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.
I opened the June 1 edition of The Signal only to find that according to Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry, many of us are now, in his view, "developmental terrorists" when we exercise our civic rights and express our opinions at City Council or Planning Commission meetings.
Are Aesop's fables not taught in school anymore? Shouldn't they be required reading for holding a political office? Better yet, for voting for someone running for a political office?
The Santa Clarita chapter of the Zonta Club will hold a special "Yellow Rose Ceremony" to commemorate the honor roll of donors and contributors between 2004-2009 on Thursday, June 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Keyes Lexus of Valencia showroom, 24033 Creekside Road, Valencia 91355.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurers and the political action committees they fund have spent more than $17 million on candidates and one ballot initiative to quietly influence the outcome of Tuesday's election, according to a new analysis released today by Campaign for Consumer Rights.
Summit West Public Relations and Marketing will stage its 12th annual "Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues" concert series from Friday, June 11 to Friday, Aug. 27.
Bowman Celebrates Artists, Poets
The College of the Canyons Employee Training Institute (ETI) has received a $150,000 grant from the state Chancellor's Economic and Workforce Development program to provide training services to more than 100 Boston Scientific employees in the company's economically burgeoning neuromodulation division.
As oil continues to leak in the Gulf of Mexico, fingers are being pointed in every direction, looking for blame due to the lack of preparedness in predicting such a catastrophe. If appropriate precautionary measures had been anticipated, this problem could have been minimized.
PARIS (AP) - Early on, Serena Williams knocked dirt from her shoes by angrily whacking them with her racket, as if punishing the clay that keeps tripping her up at the French Open.
Richard Tibbetts Frankian, a groundbreaking engineer whose calculations and discoveries shaped much of the state building code for decades to come, died May 22 of a heart ailment in Port Alberni, British Columbia. He was 81.
With a big grin, Ryan Latner, 23, took off from the starting line Tuesday with the Special Olympics torch in hand.
In the best-selling book "Talent Is Overrated," author Geoff Colvin states that everyone can learn, but suggests an education program that makes sense on an individual basis.
Christopher, my 28-year-old son, kneels with his back to me as he carefully arranges logs, and lights the fire in the big iron stove in his living room.
Regarding "Lighten up" (May 8): Thank you to The Signal for publishing my letter, which was timely. Thank you for recognizing and addressing the essential meaning of the letter.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Several hundred mourners eager to pay their last respects to Nelson Mandela broke through police barriers and stormed up toward the Union Buildings shortly before the former South African President's body was moved away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parent company of the Orange County Register plans to expand with a daily paper in Los Angeles, looking to further stretch its regional reach to nearly all of Southern California.
Southern California is in for a blustery weekend with elevated fire risk and hazards for some drivers.
DENVER (AP) - At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos' game Thursday night.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Chemical weapons were probably used in four locations in Syria this year, in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August that forced the government to abandon its secret chemical stockpile, U.N. inspectors said in a report released Thursday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
On Nov. 30, Americans came together in support of their communities to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
"Opinions" about the link between abortion and breast cancer are cheap, especially when respondents can spout them in online forums, attacking others and their opinions with demeaning, snarky terms while hiding behind a "user name" or pseudonym.
I have never written or responded to a letter to the editor until now, but I cannot let Carole Lutness's "Republicans go after the poor" (Dec. 9) go without a response.
I appreciate the care being taken by our City Council in determining what should be the centerpiece of the Newhall roundabout.
There's been a lot of hubbub this week around President Obama's recent "selfie." For those still without teenagers, or simply lagging in the latest technological fads, a selfie is when someone takes a picture of themselves.
Some of the Santa Clarita's top runners and challenge-takers have scaled The Beast the last six Decembers to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry.
NEW YORK (AP) - Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett share a championship with Doc Rivers and a bond that didn't break when they ended up on opposite coasts.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska State Troopers say a small dog helped a woman survive nearly three nights in below-zero temperatures after her snowmobile broke down along the Denali Highway.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Spurred by emotional testimony from sex workers, California officials voted Thursday to change a 1990s-era anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten.