When my oldest son was 2 years old, he went missing one day. We frantically looked for him, but he was not in our house. A search of the backyard and garage yielded nothing.
I just finished reading the article from Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, in the Aug. 10 issue of The Signal. Excuse me, I'll be right back, don't go away because I'm going to be sick to my stomach.
Few towns can boast a history as diverse or interesting as Newhall. In the 1870s, it was a place where miners - be they Mexican, Indian or white - brought gold dust from nearby Placerita Canyon to George Campton's general store to buy their necessaries.
John and Tracey Sherman of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Dawn Sherman to Matthew William Davis of Stevenson Ranch.
May 12, 2011
Ruben S. Herrera
Barbara Houston of Palmdale is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Brittany Anne Houston to Kevin Anthony Vensko of Canyon Country.
Blues Society pro jam
SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending August 14, 2011:
Five out of six Santa Clarita Valley residents were too busy to comment on National Relaxation Day, proposed for Monday, an informal survey found last week.
It's back-to-school time in the Santa Clarita Valley. Students from Castaic Union School District are already back in the classroom, Sulphur Springs goes back Aug. 18, Saugus schools begin on Aug. 17, most Newhall schools go back Aug. 17, and Hart District students begin on Aug. 18.
"If you build it, he will come" is the line made famous in the movie "Field of Dreams."
Just a bit over a year ago, police and emergency workers in the upscale Dallas suburb of Coppell, Texas, found Mayor Jayne Peters (an acquaintance of my Nebraska bride when we lived in that city in the mid-90s) and her 19-year-old daughter Corinne shot to death in their suburban home.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records. It's the first legislative response to the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and the Senate is expected to take it up. But civil liberties activists and technology companies say the bill doesn't go nearly far enough.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett has been charged with a misdemeanor following his arrest at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for allegedly refusing to cooperate with police.
URUMQI, China (AP) - Attackers hurled bombs from two SUVs that plowed through shoppers at a busy street market in China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang on Thursday, killing 31 people and wounding more than 90, local officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren't included in the price of a ticket and how much extra they'll cost.
TAMPA, Florida (AP) - In the 2008 movie "Iron Man," the main character becomes a superhero after building a suit of armor with an exoskeleton that gives him incredible strength.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California's state parks director abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday, just 19 months after he took control of a department that had been rocked by years of fiscal mismanagement.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jeff Carter and the Los Angeles Kings know how to come back in the playoffs. This was no big deal compared to the first two rounds.
With all of the Santa Clarita Valley boys tennis teams eliminated from the postseason, it's time to turn our attention to the CIF-Southern Section individual sectionals.
A month ago, I was at wit's end.
Stacy Keyte had just re-enlisted in the National Guard in 2004 when she got pregnant with her son, Caleb. He was a year old when she got a call at her job at a local bank. She was being deployed to Iraq.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - After a sniper's bullet killed her husband in Afghanistan earlier this year, Misty Vivirito moved herself and four daughters from a San Diego Marine Corps base to a home in Southern California's Antelope Valley with room enough for horses and other farm animals.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will stage a checkpoint to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or operating their vehicles without a license on Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A woman who was 15 when she disappeared from her California home a decade ago has contacted police and told them she was kidnapped by a man who sexually assaulted her, forced her into marriage and fathered a child with her, authorities said Wednesday.
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - A grandmother arrived at a dilapidated home on a busy Southern California street to visit her daughter and three grandchildren, only to find the girls' small, blood-covered bodies neatly arranged on a bed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It takes more than a squeaky toy and a camera to capture memorable pet portraits.