In his response to the Aug. 1 RedBlue America question about the proposed Islamic community center ("Should a mosque be built near ground zero?"), Ben Boychuck appears to base his argument on something that only exists in minds of Republican ideologues. He claims that this center will bring about Shariah (religious) law in the U.S. The fact that no one has proposed this, or that no American court would allow this, doesn't faze him a bit.
This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights flying dogs, flying helicopters and the flying career of a soccer player.
Ah, summer. A season filled with vacations, trips to the ice cream shop with the kids, eating out more than usual and sipping margaritas while barbecuing burgers and snacking on chips and guacamole in the backyard.
Who are the patients at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital? They're your friends, neighbors and family members.
Cheralyn Goekeritz, mother of four from Stevenson Ranch, made the time to change her life. Here is her story:
What exactly are the chakras? What do they do and what are we supposed to do with them? What is Reiki? How are they related?
As I recently meditated on last month's article, considering what to share with you this month, I recalled two more wonderful tools for meditation, stress reduction and breath training.
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.
Mansfield Among 'Top 40 Under 40'
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, in conjunction with the city of Santa Clarita and Concerts in the Park, will host "National Night Out Against Crime" at Central Park on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Schools in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are preparing for an influx of just over 23,000 students when the fall semester opens on Thursday, Aug. 12.
A new high school to serve students in the Castaic area moved a step closer to reality this week, as the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board approved three consultant contracts to conduct environmental and geological studies on the chosen Romero Canyon site.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Brandon Maddux will host a fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 19121 Dalton St., Newhall 91321.
NEW YORK CITY, Aug. 4 -- Lindsey Hinebaugh of Saugus, California has joined Teach for America, the national corps of top college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools in low-income communities.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ANAHEIM (AP) - After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.