I became a fan of the Cross Town Cowboys after Ms. Aleks Gajewski's article on the group back in February ("The cowboy life through song," The Signal, Feb. 9).
I am appalled at the lack of concern our school district (the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District) seems to have for the safety of our junior high and high school students regarding transportation to and from school.
Now is the summer of our discontent, made glorious by the disaffected whines of the GOP. Their stern alarms changed our merry meetings, their dreadful marches befouled delightful measures.
One talented winner will get his or her "big break" at the FAME National Talent Search Finale, to be held at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m.
With the unemployment rate soaring to frightening levels, it is understandable why many job seekers are feeling the need to scream. Six Flags Magic Mountain is looking for people with unbridled energy, boundless enthusiasm and a bit of a dark side for the annual "Fright Fest" celebration.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian was killed in the line of duty eight years ago on Aug. 31, 2001.
When we talk about health care reform, we have to define exactly what we mean by using the term.
I am 88 years old and it really bothers me when elected officials voice their own misleading interpretations of a congressional bill and frighten seniors into thinking that the bill would have dire consequences.
Jim McElvain ("Why reform health care?" in The Signal, Aug. 21) asks why we don't simply expand Medicare to cover everyone "from day one instead of 62 or 65."
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
It was 3 a.m. Sunday when sheriff's deputies came through the Thousand Trails RV park in Acton, knocking on doors and calling through bullhorns for residents to get out.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old boy Saturday after an alleged attempt to burglarize a Canyon Country home, said Lt. Robert Lewis.
Sen. Tony Strickland has said that a proposed new state constitution is an "end run to circumvent Proposition 13." Assemblyman Cameron Smyth supports Proposition 13, and a convention if the people want it.
Dates to Watch:
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.