"If you build it, he will come" is the line made famous in the movie "Field of Dreams."
Just a bit over a year ago, police and emergency workers in the upscale Dallas suburb of Coppell, Texas, found Mayor Jayne Peters (an acquaintance of my Nebraska bride when we lived in that city in the mid-90s) and her 19-year-old daughter Corinne shot to death in their suburban home.
During the past 15 years, my family and I have been self-employed - providing our own health insurance - and also employed by local businesses, through which we have gotten health insurance and paid our premium through payroll.
For the most part, the cartoons that appear in the Opinion section of The Signal are mildly entertaining in their use of hyperbole to make a point about current issues.
An open letter to Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita:
Service at the Canyon Country library:
Dan K. Thomasson was correct in his Aug. 9 editorial: Standard & Poor's credit ratings did reflect politics.
Electricity: We all use it, and we all pay for it. And we're likely to start paying a lot more for it in the next couple of years. But you can speak up and have an impact on just how high the new rates will climb.
A Saugus boy was airlifted to an area hospital after nearly drowning in the pool at his home on Saturday night, according to officials.
Firefighters were able to put out a quarter-acre brush fire off the southbound right shoulder of Highway 14 between Placerita Canyon and Golden Valley roads in about 15 minutes Saturday night, officials said.
Law enforcement officials seized 33 guns, 14 rifles and more than $1.4 million in illegal drugs and drug money last month as part of the Developing Increased Safety through Arms Reduction Management, or DISARM, program, Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich announced.
A Newhall coffee shop where a pickup smashed through the front window Thursday was open for business again Friday.
A sixth rabid bat was found in the Santa Clarita Valley, a health department website said Friday.
VALENCIA, Calif. - August 28, 2014 - Six Flags Magic Mountain, the "Thrill Capital of the World," and voted by USA TODAY readers as America's Best Theme Park, today unveiled plans for the highly anticipated, world-record-breaking hybrid coaster, Twisted Colossus, an unprecedented, awe-inspiring four-minute journey through nearly 5,000 feet of track and two lift hills.
"I just don't get it!" Being on the receiving end of many of my Uncle Earl's tirades, I am now familiar with the lead-in to one of his standard diatribes.
The state's emergency drought regulations (watering-day restrictions and more) happened before local water agencies could adequately inform customers of which regulations apply to them.
British Intelligence has identified the killer of American journalist James Foley. Known as "Jihad John," the man who appeared on the video with Foley appeared to have a British accent, and after looking at voice prints of possible sympathizers a match was made.
PHOENIX (AP) - Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
A 45-year-old "walk-on" soccer coach at West Ranch High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Hart district officials confirmed Wednesday.
On August 17, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to a residence located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita (Westridge / Valencia). The victim reported she was contacted by her credit card company regarding a suspicious transaction. Deputies began the investigation and contacted station detectives.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.
College of the Canyons graduate Jessie Warme has been named a recipient of the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship, joining a select group of just 10 community college students from across the nation to receive this prestigious award.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Donors have given nearly $700,000 to online fundraising sites set up to collect money for the family of a black 18-year-old and the white police officer who fatally shot him in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown say they have reached a deal that would offer $330 million a year in tax credits for Hollywood film productions over five years.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn't get to him.