Regarding the "Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon" story in The Signal April 1: This is just one more example of the parenting-induced and encouraged hypersensitivity to even the least of the "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune."
Editor's note: The following letter was addressed to Signal Publisher Ian Lamont. I am sending this correspondence to you in order to express my grave concerns regarding the story that was printed by The Signal on April 1, 2009. The article to which I am referring was composed by Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles regarding the incident between a Canyon High School teacher and a student. Let me initiate this letter by stating that ...
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Sequoia Students Visit School's Namesakes Sequoia Charter School junior high students embraced their namesake and took a trip to the Sequoia National Forest. Most of the students in the class had never seen a mighty Sequoia and did not have an understanding of the majesty of its size. Following the trip, the students engaged in a study of forest life and completed an English essay analyzing the imagery of the Sequoia tree and how it ...
"Dancing with Our Stars," a Santa Clarita ballroom dance competition inspired by the TV show "Dancing with the Stars," is set for Saturday, April 18 at the Hyatt Valencia.
Sheriff's deputies who stopped to help a motorist with a smoking car soon found themselves arresting the driver, a Sylmar man, for possession of methamphetamines.
You can tell a great deal about a wine store from the labels it carries. Some stores strive to carry big name brands that consumers easily recognize, while others embrace the challenge of stocking their racks with lesser-known labels. In a store devoted exclusively to wine and wine accessories, you are more likely to discover lesser-known boutique wines that don't enjoy the benefit of large marketing budgets and advertising dollars to promote them. Instead, these ...
The most charitable thing we can say about the otherwise insufferable "Observe and Report" is that it shows Seth Rogen has some range.
"Hannah Montana: The Movie" just shouldn't be analyzed from an adult perspective - which, frankly, is irrelevant. The big-screen version of the Disney TV series is not made for us - it's made for girls aged 6-14 and no one else - and so we must consider how they're going to respond to it. Now, this will come as no surprise at all: They're gonna love it. And it makes sense, really. If you were ...
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The article "Deputies arrest accused tagger" (April 2) revealed the arrest of a 16-year-old tagging suspect in Canyon Country at 4 a.m. He was released to his parents. Where were they in the first place?
Steve Lunetta, loved your "Torn over teachers" column (March 30). I read The Signal daily but rarely respond. I want to thank your for such a well-informed commentary. I was also a victim of a layoff, in my 60s, (and) can't possibly absorb additional tax increases.
When Bryan Herta is asked why he decided to start his own auto racing team, he readily admits that it's one of the craziest moves he has ever made.
It is a tumultuous time for our planet. Global warming is a constant topic in news broadcasts and television documentaries and newspaper headlines blast us with warnings that our planet is growing warmer, our resources are dwindling and the damage we have done to Earth could be irreparable.
The liberals are having a field day trying to convince people that first, there is no socialism and second, that someone has to think for the masses (aka Larry King on CNN the other night).
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.
Last August Santa Clarita Valley entrepreneurs, Alex and Benjamin Haslam, ages 11 and 9, decided to parlay a favorite activity into their own business distributing flyers door to door for local businesses.
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