I am writing to congratulate and thank The Signal for its ongoing coverage of the arts and arts education in Santa Clarita.
It was my hope to be your Pomegranate Queen this month. I can still imagine a crown dotted with crimson teardrop jewels and a scepter topped with a crystal pomegranate ball. But alas, I didn't win the POM Wonderful Pomegranate Dinner Party Contest.
The Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that they have selected Theresa L. Kingery as the new president and CEO. Kingery will assume her new role on Jan. 4.
Remember when Facebook was simply a great way to stay connected with friends and family? Perhaps you don't. Maybe you were never caught up in the "what are you doing right now?" age, and couldn't care less which comic-book hero your friends are most like, or how big their farm is.
Opening the morning's e-mail last week, I heard from an old friend - or at least I thought so. The message read : "I'd like to be your friend on Quepasa.com. Would you like to add me as a friend? Thanks! Richard Patterson."
The Environmental Media Association will recognize the city of Santa Clarita for its leadership in sustainable community design and participation in the California Green Communities program.
SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Member Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, has been appointed by Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway of Tulare to serve in an important leadership role as one of the assistant Republican leaders for the 2010-12 legislative session.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky directing the Department of Regional Planning to prepare an ordinance adopting standards to preserve the natural darkness of night skies for the residents of the county's rural areas.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Theresa L. Kingery as the organization's new president/CEO effective Jan. 4, 2011.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance services for Santa Clarita Valley residents, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the expansion of the Department of Children and Family Services Santa Clarita Valley office located at 28490 Avenue Stanford in Valencia, according to county Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
Marsha McLean will be sworn in at a special City Council meeting tonight at 5 p.m. as part of a live, televised meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall, in City Council Chambers.
Single Mothers Outreach of Santa Clarita (SMO) will celebrate the grand opening of its headquarters office tonight, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at 26881 Ruether Ave., Newhall.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here's a production that is currently shooting in town:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Parents want their children to grow up happy, healthy and perfect. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, unless it means putting unfair expectations on children or not holding them accountable for their actions. And while all parents try their best to make sure their children have good childhoods, aren't overindulged and have appropriate amounts of discipline and rewards no one is perfect. Parents will make mistakes (I know, I have) and they'll learn how to be better as time goes by. (Ever notice how differently parents tend to raise youngest children as opposed to oldest children ...
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown turned his focus to education and energy Tuesday on the second day of a trip to Mexico, but talk about immigration reform remained high on his agenda.
NEW YORK (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 percent to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported very strong second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.
SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.
CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
POMONA, Calif. (AP) - Pomona police have arrested a man suspected of stealing $10,000 worth of copper wire from a school.