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
The first Mayor's Walk, which will be held as part of the city's annual marathon, is set for Sunday, Nov. 17.
The city of Santa Clarita Transit's North Hollywood commuter route celebrated its one-year anniversary last month by becoming the most heavily used commuter route with an average of 16,000 rides per month.
Academy Swim Club's Aquatic SAFE (Safety & Family Education) Ambassadors swam across Castaic Lower Lake on Saturday, Sept. 11.
This week, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons and the i3 Advanced Technology Incubator (ATI) will host the free conference Health Insurance Solutions from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 17, in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 258, located on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus.
The Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has hired James Morgan after a "thorough and extensive executive search process," according to a statement from the nonprofit group which oversees the senior center's operations.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has placed Charlie Gill, former Chamber board president, in the position of executive director on an interim basis, it was announced today.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced that Charlie Gill, president of Integrated Property Services Group, Inc. and former SCV Chamber of Commerce chairman, will assume a part time role as interim director of the Chamber as the search for a permanent president/CEO formally commences.
Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton has joined the faculty of California Institute of the Arts School of Theater.
College of the Canyons is now accepting submissions for the 11th annual New Works Festival.
Cub Scout Pack 48 will host a recruitment meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Community School. The scouts will also assemble care packages to send to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. The school is located at 16628 Lost Canyon Road.
The smartest "regular guy" I know from the housing industry decided in 2007 to use the recession to re-establish his family priorities.
Dennis Koontz and I live in Tesoro. We both served on city of Santa Clarita's formation committee 23 years ago. I was a parks commissioner, and Dennis was a city councilman. We know firsthand the advantages of being in the city. We encourage our neighbors to help us annex into the city where we drive, shop, work and play.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.