In response to Lynne Plambeck's July 2 column (Opinion, "Global warming, air pollution and children's lungs"): Climate-change legislation is nothing but an excuse used by nanny-government statists to seize power from the people, destroy our economy and attempt social engineering on a massive and never-before-seen scale.
The Canyon Theatre Guild will celebrate the past year of shows and the volunteers who helped make it all possible. The Goldies are a night for us at the theatre to say "Thank You," to everyone who helped make the 2008-2009 season such a memorable one.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association will present "60 Minutes With An Artist" on July 19 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Valencia Library Community Room.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - An advocate for foster youth and adoption, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has been reappointed to the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care by Chief Justice Ronald M. George of the California Supreme Court.
On Monday, August 17, the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley will host its annual charity golf tournament at the prestigious Valencia Country Club. The Golf Tournament is set to kick-off with a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m.
Funded by the city of Santa Clarita and established in February 2006, the award winning VIDA Program or Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives, is a 16-week program designed to assist "at-risk" youth between the ages of 12 and 17 by redirecting negative behavior into positive alternatives.
The Santa Clarita Valley International Program (SCVIP) is pleased to launch the Santa Clarita Valley International Pageant.
A brushfire erupted Saturday in Valencia just off The Old Road but was quickly doused.
The William S. Hart Union High School District has created a Twitter account and an electronic message system that allows community members to choose the kind of information they want to receive from the district through e-mail messages.
Local sheriff's deputies assisted an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in detaining either a "drunk or insane" man at gunpoint Saturday afternoon at Sierra Highway and Sand Canyon Road, according to Sgt. Brian Allen of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
I have, on occasion, been told the ending to a movie I wanted to see or a book I was reading.
I'm a little concerned with the apparent indifference and apathetic views Roger Gitlin voiced in his commentary regarding the reported increase of hate crimes ("Hate crimes on the rise? Much ado about nothing," The Signal, Opinion, July 6).
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth's Web site expounds on his concern for California's educational system.
I wonder what Bill Kennedy was thinking when he wrote his commentary "Ready, fire, aim!" (The Signal, opinion, June 26).
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NEW YORK (AP) - Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rounding out his Cabinet, President Barack Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration.
NEW DELHI (AP) - A 51-year-old Danish tourist was gang-raped near a popular shopping area in New Delhi after she got lost and approached a group of men for directions back to her hotel, police said Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Vermont is grappling with painkiller and heroin abuse, a challenge leaders say is fueling crime and wrecking lives and families disproportionately in this tiny state.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Students escaping chilly winter temperatures in southeastern New Mexico were congregated in the Berrendo Middle School gym, waiting for classes to start when they heard a loud pop.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world - but not in the United States - that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Federal rules that went into effect Friday, Jan. 10, provide homeowners and consumers shopping for a home mortgage new rights and greater protection from harmful lending practices, while also probably slowing the pace of home price increases and forging a stronger, more stable housing market.
Santa Clarita Realtors installed incoming president Nancy Starczyk as President of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, SCV Division, on Friday night.
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.