A mosque in lower Manhattan is not the problem. Our First Amendment gives them that right, if they meet local zoning codes. Rather, efforts to advance Islam's sharia law, with its radical requirements of jihad and violence, is the unspoken issue.
On Aug. 25 at around 4 p.m., I was driving home after finishing my volunteer shift at the College of the Canyons blood drive.
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 following is a collection of essays fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Joe Klein, of Santa Clarita, works in the movie industry as a special-effects technician - a fact that conjures up visions of high-tech resources and top-secret technology.
Newspaper veteran Jana Adkins has been appointed business editor for The Signal and will focus the section on local business interests, Executive Editor Lila Littlejohn announced Monday.
The Small Business Development Center, with the Advanced Technology Institute, is holding a health insurance solutions conference at College of the Canyons on Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Established in 2002, the city of Santa Clarita opened its Film Office to create an environment in which film, feature and television productions have an affordable setting in which to be successful. The office also works to balance the needs of the community and its residents.
The city of Santa Clarita ranked among the "Ten Least Expensive Cities in Los Angeles County," in terms of the overall cost of doing business within the community, according to a 2009 analysis reported in the 2009 Kosmont Cost of Doing Survey.
Brokers and agents are receiving change notices from major carriers outlining how we conduct business under the new federal health care law orders which began June 1.
Characters Betty Rubble and Wilma Flintstone of "The Flintstones" stopped by North Park Elementary School in Valencia for its annual back-to-school night on Thursday, Aug. 26, to encourage parents to "Yabba dabba DO it!" and join the school's PTA.
Romo Art, a new gallery and performance space located at 22508 6th St., Unit B, in Newhall 91321, will host an event called "Art Tank 2.0" on Tuesday, Sept. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
College of the Canyons has been awarded a four-year grant totaling $3 million from the National Science Foundation.
The self-guided art walk down Main Street in the Arts District of Old Downtown Newhall -- anchored by the Canyon Theatre Guild and the Repertory East Playhouse -- returns Thursday.
SAN DIEGO -- It's recognized as the birthplace of naval aviation, but on Sept. 25-26, Naval Air Station North Island will highlight a different type of machine as 250 prestigious historic racecars gather for the 13th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirms that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him after a round at the Memorial tournament. He says he is cooperating and has done nothing wrong.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.
The California Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley next week as part of a truck lanes improvement project that began in mid-2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health and wellbeing of children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who accosted Brad Pitt on a red carpet pleaded no contest to battery Friday and was ordered to stay away from the actor and Hollywood red carpet events.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday granted a daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem regular visits after she raised concerns about his well-being.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beset by growing evidence of patient delays and cover-ups, embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned from President Barack Obama's Cabinet Friday, taking the blame for what he decried as a "lack of integrity" in the sprawling health care system for the nation's military veterans.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included grand theft autos, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA has called off a hearing to oust embattled Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling in advance of a vote on a potentially record-breaking deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
It's nearly time to break out that outrageously tall Uncle Sam hat, find the garish red-white-and-blue sunglasses for the family dog and locate the zaniest vehicle possible to decorate - the Fourth of July Parade in the Santa Clarita Valley is right around the corner.