In Time magazine ("10 Questions for Charlie Crist," June 21), Florida Gov. Charlie Crist said he recently left his political party. He's running as an independent for a Senate seat. He explains why he left his party.
The political cartoon by Adam Zyglis on Aug. 8 was a real hoot. It shows a fence around a vacant lot with a sign reading "ground zero," with an angry American protestor next to it labeled "ground zero tolerance." Pretty interesting view.
Hanley Investment Group, a boutique retail-investment advisory firm, announced that Tesoro Village, a 74,415-square-foot Valencia shopping center located near the intersection of Copper Hill Drive and Avenida Rancho Tesoro, is being marketed for sale for $31.5 million.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) is holding its monthly business luncheon, Aug. 17 at 11:45 a.m. Keynote speaker, Carl Newton, city attorney for Santa Clarita, will offer a unique overview of the city of Santa Clarita based on his 23 years of service. Councilman Bob Kellar, a longtime resident of the Santa Clarita Valley and mayor in 2004 and 2008, will join Newton.
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.
The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications from local residents interested in filling a vacant seat on the Measure SA Citizens Oversight Committee. The purpose of the committee is to review the use of funds spent from the $300-million school-construction bond passed by 2008 and issue reports on how the funds are spent.
About 40 Santa Clarita Valley youngsters rolled up their sleeves and felt the pinch of a needle Wednesday as part of a new local health clinic's back-to-school immunization fair.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To reduce racial and gang-motivated jail violence, the Board of Supervisors extended an agreement with the Amer-I-Can Foundation to continue disturbance mediation training classes to jail inmates, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred Monday afternoon in the 17500 block of Polar Point Lane, Canyon Country.
London (AP) - Hold off from hugging an Indian, don't be alarmed if the French are rude and never mistake a Canadian for an American.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance rapid initial air attacks on wildfires in Los Angeles County, the Fire Department has renewed their lease for an S-64E Helitanker from Erickson Air-Crane, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Valencia High School junior Jasper Byrd recently completed the first step of the Future Astronaut Training Program at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
Teachers in the Santa Clarita Valley from public, private and home schools are invited to submit essays to be published in The Signal's "Zone for Kids."
The city of Santa Clarita's attorney will be the keynote speaker at the Valley Industry Association's Aug. 17 luncheon at the Valencia Country Club.
Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it's summer.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
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Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
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.