In his response to the Aug. 1 RedBlue America question about the proposed Islamic community center ("Should a mosque be built near ground zero?"), Ben Boychuck appears to base his argument on something that only exists in minds of Republican ideologues. He claims that this center will bring about Shariah (religious) law in the U.S. The fact that no one has proposed this, or that no American court would allow this, doesn't faze him a bit.
This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights flying dogs, flying helicopters and the flying career of a soccer player.
Ah, summer. A season filled with vacations, trips to the ice cream shop with the kids, eating out more than usual and sipping margaritas while barbecuing burgers and snacking on chips and guacamole in the backyard.
Who are the patients at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital? They're your friends, neighbors and family members.
Cheralyn Goekeritz, mother of four from Stevenson Ranch, made the time to change her life. Here is her story:
What exactly are the chakras? What do they do and what are we supposed to do with them? What is Reiki? How are they related?
As I recently meditated on last month's article, considering what to share with you this month, I recalled two more wonderful tools for meditation, stress reduction and breath training.
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.
Mansfield Among 'Top 40 Under 40'
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, in conjunction with the city of Santa Clarita and Concerts in the Park, will host "National Night Out Against Crime" at Central Park on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Schools in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are preparing for an influx of just over 23,000 students when the fall semester opens on Thursday, Aug. 12.
A new high school to serve students in the Castaic area moved a step closer to reality this week, as the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board approved three consultant contracts to conduct environmental and geological studies on the chosen Romero Canyon site.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Brandon Maddux will host a fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 19121 Dalton St., Newhall 91321.
NEW YORK CITY, Aug. 4 -- Lindsey Hinebaugh of Saugus, California has joined Teach for America, the national corps of top college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools in low-income communities.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Flights from airports in the Los Angeles area were grounded for more than an hour Wednesday due to a computer failure at an air traffic control facility in the region, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The Board of Equalization opened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Schools and homes were evacuated Wednesday as dry, gusty winds fanned a smoky wildfire in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains in California.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Living little carries some big risks.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Protesters demanding more power for Ukraine's regions stormed the government building in Luhansk with baseball bats Tuesday, seizing control of a key site in one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.
LONDON (AP) - British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from noir drama "Mona Lisa" to animated fantasy "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died aged 71.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every time a bartender at trendy Los Angeles fusion eatery Luna Park squeezes a shot of lime into a drink these days, owner Peter Kohtz says he winces a little.