"I've always thought of heaven as a kind of library."
So I guess plastic grocery bags in the unincorporated areas of our fair valley are going to be a thing of the past. I say it's high time.
This past Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1, with Supervisor Don Knabe absent, to ban plastic shopping bags in all markets and convenience stores in the county's unincorporated areas - home to 1.5 million residents.
Editor's note: On Nov. 12, Santa Clarita city dignitaries, elected officials and their representatives from around Southern California and community activists gathered on a windy hilltop in the Newhall Pass to dedicate more than 800 acres of land in Elsmere Canyon to the city's Open Space Preservation District. It was a remarkable ending to a saga that began more than 20 years ago with the conviction that Elsmere Canyon would make an ideal location for the world's largest dump. Following are excerpts from a speech delivered at the ceremony by City Councilwoman Marsha McLean, one of the ...
Regarding "Our View: An invitation to city's library critics," Nov. 14:
Did you catch the irony of The Signal's homage last week to all the activists, including Marsha McLean, who saved Elsmere Canyon, while at the same time, it vilified and marginalized the concerned Santa Clarita citizens who are outraged about the City Council's ill-advised decision to privatize our wonderful public libraries?
Your editorial ("An invitation to city's library critics," Nov. 14) sets forth a fuller recitation of the facts leading up to the (Santa Clarita City) Council's Aug. 24 vote to create the Santa Clarita Public Library and have it operated by Library System & Services LLC, or LSSI, than has been forthcoming from the city to date - voluntarily or in response to Public Records Act requests by several individuals.
A previous job of mine had been at a lower rate of pay with a company I had been at for two years. At my next job, I was excited just to get a bump in starting pay.
The holidays are here, and with all the trimmings of the season, sharing a glass of fine wine with friends and family is among the highlights of the season, said Guy LeLarge, owner of Valencia Wine Co.
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.
Big news! Carole Lutness got crushed (again) running in a local race against an incumbent, this time for Castaic Lake Water Agency board.
Have you ever noticed that no one has to teach a child to lie? Lies seem to be part of the natural expression of the human heart, and as we age, we become more and more adept at lying.
Recently, I was invited to the White House to attend a very special award presentation. I was able to witness Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta as he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroic actions above and beyond the call of duty.
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.