even more impressive in the tougher conditions at Augusta National.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is presenting four workshops in the LifeForward series to help women find and be successful in the "right" job.
In conjunction with Pride Day, Newhall Community Center will host its annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Project on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in East Newhall.
A Santa Clarita parolee, allegedly carrying a grudge toward the Yum Yum Donuts shop on Soledad Canyon road in Canyon Country, is being held without bail after being accused of trashing the business and causing damage to two cash registers, authorities said Thursday.
Steve Carell and Tina Fey play a nice, unassuming couple in "Date Night," and that's one of the reasons the movie works so well. Their Phil and Claire Foster are a normal, overworked, sincere, good-natured New Jersey couple whose lives have become routine. But they love each other, and all they really want is to hire a baby sitter and enjoy a nice night out on the town.
Molly is a perfect 10. Kirk is a five. This scoring is provided by his best friends, who sadly inform him, "You can't jump more than two." Because of reasoning like that, Aristotle Onassis remains a hero to fours and fives everywhere. "She's Out of My League," which is sortofa good comedy, tells the story of a five who meets a 10 who believes there is a 10 inside of him fighting to get out.
The 36th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach roars into action next weekend, Friday, April 16 through Sunday, April 18, featuring the fourth round of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series. (There will also be a few earlier events.)
To get this country back on its feet is to "accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative."
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles bought an ad in today's Signal to respond to the newspaper's Thursday article, which reported on parents' concerns over a local Catholic church's new pastor who had been accused of sexual abuse.
I encourage the residents of the city of Santa Clarita to support candidate David Gauny, who is running to be a new member of the Santa Clarita City Council.
As part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on Interstate 5 between Pico Canyon Road and Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, Caltrans will implement several freeway closures next week. Closures will begin Monday and continue through Friday, Aug. 1.
Department of Motor Vehicles officials will hold two public hearings, in Los Angeles and in Northern California, to receive the public's comments on proposed regulations related to a new law allowing driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented California residents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.
SANTA ANA (AP) - A California appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Orange County woman who was convicted of killing her baby after giving birth in a restaurant bathroom.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."
Life is full of events that can knock you down. Sometimes it's an actual tumble or accident that lands you in the hospital. Sometimes it's a death of someone you love dearly and can't quite imagine life without. Maybe it's the tragedy of being abused as a child.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Bell city councilwoman has been given two years in state prison and ordered to pay $242,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.