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Army National Guard Pvt. Philip D. Griffin has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
With temperatures reaching the 100s, it's obvious summer has arrived. Whether summer fun means having a picnic at one of the Santa Clarita Valley's parks, a bike ride through the many available trails, hitting up the rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain, or splashing around Hurricane Harbor or the Aquatics Center, one thing is for certain - it will be hot.
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Editor's note: Signal features writer Michelle Sathe will be taking a seven-week sabbatical to promote homeless dog adoptions. She is taking a rescued pit bull, Loren, along with her as a companion and mascot during the cross-country trip. The Signal will be following Sathe's and Loren's trip every Sunday with a column of their latest adventures on the road.
Heather L. Jordan received the B.S.C and B.A. degrees June 4 from Washington and Lee University.
Dayna Smith of Valencia, California, is listed on the spring semester dean's list at the University of Portland. Smith is a junior and majoring in business. Students need at least a 3.5 grade point average to make the dean's list.
Rachel O'Connor, of Santa Clarita, received a Bachelor's Degree during the 2009 Commencement Ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, held Sunday May 17.
Picture Perfect Window Coverings held its first annual Art Contest on May 12. Art students from Artworks Studio and Picasso's Playmates participated in the contest for a nominal entry fee. Picture Perfect donated half of the proceeds to the Circle of Hope, a nonprofit charity supporting women and men with breast cancer.
Jade Sekeres, a student at Valencia High School, has been selected to attend the 2009 Congressional Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Healthcare, sponsored by LeadAmerica. The CSLC is a college-accredited invitational leadership program for academically talented and promising young leaders from across the United States and internationally. Jade Sekeres will join other exceptional high school students with records of academic achievement and extracurricular or community involvement who are inverted to participate.
Picture this: An elegant Tuscan atmosphere (without driving any further than the Tournament Players Club in Westridge), delicious Northern Italian cuisine, fragrant wines and beautiful music. Add to the tempting milieu a very special ceremony recognizing three oncologists who battle cancer each day with the utmost expertise and compassion for their patients.
The Betty Ferguson Foundation has selected Dianne Van Hook, chancellor of College of the Canyons, as the foundation's Woman of Honor for 2009. The event, to be held Sept. 19 at the Tournament Players' Club in Valencia, will celebrate its 10th year honoring influential women in and outside the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several dogs for adoption.
Wild Oregon morels. Organic asparagus. Prime New York steak. Potatoes. Separately, the ingredients are special.
Two California Institute of the Arts graduates will wait in anticipation tonight for the most-sought-after envelope in show business.
Vicki Cespedes sat in a leather chair in her family's living room in Canyon Country, her four daughters perched in a circle around her.
Smooth winds blew across the highest hilltop garden in Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary on a clear Tuesday morning.
Whether you believe in love at first sight or not, holding your child for the first time can make a believer out of anyone.
Part molecular biologist and part stand-up comedian, Mark Phillips might seem like a funny choice to lead teens to discover philosophical truths in theological discussion.
As Violet, 5, and Ian, 3, sit on the floor of the Smiths' Saugus home, dragging their hands across tubs of toys, they seem like any other brother-and-sister tandem.
Every Sunday, The Signal publishes community announcements sent in by readers.
Glass artist Jack Storms stood hunched over his work, applying a roughly 15-pound block of crystal to a grinding pad.
The holidays can be a festive, yet hectic time of year. For pets, the whirlwind of activity and distracted humans can present a prime opportunity to get into mischief or worse.
Next spring, Newhall resident Frederick Thornton will be sitting anxiously in a beachfront tent in Santa Monica, surrounded by stars and big-time industry leaders no less famous than Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett.
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