The actions of the county supervisors and Michael D. Antonovich come a little too late for the patrons of the three Santa Clarita-area libraries.
While I sat here in the safety of my living room, worrying about our nation's budget woes, unemployment, war in the Middle East, etc. - I realized that all these issues paled in comparison to the problem that a select group of nuclear plant technicians, firefighters and policeman face at the Fukushima reactors in Japan.
Leon Worden, when he put together the Opinion page of the Signal, shared with me the old newspaper editor opinion metric: For every letter to the editor received on a certain local issue, one could count on 100 people in the community agreeing with the gist of the complaint or view, but who did not possess the time, ability or typewriter to send their own letter.
For many of us, Paul Harvey will always hold a special place in our memories.
The city of Santa Clarita's 34th annual SCV Dodger Day is set for 4 p.m. May 14.
Children dance along to a performance by Wendy Hersh during an assembly held at Tesoro del Valle Elementary School in Santa Clarita on Friday.
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Have you ever wondered about the safety of your rental property?
A man who allegedly attempted to steal merchandise from a Canyon Country Rite Aid on Friday wrestled with shop employees in the parking lot before being arrested on suspicion of robbery, authorities said.
Rabbi Andrew Sacks, a guest speaker from Israel, gave a speech at the Congregation Beth Shalom of Santa Clarita on Monday regarding religious and political pluralism in Israel.
The Santa Clarita Valley's Kolot Nashim Chapter of Hadassah Jewish Women's Organization will host the annual women's Seder from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on April 10 at the Valencia Hills Homeowner's Association Clubhouse.
Pop, or Poppy (left), as we sometimes call her, is a cute little terrier gal rescued from the shelter with her siblings Snap (right) and Crackle. Approximately 1 year old, Pop is playful but more ladylike than her brothers. She would make a darling addition to any family.
I would like to comment on Tammy Marashlian's article, "District braces for cuts" (March 21).
I had gone to visit a friend of mine, and I was talking with her about a yard sale I was having for another friend who is very ill with breast cancer.
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.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.