Hi Robert, I built an 80-square-foot flagstone patio in my back yard. I excavated and put in a 2"-3" sand base, set the flagstone, made a mortar mix of one part Portland cement and five parts sand, the mix was blended in a trough with a hoe then was swept into the joints, tamped down with a 1" x 2" and refilled. The patio was then watered and covered with plastic for two days. The ...
On Sept. 11, Route 66 Classic Grill hosted a 9/11 tribute in conjunction with our monthly classic car show. As owner of Route 66, I would like to thank the many individuals who participated.
I just returned from three days with my daughters at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. I was so energized and excited because of the thousands of women there who raised more than $6 million to fight this horrible disease. Then I crashed to earth when I read the Country Journal letters to the editor regarding the "raid" by Los Angeles County on a local "animal hoarder."
New Lutheran church Who: Living Faith Lutheran Church What: Guest pastor Rev. Laurie Arroyo, Assistant to Bishop for Lay Leadership, will speak about "The Book of Faith." When: 5p.m. Sunday worship, 4p.m. Sunday School Where: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 24901 Orchard Village Road in Santa Clarita Contact: (661) 857-4535 Speaking of bliss Who: Unitarian Universalists of SCV What: Rev. Stefanie Etzbach-Dale on "The Geography of Bliss" with Water Communion When: 10:30 a.m. Sunday Where: 22900 ...
The Santa Clarita Festival of the Arts, sponsored by Lockheed Federal Credit Union, will highlight a spectrum of artistic talent in Old Town Newhall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2 and 3.
SACRAMENTO - The California Highway Patrol is marking National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 19-25 by educating the public about properly securing their most precious loved ones.
Progress Reports Available Online In order to save the costs of mailing, students will carry home hard copy progress reports this year. The first progress report will come home with students on Sept. 24, however, parents may access progress report information online on Sept. 22, through Infinite Campus. Parents can visit their school website to sign up and start the process to gain instant access to accurate, current and confidential information about their child(ren)'s school ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 192 votes from Friday, Sept. 10 to Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Question: "Do you agree that the military's 'don't ask, don't tell' policy is unconstitutional?" * Don't care (28 votes) * No (107 votes) * Yes (57 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll, in which the question is: What ...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Prepaid cards continue to grow in popularity, but this new form of plastic payment comes with high fees and weaker protections than those offered by traditional debit or credit cards, according to a new report by Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports.
A 72-year-old Santa Clarita woman was taken to the hospital Thursday after she was struck by a moving vehicle in a Stevenson Ranch parking lot.
Local high school students probing water issues that affect the Santa Clarita Valley could earn themselves a $7,000 scholarship for their environmental efforts.
Editor's note: This column was originally published in The Signal in October of 2008. Where do you store your wine? Do you keep it in a cellar or spare closet? Perhaps you have a wine refrigerator, or you carefully stack each bottle in a wine rack in a corner of your dining room. Wherever you store your wine, following a few basic wine storage guidelines will help ensure that every bottle in your collection is ...
The Repertory East Playhouse will return to its Main Stage Season with "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher - a new and shocking version of the classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll's experiments with exotic "powders and tinctures" have brought forth his other self - Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll ...
Hart definitely didn't want a repeat of last week. Coming off a tough loss to Palmdale, the Indians came back with a 21-10 victory over Burroughs High of Burbank at College of the Canyons on Thursday night. "Our kids learned from last week," said Hart head coach Mike Herrington. "We did a 180 tonight and I'm real proud of the way my kids bounced back." Following eight turnovers in its last game, Hart had one ...
1. OBAMA: NO ONE DISPUTES CHEMICAL ARMS USE IN SYRIA
AMSTERDAM (AP) - A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist's attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
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.