In response to the letter by Robert Davenport ("American values," June 19): Wow! Quite the diatribe.
Residents of Castaic have been promised a high school, and have suffered long school commutes for many years. The entire Santa Clarita Valley voted in bonds to help build that school, but for one reason or another, it has still not been built.
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Robert DiPrimio, president and general manager of the Valencia Water Company, will be leaving the water retailer next month for a job with a San Gabriel Valley utility, it was reported Wednesday.
A summary of events Wednesday, July 14, Day 85 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast killed 11 workers. Since then, oil has been pouring into the Gulf from a blown-out undersea well.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The locals are famous for saying that if it's "nae rain and nae wind then it's nae golf."
There was rain. And there was wind.
The Career Center at College of the Canyons hosted CareerCampSCV for more than 100 people at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on Saturday, July 10.
College of the Canyons will begin selling single-event tickets for the 2010-2011 "COC Presents Series" season on Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. Ticket sales will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and will continue during regular box-office hours, which are Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Headlining acts for the 2010-11 season include Michael Bolton, War, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and One Night of Queen.
Sheriff's deputies arrested three Sacramento men this week who allegedly tried to get people in Stevenson Ranch to donate money for what they said claimed an anti-gang youth group - but turned out to be their own gasoline fund.
"So, what's the bottom line?" Arnie resolutely and warmly asked. Behind him in a wooden casket lay his beloved wife, Candi. Before him, hundreds of friends overflowed the sanctuary into the cemetery courtyard.
Enriching an already impressive crop of NCAA Division I softball recruits from the Santa Clarita Valley over the last few years, Karlie Habitz verbally committed to Penn State last week.
The shelves at most bookstores are crammed with interesting books. Unfortunately, most business owners don't have the time to read everything they would like to. Some don't read anything at all, particularly when it comes to books on business.
A Valencia father was reunited with his missing son Tuesday morning after some restaurant employees spotted the teen wandering near Castaic Road and matched his face with a picture in The Signal.
I am just heartsick over the fact that our government intends to bring a lawsuit against Arizona. It is mind-blowing. Usually, I get angry. But this is unforgivable.
OK, I get it. They are trying to hold us hostage ,and make us pay $210 million to build a reverse-osmosis system so Ventura County farmers can have clean water downstream.
IMPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine Corps official says the military is working on a plan to help three displaced families whose homes were damaged when one of its jets slammed into a neighborhood in the small Southern California desert city of Imperial.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) - General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.
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.