Here's a collection of links to Signal articles on 2009 year-end holiday happenings, features and people.
The headline this morning, "Domestic Violence center gets boost" (The Signal, Dec. 21) represents good news for our community.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank whoever found my keys at Westfield Valencia Town Center last weekend and turned them in to the concierge.
I enjoy reading The Signal every morning to stay informed about our valley. Occasionally I notice editorial or typographical errors which just add to the charm of the newspaper. However, as we emerge from three years of drought I feel cheated by a recent discrepancy. A recent issue had a front-page story about Monday's storm ("Storm closes Grapevine," The Signal, Dec. 8). The first line says nearly an inch of rain fell on the area. ...
The Board of Directors of Pleasantview Industries honored work program participants at its 10th annual Awards Banquet held recently at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
The federal estate tax (also commonly referred to as the death tax) is assessed on the value of all assets owned by a person when he or she passes away.
Hart High's football team had only the technical preamble of a game clock keeping it from celebrating a third consecutive CIF-Southern Section championship.
The Santa Clarita Valley is known for its quarterbacks. In the past decade alone, the SCV has produced about a dozen Division I signal-callers. From a budding NFL player in Matt Moore, to a former college star in Nate Longshore and high school champs like Sean Norton, the community has heard its share of quarterback success stories at every level these past 10 years. But of all these great athletes, one young man stands above ...
Asked to describe UNLV wide receiver Ryan Wolfe, ESPN NFL draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. said: "Ryan Wolfe is ... one of the best clutch performers in all of college football with those great hands."
Sheriff's deputies are searching for two teenage boys who allegedly stole liquor from a Saugus supermarket and attacked a woman who tried to stop them.
Captains organizing teams of fundraising walkers for the American Cancer Society's 2010 SCV Relay for Life and local residents who are interested in joining a team are invited to attend a monthly Team Captains' Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Grace Baptist Church in Saugus.
Jen Minard and Danika Sanchez, two volunteers with a multi-year history with the American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life fundraiser, have been named co-chairs for the 2010 SCV Relay, scheduled for May 22-23 at Central Park.
UPDATED Wednesday, 3:20 p.m.: LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Fox broadcast network has rejected an offer from Time Warner Cable to submit to binding arbitration in a dispute over fees. Chase Carey, chief operating officer of Fox owner News Corp., says the issue needs to be settled at the bargaining table and not through a third party. Carey told staff in a memo earlier in the day that a signal interruption was likely when the ...
To all who have helped support the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center this past year, we offer our sincere thanks. And, if you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution in 2009, we offer this reminder that you only have today and tomorrow in which to do so.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials from the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office are performing autopsies on two people - believed to be actor Paul Walker and Santa Clarita Valley business owner Roger Rodas - who were killed in a car crash in Valencia Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - To say that new academic standards have yielded strange bedfellows would be an understatement.
LONDON (AP) - Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to move past its website woes, the Obama administration is launching a two-pronged health care strategy this month aimed at avoiding enrollment snafus come January while also trying to refocus the public's attention on broader benefits of the sweeping law.
I have been a cat lover for many years. Being retired and disabled, the one thing that keeps me busy during the day are my two cats.
Regarding the Gary Morrison letter "Don't like Obamacare? Show us something better" (Nov. 20), your letter and the facts about Obamacare are scattered, flawed and subjective, I'm sorry to say.
Whenever people discuss where religious liberty should begin and end, I have a standard answer: It should begin in your heart, but end when it demands the compliance of people who don't share your religious beliefs.
SEATTLE (AP) - A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room still in full uniform.
The Santa Clarita City Council officially opened the new six-acre McBean Park and Ride facility last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing from Apple after police found him hiding in the bushes near the company's corporate campus in Northern California.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
Palmdale was ordered to hold a new election for City Council members next year after a Superior Court judge concluded there was discrimination against black and Latino voters in November citywide races.