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.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russia insurgents on Sunday freed one of the eight European military observers being held prisoner in eastern Ukraine. Earlier in the day, all eight appeared in public for the first time and, under armed guard, gave assurances they weren't being mistreated.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Researcher Leonid Moroz emerges from a dive off the Florida Keys and gleefully displays a plastic bag holding a creature that shimmers like an opal in the seawater.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Two 20th-century popes who changed the course of the Catholic Church became saints Sunday as Pope Francis honored John XXIII and John Paul II in a delicate balancing act aimed at bringing together the conservative and progressive wings of the church.
Regarding Friday night's DUI checkpoint: Here we go again - another traffic checkpoint where a thousand or so drivers will be inconvenienced so one or two people can be cited for a DUI.
A new poll released this week by the Better World Campaign has found that even during this polarizing political time, there is one issue that voters agree on: the U.S. can't go it alone to solve the world's problems.
I think it's great that there are a lot of people running to replace Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon.
I often attend conferences where the attendees are given name tags that boldly announce who they are. This creates a phenomenon rarely seen elsewhere. As we walk the halls of the conference center or hotel, our eyes are fixed on the name tags of those we pass. We're anxious to see if they are "somebody." Is he a well-known speaker?
Now that our city has survived another local election, I thought it would be appropriate to make some comments regarding elections and city hall. After all, things can get pretty exciting, or should I say concerning around election time in Santa Clarita.
I don't do it as often as I should, but one of my favorite tools is asking thought-provoking questions of my clients.
As I look back I can see them just as so many years ago.
Mother's Day is May 11 and we have some great stories being readied for publication that readers sent us.
The West Ranch High School Dance Team Spring Showcase, "The Hunger Games" was April 19 in the school's gymnasium.