WASHINGTON, D.C - In light of the tragic loss of three people connected with the U.S. Consulate in Mexico last weekend, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) today pressed the Department of Defense on Mexican drug trafficking violence. The following exchange took place at a House Armed Services Committee hearing with the U.S. Southern and Northern Commands:
Walmart, having the most midnight events at 24-hour stores for "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" DVD release than any other retailer, is making preparations Friday night to welcome vampire and wolf fans at their Santa Clarita store, 26471 Carl Boyer Dr., Santa Clarita 91350, in the Centre Pointe shopping area.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has appointed 10 new members to Citizens' Oversight Committees which oversee district expenditures on voter-approved Measure V and Measure SA school construction bonds.
NEW YORK (AP) - Lindsey Vonn now gets recognized in the United States. The American returned from the ski season to discover she's now a celebrity in her home country after her dramatic Olympic gold medal performance in Vancouver. Vonn was already a big name in Europe as her dominance led to three straight World Cup overall titles, but she could walk the streets of New York or Los Angeles anonymously. She found that has ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats are pushing to the brink of passage a landmark, $940 billion health care overhaul bill that would simultaneously deliver on President Barack Obama's promise to expand coverage while slashing the deficit, a strategy aimed at winning over the party's fiscal conservatives.
DNA evidence has helped Los Angeles County Sheriff's homicide detectives solve the murder of a woman in Castaic after 34 years.
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. Arts Commission meeting
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 13, Santa Clarita fell silent. It was a day in which our city was ensconced in exquisite spring colors and the warmth of a comforting sun, as if nature itself was trying to console the loved ones of fallen hero Sgt. Ian Gelig, and the thousands who lined the streets to pay tribute. As the funeral procession moved through the sea of American flags, we became one ...
I have enjoyed Ken Keller's writings for years and would like to respond to his March 3 column, "Advice for a small-business owner."
Linda McCaskill's letter "New Perspective" (March 8) describes a scenario in which your child is drowning and asks if you would rather have an illegal immigrant who can swim or an American who cannot.
With hearts as big as the West, Gary and Myrna Condie were honored at the 20th Annual College of the Canyons Silver Spur Awards Dinner.
College of the Canyons will host "Meet the Grant Makers," a fundraising seminar and panel discussion from 10 a.m. to noon on April 7 at the University Center.
Teen Court Jurors Judge Their Peers Once a month, students in Marcy Calnan's social studies classes at Valencia High School take their places in a local courtroom to serve as jurors in Teen Court proceedings. Local teens charged with minor infractions can choose the Teen Court alternative to having their cases heard in regular juvenile court. Teen Court jurors sometimes impose harsher penalties than the regular court, but it often takes less time to complete ...
Detectives from the Palmdale Sheriff's Station are conducting an identity theft investigation that has a link to the Santa Clarita Valley and are seeking public assistance in locating other potential victims.
The city of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita's Hometown Station KHTS AM 1220 invite residents to head out to and Hit the Trail this Saturday, March 20.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
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.