Thank you for writing the article about the Rubin family and adoption ("'It's like winning the lottery,'" Oct. 23).
For many years the Whittaker-Bermite facility made ordnance in the Santa Clarita Valley for the military. This 996-acre property, located off Soledad Canyon Road in the center of our city, is still polluting our groundwater with the chemicals used to make those bombs.
What an inspiring letter to the editor, written by Jake Calver who is a fourth-grader at Castaic Elementary School ("Seven reasons why you should vote for Valdes," Oct. 26).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This Thursday, Nov. 5, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will join his Republican colleagues, as well as Americans from across the nation who seek to have their voices heard on the health care debate, for a House Call on Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the GOP Health Care Solutions group, is hosting bill reading rooms at local libraries for constituents in the 25th Congressional District to personally read and research H.R. 3962, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest health care proposal aimed at a complete government takeover of health care.
The Valley Industrial Association has wrapped up its 2009 VIA STAR contest, a product development competition designed to partner local K-12 student teams with Santa Clarita Valley businesses.
EssayEdge, a leading college application essay editing service, announced today that it is launching its Tell Your Story College Admissions Essay Contest, which will award a grand prize of $1,000.
The Valley Industrial Association has set official judging presentations for its VIA STAR contest for Friday, Nov. 6.
In recognition of Veteran's Day, the city invites local job seekers, veterans seeking jobs, and businesses to attend its monthly Worksource Job Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Santa Clarita Worksource Center.
The committee planning the 2010 American Cancer Society's SCV Relay for Life will hold its first meeting of the new year at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Residence Inn on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch.
The city of Santa Clarita has scheduled road closures for Sunday, Nov. 8 to accommodate the annual Santa Clarita Marathon.
A Canyon Country woman has pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of child abuse in a deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to less than a year in prison and three years of probation, officials said.
Incumbent Paul Strickland and CPA Bob Jensen were the front-runners in the race to fill three seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District board in Tuesday's election, with Joe Messina edging Suzan Solomon for the third open seat, and Linda Valdes trailing the field in the final tally.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2009. There are 57 days left in the year.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She said the CIA's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
TOKYO (AP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Martin Jones made a habit of winning big games at the Saddledome during his Western Hockey League career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
A Signal reader's complaint about apparent Santa Clarita City Council campaign signs placed in the Newhall roundabout produced a bit of a mystery Monday: the candidate whose name is on the offending placards says he knows nothing about them.
It's so easy to love a lovable child. When she or he comes to you with open arms and says "I love you, Daddy", your heart melts. When this child does his chores without repeated urging, you can't help but love him. When she does her homework without you holding a metaphorical stick over her head, you can't help but love her. It's so easy to have loving, tender feelings toward a child who simply seems to do what obedient children do.
A recent study found women consume more social media than men, and this usage is occurring primarily on mobile devices.
For many of us, this time of year represents a little extra in our bank accounts from tax returns. It is a perfect time of year for identity thieves to strike. If you want to make he bad guy's job easier, here are some bad habits to keep up.
The College Board is once again redesigning the format and scoring of the SAT college-entrance exam.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing on the trails of Towsley Canyon earlier today.