This semester, English students at Bowman High School joined tens of thousands of Americans challenged to reflect upon, write and share essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives.
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.
The unexpected e-mail arrived shortly after lunch last Thursday. "Keep Drinkin'," instructed the cryptic title, followed by just as strange a message:
This is EMS Appreciation Week and I think that there is a large group of folks who deserve recognition for the selfless work that they have chosen to do.
BUENA PARK - Hart High School rallied back from an early deficit with a five-run fifth inning to seal a 8-3 win over Rosary High School of Fullerton in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I softball playoffs on Tuesday at Clark Park in Buena Park.
A program approved Tuesday aims to get Los Angeles County residents on the solar grid.
The Santa Clarita Valley's only homeless shelter will have a new home this winter, officials said Tuesday.
John Boston, 60, answers his door wearing a red flannel shirt, jeans, boots and a cowboy hat.
Saugus High School is the only school in the Los Angeles area to have recipients for the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, NROTC, scholarship two years in a row.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita), in conjunction with the California Small Business Association, has named Valencia, Calif.-based Tensility International Corporation the Small Business of the Year for the 38th Assembly District.
WASHINGTON, D.C - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R, CA-25) today issued the following statement upon introduction of "America Speaking Out," an effort to provide an official forum to involve the American public in creating new policy for the 111th Congress:
Washington, D.C.- The Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), today called the rush by the White House and Congressional Democrats to repeal the Clinton-era "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and policy as an affront to military personnel and their families.
Saturday and Sunday
Sacramento, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol has designated Memorial Day weekend a "maximum enforcement period" from Friday, May 28 at 6 p.m. to Monday, May 31 at 11:59 p.m.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The following statement was issued by Betty White on behalf of Actors and Others for Animals:
NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ANAHEIM (AP) - After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.