Who can forget the October 2007 Buckweed fire that blackened tens of thousands of acres of brush, killed countless wild animals and decimated a Canyon Country neighborhood?
The outlook for public schools in California is definitely a gloomy one, teachers and others agreed last week during an update on education in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Picture this: An elegant Tuscan atmosphere (without driving any further than the Tournament Players Club in Westridge), delicious Northern Italian cuisine, fragrant wines and beautiful music. Add to the tempting milieu a very special ceremony recognizing three oncologists who battle cancer each day with the utmost expertise and compassion for their patients.
Regarding Bruce McFarland's Opinion column, "Issues and answers: It's as simple as that" (The Signal, June 23):
Our president, Barack Obama, is trying to help the U.S. come out of an economical downturn. The president is also trying to get our troops home from Iraq and end this war. Maybe one day he will stop global warming and start us on using renewable resources like solar, water and wind power. I am glad that the people of America voted for him.
Save your local economy, three stores at a time. The 3/$50 project is a noble cause many people are not aware of. As owner of Capelli Salon in Old Town Newhall, I have chosen to participate in this program. It is sad to notice people still giving the large chain salons like Supercuts or the department store salons their hard-earned dollars in an effort to save money. All this is doing is hurting our local ...
Dear Councilman Kellar: I want to thank you and all of the Santa Clarita City Council members for your bold and courageous move to include "In God We Trust" in our city logo. On March 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation establishing a National Fast Day in which he expressed our nation's need for God's help. He eloquently appealed to the American people to "recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures ...
In this challenging economic environment, consider taking inventory of your finances by first determining your net worth - the difference between your total assets and total liabilities.
Rodolfo Saavedra, mechanic at SoCal Truck and Fleet Repair, fixes a leak under a tow truck Friday afternoon. The shop, which celebrated its grand opening Thursday, is part of United Road Towing, the nation's largest towing company.
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:
After 13 months of increases, the Santa Clarita Valley saw a slowdown in home sales last month, according to an area Realtors association.
The more I look at rose books and roses in the landscape, the more I see floribundas as the best all-around class of roses in so many styles and disciplines. Floribundas, which means "bloom freely," come in all sizes, shapes, bloom types and colors.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 320 votes from late afternoon Friday, June 19 to mid-afternoon Friday, June 26, 2009. Question: "What should westside Santa Clarita Valley communities do?" * Stay unincorporated (49 votes) * Annex to city of Santa Clarita (183 votes) * Incorporate as separate city (31 votes) * Secede from L.A. County (57 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current ...
Earlier today, U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25), the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, appeared on the Fox Business network to discuss the costs associated with the president's plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq.
Students interested in jumpstarting their college careers and entering the workforce can enroll in the College of the Canyons LAUNCH program beginning July 6.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Today in the SCV
I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.