"I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree." Too bad our society seems to have lost its appreciation of trees. They're great for the environment. When I moved here in 1972 there was a marvelous oak tree in the middle of Lyons Avenue, said to be 400 years old. Then one day it was gone, removed, it was said, by Newhall Land and Farming Co. That was just the ...
"New private school upsets neighbors," The Signal, August 22. Zoning laws dictate that multiple families cannot live in a single-family home, yet during the day neighbors in that Castaic neighborhood must endure 100 kids. Imagine what Back to School Night will look like.
Hey Robert, I live in a rural area. One of my neighbors had a small kitchen fire this weekend. We put it out very quickly and there was not a lot of damage done. I started looking and realized there are no fire hydrants located anywhere on our street. Would this be something that we would be charged for, or how much would it cost if we hired someone to install one? Brian C. Hello ...
So, you still aren't ready to buy those spiral fluorescent light bulbs everyone is pushing? Saving natural resources, doing your part to fight global warming and even saving money aren't enough motivation? Fine. Here's one more reason to change your mind and go with "green" light.
Jessica Lynn Posner and Scot Lawrence Peeples were wed Aug. 23 at a private estate in Newhall, Calif.
As you all know by now, I had a pretty good week last week. I don't think that I could have asked for things to turn out better. The last time I left you all I was preparing for my competition at the Olympics to begin. While I was in Beijing I had an opportunity to get some good treatment from the USA team doctors on my Achilles. I was feeling good enough to get ...
As your supermarket receipts sadly show, the price of many food items keeps escalating. Dairy products have jumped nearly 11 percent over the past year, coffee costs almost 9 percent more, and a dozen eggs are up 43 cents.
A flag football league for special needs athletes has been a big hit for local youth players.
Presentation planned for rose soil secrets The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society will meet 2:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Topic: Gisele Schoniger on "Soil Secrets for Growing Fabulous Roses." Gisele represents the Dr. Earth company and will discuss the many products they have available for roses, such as potting soils, fertilizers, and soil amendments. She will discuss trends in the industry, how to build the microbial life ...
There are many activities that enhance a child's total learning experience outside of school. Fortunately, the Santa Clarita Valley has many opportunities to choose among many high-quality programs, practically one for every interest or talent.
Girls basketball coaches can look at West Ranch High School for a possible job. The West Ranch High School girls basketball program has two openings. One is for a junior varsity head coaching opening, the other is for a freshman opening. Candidates should exhibit effective communication skills, display professional demeanor in representing an education institution, demonstrate outstanding organizational skills and is highly qualified to teach basketball to high school students. Those interested can call assistant ...
"It's a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high today, and tax revenues are too low, and the soundest way to raise revenues in the long run is to cut tax rates now."
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will host its annual "Fun in the Sun Chili Cook-off" Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic, giving chili lovers a chance to sample dozens of different chili recipes and raise money for two local charities.
The Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday that sales of existing single-family homes increased 22.2 percent throughout the Santa Clarita Valley during July.
A new Newhall Library in Old Town Newhall sounds a bit oxymoronic, but it sure is the best idea I've heard in years.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his underground survival shelter. It won't be the typical, cramped Cold War-era bunker. It will hold 20 people.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.