Malachi K Bute Army Pvt. Malachi K. Bute has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first ...
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit JPEG photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH. July 4, 2008
Raising teenagers is one of the most challenging experiences that a parent will ever go through.
Republican Tony Strickland edged past Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson in the 19th District state Senate race Friday.
Craft show all weekend The city of Santa Clarita hosts the "Fine Craft Show" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at Old Orchard Park, 25023 Avenida Rotella. More than 70 artists and crafters will be selling items like jewelry, pottery and ceramics, hand-painted clothing and home decor items. City launches online retail store The city of Santa Clarita launched an online boutique, www.santaclaritacitystore.com, featuring speciality Santa Clarita-branded items. Some of ...
I was overjoyed to read in the Nov. 7 Signal that the greatest of all SCV writers, John Boston, will be returning to the paper.
We hear the Chamber of Commerce urge us to "shop local," and I wanted to mention a local business that went the extra mile in my eye in terms of service.
Recently I went through my daughter's trick-or-treat candy, and she had received a piece of candy that was recalled by the FDA.
A gated Castaic community is not "home sweet home" for residents Mark and Holly Goldstein.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital sponsored a celebration for Dr. Samuel Kojoglanian of Newhall as Santa Clarita's first board certified Interventional Cardiologist and the grand opening of his "Mender of Hearts" offices Nov. 7.
Proposition 8 sought to undo a recent court order that overturned the will of the people on the issue of gay marriage.
David Kirschner justifies his action of "flipping the bird" at "Yes on 8" supporters by saying that his actions are protected by free speech laws.
The economy is tight and as the holidays approach, every penny becomes more valuable as shoppers try to find just the right gift for loved ones.
California-based construction management firm Gafcon Inc. announced the promotion of Ron Takaki of Canyon Country to department manager of the company's Los Angeles office.
Hi Robert, We have got an outlet in the kitchen and whenever I use the blender, the plug is very hot when I put it away. Do you think installing a GFI would alleviate this problem? Josh S. Hi Josh, By code, you need GFI's, Ground Fault Interrupters, in all areas near water. For example, all above the counter kitchen receptacles have to be GFI protected having their own circuits and no other outlets. Same ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.