Change is afoot in Santa Clarita, and change can be a scary thing. We know what we've got now; what will things look like if we change them?
Keep everything simple.
Thanks to The Signal and Jim Holt for a fine series of articles on the subject of salt in the Santa Clara River. One especially important topic that was not mentioned, however, is disposal of the waste product - called brine - associated with reverse osmosis.
Our city is considering adding an incredibly expensive $250 million treatment plant to lower the salt content in our reclaimed water, which we currently discharge into the Santa Clara River - an otherwise bone-dry creekbed.
The Tuesday meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council confirmed what I have suspected for quite some time. Four of the five council members are completely out of step with their constituency.
A rite of fall passed recently that all now-suffering real-estate agents and brokers look forward to for inclusion in their sales and marketing folders.
I was saddened to learn of the death of Santa Clarita's former Assemblyman Keith Richman. I wanted to make sure The Signal, as one of the keepers of Santa Clarita's history, had in its archives the detail of some very important work Dr. Richman did on a critical public-health issue in Santa Clarita
In a previous column ("Solutions to our water issues," July 25), I detailed my intention to, if elected to the Castaic Lake Water Agency board, attack some of the most urgent and persistent issues facing ratepayers in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Golden Valley's junior varsity football team has already turned the corner. The tricky part is keeping the trend toward success going.
On Tuesday evening, I was one of 50 impassioned speakers who expressed dire concerns over the Santa Clarita City Council's proposed agreement with Library Systems and Services. LSS is a for-profit library company that is now set to take over the Santa Clarita branches of the Los Angeles County Public Library System.
Those of you old and hip enough to remember the band Chicago will understand the title of this column as being one of their more enigmatic hits. On the surface, the question seems rather foolish. Of course we know what time it is, because our cell phone tells us so.
Dear Mayor Laurene Weste and Santa Clarita City Council members:
John and Susan Cooper sipped wine and talked with friends before settling down to a potluck dinner and literary discussion with members of their Valencia book club, just as they have nearly every month for eight years.
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.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Eddie Espinoza will be cheering a little louder than anyone else for California Chrome in the Belmont Stakes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost to the U.S. manufacturing industry and create jobs.
Emergency preparedness is a universal necessity for families facing any kind of difficulty. Women who are alone during an emergency can help themselves in several ways.
SANTA CLARITA - On May 31, 2014, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will open a new 2,000 square foot Mega Passport Office at the Castaic Branch Post Office, located at the Santa Clarita Processing and Distribution Center, 28201 Franklin Parkway in Santa Clarita. This new unit will have additional staffing and expanded hours to make it easy and convenient to apply for a U.S. passport.
Common wisdom typically paints the home to be a more calming place than the office. That may not be the case.
Americans are confused about what insurers take into account when setting their auto insurance premiums, according to a new study.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - A dog seen on security camera footage attacking a Central California boy until it is chased off by a cat has been euthanized.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - When astronaut Scott Kelly embarks on a one-year space station stint next spring, his twin brother will be offering more than his usual moral support.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world's most indispensable nation, even after a "long season of war," but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn't run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people sickened since March 2013.
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IRWINDALE (AP) - The heat may finally be going out of a confrontation between a chili-sauce maker and a Los Angeles suburb.
NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Rumbling down the runway at New York's JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for Denver.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Charting an end to America's longest war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year but then withdrawing virtually all by the close of 2016 and the conclusion of his presidency.