National Employee Health & Fitness Day is the third Wednesday in May each year. Administered annually by the National Association for Health and Fitness, NEHF is a national health observance, created to promote the benefits of physical activity for individuals through their work site health promotion activities.
Do you ever hear yourself or someone near you saying something like, "I really want to do something different, but I'm stuck here in this ____ (fill in the blank - job, house, city, relationship)." Or, "I can't wait to get away from all this on my vacation," implying that your everyday life is a torture to be escaped. I am sure most of us have used language like this at one point or another.
Heading into the final match of the season, it was clear what was at stake for the Valencia boys volleyball team - keep the winning streak alive and the Foothill League title streak intact.
Down three runs with bases loaded, no outs and its heavy hitters coming up, the Hart High School softball team had a chance to hand Valencia its first Foothill League loss of the season.
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.
Two factors make any legislative bill suspect: excessive length and a rushed vote. Both are major red flags demanding suspicion.
Does a great resume assure a great performance? It depends.
As I read Nancy Gauthier's letter to the editor today ("You're welcome," April 25), one word struck me: Right.
A big thanks to whomever approved and built the new Hasley Canyon Road freeway on- and off-ramps in Castaic.
The IRS estimates that between 25 percent and 33 percent of Americans wait until the last possible week to file their income-tax returns. While there are many possible reasons for delaying the inevitable, one of the more acute reasons for countless Americans is a desire to avoid the distressing financial realities confronting them.
Students and community members alike are invited to audition for the College of the Canyons theatre department's workshop production of the musical "Sing Me a Happy Song," to be performed at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons Black Box Theatre, during this summer's Festival of New American Musicals.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project, one of the most respected and visible agencies in the area dedicated to counseling the region's children and young adults, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an exclusive gala fundraiser at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia on Thursday, May 20.
Nexus announced today that it is the recipient of five Cisco Partner Summit awards for U.S. and Canada Technology Excellence Partner of the Year; National Commercial Partner of the Year; National Services Partner of the Year; West Cisco Commercial Partner of the Year; and West Cisco Capital Partner of the Year.
Sylmar/North San Fernando Valley -- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps, and connectors of the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) and the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange. Closures are subject to change.
The Santa Clarita Redevelopment Agency may lose $1.1 million this year and $233,000 next year to the state's budget crisis, after a judge's decision Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Opponents of the City Council's vote to locate three electronic billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing aging billboards on city thoroughfares have launched a drive to get the decision reversed.
Nearly 1,000 more ballots for the Santa Clarita City Council election held last Tuesday will be counted this Tuesday - and they are expected to determine the council's newest member.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
As Lance Armstrong stood on the podium after winning his seventh Tour de France title in 2005, he was exultant.
Getting your child's first pet is a momentous occasion. Even if your toddler grew up with the family cat or dog, having his very own pet is a rite of passage. So how can your family make the best decision for a mini addition while considering the safety and responsibility of every member of the household?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer.
With housing prices remaining steady, interest rates low and contractors back in full swing, this is a prime time for home remodeling.