During the evening of May 1, while enjoying Sunday night baseball, it was electrifying to watch ESPN cameras zoom in on multitudes of Phillys fans who were simultaneously receiving text messages, phone calls and emails regarding Osama bin Laden's shocking execution.
This week's Helping Hand recipient:
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and Superior Life Support have joined forces to offer a Child/Infant CPR course.
"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.
The days of losing your hotel room key and waiting in a long line to check-out and pay your bill might be over. Hilton Worldwide announced yesterday that they'll be revolutionizing the way its hotel system works in the near future, making your stay much more compatable with your smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.
#SCV Sheriff's "National Night Out" Against Crime 2014. COME JOIN US.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.