It has been a pretty miserable period to be in the stock market. The past two full months represent the worst May-June performance for the S&P 500 Index in 48 years.
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.
As many people are aware, the Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing a permit that will allow Newhall Land Development LLC to alter the Santa Clara River in order to build the massive 21,000-unit Newhall Ranch project. It's not just the river that would need to be changed. The original proposal included channeling as much as 80 percent of the tributaries.
No one can deny that athletes are getting bigger, stronger and faster.
Regarding the fatal collision on July 4 at the fireworks event in Valencia, the Santa Clarita City Council is missing a very important factor: Cars and crowds never mix. The only answer to keep the public safe is to close down Valencia Boulevard and open it to only emergency vehicles, as they can be seen and heard. I believe this is the only way to ensure the safety of the public. This is not rocket science, folks.
In his column today, W.E. Gutman ("Arizona, patriotism and democracy," May 9) took the position that Arizona's new anti-illegal-immigrant law goes to "unconstitutional extremes."
The United Soccer Leagues Women League Championships presented by Umbro will play out at the Harry Welch Stadium starting tonight, on the Canyon High School campus in Canyon Country.
Moorpark, Calif. - U.S. Census projections have found that the number of homeless senior citizens could increase by at least 33 percent within the next ten years, with that number doubling by the year 2050, the National Alliance to End Homelessness reported last April.
The Los Angeles County Public Library offers a summer reading program designated for young people to continue studying and improving on reading skills during summer months.
New York (AP) - The president of the Heisman Trophy Trust says a decision hasn't been reached on whether to strip former Southern California running back Reggie Bush of the award he won in 2005 honoring college football's top player.
New Orleans (AP) - Tropical rainstorms moving toward the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday threatened to shut down undersea efforts to seal BP's ruptured well, interrupting work just as engineers get close to plugging the leak with mud and cement.
Under Proposition 218, the owner of record for a parcel that is subject to the proposed increase can submit a written protest against the proposed rate increases to the District at or before the time set for the public hearing. If a majority of affected property owners submit written protests, the proposed rate increases will not go into effect.
Two Newhall men were arrested for attempting to steal $345 in clothing from a Valencia department store according to sheriff's reports.
County supervisors Tuesday set aside $32,400 to remove graffiti in Acton, Agua Dulce, Fair Oaks Ranch, Sand Canyon and Vasquez Rocks.
The bottom line, the profitability of a company, should matter to every employee but many owners tend to keep this information private. Owners then complain when profits are thin.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge ruled Monday that Casey Kasem should be fed, hydrated and medicated while a court-appointed attorney evaluates the health of the ailing radio personality after his daughter moved to implement end of life measures.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix will ease up a finger-pointing campaign that blamed Verizon and other Internet service providers for problems with its video subscription service.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For years, Fred Goldman was adamant that he would never rest until he had held O.J. Simpson accountable for the killings of his son Ron and Simpson's ex-wife 20 years ago - even if a jury had acquitted the former football star.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - The truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering the highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian hadn't slept for more than 24 hours before the accident, authorities said Monday as the actor recovered in a New Jersey hospital.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Patients seeking care through the VA's Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System waited an average of 56 days for their first appointment with a primary care doctor - four times longer than the department's goal.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has issued the following statement regarding the release of Bowe Bergdahl:
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.
SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Like an eager date, Leo Smith showed up at Mount Zion First Baptist Church with a bouquet of flowers in hand.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.
Regarding Bowe Bergdahl's release in exchange for five terrorists, when this soldier enlisted in the Army, he knew the challenges ahead of him in military life, and one of those challenges was the possibility of capture by the enemy.
A team of volunteers from the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has been making phone calls to local businesses and asking owners to become "Friends of the SCV Senior Center" in support of the center's family-friendly fundraiser, Touch-A-Truck, which will be held June 14, at Central Park.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - No cramps, no problems for LeBron James.
CAMARILLO (AP) - A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. is holding steady, rising 3½ cents over the last three weeks to $3.69.
PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.