Shall I have feelings, or should I pretend to be cool? Will I seem hopelessly square if I find "Kick-Ass" morally reprehensible, and will I appear to have missed the point? Let's say you're a big fan of the original comic book, and you think the movie does it justice. You know what? You inhabit a world I am so very not interested in. A motion picture camera makes a record of whatever is placed in front of it, and in this case it shows deadly carnage dished out by an 11-year-old girl, after which an adult man ...
Four Southern California homeless veterans will be honored Sunday with military funeral ceremonies at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall.
Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County election officials spent Thursday double-checking the validity of hundreds of unopened mail-in and provisional ballots cast in this week's election, leaving the political fates of two neck-and-neck City Council candidates unknown until sometime next week, officials said.
"Intensity" was an important word to describe the boys volleyball match between Valencia and West Ranch on Thursday.
When you think about it, our grandmothers had the right idea. As the weather starts to get warmer and the trees sprout more leaves, it just seems right to throw open the windows, air out the house, scrub things down, sweep out the cobwebs, and clean out those old piles of junk.
The Valencia boys tennis team added to its impressive run through Foothill League competition with a 15-3 win over West Ranch on Thursday at West Ranch High School.
Loved your April Fools' fake front page! The articles were very clever, with just the right tongue-in-cheek tone.
As one of the 72 people on the recent bus trip to Sacramento, I want to expound on statements made by Lila Littlejohn in her column series ("Two days in the capitol," April 1). She asked, "Isn't it the legislator's jobs, not the jobs of the people of Santa Clarita Valley, to get California out of its current mess?" In the following installment ("We can be part of the solution," April 4) she answered "Not at all."
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.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of the Independent Pool & Spa Service Association (IPSSA) will host a booth at the Santa Clarita Earth/Arbor Day Festival. The booth will be part of the Energy Zone at the festival, to be held on Saturday, April 17 in Newhall Park.
The LSS Community Care Center hosts their 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 27265 Luther Dr., Canyon Country 91351.
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) Thursday released the following statement in response to the Department of Defense's release of interim recommendations from its Fort Hood investigation:
The SCV Dodger Day Committee seeks non-profit organizations, schools and community businesses to participate in the 33rd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day on Saturday, May 8, as the Dodgers play the Colorado Rockies.
The Santa Clarita Choral Educators Association will present its 25th Annual Choral Music Festival at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27 at Grace Baptist Church.
The following crimes were reported in Zone 2, Castaic/Val Verde.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A research firm says California home prices rose slightly to a new 6½-year high last month as tight inventories limited sales.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Protesters and Brazilian police clashed in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on Thursday ahead of the first World Cup match, but the demonstrations largely died down before kickoff.
BAGHDAD (AP) - The al-Qaida-inspired group that led this week's charge in capturing two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq vowed Thursday to march on to Baghdad, raising fears about the Shiite-led government's ability to slow the assault following lightning gains.
The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.
Protecting Our Youth. Know Where They're At! Know What They're Doing! Staying Involved = Staying Safe.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in coastal Maine, delivering on a vow he made five years ago even though he can no longer use his legs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.
NEW YORK (AP) - The oil market has balanced out quite nicely for OPEC in recent years. Now, upheaval in Iraq shows that balance may be more precarious than it has seemed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even before a judge's scathing ruling against California's teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been weakened in many states - and even removed altogether in some places.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts from energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes. The initiative follows Ohio's discovery in April of a probable link between the drilling practice called hydraulic fracturing and five small tremors in eastern Ohio, a first in the Northeast.
My Uncle Earl was recently invited to give the commencement speech at the Robert Oppenheimer School for Really Smart Kids, a charter school approved by the Newhall School District but located in Lancaster.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Vogt hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot against Jered Weaver, and the Oakland Athletics increased their AL West lead over the Los Angeles Angels to 3 1/2 games with a 7-1 victory Wednesday night.