I just had to comment on the article ("Cub Scouts adopt hawk," May 18) about the Cub Scout Den 4, Pack 66, that adopted Kia the hawk at the Placerita Nature Center.
People have difficulty with their arguments when backing the illegal immigration issue.
The president of Mexico went on the floor of our Congress and criticized an Arizona law necessitated by politicians who are afraid to live up to their oath of office for fear of alienating a certain ethnicity and thereby jeopardizing their reign in office.
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.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
Janice Kopanski and James Copelan, of Glendale, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Kopanski, to Kyle Brandt, of Irvine.
Parents and teens ages 13 and up are invited to attend "Internet Safety for Children Night" at the Child & Family Center of Santa Clarita on Thursday, May 27 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 477 votes from late afternoon Saturday, May 15 to afternoon Saturday, May 15, 2010.
The Pete Escovedo Orchestra featuring Sheila E., Peter Michael and Juan Escovedo will join the Playboy Jazz Festival line-up Saturday, June 12, it was announced by Dick Rosenzweig, President of the Playboy Jazz Festival.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking an artist or team of artists to create a permanent, outdoor mural that will be situated prominently at the Aquatic Center on a large wall connected to the main building. Both North & South facing sides of this wall must be used for the artwork. The goal is to incorporate visual elements within the site as an enhancement to the Aquatic Center's pool area.
The city of Santa Clarita is developing its fall "Seasons" magazine and is looking for cover photo submissions from local photographers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Days after the Gulf Coast oil spill, the Obama administration pledged to keep its "boot on the throat" of BP to make sure the company did all it could to cap the gushing leak and clean up the spill.
But a month after the April 20 explosion, anger is growing about why BP PLC is still in charge of the response.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.