This week, the focus is internal.
Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County have been working together to update the Santa Clarita Valley's general plan.
Ann McFeatters, like all liberal columnists, wishes to find ways to blame Republicans for our national deficits because those nefarious fellows do not wish to increase taxes, even those on the wealthiest earners ("U.S. falls in global rating," Sept. 12).
Proposition 8 deserved to be negated for any number of reasons, least not being that anything "religious" should never influence any legal standing on a state or federal level.
Just two months ago, the William S. Hart Union High School District board generously bestowed seven years of health benefits upon the retiring superintendent. Fast forward to today and they are dropping five days from the school year to save money. Coincidence? At the time, district board President Paul Strickland said of the health-care package vote: "We thought that was the right thing to do because he's close to age 65."
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
The first Mayor's Walk, which will be held as part of the city's annual marathon, is set for Sunday, Nov. 17.
The city of Santa Clarita Transit's North Hollywood commuter route celebrated its one-year anniversary last month by becoming the most heavily used commuter route with an average of 16,000 rides per month.
Academy Swim Club's Aquatic SAFE (Safety & Family Education) Ambassadors swam across Castaic Lower Lake on Saturday, Sept. 11.
This week, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons and the i3 Advanced Technology Incubator (ATI) will host the free conference Health Insurance Solutions from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 17, in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 258, located on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus.
The Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has hired James Morgan after a "thorough and extensive executive search process," according to a statement from the nonprofit group which oversees the senior center's operations.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has placed Charlie Gill, former Chamber board president, in the position of executive director on an interim basis, it was announced today.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced that Charlie Gill, president of Integrated Property Services Group, Inc. and former SCV Chamber of Commerce chairman, will assume a part time role as interim director of the Chamber as the search for a permanent president/CEO formally commences.
Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton has joined the faculty of California Institute of the Arts School of Theater.
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clutch hitting from Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez helped the Pittsburgh Pirates finally win a series in Dodger Stadium after a seven-year drought.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.
CHICAGO (AP) - Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night.