Glendale. Pasadena. Long Beach. Los Angeles. Those and 36 other cities in Los Angeles County have their own library systems.
A lot of kudos are due for Tuesday night's decision to delay raising sewer rates in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Arizona judge with no guts removed the guts from the recently passed Arizona immigration law Senate Bill 1070 last week.
The ill-functioning Democratic Party is in the process of spending money like a drunken sailor, and putting us in a financial hole for years to come.
Today's Opinion page (July 26) contained a great juxtaposition between Steve Lunetta's column ("Speak only when you have the facts") and Carole Lutness' letter to the editor decrying the alleged privatization of our local libraries ("Public libraries should stay public").
You know, for what appears to be about a $12-a-month hike per water bill, there is sure a lot of screaming going on. Too bad we don't get that kind of response for other, more vital items like resurfacing and restriping our roads and fixing pot holes.
I was just apprised of an article in the Fillmore paper regarding a water-treatment plant the city of Fillmore replaced ("John Jenks tours new Fillmore WRP," The Fillmore Gazette, March 18, 2009). It seems to me that the water board should know about this and it should have an effect on the need for the Santa Clarita Valley to build another, especially at the cost they are quoting.
Stumping for political office has come a long way from the Lincoln/Douglas debates in terms of cost (and annoyance).
Last week I discussed the improbable possibility of a recall election of the sitting Santa Clarita City Council members who annoy a significant slice of the small electorate in the city, mainly by the fact that they still sit on that august elected body. This week I move forward to examine another mooted possibility: Electing the five council members by districts rather than the current at-large system.
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.
Jed Blaugrund spun his dance partner around as vocalist Rick Michael, sitting just a few feet away, sang "It had to be you" into his microphone.
The Santa Clarita Blue Heat suited up for their last regular-season game against the Colorado Rush on July 15, but the United Soccer Leagues W-League was far from finished.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Giants are going to training camp with all their draft picks signed.
Caren Rosen, a freshman from Saugus High School, and Carissa Costanzo, a freshman from William S. Hart High School, recently achieved their goal of making the world a better place and creating smiles on the faces of Santa Clarita Valley seniors.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, Saugus graduate Tommy Milone pitched six strong innings, and the Oakland Athletics won 4-3 over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
To encourage residents of Castaic/West Ranch to enjoy the surf, sand, and surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will once again sponsor the Summer Beach Bus.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed in Afghanistan, details emerging about the soldier, the deal and how the rescue came together are only adding to the list of questions.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.
Petitions that sought to block a plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing older billboards in the center of town have qualified for a referendum, officials said Friday.
Elementary school enrollment deadlines are just weeks away and it's crunch time on getting your child into the right school.
LONDON (AP) - Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
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.