I am a progressive Democrat who voted no on most of the propositions on the May 19 ballot, but it was not because I am tired of being taxed to death as Lynn Vakay says in her "Coming together to stop the props" Opinion column (The Signal, May 15).
A fatal traffic collision occurred Friday afternoon on Sand Canyon Road south of the 14 Freeway. Deputies from the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the location and reports of a vehicle collision involving two vehicles.
As part of the ongoing effort to deter and combat gang related crime and activity in the Santa Clarita Valley, several law enforcement personnel from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's Detective Bureau, the city of Santa Clarita/Sheriff's COBRA Unit and the Community Interaction Team (CIT), joined in partnership with United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials and representatives from the Los Angeles County Department of Probation, to carry out a targeted gang enforcement operation in the SCV Wednesday, May 27.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 1,266 votes from late afternoon Friday, May 15 to late afternoon Friday, May 29, 2009.
The city of Santa Clarita, in conjunction with Magic Mountain, will host a National Weather Service Weather Spotter Training and Recruitment session on Tuesday, June 16 at 7 p.m.
A "Fandango de Veracruz" -- a Son Jarocho-style festival featuring music, dance and food -- will fill the Newhall Community Center Friday afternoon starting at 5.
The Playboy Jazz Festival will once again bring to life some of the greatest moments in jazz when the Festival presents the acclaimed "Playboy Jazz on Film" program, in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) film department.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is inviting all equestrians and trail supporters to join him for the "Antonovich Trail Dusters" annual horseback ride on Sunday, May 31.
Marc Emmer, president of Optimize Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in strategic planning and performance management, will facilitate a panel discussion to share insights learned from the Santa Clarita Valley's inaugural Best Employer competition at the next Valley Industrial Association business luncheon.
Coroner's investigators identified an 85-year-old man Thursday who was found dead after he drove his car off of Vasquez Canyon Road Wednesday afternoon, plummeting approximately 200 feet into a ravine.
Wayne Wright of Simi Valley recently was named by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth as the 38th Assembly District's Veteran of the Year.
Two suspected gang members were arrested early Thursday and a third was in the hospital after they beat and tried to rob a man on a Canyon Country bike path, sheriff's officials said.
The name alone, "Drag Me to Hell," tells you exactly what this is: an unabashed celebration of B-movie schlockery. But the dichotomies director Sam Raimi presents within that familiar genre are what make this such a kick.
A three-act musical comedy, "The Apple Tree" will be presented 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday in the Hart High School Auditorium, 24825 North Newhall Ave., Newhall. "The Apple Tree" is directed by Gail Hart and Ryan Viramontes. Tickets are available at the door.
"Up" is a wonderful film, with characters who are as believable as any characters can be who spend much of their time floating above the rain forests of Venezuela. They have tempers, problems and obsessions. They are cute and goofy, but they aren't cute in the treacly way of little cartoon animals. They're cute in the human way of the animation master Hayao Miyazaki.
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.