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    1 Million More Cups Of Coffee Sent To Troops

    Albertsons, Ralphs and Sam’s Club to carry  Patriot Blend coffee for 2007 Patriotic Drive

    Providence Saint Joseph Gets $1-million Check

    Gift to be Used to Help Build The Roy and Patricia Disney Cancer Center

    The Walt Disney Company Foundation presented a $1- million check to Raul Mena, MD, medical director of cancer services at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, in honor of T. J. Baptie, who recently retired as the company’s vice president of community relations for Disney Worldwide Outreach. The check presentation was made during a special ceremony held May 10, on the Disney campus in Burbank.


    DISARM Sweep Nets $1 Million In Drugs

    Success continues with program.

    On May 10, 2007, D.I.S.A.R.M officers paired with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Community Oriented Multi-agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (COMNET) recovered 1,448 lbs of marijuana and one ounce of methamphetamine during a warrant search of a probationer’s household in Huntington Park, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. 


    Record Number Of Seniors Expected To Graduate

    Several ceremonies scheduled. 

    The Hart District is once again expecting a record number of seniors to graduate, in ceremonies running from June 4 to 8 across the valley.


    The district currently lists 3380 seniors, compared to only 3060 seniors at the same time last year. This year’s graduation exercises are scheduled as follows:


    Monday, June 4 – Valencia High School, 7:30 p.m. at College of the Canyons.


    Tuesday, June 5 – Hart High School, 7 p.m. at COC; Learning Post, 6:30 p.m., Hart Auditorium.


    Signal Publisher Budman Resigns

    Richard Budman is no longer with Santa Clarita’s newspaper.

    In a shocking bit of news for Santa Clarita, Signal Publisher Richard Budman has resigned.


    Budman was a vocal figure in Santa Clarita both behind the scenes and in the public eye, as head of Santa Clarita’s newspaper.


    Calls to the Signal were not immediately returned.  

    Local Reps Sound Off On Governor's Budget Revision

    Hear the mixed reviews from our elected officials.

    As Governor Schwarzenegger released his May budget revision, many State Senators and Assemblyman immediately issued statements that shared their thoughts on it.


    Below are the statements issued by our local representatives Senator George Runner, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, and Lancaster Assemblywoman Sharon Runner, all Republicans.  


    Sen. George Runner:

    Saturday's Bone Marrow Drive Waives Fees

    Residents invited to join the Bone Marrow Registry.

    This Saturday, Mothers Fighting For Others will be holding a Bone Marrow Drive in the Ralphs parking lot on McBean Parkway and Decoro.  


    The drive is in memory of Trevor Kott, a little boy who passed away from AML, a rare form of Leukemia.


    Usually, a fee of $52 is charged to join the Bone Marrow Registry; however, as a part of this drive, that fee will be waived.


    All are welcome, and patrons are encouraged to come in groups.


    Air Force Band Playing Free Concert Tonight

    COC Performing Arts Center getting patriotic. 

    Tonight, May 15th, the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West Concert Band will take the stage of College of the Canyon’s Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm for a free concert.


    Couple Endangering Children Arrested

    Search warrant results in multiple arrests.

    Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's Narcotics Bureau, the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station's Career Offenders Burglary Robbery Apprehension Team (COBRA) and the Los Angeles County Department of Probation served a search warrant in the 19300 block of Cedarcreek Street on Thursday.


    Lanes Closing For Work On I-5

    Caltrans issues schedule of closings.

    The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes of the Golden State Freeway (I-5), as part of a  $41.6-million project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle, (HOV), or carpool lanes, on northbound and southbound I-5 from State Route 118 to State Route 14:




    8 a.m. to 2 p.m. – One lane of northbound I-5 from I-405 to the westbound State Route 210 connector