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.
In addition, Greg Milleman, vice president of administration of Valencia Water Company, has been promoted to its senior vice president. Milleman has been with Valencia Water Company for 18 years. He has a degree in business administration from California State University, Northridge and is a CPA.
One short, interesting book that every business owner should read is Terri Karachnick's "I Quit, But Forgot to Tell You: Attacking the Spreading Virus of Disengagement."
One of the major providers of healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross, recently sent important information to policy holders regarding the new Health Care Reform Laws and how it will affect health insurance policies.
Kimberly Altobello, Bank of Santa Clarita's executive vice president and chief administrative officer, recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School of Banking program.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host a district-wide and city-wide CADRE parent and student drug awareness seminar called "Meet the Expert" at the Canyon High School auditorium on Sept. 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
During searches of residences, persons, vehicles, and businesses in May, D.I.S.A.R.M. officers confiscated 73 weapons, $1.5 million in illegal drugs, and arrested 204 probationers, according to Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The city of Santa Clarita was the recipient of the League of California Cities prestigious Helen Putnam award for excellence for its Extreme Neighborhood Makeover program.
Last Sunday, we had the opportunity to take the boys to Disneyland. It had been years since we were there as a family. I think our three boys were 13, 10 and 8. Now they are 21, 18 and 16.
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In the middle of a darkened field, lit up by baseball diamond flood lights, scores of people sit around a circular wire cage.
Ed Masterson stepped down last week as president and CEO of the SCV Chamber of Commerce after four months on the job.
Tradition has it that young Abraham Lincoln walked several miles to return what turned out to be too much change from a store owner. Similar actions during his growing-up years earned him the moniker Honest Abe.
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Jim Colorado, the famous soccer player, visited me last week. It seems while in Brazil for the World Cup, he reluctantly (quite reluctantly according to him) succumbed to the wiles of the shapely football (because in the rest of the world, soccer is called football) fan, Lola Palooza, a resident of West Covina, that hotbed of drama and intrigue.
LOS ANGELES - In observance of Labor Day, Metrolink will not operate service on Monday, Sept. 1, with the exception of two round-trip trains on the Antelope Valley Line. The special Metrolink service will run from Lancaster to Los Angeles Union Station and back.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the country readies for Labor Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists to employ lifesaving measures on the roadway. The final three-day weekend of the summer travel season is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
This fall, 16 graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District's Upward Bound program will begin their first semester of college after completing the college preparatory program that helps empower students to graduate from high school and pursue their education at a college or university.
We have all heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but two new studies published in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that breakfast isn't as important as everyone says.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.
MIAMI (AP) - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world's third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.
Santa Clarita's emergency preparedness czar says Sunday's Napa earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale is a reminder to residents that the Santa Clarita Valley could be hit any time with a devastating earthquake or fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."
ANAHEIM (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Jim Ventress, retired Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley leader for 37 years, received a commendation letter from President Barack Obama on Monday during a surprise ceremony at Santa Clarita City Hall.