In response to Jeff Dyer's May 23 comments relative to the claim that Rivas did not help enough with the poor Eastern European mother and her children who were begging on the street:
The Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a 1.3-percent rise in citywide fees.
Susan Christopher, board member for Castaic Union School District, and Shelley Weinstein, board member for Sulphur Springs School District, have been named to the Los Angeles County School Trustees Association's board of directors for 2011-12.
Memorial bridge dedication
Golfers and guests gathered on the terrace at Robinson Ranch Golf Clubhouse on Monday to cheer as four fellow golfers tried their luck at a $100,000 shoot-out contest to wrap up the sixth annual Zonta Golf Tournament.
The email from a reader and would-be homebuyer was loaded with questions and summed up his frustration. It offered insight into an ongoing issue haunting the local housing market, jammed an exclamation point after each query: Blackmail? Extortion? Or bait and switch?
Staci Garcia, of Santa Clarita, was awarded Jaycee of the Quarter, for California by the Junior Chamber International.
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Poor old Newt Gingrich shot himself in the foot by saying he did not like "Obamacare" or "Ryancare." Boy, the Democrats just loved that, and the tea party Republicans are throwing him under a 100-car train.
Rioux Park walking group
Sheriff's deputies are investigating an attempted robbery in Canyon Country Monday afternoon.
Some local commuters who take the Metro 799 bus line to Los Angeles will soon have to adjust their afternoon travel routines.
The office of Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, who represents a portion of Castaic, is now accepting applications for interns. College or graduate students interested in state and local government and careers in public service are encouraged to apply. Internships are available in the Westlake Village District Office and the Sacramento Capitol Office. Part-time and full-time unpaid internships are available during the summer and throughout the school year. Applicants can call (805) 230-9167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
J.R.'s Comedy Club hosted its second annual Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit the Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter on Monday at Robinson Ranch Golf Course.
Editor's note: Paige Guarino was one of 50 Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School students who spent a week in Washington, D.C., as part of a field trip organized by the school. The inaugural trip included visits to Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement, monuments and memorials (Lincoln, Vietnam and Korean), Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, Ford's Theatre, Newseum, a Kennedy Center performance and the White House. The students also got a chance to meet with U.S. Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, and take a photo with him on the east steps of the Capitol Building. The ...
The public gathered at Val Verde Park on May 3 to contribute small items for capsule that will provide future residents with a snapshot of life in 2014.
Mother's day comes each May
Every kid probably thinks that their mom is the best mom ever and that they're probably the best mom to them. There are reasons why us kids think our mother is the best.
Last April an event at Hart Campgrounds had 784 legs and was covered in mud and sweat before the end of the day.
"Are you here for the auction?" this from who I assume is the owner, or manager, of the storage establishment; the person behind the clipboard, keys, and information on which spaces were to be sold today.
I would like to address briefly two letters to the editor that were published Sunday in The Signal.
As the College of the Canyons Theatre Department performs "Rent" at the Performing Arts Center on May 9, 10, 11, 16, and 17, it puts the spotlight on Marfan syndrome, which is believed to have caused the death of "Rent" playwright Jonathan Larson at the age of 35.
Someone has rightly said that a true friend is one who walks in when everyone else is walking out. In most areas of life, tragedy and trial bring truth to the surface. Your true character is best seen in the worst of situations, when the façade falls away and you no longer can hide who you are. When it comes to friendships, hard times bring out the reality of the relationship.
The last week and a half has provided interesting insight into exactly what Saugus is capable of.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and then scored 12:07 into the extra period to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse.
Signal Multimedia took home four awards, including top honors for enterprise reporting and feature photography, in an annual competition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association announced Saturday.