Dear Mayor Ferry: According to Ken Pulskamp and Ingrid Hardy, the median work for Soledad Canyon Road at Bouquet Canyon Road is to landscape with drought-resistant plants as the Castaic Lake Water Agency recommends. However, this is a redundant and an ineffective use of scarce taxpayer money. About a year ago, this same area was under construction. Now, a second make-over is breaking relatively new hardscape that uses no water, to be replaced with drought-resistant ...
With more cooks preparing meals at home, keep­ing dinner ideas fresh, easy and budget-wise can be a bit challenging at times. Jennifer Bushman, author of "The Kitchen Coach" cook­book series, knows this dilemma all too well.
Dates to Watch Saturday John Dean, whose key testimony before Congress as counsel to President Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal riveted the nation, will speak 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 24901 Orchard Village Road, Valencia. Info: www.daa.org or call (661) 309-4DAA ((661) 309-4322). Sunday The Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter will host a "Comedy Night Fundraiser" Sunday, Aug. 16, at Christ Lutheran Church, 25816 Tournament Road, Valencia. ...
Officials at Los Angeles Retarded Citizens' Ranch in Saugus are trying to make some tough choices after their budget was cut 3 percent in the wake of state revenue shortfalls.
Whoever is writing your "Our View" Opinion column on Sundays needs to take a bow. The latest one on Aug. 9, "Obama to SCV's poor: Take a hike," is another masterpiece.
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:
Labor Day officially marks the end of summer. Yet those in Entrepreneurial America know that it is past time to get back to work.
Amazingly, all parties can agree that 46 million people are not insured in the United States and this number could be higher with the recent month's job losses and layoffs.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutes 2 servings 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked 2 tablespoons Hellmann's or Best Foods Light Mayonnaise 1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeño pepper (optional) 4 slices whole grain sandwich bread 2 ounces thinly sliced low fat cheddar cheese 1/2 avocado, sliced 2 tablespoons Shedd's Spread ...
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour 8 servings 1 envelope Lipton Recipe Secrets Onion Soup Mix 2 pounds ground beef 1-1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs or 3/4 cup plain dry bread crumbs 2 eggs 1 small green bell pepper, chopped (optional) 1/4 cup water 1 cup Ragú Old World Style Pasta Sauce ...
Prep Time: 5 minutes 4 servings 1 quart Breyers All Natural Vanilla Ice Cream 1/2 cup Skippy Creamy or Super Chunk Peanut Butter, melted Your favorite sundae toppings Scoop ice cream into 4 dessert dishes. Drizzle with melted pea­nut butter, then spoon on toppings. Serve immediately.
"I'm busy, doc," deflecting my doctor's scolding for missing my annual checkup for three years.
Splat! There goes another bug on the windshield. Anyone who's ever driven down a country lane has seen it happen. A fast moving car, a cloud of multiplying insects, and a big disgusting mess. The next time that happens to you, instead of grossing out, try thinking of the experience as an astronomy lesson. Your car is Earth. The bugs are tiny flakes of comet dust. The carnage on your windshield ... it's a meteor ...
A press conference led by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriffs' Station, 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway in Santa Clarita, to discuss emergency legislation to save domestic violence center program funds in California.
U.S. House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) Monday praised the dedication and sacrifices of U.S. and international troops serving in Afghanistan following an official congressional fact-finding trip to the country last week.
Valencia, Zone 5, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snapshot for 02/11/2013 through 02/17/2013.
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PHOENIX (AP) - A woman charged in the stabbing and shooting death of her Arizona lover traded barbs with a prosecutor under a withering cross-examination as she struggled to explain why she can recall precise details of her life from years earlier, yet can't remember crucial aspects of the murder case against her.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A car bomb exploded Thursday near Syria's ruling party headquarters in Damascus, killing at least 53 people and scattering mangled bodies among the blazing wreckage in one of the bloodiest days in the capital since the uprising began almost two years ago.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A Haitian judge on Thursday summoned Jean-Claude Duvalier to appear in court after the former dictator defied an order to attend a hearing to determine whether he should again face charges for human rights abuses committed during the nearly 15 years of his brutal regime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - You think the Academy Awards are boring? Try the nominations. They only last a few minutes, but it's generally a sleepy academy suit and a sleepy starlet droning a list of names at 5:30 in the morning.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - A small private jet carrying a surgeon and members of his clinic staff aborted its landing at a Georgia airport before it hit a 60-foot utility pole and crashed in a flaming wreck, killing five people onboard and injuring two, federal authorities said Thursday.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In an agonizingly slow announcement, a magistrate allowed Oscar Pistorius to go free on bail Friday, nine days after the Paralympian was arrested in the Valentine's Day killing of his girlfriend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bullets were flying from a black Range Rover at a gray Maserati as the vehicles raced toward a red light on the Las Vegas Strip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Four young adults have been stabbed after a feud spilled out of a downtown Los Angeles nightspot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More testing must be done to determine the cause of death of a 21-year-old Canadian tourist whose body was found wedged in a water tank atop a downtown Los Angeles hotel, authorities said Thursday.
Leftists of late have become very defensive about being called socialist in their ideology, as typified by Kevin Buck's column (Feb. 19, "Straw men live in glass houses").
Just a few short days ago the lanterns fell, bringing an end to Chinese New Year season for 2013.