"It looks like we will need to cut up the Santa Clarita Valley. It's not like it is one city."
I almost titled this column "Why marketing departments hate history" but I thought that might be a bit overstated. But the truth is that our nation has become a society of malcontents, and in large measure it isn't our fault.
Peggy and Kevin McDermott, of Medfore, Ore., previously of Saugus, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Shauna McDermott, of Hollister, to Drew DeRousseau, of Hollister.
Lynn Elizabeth Vakay and Robert William Haueter are pleased to announce their marriage which took place Feb. 10 on the beautiful island of Maui.
December 7, 2010
James R. Nihem
A 28-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning after his car veered off Sierra Highway and rolled over, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials said Saturday.
When my younger sister entered Davis County High School, she set a goal to attend junior and senior prom all four years. For her freshman and sophomore years, this required some elaborate tactics, since attendance required an invitation from a junior or senior boy - there was a chronic short supply in our rural and isolated burg.
I read with interest the article in The Signal about the so called "grassroots" group Citizens for Castaic ("Castaic group raises concerns," May 9), which opposes the construction of a Castaic High School in Romero Canyon.
The Republicans don't want to abolish the tax breaks for the oil companies. They want to drill for oil in our coastal areas.
The "SCV Helping Hand Fund" administered by The Signal has given out thousands of dollars since it was established in March.
Three hundred agents from the Keller Williams VIP Properties office in Valencia came together Thursday for the company's RED Day event to make a difference with three local charities. There was an American Red Cross blood drive, a canned goods collection to benefit the SCV Senior Center, and a clothing drive to benefit Single Mothers Outreach. RED Day (Renew, Energize and Donate) is an initiative dedicated to celebrating Keller Williams Realty's year-round commitment to improving the community. Each year, on the second Thursday in May, tens of thousands of associates from across the United States and Canada participate ...
Rev up your engines and check out the exclusive trailer debut and full-site takeover for Cars 2 currently up on iTunes Movie Trailers.
ROP Students Gain Valuable Insight at Workshop
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said. In Gaza, a health official said the Palestinian death toll in 19 days of fighting had surpassed 1,000.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - State transportation officials are reserving the right to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
Next Sunday, more than 2,000 children and their parents will flock to Iglesia Vida Real to receive backpacks and school supplies in preparation for the start of the school year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Relatives of an 8-year-old boy who was beaten to death are suing Los Angeles County for failing to remove him from his Palmdale home.
As part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on Interstate 5 between Pico Canyon Road and Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, Caltrans will implement several freeway closures next week. Closures will begin Monday and continue through Friday, Aug. 1.
Department of Motor Vehicles officials will hold two public hearings, in Los Angeles and in Northern California, to receive the public's comments on proposed regulations related to a new law allowing driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented California residents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.