Warm weather is here, and there is no better time for a picnic at your local park or beach. Quick and simple recipes are the way to go, but the typical bologna sandwich doesn't always stimulate the taste buds. This season, experiment with new recipes and flavors, and make your casual alfresco dining experience extra special.
Anaheim, Calif. (AP) - Arthur Rhodes recently got summoned to manager Dusty Baker's office for the news: The Cincinnati Reds were trading him to the New York Mets.
The Newhall Community Center's karate team participated at the 2010 IMAC World Martial Arts Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 27.
Canyon Country teen Victoria Bohush, 14, will appear on the Nicklodeon game show "BrainSurge" Thursday night at 6 p.m.
Regarding "Getting rid of developer kissers," (July 6), columnist Bruce McFarland sings the praises of the Democrats and says that they're natural allies of the tea party. Well, I'll skip the obvious jabs at the free-spending Democrats in Sacramento and Washington he helped elect who are bankrupting our country. Many other Signal readers will send that message, I'm sure.
Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-West Virginia, the longest-serving member of Congress, died June 28 at age 92. Born in poverty in Appalachia, he rose to third in succession to the president. Once a Ku Klux Klan leader, vehement 1964 Civil Rights Act opponent and Vietnam War supporter, he acknowledged, apologized and learned from his mistakes.
In a July 15, 2009, article ("Castaic high needs unity"), Jaime Castellanos, who retired two weeks ago after serving as superintendent of the William S. Hart Union High School District for five years, said, if Castaic wants a high school, the entire community - residents, businesses and elected officials - have got to stand with the Hart district to help make it happen.
In recent years, our community has gone to great lengths to reduce chloride levels in the water we send downstream into Ventura County. First, we banned the installation of new salt-based water softeners, and then we approved a measure that expanded the ban to existing water softeners.
Isabelle Hernandez, 9, was on her way to visit her grandmother in Canyon Country when she saw the balloons and sign for the grand opening of Discovery Park. Along with her little sister and her aunt, she decided to see what it was all about.
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.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Colorado ace Ubaldo Jimenez will start for the National League in the All-Star game while the AL will counter with Tampa Bay's David Price.
Regarding "Insurance isn't care," (June 27), Sean McLaughlin's letter was right on regarding health care in Canada. I just spent two months at one of Montreal's largest hospitals.
This summer, we have a female college student living with us. This young lady is the daughter of some very good friends of ours who happen to be African. Going to the University of California, Santa Barbara and having no cash to travel home, it was natural that she would stay with us.
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nikola Jovanovic scored a career-high 23 points and Southern California led all the way in beating California 77-69 Wednesday night for the Trojans' first Pac-12 victory after an 0-5 start.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - It took three quarters, but the Charlotte Bobcats finally were able to shut down Blake Griffin.
One man was hospitalized and another arrested Wednesday night after a fight at a Valencia residence led to a stabbing, local sheriff's officials said.
Seth Borenstein at The Associated Press crunched some different numbers about the new Federal Budget signed on Friday by President Barack Obama. The $1.1 trillion in spending is authorized by a bill that is 1,582 pages long and 370,445 words, numbers and symbols.
Single motherhood is just one of the moral and cultural issues that is being ignored by many of those speaking out against income inequality, according to a column by The New York Times.
SANTA CLARITA - The number of electric vehicles on the road has steadily risen in recent years, leading officials to look for ways to build up public charging infrastructure that can handle the increasingly popular brands.
SALT LAKE CITY - More than two years ago, Chris Illuminati quit his full-time job to be a full-time stay-at-home dad to his first child. As a writer and comedian, he came up with a unique way to document his day-to-day activities that is read by thousands on his blog.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The NFL and personnel at MetLife Stadium had a Super Bowl pop quiz on snow removal less than two weeks before the title game between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says he'll support an emergency drought-relief bill to help farmers through what's certain to be a devastating year.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.