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.
If you have been shopping in Old Town Newhall lately, or visited the weekly farmers market Thursdays, you may have noticed that things are looking a little different on Main Street.
On Aug. 24, The Signal ran a "Democratic Voices" column written by College of the Canyons student Melissa Kaufler in which she wrote a very melodramatic paen to Ted Kennedy ("Remembering my hero, Ted Kennedy").
Most Americans have a romanticized notion of Alaska as free-ranging, full of Brawny towel men and moose-shooting hockey moms, but is Alaska the most socialist state in the Union?
Witty but not cheesy.
Kevin Fenenbock, of Colliers International, has been promoted to senior vice president in Colliers' Encino office.
Value of joy
CINCINNATI (AP) - When Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips injured his hand on Wednesday, the door was opened for Hart High graduate Chris Valaika, who was called up to the team Tuesday.
Obviously, the City Council of Santa Clarita thinks everything could be done better by hiring for-profit experts. Why would they decide to quit our excellent Los Angeles County library system? As a county resident (2.1 miles outside the city boundaries) I am wondering how long it will take for the city to charge me for using "their" library. Anyone want to take any bets on this one?
I cannot believe the audacity of our elected Santa Clarita City Council and City Manager Ken Pulskamp.
Did you know that many banks have special financing options designed for woman-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses?
After his team won back-to-back titles, it could have been easy for Ryan Espinosa to get complacent.
Tony Alamo, a 75-year-old evangelist sentenced to spend the rest of his life behind bars for having sex with young children, will have a chance to fight his 175-year prison sentence before a federal appeals court next month, officials announced Friday.
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.