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 first Mayor's Walk, which will be held as part of the city's annual marathon, is set for Sunday, Nov. 17.
The city of Santa Clarita Transit's North Hollywood commuter route celebrated its one-year anniversary last month by becoming the most heavily used commuter route with an average of 16,000 rides per month.
Academy Swim Club's Aquatic SAFE (Safety & Family Education) Ambassadors swam across Castaic Lower Lake on Saturday, Sept. 11.
This week, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons and the i3 Advanced Technology Incubator (ATI) will host the free conference Health Insurance Solutions from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 17, in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 258, located on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus.
The Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has hired James Morgan after a "thorough and extensive executive search process," according to a statement from the nonprofit group which oversees the senior center's operations.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has placed Charlie Gill, former Chamber board president, in the position of executive director on an interim basis, it was announced today.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced that Charlie Gill, president of Integrated Property Services Group, Inc. and former SCV Chamber of Commerce chairman, will assume a part time role as interim director of the Chamber as the search for a permanent president/CEO formally commences.
Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton has joined the faculty of California Institute of the Arts School of Theater.
College of the Canyons is now accepting submissions for the 11th annual New Works Festival.
Cub Scout Pack 48 will host a recruitment meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Community School. The scouts will also assemble care packages to send to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. The school is located at 16628 Lost Canyon Road.
The smartest "regular guy" I know from the housing industry decided in 2007 to use the recession to re-establish his family priorities.
Dennis Koontz and I live in Tesoro. We both served on city of Santa Clarita's formation committee 23 years ago. I was a parks commissioner, and Dennis was a city councilman. We know firsthand the advantages of being in the city. We encourage our neighbors to help us annex into the city where we drive, shop, work and play.
Dates to Watch
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.
Environmental groups have again sued over the proposed Newhall Ranch development, alleging this week the federal agencies that approved permits for the planned community did so in violation of federal environmental protective legislation.
Moutainview Elementary School sixth-graders of the group named Creeptastic Monsters performed their original hip hop dance on stage for their fellow sixth-graders as the culmination of the F.A.M.E. (Fabulous Arts at Mountainview Elementary) class on Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old man was charged Friday with shooting his parents to death and trying to kill two of his siblings inside their luxury Southern California home in a complex case that took investigators weeks to unravel.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate inched up slightly in January to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in December, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.