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When it comes to funding community colleges, state legislators have a choice. While the state is required to provide funding for every child to go to school, higher education funding is not mandated. "There are some major differences between how higher education is funded in California and how K-12 is funded," said Sue Bozman, spokeswoman for College of the Canyons. "The legislature and governor have a choice how much to fund and how many students ...
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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:
I was disappointed that The Signal didn't contact me before printing Cori Leffler's letter regarding the poisoning of the squirrels (Letters, Dec. 7).
Art. When we hear the word, many of us think of it as a separate realm reserved for the elite - an indulgence, a luxury, a thing apart from our everyday lives.
"The sad truth is that this decision further elevates someone who has in recent weeks actively promoted legalized discrimination and denigrated the lives and relationships of millions of Americans."
Travel Club meets at Barnes and Noble The Travel Club of Santa Clarita meets Monday and the second Monday of each month at Barnes and Noble. The social time starts at 6:30 and the meeting starts at 7:00. This is a free gathering of people who want to learn about travel. People share their international and domestic travels with pictures and dialog. Info: Gwen, (661) 252-5806. Relay for Life meeting Monthly Relay for Life committee ...
Today The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society will host a free rose care seminar that will include how to prune roses and how to plant bareroot roses at 2:30 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Info: (661) 296-5033, email@example.com. Jan. 24 The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge, 17766 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country will roast Carl Goldman, 5:30 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. roast, to benefit the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers. ...
Jim Palmer has been pushed out of speeding cars on the freeway. He has been in vicious fights where they pulled guns and knives; regularly been set on fire, shoved into an elevator and blown away by the Terminator. Sometimes he escapes by racing off in a motorcycle, only to crash and burn.
The Santa Clarita City Council hosted its third in a series of Extreme Neighborhood Makeover block parties, this time in Saugus.
What is the best way to promote the arts in Santa Clarita? The question has vexed our municipal leaders and the arts community for a number of years - although the arts community is fairly united in the belief that Santa Clarita needs a full-blown Arts Commission. The issue came to a head in October when Councilman Bob Kellar proposed just that. Elevating arts governance to the level of Santa Clarita's two existing commissions - ...
"If you get thrown from a horse, you have to get up and get back on, unless you landed on a cactus; then you have to roll around and scream in pain."
Piles of paper are often the toughest type of clutter. Paper accumulates so quickly and there is a never-ending stream arriving on our doorsteps from every area in our lives. Here are some handy tips from Bob Farkas, the Clutter Wizard, about how to keep your paperwork from getting out of control. The tips shown are for maintaining records and papers manually, not electronically by computer.
Hello Mr. Lamoureux, We have planters that are leaking into units and the subterranean parking structure. We called a contractor and he recommended "injection." I wanted to get your opinion of this as we want to correct this problem. Silvia D. Hi Silvia, I don't believe in injections because they have a bad failure rate. In my experience, it becomes an ongoing maintenance issue as they are constantly coming back for more injections. Not that ...
I am glad that Democrat spokesmen are amused by accurate letters such as Mr. Cognata's. Democrat apologists apparently no longer have the capacity to recognize what is obvious to any moral, honest person. To a Democrat apologist, there are no moral benchmarks. The absurd proposition that the Republican-in-name-only George W. Bush's so-called war was "illegal" is classic Democrat revisionist "history." Frankly, this American citizen could not care less what the rest of the world thinks ...
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring America at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes, including more control by the U.S. military, while leaving key details of the controversial program secret.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
DUARTE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a woman in a Los Angeles suburb found a bear cub sitting on her kitchen counter.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Chechen immigrant shot to death in Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that officials believe may have been connected to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest man to reach the top of Mount Everest, a Nepali official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
In 2008, Santa Clarita was named the most business- friendly city in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game - a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
If you listen loud enough you can almost hear the siren song of the Republican Party spread its dulcet tones across Washington. It's scandal season boys and girls, and for the GOP it's Mardi Gras, Christmas and The Spanish Inquisition all in one!