Ann McFeatters, like all liberal columnists, wishes to find ways to blame Republicans for our national deficits because those nefarious fellows do not wish to increase taxes, even those on the wealthiest earners ("U.S. falls in global rating," Sept. 12).
Proposition 8 deserved to be negated for any number of reasons, least not being that anything "religious" should never influence any legal standing on a state or federal level.
Just two months ago, the William S. Hart Union High School District board generously bestowed seven years of health benefits upon the retiring superintendent. Fast forward to today and they are dropping five days from the school year to save money. Coincidence? At the time, district board President Paul Strickland said of the health-care package vote: "We thought that was the right thing to do because he's close to age 65."
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future
The first Mayor's Walk, which will be held as part of the city's annual marathon, is set for Sunday, Nov. 17.
The city of Santa Clarita Transit's North Hollywood commuter route celebrated its one-year anniversary last month by becoming the most heavily used commuter route with an average of 16,000 rides per month.
Academy Swim Club's Aquatic SAFE (Safety & Family Education) Ambassadors swam across Castaic Lower Lake on Saturday, Sept. 11.
This week, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons and the i3 Advanced Technology Incubator (ATI) will host the free conference Health Insurance Solutions from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 17, in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 258, located on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus.
The Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has hired James Morgan after a "thorough and extensive executive search process," according to a statement from the nonprofit group which oversees the senior center's operations.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has placed Charlie Gill, former Chamber board president, in the position of executive director on an interim basis, it was announced today.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced that Charlie Gill, president of Integrated Property Services Group, Inc. and former SCV Chamber of Commerce chairman, will assume a part time role as interim director of the Chamber as the search for a permanent president/CEO formally commences.
Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton has joined the faculty of California Institute of the Arts School of Theater.
College of the Canyons is now accepting submissions for the 11th annual New Works Festival.
Cub Scout Pack 48 will host a recruitment meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Community School. The scouts will also assemble care packages to send to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. The school is located at 16628 Lost Canyon Road.
Congress missed another opportunity to curb the outrageous spending that is taking place in Washington. The tense political climate prevented a prolonged but necessary debate on the debt ceiling.
Years ago, city leaders pushed to pass the open space initiative, buying land around our city to prevent development and maintain scenery.
As a longtime Santa Clarita resident and a real estate professional, I know the importance of community. Santa Clarita is home to several vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own identity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."
Many health experts agree that whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Whole grains include the well-known wheat, corn, oats, rice, barley and rye. There are many whole grains with impressive health benefits that you may not have heard of, including quinoa, spelt, sorghum and kamut.
Jamie Dever was alone at the hospital with a nurse and midwife when she went into labor. The baby boy was big, almost nine pounds, he was face-down and she arrived too late for an epidural. The pain was terrific; the midwife held her hand and repeated "Be brave, be brave" with each wave of contractions. Dever was unattached to the child's father, and she labored without kin or partner. But she didn't feel lonely - she felt like it was an experience between her and her newborn child.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested nine people from Canyon Country on Thursday following an early morning probation and parole sweep that netted a marijuana "grow house."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.
A dead bat that tested positive for rabies was found in Agua Dulce in February, county health officials announced this week.