It's the last Sunday in July. The holidays will be here before we know it. Don't waste anymore time on summer "plans" - get out and do something! The end-of-summer countdown has commenced. Teachers are already stocking up on supplies and making classroom plans. School starts for most Santa Clarita Valley children Aug. 11-12.
Assistance League of Santa Clarita recently welcomed the board of directors for 2010–11. Outgoing President Jeannie Carpenter welcomed the new group and wished them success in all their endeavors over the next 12 months.
Dates to Watch
Alexandria Quinn Evans and Justin Anthony Savala were joined in marriage January 9, 2010, at the Four Seasons' Oceanfront Terrace adjacent to La Pacifica Ballroom in Santa Barbara.
As a candidate for the Castaic Lake Water Agency board of directors, I am often asked by ratepayers why the water seems to be of such low quality. They cite taste, hardness and odor as major concerns.
A Palmdale man was booked for felony drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence after his vehicle slammed into a tree off Bouquet Canyon Road on Saturday morning, killing his female passenger, officials said Saturday.
The Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley will host a free workshop to help Santa Clarita Valley women find balance between their responsibilities and their personal lives on Saturday, July 31, in the community room of Valencia Library.
Regarding "Sorry for the bad news" (June 5): In his letter, Paul Henry Sibek tells us, "The government made a $3 billion profit from selling Bank of America stock because of the success of the bailout."
Well, it is official. The people who voted for the challengers in the recent Santa Clarita City Council election - where one David Gauny came painfully close to unseating incumbent Councilman Frank Ferry, who particularly upsets the loyal opposition - are really upset.
Last week, I received an e-mail after a Signal column I wrote, titled "Lamenting a 'stupid' county decision" (June 6).
You might as well tattoo "sucker" onto the Santa Clarita Valley's forehead and paste a "kick me" sign to our back.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The first through-the-night flight ever by a solar-powered plane, the Solar Impulse, lasted 26 hours and 9 minutes. The battery-equipped aircraft landed with more charge on its batteries than it had at takeoff. This historic event happened on July 9.
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.