Regarding David Hegg's column "When world views collide," Aug. 15: What the heck is a "humanist"? I checked the dictionary but came up short. It seems that certain people have a way with labels.
As I take my two young children to school each and every day, one thing stands out - careless drivers.
A mosque in lower Manhattan is not the problem. Our First Amendment gives them that right, if they meet local zoning codes. Rather, efforts to advance Islam's sharia law, with its radical requirements of jihad and violence, is the unspoken issue.
On Aug. 25 at around 4 p.m., I was driving home after finishing my volunteer shift at the College of the Canyons blood drive.
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.
The following is a collection of essays fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Joe Klein, of Santa Clarita, works in the movie industry as a special-effects technician - a fact that conjures up visions of high-tech resources and top-secret technology.
Newspaper veteran Jana Adkins has been appointed business editor for The Signal and will focus the section on local business interests, Executive Editor Lila Littlejohn announced Monday.
The Small Business Development Center, with the Advanced Technology Institute, is holding a health insurance solutions conference at College of the Canyons on Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Established in 2002, the city of Santa Clarita opened its Film Office to create an environment in which film, feature and television productions have an affordable setting in which to be successful. The office also works to balance the needs of the community and its residents.
The city of Santa Clarita ranked among the "Ten Least Expensive Cities in Los Angeles County," in terms of the overall cost of doing business within the community, according to a 2009 analysis reported in the 2009 Kosmont Cost of Doing Survey.
Brokers and agents are receiving change notices from major carriers outlining how we conduct business under the new federal health care law orders which began June 1.
Characters Betty Rubble and Wilma Flintstone of "The Flintstones" stopped by North Park Elementary School in Valencia for its annual back-to-school night on Thursday, Aug. 26, to encourage parents to "Yabba dabba DO it!" and join the school's PTA.
Romo Art, a new gallery and performance space located at 22508 6th St., Unit B, in Newhall 91321, will host an event called "Art Tank 2.0" on Tuesday, Sept. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
College of the Canyons has been awarded a four-year grant totaling $3 million from the National Science Foundation.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies investigating summertime robberies on Canyon Country bike paths have arrested an additional juvenile, bringing to seven the number apprehended in the crackdown, officials said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (AP) - Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.
BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.