Narrow, winding roads and inexperienced teenage drivers. An extreme fire zone. Roads so slender a school bus can't squeeze by fire trucks racing in. Did we mention the unknown landslide complexes? This is the Romero Canyon site where the William S. Hart Union High School District board chose to put a school.
I was excused from my Tuesday night class to do some independent study. My professor agreed and assigned a homework project to report on my experience. Rather than an oral report, I chose the creative-writing option.
Picture yourself on a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Regarding "Seniors blast Medicare," (July 9): The headline is very misleading. Most seniors are very happy with Medicare, but they might not be happy with their secondary insurance provider. This provider is one they picked from a large selection.
Firefighters experienced a hotter weekend than most Saturday morning when they responded to a brush fire near Gorman.
Emmanuel Garcia, garbed in a cap and gown, wrapped his arms around his beaming mother as she said how proud she was of him.
Whether you are borrowing money to finance a home purchase or deciding where to invest your savings, interest rates can be a key factor in your financial transactions.
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.
With Friday's scattered showers, thunderstorms and humidity near 50 percent in parts of the Santa Clarita Valley, some local residents are wondering if they're in Florida.
Castaic church service
Now is the time for Arizona to cross-complain against the federal government to pay for all the state service costs caused by the government's failure to enforce its own laws. It would appear that the government must have to allege that they are responsible for enforcement of all immigration laws and rules, and therefore would be admitting responsibility for costs of not enforcing its own rules.
Regarding "Parade was a disappointment," (July 9): As a member of the Fourth of July parade committee, I appreciate the letter sent in about how disappointed the writer was with this year's parade.
Desert Streams Church will supply 1,000 backpacks to local children in need on Aug. 7 at the Newhall Community Center.
I would like to address briefly two letters to the editor that were published Sunday in The Signal.
As the College of the Canyons Theatre Department performs "Rent" at the Performing Arts Center on May 9, 10, 11, 16, and 17, it puts the spotlight on Marfan syndrome, which is believed to have caused the death of "Rent" playwright Jonathan Larson at the age of 35.
Someone has rightly said that a true friend is one who walks in when everyone else is walking out. In most areas of life, tragedy and trial bring truth to the surface. Your true character is best seen in the worst of situations, when the façade falls away and you no longer can hide who you are. When it comes to friendships, hard times bring out the reality of the relationship.
The last week and a half has provided interesting insight into exactly what Saugus is capable of.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and then scored 12:07 into the extra period to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse.
Signal Multimedia took home four awards, including top honors for enterprise reporting and feature photography, in an annual competition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association announced Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says it will appoint a chief executive officer to supervise the Los Angeles Clippers' operations.
DALLAS (AP) - A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.
HONOLULU (AP) - The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well has left the state, an official said late Friday.
Proposition 41 on the June ballot asks California voters whether $600 million in existing veterans bonds should be redirected to build, renovate and acquire apartments and multifamily housing for low-income veterans.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters have made progress overnight against a wildfire that forced the evacuation of about 1,600 foothill homes east of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life prep school upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to play the television roles that made him famous, that of hip Hollywood detective and brilliant G-man.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles police officer has been killed in a hit-and-run crash with an SUV.