As usual, Uncle Earl wants to share his opinions on the ballot propositions for our upcoming election. So, pencil in hand, I furiously scribbled down his comments:
Canyon Country library users must be furious. The county and city are playing power games, resulting in the Canyon Country library staying closed and with taxpayers' money in limbo.
Well, the Santa Clarita City Council has opened Pandora's box. Now that the city has decided to go with a for-profit library system, which will not take over until next year, the county has logically decided - and rightly so - that it will not spend any more money finishing the re-remodeling of the Canyon Country library. It was supposed to reopen this fall.
For many years, I have listened to and read about various murder trials, sentencing and death-row fights to save the defendants who have been put on death row to await their fate.
Four years can change a lot. At least that's what state Sen. Tony Strickland is banking on in his race to be elected California's top money manager.
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.
HOLLYWOOD -- On the day when rock icon John Lennon would have become a septuagenarian, thousands of fans from around the world gathered to remember the floppy-haired lad from Liverpool who just wanted to give peace a chance.
"Now, this needs to be kept secret until I file the lawsuit and the city is served," said the gravelly voice of Don Ricketts through the telephone, with a conspiratorial tone that I knew revealed a twinkle in his eye.
In The Signal's article on Save Our Library's suit to block privatization of the libraries ("City sued over libraries," Oct. 5), the city attorney assured the public that the proposed contract with Library Systems & Services LLC (LSSI) will fully protect library patrons' privacy.
Regarding "Boxer and Fiorina are a study in opposites," Oct. 3: I'm not sure how Roger Gitlin attained op-ed column status in your Sunday edition, but so it goes. However, I cannot allow his support for Carly Fiorina (for U.S. Senate) to go unanswered.
I often wonder just when, and at whose insistence, the great virtues of modesty and humility became detrimental to the human condition. They seem not only to be in short supply, but increasingly their absence is applauded and even intentionally sought after.
The Board of Directors for Tesoro del Valle homeowners' association would like to correct some misconceptions that surround the city of Santa Clarita's attempt to prematurely and only partially annex the Tesoro community.
Humboldt Squad, a band based in the Santa Clarita Valley, will host Feed the SCV, a concert to raise funds and gather food for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry on Nov. 6.
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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.