With long, lazy summer months stretching their dollars, teens in the Santa Clarita Valley have saved and spent selectively, reflecting trends in teen spending nationwide.
I read the letter by Richard Myers ("Lunetta is wrong on illegal immigration," Aug. 2) and must comment on cracking down on the employers that hire them will not stop them.
An open letter to all who post comments at The-Signal.com:
What is going on with The Signal's attack on the U.S. Postal Service ("I'm just a man in search of my mail," Aug. 2, and "A Dear John letter to the post office," Aug. 1)?
In response to "Redevelopment vital to success," a very good article by The Signal Editorial Board in the July 31 opinion page:
I had just finished shopping for ammunition at Walmart. Uncle Earl loves the cheap shotgun shells, and I always try to pick up a box for him when I'm in the store.
Sheriff's deputies responded to a Canyon Country neighborhood early Sunday morning after receiving reports of a drive-by shooting on the 18000 block of Nearbroook Street.
The Whittaker-Bermite Citizens Advisory Group is due to meet Wednesday night for an update on the progress of the cleanup and on the spread of perchlorate.
Editor's note: This is one in an occasional services of profiles of "the most interesting man in the world - Santa Clarita Valley edition." The series will alternate with the companion series of profiles of "the most powerful women in the SCV."
The annual Silents Under the Stars fundraiser to benefit the Friends of Hart Park will feature something new this year, a film starring cowboy star Tom Mix.
Dates to watch
Kathy Lively has picked up the microphone for the Santa Clarita Valley band Tribute.
It was hot and humid week in the Santa Clarita Valley. Of course, it is August, and such heat (sans humidity) is to be expected. Wake me when it's November.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.