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.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 – Donate Life California announces the Pink Dot Plate featuring the pink "DONOR" dot is now called the Donate Life Plate and features the blue and green Donate Life logo, the national symbol for organ, eye and tissue donation. Reservations for this license plate are immediately available at www.DonateLifePlate.org.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults.
SACRAMENTO, CA - A closely watched bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), which would ensure that crimes committed on college campuses are properly reported and investigated, passed the California Assembly Friday by a vote of 75-0. The legislation, AB 1433, would require colleges to report certain violent crimes (like sexual assault and hate crimes), occurring on or near campus, to local law enforcement, with the permission of the victim.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a "gentle soul" with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day "the world would know his name."
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) - A soldier with a gun inside a major command's headquarters turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as a heavily trafficked Virginia Army base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is visiting California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) - Divers have ended a search in the waters off Dana Point for the body of a man who disappeared after going under a large wave.
VENTURA (AP) - A former Ventura neurosurgeon facing allegations of performing unnecessary procedures has surrendered his California medical license.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Powerful Hurricane Marie kicked high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast on Monday, even as it weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said it would likely raise waves along Southern California later in the week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday's earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within an hour in the Los Angeles area was taken into custody after a daylong search.
Smoke slinks across pavement in the darkness, cries from gassed citizens fill the air, people break into a McDonald's to provide milk-based relief to a person hit with tear gas, sound weapons pass levels that cause permanent damage, police shoot pellets at journalists.