"Now, this needs to be kept secret until I file the lawsuit and the city is served," said the gravelly voice of Don Ricketts through the telephone, with a conspiratorial tone that I knew revealed a twinkle in his eye.
In The Signal's article on Save Our Library's suit to block privatization of the libraries ("City sued over libraries," Oct. 5), the city attorney assured the public that the proposed contract with Library Systems & Services LLC (LSSI) will fully protect library patrons' privacy.
Regarding "Boxer and Fiorina are a study in opposites," Oct. 3: I'm not sure how Roger Gitlin attained op-ed column status in your Sunday edition, but so it goes. However, I cannot allow his support for Carly Fiorina (for U.S. Senate) to go unanswered.
I often wonder just when, and at whose insistence, the great virtues of modesty and humility became detrimental to the human condition. They seem not only to be in short supply, but increasingly their absence is applauded and even intentionally sought after.
The Board of Directors for Tesoro del Valle homeowners' association would like to correct some misconceptions that surround the city of Santa Clarita's attempt to prematurely and only partially annex the Tesoro community.
Humboldt Squad, a band based in the Santa Clarita Valley, will host Feed the SCV, a concert to raise funds and gather food for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry on Nov. 6.
Planning a trip out of town?
Residents turn out to support more than 100 local businesses that had exhibits at the 26th annual Santa Clarita Community Expo held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Santa Clarita. The show continues today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit facebook.com/scvchamberexpo.
With many pollsters predicting the Republican Party is poised to take back the House of Representatives in November, the Santa Clarita Valley finds itself with a unique opportunity.
Linda Magara, 2010 Santa Clarita Valley Club winner of the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business award, will be presented with the 2010 Zonta International District 9 JMK award on Wednesday at the Club business meeting held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Valencia.
So many in our community work hard for their money and for us: firemen, police, teachers, etc. Their reward is not just a good salary, but also a promise of benefits in their old age - pensions.
As a longtime resident of Santa Clarita (I was here when it was Newhall, Valencia and Saugus), I have learned to be patient when driving here.
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.
On Nov. 2, voters will decide who represents one of the largest Congressional districts in California - incumbent Republican Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, or second-time Democratic challenger Jackie Conaway.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers was spotted three times Thursday but has so far eluded a massive manhunt in the normally tranquil east coast city of Moncton, police said.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.