In response to the recent rhetoric regarding "environmental terrorism": OK, I get what City Councilman Frank Ferry ("Ferry: Stop 'developmental terrorism,'" June 1) is trying to say, although I might have used the term "developmental obstructionists," because there are indeed vocal individuals in our valley who attempt to oppose any new development for any reason in Santa Clarita.
Are you appalled by the front-page story ("City OK's $117K 'Old West' re-do for Newhall Library," May 13) regarding the cost of revised architectural drawings for our new library? So was I.
It is an eagerly awaited rite of summer when the cherries begin to ripen in the Leona Valley.
June 23 For one day only, Salon Glo and Kerastase are inviting the community for a complimentary Kerastase hair treatment and blow dry (value $70), donations of $10 or more to Locks of Love suggested but not mandatory, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Salon Glo, 23961 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia. RSVP. Info: (661) 799-9300. June 25 Texas Hold 'Em tournament with dinner and auction to benefit Valencia High School Girls Basketball, $85 in advance, $100 at door, ...
Discount tickets to Hurricane Harbor The Sunrise Rotary Club will offer $15 discount tic-kets to Hurricane Harbor for use between May 29-July 5. Nonprofits can purchase tickets for $13 to resell at $15. Info: Bob (661) 250-1023, Frank (661) 294-1010 or Liz (661) 253-1026. Sports Club meeting California's Complete Sports Club, also known as Century City Ski Club, meets 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at Marie Callendar's across from Magic Mountain on ...
Maxi's 30 minutes to homemade sweet cherry jam Ingredients 2 cups prepared fruit (buy about 1-1/2 pounds fully ripe sweet cherries) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4-1/4 cups sugar, measured into separate bowl 3/4 cup water 1 box Sure-Jell fruit pectin Preparation Prep: 30 minutes RINSE clean plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly. STEM and pit cherries. Finely chop or grind fruit. Measure exactly 2 cups prepared fruit into large bowl. ...
Members of Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley filled the banquet room of LeChene French Cuisine recently to honor three of their own - outgoing President Cindy Kittle, incoming President Karla Edwards and newly named Zontian of the Year Peggy Edwards.
Tristan C. Wallace Air Force Airman Tristan C. Wallace graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. He is the ...
Sacramento, Calif. -- California Secretary of State Debra Bowen qualified the State Parks and Wildlife Conservation Trust Fund Act of 2010 for the Nov. 2 statewide ballot today.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 337 votes from late afternoon Saturday, June 5 to afternoon Saturday, June 12, 2010. Question: "Who's responsible for cleaning up the Gulf oil spill?" * The federal government (10 votes) * BP (158 votes) * BP and the feds (159 votes) * What oil spill? (10 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll, in ...
Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival will open its production of "The Tempest" on Saturday, July 17, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Towsley Canyon Park.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Consumer Watchdog Friday praised three Congressmen for releasing Google's purported explanation of its three-year WiSpy snooping and endorsed a call for a Congressional hearing about the incident. Consumer Watchdog also called for the Federal Communications Commission to investigate.
Even though Barack Obama was not my choice to fill the presidential slot, my hope was that he would bring balance to our nation.
I was challenged the other day to say something positive about socialism, by naming some place where it's worked, and there is such a place.
Certainly I am not the only one who misses John Boston's contributions to The Signal. I have only read the paper occasionally since his departure.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
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.