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.
Should Santa Clarita homeowners pay $100 more in taxes every year to suck salt out of the water before we flush it down the drain?
With my 52nd birthday quickly approaching and the end of school branching into the summer season, I open my eyes while laying in bed and search my memories for days gone by. The sunlight through the window reminds me of my Midwestern bedroom as a kid, and the pictures stream through my mind's camera to the days of a more simple life.
Bruce McFarland told readers much more than he intended with his May 11 column "Call to arms or cautionary tale?"
Editor's note: The following letter was sent May 28 from Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. Kellar provided a copy to The Signal.
On the front page of today's edition of The Signal ("Ferry: Stop 'developmental terrorism,'" June 1), Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry is reported to refer to citizens who organize against certain development projects as "developmental terrorists."
Let's send a message to everyone that our country stands by all its veterans of the past and the future together.
In August I will turn 50. When I graduated from Davis County High School in 1978, I could barely imagine myself at 40 in the millennial year of 2000, let alone how ancient and decrepit I might find myself at age 50 in the unforeseeable year 2010. Yet here I stand at that milestone.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors decided to vote "stupid" earlier this week.
Learn more about the multifaceted baseball player Christy Mathewson, winner of 373 games during his career, by attending this acclaimed one-man theatrical performance 6:30 p.m. today at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
A Yellow Rose ceremony to commemorate the honor roll of donors and supporters of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley was held recently at Lexus of Valencia.
Ana E. Gonzalez
Leo Salazar, 7, and Andres Salazar, 11, sons of Jennifer Salazar, of Santa Clarita, placed second in the Children's category during the annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire Costume contest on May 16. Andres dressed as an archer, and Leo dressed as a king. They thanked Georgia Logan and Art Lucera at Santa Clarita Sewing Machine Co.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.