This seems to be somewhat of a campaign lately with even the lit-up billboard signs on the freeway telling you to "look twice" to save motorcyclists.
If you have circled your wagons, financially-speaking, and major home-improvement projects have been put on hold, you'll be surprised to learn that some of your neighbors have been putting in pools.
Sunday night, eight churches will come together to put on a groundbreaking collaborative event. Ten worship leaders from varying churches across the Santa Clarita Valley have come together to create a night of music and celebration in an effort to bring together the churches of the valley.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
"Always...Patsy Cline" is the internationally acclaimed musical based on the true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with a fan - a Houston housewife named Louise Seger. Louise first heard Patsy Cline on the "Arthur Godfrey Show" in 1957. She became an immediate and avid fan of Patsy's and constantly hounded her local disc jockey to play Patsy Cline's records on the radio.
A business idea was born in a garage 24 years ago, and has since grown to acquire a 37,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Valencia.
Vacation Bible School
As some of you know, my wife, Terry, and I have hosted three annual wine tastings to benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
Red (A4209071), a 2-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix, isn't just handsome - he's a total sweetheart! Like most bully breeds, Red loves people and as such, is eager to please and easy to train (he already knows "sit"). He'd be a great running companion, camping buddy or couch potato at the end of the day. Red's eagerly waiting for a home to call his own; would that be yours? (Visit Red in kennel No. 8).
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies made roughly 100 arrests for drunken driving this month. That comprises nearly half of all arrests for July in the valley.
There has been a lot of talk lately, including right in these pages, about how it's so unfair that Amazon.com and Overstock.com don't collect California state sales taxes.
"Republicans are all rich, old, white men."
Tuesday, Aug. 2
Sobriety checkpoints - like the one recently held in Santa Clarita - often fail to make even a single drunk driving arrest, despite stopping hundreds of vehicles ("DUI checkpoint planned for tonight," July 15).
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts - although some wonderful performances - and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program, he wanted to do something nice for those who preserve California's classic-car heritage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says he's aware of the controversy over drones and he'll talk to privacy and civil rights groups before deciding whether to use a pair of radio-controlled aerial surveillance craft transferred from the Seattle Police Department.
On Friday, June 6th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, June 7th, 2014.
PHOENIX (AP) - In a new revelation in the growing Veterans Affairs' scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic VA appointment list have died.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy wounded during a confrontation with a cyclist was a victim of friendly fire.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Nancy Reagan has visited the California grave of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, on the 10th anniversary of his death.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.