How bad is the economy? If you only read our headline earlier this week about a "$68.6 Million Budget Reduction," you would think it is so bad that the city of Santa Clarita is slashing its budget by nearly one-third - from $241 million last year to just $172 million for the fiscal year starting July 1.
"Obama knows best" is the line we're getting from Washington for everything from the economy to foreign policy.
Several years ago I attended the visitation for the deceased father-in-law of a co-worker. While the family seemed fairly desolate concerning the death, my Midwestern stoicism and logic found little to connote tragedy.
Virgil and Debbie Mireles together with Randy Borggrebe of Santa Clarita are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Nichole Borggrebe of Saugus to Jason Robert Hauss of West Hills.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
February 6, 2009
Little Shepherd's Nursery School in Newhall recently celebrated its 42nd graduation on Friday.
A baby girl born March 4, 2009, to Stefanie and Alex Smith of Valencia became a fifth generation Californian.
Kimberly M. Olson
In God we Trust: I ask in what, and why do you trust? Is this just something to say without meaning? Or is there a real sense that the trust is deserved? Is there is really any evidence for the existence of God anyway? Religion asks you not to question, after all, that is what faith is.
Six Flags is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the New York-based amusement park company looks to reorganize and shed $1.8 billion of its $2.4 billion debt.
Rio Norte Junior High School student Paige Vasseur, 13, knew the National Spelling Bee was about more than just a race for a place - she managed to balance having fun with a bit of success.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Two community meetings have been organized for neighborhoods affected by the William S. Hart Union High School District's proposed school boundary changes.
June 3 primary mail-in ballots began wending their way to voters Monday as county and state officials gear up for what one California official calls "election month."
In just its second year of existence, the West Ranch High lacrosse team clinched its first playoff spot over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service firms grew last month at the fastest pace since August as new orders and sales grew, adding to evidence that the economy is picking up after a slow start to the year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear an appeal by Los Angeles County contesting a ruling that held it liable for storm water pollution.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads, contributing to a spike in traffic fatalities in states where many streets and highways are choked with large trucks and heavy drilling equipment.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A fungus that can launch a fatal illness has been found for the first time in the soil of Washington.
LONDON (AP) - For the first time ever, the World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health emergency that could grow in the next few months and unravel the nearly three-decade effort to eradicate the crippling disease.
VALENCIA, Calif. (May 5, 2014) – Valencia Water Company customers will soon receive a "personal drought report" that specifies exactly how much water they need to save this year to meet Governor Brown's call to save 20 percent during the state's unprecedented drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) - A pilot who had thrilled audiences for decades with acrobatic stunts was killed when his vintage biplane crashed upside-down on a runway at a Northern California air show.
NEW YORK (AP) - Spider-Man can still sling it at the box office.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A support frame collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground. Nine performers were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below, while an unknown number of others suffered less serious injuries.
Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
We need more time to gather signatures for the referendum to prevent MTA and Allvision from moving forward with the digital/electronic billboards.
On Sunday, The Signal posted a letter from Dan Frye lauding the UN and supporting our country's participation in that organization.