Early this past week, I received an e-mail note from a close teaching and coaching friend. The subject of the e-mail - "Jon" - caught my eye.
When Jesus said "You are the salt of the Earth," it was a compliment. Fortunately, he missed Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council meeting. Salt may have been valuable to the ancients, but the SCV has too much.
Regarding "Get rid of all those coyotes" (May 21): Once again I find it necessary to address the problem of the "dangerous" coyotes in our neighborhoods.
As the Castaic Lake Water Agency and dozens of other municipalities around California begin planning to roll out thousands of acres of solar panels, a little reality check might be warranted.
If Lois Eisenberg ("Good riddance to bad rubbish," May 14) is serious about wanting to rid this country of negative and hateful people, maybe she will do us all a big favor and buy a one-way ticket to France, where her vitriol would probably be greeted with glorious cheers.
It is easy to celebrate Memorial Day and allow its true meaning to escape us.
After a breakout freshman season, Valencia sophomore shortstop Trey Williams didn't sneak up on anyone this spring.
Saugus senior Jonathan Borondy, who is currently fighting cancer, put together the show to benefit the Michael Hoefflin Foundation. The foundation is a local nonprofit that provides financial and emotional support to children and their families in the Santa Clarita and surrounding valleys, according to its website. Borondy said he hoped the show would raise nearly $7,000 for the charity.
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.
ROBERT, La. (AP) -- BP admitted defeat Saturday in its attempt to plug the Gulf of Mexico oil leak by pumping mud into a busted well, but said it's readying yet another approach to fight the spill after a series of failures.
Washington, D.C.- By a vote of 282-131, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a measure offered by Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) to block the transfer into the United States of 9-11 co-conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the other detainees housed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
On Thursday, June 3, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will hold an "America Speaking Out" Town Hall meeting from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. from Santa Clarita City Hall, to be broadcast to multiple locations in the district using interactive video technology.
Washington, D.C.-Upon final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 today, the senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee criticized the White House and House Democratic leaders for pushing to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in the face of Pentagon opposition and before America's military personnel have had an opportunity to voice their opinions on the controversial plan.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District public meeting formerly set for Thursday, May 27 was rescheduled to Wednesday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.
The Hart swim team wasn't wasting any time in moving on from last week's disappointing finishes against Valencia.
Battling through adversity is another sign of the improvement the Canyon Cowboys boys volleyball team has made throughout the season.
It's unlikely softball purists would have been satisfied with the way things ended between defending Foothill League champion West Ranch and title-contender Saugus on Tuesday. But the Wildcats aren't about to complain.
Call it the forgotten victory – Valencia 91, Hart 79, March 22, 2006.
SACRAMENTO, CA - Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) is proud to announce that the Microsoft YouthSpark TEALS program will be implemented in five local high schools in the coming school year. TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, bridges the gap between the shortage of skilled computer science graduates and the growing demand for computer science job opportunities by bringing technology professionals into local classrooms.
Two local water officials - one representing wholesale services and one representing retail - will be panelists Thursday for the L.A. Water Summit presented by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Santa Clarita, CA – The City of Santa Clarita saw a significant decline in Part One and Grand Theft Auto crimes during the first three months of 2014 compared to 2013, according to a preliminary report filed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.