No matter how much water your spray on cement, it is not going to grow anymore. FYI to the folks around town who continue to wash down their drive and walkways with water: We're in a drought.
The VIP kickoff night for the 38th annual SCV Boys & Girls Club Benefit Auction was held Thursday evening under the spreading oaks of the Sand Canyon estate home of Richard and Marion Sandnes.
Red Cross honors heroes
Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are investigating the death of a man who was found set ablaze early Saturday morning in the area of the Interstate-5 and Templin Highway near the Angeles National Forest.
For the second time in four days, an alert resident in the Fair Oaks Ranch area has helped deputies nab burglars. The resident immediately called the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Friday morning after seeing a suspicious vehicle containing three occupants in the 17000 block of Wren Drive.
Sheriff's Homicide detectives responded to the intersection of Interstate 5 and Templin Highway, Angeles National Forest, early Monday morning to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a male adult.
The Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA), in association with the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation and the Law Guild of Beverly Hills, will honor the justices of the California Supreme Court at lunch Tuesday at the Beverly Hills Hotel. All seven state Supreme Court justices are slated to attend. Tickets to the Beverly Hills Bar Association's 55th Annual Supreme Court Luncheon are $130 per person.
A motorcyclist between the ages of 25 and 30 died Friday afternoon in crash on Sand Canyon Road near state Route 14, sheriff's deputies said. The man's motorcycle collided with a passenger car about 4:30 p.m., gravely injuring the motorcyclist.
Friendly Valley series
Sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Newhall, six men left on their Amor Ministries trip April 24 and returned April 27.
In his letter to the editor ("Republicans at it again," The Signal, May 20), Paul Henry Sibek asks: "Are all Republicans fools, liars or misinformed?"
At first glance, I thought Steve Lunetta was on to something when he suggested killing the ETP to save $76 million toward balancing our state budget ("The state training scam," The Signal, May 25).
Whether you would like to set money aside for a down-payment on a home, build an emergency fund or save for retirement, concern about the economy has many thinking about ways to save and create a nest egg for the future.
Ambulances transported a 54-year-old Northridge man to the hospital Tuesday after he rolled his car off southbound Interstate 5 just north of the McBean Parkway.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.