Regarding "New York mosque is insensitive," (July 24): The practitioners of Islam, for centuries, have constructed mosques at the site of their greatest victories on the battlefield and have devoted such places to the glory of Allah who has given them the victory.
It was a boot-scootin' evening full of line dancing, barbecue and hay bale steer roping when the Mid-Valley Community Police Council held its 13th annual Cops and Cowboys fundraiser at the rustic VFW Post 6885 in Canyon Country.
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.
Who is going to pay? Not us.
In response to local judge Graciela Freixes' request for trained advocates to stand with and support local victims of domestic violence in court, the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International in cooperation with the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley, have scheduled a special training for volunteers to meet this need.
Most parents face the same mealtime dilemma - making affordable and convenient food that the whole family will like. Time is short, palates are picky and some fear it will cost too much to put real food on the table.
Oakland, Calif. -- The Oakland Museum of California will host "PIXAR: 25 Years of Animation," an exhibition of over 500 works by the artists at Pixar Animation Studios, from Saturday, July 31 to Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.
The city of Santa Clarita will restructure its transit fares for both local and commuter routes starting Sunday, Aug 1.
Los Angeles County supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Don Knabe requested an independent audit of child protective services at a meeting Tuesday.
So much has been written about the tragic and horrific crash on the Fourth of July in Valencia, with most of the claims that the cause was speeding.
Despite it being part of our First Amendment rights, the "free exercise" of religion in America is being eroded by the Obama administration in its public pronouncements. Instead of the constitutionally guaranteed "freedom of religion," the president and his secretary of state have begun to publicly replace the phrase with "freedom of worship."
The results are in, and the second annual Santa Clarita Valley 40 Under Forty honorees have been announced.
NFL training camps open this week. Many teams have the goal of getting to the Super Bowl in early February 2011.
A few weeks after the presidential election, a man stopped us while on a walk in the Valencia Summit Park. After exchanging pleasantries, the man abruptly said he'd heard that with Barack Obama as president, they'd be tearing out the White House lawn and putting in a watermelon patch.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he was a faker.
TORONTO (AP) - Four games, four wins, two shutouts and three goals allowed. Martin Jones is off to quite a start in the NHL.
BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.