Tim White, you are my hero. I never told you that, but you are my hero. You know, it's a man thing. I didn't want you thinking your mother was married to some kind of a nutcase. I was just in awe of you from the time I met you at 15 years of age.
Beautiful songs and inspired silliness hit all the right notes at the Midwinter Madrigal Feast.
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Regarding "Candidates clash at forum" (The Signal, April 7):
Election day is nearly upon is. Many ballots - probably most - are already in via mail, and on Tuesday the polls will be open for remaining voters to select three members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
The most expensive solution possible based on bad science. That is what our currently agreed-to "chloride solution" is.
My name is Henry Schultz and I am a candidate for the City Council.
Reduce, reuse, recycle. We're all familiar with the three Rs of the waste-reduction hierarchy, and here at Castaic Lake Water Agency we take our role in living up to this environmentally minded mantra seriously.
Our City Council election is Tuesday. Many of you will vote before that day by absentee ballot. By all means, please vote - and make your vote an "informed vote."
A phone call came to my home today from a man who quickly spoke with such programmed precision, I thought it was a robo-call.
Complacency by the citizens and funding from large, Los Angeles special-interest groups are what allowed the City Council to pass the no-hospital hospital project, to build strip malls instead of attracting companies with higher-paying jobs and to have no plan for growth, which will cause a Santa Clarita urban nightmare.
TimBen Boydston won my vote one Tuesday evening at a City Council meeting when he took some of his allotted time on a different issue to express our neighborhood frustration with the current council's favoritism toward developers over individuals and neighborhoods.
I must say the April Fools' headline article ("Elected for life," April 1) certainly should have jolted the community into "high alarm mode."
I have known Marsha McLean for more than 20 years and have always appreciated her dedication to the well-being of Santa Clarita - from her leadership in the fight to defeat the proposed world's largest landfill at the gateway to our city, to her active participation in smart planning for our community.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
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.