Chris Clark, who has served the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA as director of development and communications since 2007, was named this month as executive director of the organization.
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.
It was a fiesta of fashion and camaraderie during Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's Holiday Home Tour League's annual luncheon and membership drive held at Valencia's Tournament Players Club.
Sinbad (left) was found in the Mojave Desert, starving and dehydrated. He was in foster care for a few months so we know that Sinbad gets along well with most other dogs and has a very sweet temperament.
The Kumon Math and Reading Centers of Canyon Country recently honored 41 students for their academic accomplishments in math and reading.
One of the thorniest actions a municipality can embark upon center around development and the development process. It was, in fact, development - or overdevelopment, as the case may be - and a desire to preserve what is special about our community that helped to bring about the city of Santa Clarita.
"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil."
Avocados. Strawberries. Flowers. Ventura County farmers say we're killing their crops because we're sending too much chloride - salt - down the Santa Clara River.
Matt Diederich did a great job in proving my point about non-critical thinkers ("On being noncritical," June 20). Just because it is the first definition doesn't mean that this definition applies in the context of the usage.
Carole Lutness set her hair on fire today in a letter about the BP oil spill ("Make them think twice," June 22) in which she accuses BP of "multiple criminal violations of the Clean Water Act ... anti-corruption law violations including criminal neglect, subterfuge, collusion, public lying ... negligent and reckless homicide of many people" among other things.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
When I see the heartbreaking images from this BP oil disaster - ruined beaches, dying wildlife and individuals who are out of work - it makes me realize that it's truly time for us to end our reliance on oil and move toward clean energy.
I love our new Golden Valley Road extension, and driving unimpeded to and fro in the Santa Clarita Valley.
For the past eight weeks or so, to the detriment of other news, prime-time programming has focused on the spill, the spin and the spats that erupted in the wake of the deadly Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.
SALT LAKE CITY - Children born to low income families are more likely to achieve the American dream in Salt Lake City than anywhere else in the United States, according to a recent study.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Russell Johnson, who became known to generations of TV fans as "The Professor," the fix-it man who kept his fellow "Gilligan's Island" castaways supplied with gadgets, has died. He was 89.
GLENDORA (AP) - Santa Ana winds that fanned a campfire into a wildfire that destroyed five homes and threatened foothill neighborhoods east of Los Angeles relented Thursday afternoon, halting the blaze in its tracks.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego traffic court threw out a citation Thursday against a woman who authorities said was driving while wearing the Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
PHOENIX (AP) - Gerald Green was in a generous mood after his best game of the season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary.