If nothing else, working in the news business quickly teaches one to develop a thick skin. We've gotten used to name-calling, accusations and death threats - and we don't obsess too much over them, because it comes with the territory.
The-Signal.com, the No. 1 online source for news in the Santa Clarita Valley, has added a new widget to its home page, providing links to continuously updated Associated Press multimedia coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 548 votes from late afternoon Friday, Feb. 5 to afternoon Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.
Wana Iguana Mexican Grill will host a fundraising event to benefit Walk MS 2010 at its Valencia location Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
I've heard of all-star casts, but "Valentine's Day" has a complete star cast. What did other movies do for talent when this one was filming? It has 21 actors who can be considered stars, and some are very big stars indeed. It's like the famous poster for "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World," with a traffic jam of famous faces.
Many of our Santa Clarita clients are still trying to recover lost retirement funds from the recent economic downturn.
A Los Angeles court rejected a local environmentalist group's lawsuit against the city over the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's planned expansion, hospital officials said Friday.
One of our first acts when moving to the Santa Clarita Valley was subscribing to The Signal.
"America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts."
Truth is a precious commodity that seems to be under attack consistently. The truth is this was formed as a Christian country. In 1620, all 41 men aboard the Mayflower signed a covenant declaring: "In the name of God, amen. We, whose names are underwritten, having undertaken for the glory of God and advancement of the Christian faith."
NORWALK, Calif. - A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge ruled yesterday, rejecting a lawsuit brought against the city of Santa Clarita over the approval of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital master plan expansion, concluding that "The petitioner has not established that there was any prejudicial abuse of discretion." ...Therefore, "The petition is denied."
The December 2008 lawsuit filed by Santa Clarita Organizing for Planning and Environment (SCOPE) and Community Advocates for Health Care SCV challenged the adequacy of the project's environmental impact report (EIR). However, the judge disagreed with each of the petitioners' arguments in the case.
Christian poets contest
The 2010 Women's Conference hosted by Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) is set for Saturday, Feb. 13, in the cafeteria/student center building at College of the Canyons' main campus in Valencia from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
This spring, the Santa Clarita City Council is very pleased to celebrate the culmination of nearly 10 years of hard work completing the Cross Valley Connector, an 8½-mile cross-town roadway that connects Interstate-5/Highway 126 with Highway 14 (aka the Antelope Valley Freeway) through our city.
The final leg of the roadway is the link between Golden Valley Road and Bouquet Canyon Road/Newhall Ranch Road in Canyon Country, which will officially open to the public on Saturday, March 27.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The XXI Olympic Winter Games begin Friday, and that's about the only thing certain about them.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A search of the San Francisco apartment of a social media expert turned up ball bearings, screws and components needed to make a homemade bomb, the FBI said in an affidavit unsealed Tuesday.
Our first run together was a disaster.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Right up until the moment Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed, U.S. officials weren't sure the Taliban would really release the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan in exchange for high-level militants detained at Guantanamo Bay.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Navy has decided to give a letter of reprimand to a former Blue Angels commander accused of allowing sexual harassment in the workplace during his time as leader of the famed precision flying team.
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian troops on Tuesday launched an offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern city of Slovyansk and advanced through the city's outskirts, the nation's interior minister said.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - A Pakistan air force fighter jet crashed into the country's largest city after a technical fault Tuesday, killing two pilots and a civilian on the ground, authorities said.
DETROIT (AP) - Brisk demand for SUVs and pickup trucks - and five sunny weekends - likely pushed U.S. auto sales to a seven-year high in May.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe and at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.
The first gubernatorial primary under California's new top-two system has evolved into a typical campaign between Republicans hoping to come in second, pitting a state lawmaker who is a tea party favorite against a socially moderate investment banker making his first run for public office.
I take a great deal of pride in living in Santa Clarita. I am a lifelong resident, and I've dedicated myself to serving the community because I believe this is one of the greatest places to live in Southern California.
I've lived in Santa Clarita for decades and I've been privileged to serve you on our City Council.
Mercedes-Benz of Valencia only opened its doors in December 2005, but it already needs to expand.
Family owned for 35 years, CBC Cleaning and Restoration has offered the Santa Clarita Valley's residential and commercial homeowners a slew of services to help restore and maintain flooring of all types.