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.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.
I believe all Californians are environmentalists. Who doesn't want clean air and clean water?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A man who worked for years as a Northern California helicopter news pilot without a legal pilot's license has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A state appellate court on Thursday overturned two lower court rulings that had stalled funding for California's $68 billion bullet train, handing a big win to Gov. Jerry Brown's signature project and allowing the state to resume selling bonds to pay for it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former mayor of the scandal-ridden city of Bell was sentenced to serve a year in Los Angeles County jail and five years of probation.
The Jewish congregations of the Santa Clarita Valley are inviting all local residents to join them Sunday for an informational meeting on Israel and the situation in Gaza.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.
Non-native plants and animals that have invaded California over the decades will be the focus of the state Department of Fish and Game's annual California Invasive Species Action Week, which kicks off on Saturday.
With restricted watering schedules for Santa Clarita Valley's lawns and gardens looking likely, local water officials and garden experts have some recommendations for homeowners in need of a lawn survival guide.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander and Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld.
TOKYO (AP) - American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.
The City of Santa Clarita will host the Pills Kill: Prescription to Addiction Symposium on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will conduct enforcement efforts in unincorporated areas of Canyon Country, Saugus and Valencia in August.