Dear Santa Clarita City Council: There seems to be a direct connection between literacy and well-being. A community that fosters literacy is stronger, more adept at self-sufficiency and citizens are better able to participate in and give back to the community.
Concerning the libraries being taken over by the city: I think it is wrong. The libraries are doing good, and I think it wouldn't help them.
Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to amnesty for illegal immigrants. To override the "will of the people" and Congressional authority under the U.S. Constitution, President Barack Obama plans "back-door" amnesty by using executive orders to change the rules in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and immigration service to legalize millions of illegal immigrants.
After reading the Aug. 15 article "'Fair and firm' cash grab" on the proposed and present water-use enforcement, I have a few comments. With the increased water rates and shortages, many residents have cut back watering lawns until they die or turn into dirt patches. Others have changed grass for rocks as their forced alternative landscaping choice around their houses.
This community has grown and changed since I moved here in the 1980s. We've seen expanded shopping and eatery opportunities for everything from coffee to drive-through and high-end restaurants. We are happy about that.
If there is one area every business owner wants to see an improvement in, it is sales. Every owner is looking for more quotes, orders, deposits, shipments, collections and revenue.
It's all about laying the foundation.
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.
Whether it's simple dinner for a few friends or a big bash for a crowd, taking the party outside takes entertaining to a whole new level. If you're planning an outdoor get-together, don't spend all your time in the kitchen. These quick and easy tips will help you spend more time with guests and ensure your gathering is an effortless success.
A 1-year-old boy was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital late Wednesday after a Los Angeles County Fire Department crew and sheriff's deputies responded to a reported drowning on Buckskin Drive in Castaic, according to Sheriff's Department officials.
SINGAPORE - Bai Anqi helped China earn five gold medals Tuesday at the Youth Olympics, winning the 200-meter backstroke for her second medal of the games.
The Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Care will be hosting its annual Luau on Aug. 27.
A Pasadena woman was arrested Sunday in the Pitchess Detention Center parking lot after deputies found drugs in her purse.
Tom Silberkleit, publisher for "Wine House Press," will be traveling to Vino 100 wine store in Valencia to promote his new book, "The California Directory of Fine Wineries," and host a wine tasting event.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits. President Barack Obama condemned the Republican action and said he'd act unilaterally, as best he could.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco transit bus and a commuter train crashed into trucks minutes apart Friday, injuring 40 people and sending more than 20 of them to the hospital, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 on Friday night, snapping the Dodgers' six-game winning streak.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels powered their way to a victory.
VENTURA (AP) - An Arcadia firefighter who went missing and died on a camping trip had drugs and alcohol in his system.
The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer.
NEW YORK (AP) - Batman creator Bob Kane's own copies of the Caped Crusader's earliest appearances are going up for auction.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES (AP) - A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a backyard in Rancho Palos Verdes on Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Michael Jace, who has been charged with killing his wife, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Paramedics took one person to a hospital Friday night following a single-vehicle, roll-over
A sheriff's deputy responding to an anonymous tip arrested a group of vandals spray-painting graffiti on a railroad bridge in Santa Clarita on Friday afternoon, officials said.
When it comes to choosing a career path, each person is presented with two questions: How can my career help me lead a fulfilling life? And can I be happy with an unfulfilling job?
More than 100 fire-fighting personnel - aided by three helicopters and even a couple of water trucks from a nearby construction site - doused a wind-blown brush fire Friday that blackened five acres of hillside on rugged land south of Plum Canyon Road in Saugus.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last of seven former city officials involved in a multimillion-dollar corruption case in the city of Bell was sentenced Friday to a year in jail, most of which he has already served.