However infused with Americana the Fourth of July Parade, however savory the barbecue, however spectacular the fireworks - it was all irrevocably marred by what happened as Independence Day drew to a close. In an instant, a day of celebration was thrown into tragedy.
I don't know The Signal's financial trend, but if it's like most smaller newspapers, I suspect it's dire.
The Obama regime has come out of the closet and taken on the state of Arizona. The Attorney General has filed suit challenging the Grand Canyon State's new immigration law.
There are a few variations of an old lawyer's adage, but the following is my favorite: "If you have facts on your side, argue the facts. If you have law, argue the law. If you have neither, pound the table and change the subject."
More than 1,500 women from around the world recently gathered in San Antonio, Texas to celebrate the installation of Dianne Curtis of Santa Clarita as the 2010-12 President of Zonta International.
This column originally ran in The Signal in February 2007. The urgency of a recent development prompts its republication today.
Ricardo "Rich" Soto and Jane E. Bettencourt-Soto, of Santa Clarita, celebrated their 25-year wedding anniversary on June 13, by renewing their vows.
Santa Clarita resident Kevin R. Rodgers was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor held on June 26 at Masters College. Eagle Scout is the highest and most coveted award from Boy Scouts of America.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
SAN FRANCISCO- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today said that three years into the state's 10-year solar program, California is already 42 percent of the way towards its general market program goal in the territories of the investor-owned utilities. This figure includes both projects already installed and those currently holding reservations for incentives and in the process of being installed.
Come join Riley Weinstein, who teaches the "Together We Stand" dance classes for special needs and Mr. Benny on Monday, July 12 in front of Central Park to join in the "Walk for Special Needs" from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. as they walk 2 miles for what they believe in.
A public memorial service is scheduled Thursday for Dr. Edward A. Pechter, a noted Santa Clarita Valley plastic surgeon and philanthropist who died suddenly last month.
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.