Who in the city of Santa Clarita's traffic engineering organization came up with the brilliant idea to re-stripe Decoro Drive to one lane in each direction?
All I could say was, "wow."
What is this fixation on bicycles our city leaders have? To disrupt the flow of hundreds and hundreds of cars on Decoro in favor of creating bike lanes for the tens of bicycles makes one wonder.
Some people collect stamps. Some people collect rocks. Marvin Stanman collects ducks.
After walking 211 miles, climbing 47,000 feet of elevation gain, and hiking 10 passes over 11,000 feet, four young Santa Clarita Eagle Scouts from Troop 2222 finished the John Muir Trail in 19 days, with only one layover day.
Is your business teetering on the brink? Wondering how you'll make payroll next month? Considering layoffs and trying to picture how you'll survive without staff?
Virginia Marie Petersen, of Castaic has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.
Rogelio L. Cruz, of Valencia, has earned an Associate in Applied Science in Nursing from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.
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In reading some of the comments related to the latest example of a fatal domestic violence incident in SCV ("Murder-suicide victims identified, The Signal, Aug. 14), I'm struck with the reality of just how naive some are to the aspects of domestic violence.
Smoke blanketed the Santa Clarita Valley as a wildfire some 30 miles away threatened homes above La Cañada Flintridge on Friday, sending 1,500 residents fleeing the flames.
I want to thank Frank Gutierrez of the California Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) for helping solve some problems I had with two local automobile dealers.
For local chile-lover Tom Summers, the trick to recognizing a great chile is not the taste, flavor or texture.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.
The Hart swim team wasn't wasting any time in moving on from last week's disappointing finishes against Valencia.