One of the thorniest actions a municipality can embark upon center around development and the development process. It was, in fact, development - or overdevelopment, as the case may be - and a desire to preserve what is special about our community that helped to bring about the city of Santa Clarita.
"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil."
Avocados. Strawberries. Flowers. Ventura County farmers say we're killing their crops because we're sending too much chloride - salt - down the Santa Clara River.
Matt Diederich did a great job in proving my point about non-critical thinkers ("On being noncritical," June 20). Just because it is the first definition doesn't mean that this definition applies in the context of the usage.
Carole Lutness set her hair on fire today in a letter about the BP oil spill ("Make them think twice," June 22) in which she accuses BP of "multiple criminal violations of the Clean Water Act ... anti-corruption law violations including criminal neglect, subterfuge, collusion, public lying ... negligent and reckless homicide of many people" among other things.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
When I see the heartbreaking images from this BP oil disaster - ruined beaches, dying wildlife and individuals who are out of work - it makes me realize that it's truly time for us to end our reliance on oil and move toward clean energy.
I love our new Golden Valley Road extension, and driving unimpeded to and fro in the Santa Clarita Valley.
For the past eight weeks or so, to the detriment of other news, prime-time programming has focused on the spill, the spin and the spats that erupted in the wake of the deadly Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a fundraiser and party at Six Flags Magic Mountain on May 20.
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.
You bet the sound and the fury drown out the issue.
I recently introduced legislation with Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., to honor Andrea Mead Lawrence, a two-time gold medal winner and dedicated public servant who spent her career working to protect our most valuable lands.
The world moves fast for many investors, and numerous daily responsibilities can often cause some to lose sight of the financial big picture while focusing on the tasks at hand. Nevertheless, having an established and comprehensive long-term financial plan is very important.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - For the Calder family, the "Frozen" frenzy began when the Disney movie came out in late 2013 and they took their 7-year-old daughter Caroline to see it in the theater.
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.