April 1 is a day when some people play practical jokes on friends and family. Asbestos can play a not-so-funny practical joke, too.
A hotel tax levied by the city seems like a quick fix without a lot of creativity.
I've got to say, I love the new look and the new layout of The Signal.
On this Easter Sunday 2010, now just nine days from vote-counting day on April 13, I continue with my humble historical monograph of the 2010 City Council elections that ended about 10 to 12 days ago with the submission of sufficient vote-by-mail ballots to fix the outcome.
To the ladies manning the "Impeach Obama" table at the front of the Canyon Country Post Office this afternoon (March 29), I found your Obama-as-Hitler posters to be extremely offensive, and I'm sure I wasn't the only one who thought so.
A generation ago, California's government spent about half what it does today, after adjusting for both inflation and population growth.
Slogans, like martial music and fiery sermons, have an intoxicating effect. We adopt them because they sound so righteous.
Political campaigns bring out the best and the worst in a democracy. On the one hand, people of integrity and public purpose emerge from our ranks to help guide important governance necessary for a sustained quality of life in our communities.
Editor's note: This editorial originally appeared in the April 7, 2008, edition of The Signal. With Tuesday marking the 40th anniversary of the Newhall Incident, we thought these words were worth repeating.
They were just four men. Four men who went to work like they did every day, never expecting it would be their last.
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.
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Linda Cormack, a founding board member for the nonprofit Circle of Hope, was named the winner of the Carmen Sarro Community Service Award from Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley. Cormack was selected from a slate of 24 women nominated by various SCV nonprofit organizations. The award was presented to Cormack, an enthusiastic supporter of a number of SCV charities, at Zonta's annual Women in Service brunch held at Robinson Ranch in Sand Canyon. The event attracted nearly 200 participants to the scenic golf course's clubhouse banquet room.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The West Virginia players came to the stadium with T-shirts that read "Do What We Do" - an unabashed acknowledgment that their style of basketball is often more effective than pretty.
The William S. Hart Union High School District on Friday launched a new Web page designed to give visitors the most up-to-date information available on selection of a site for a future high school in Castaic. The site can be found at www.hartdistrict.org/castaic or by clicking on the "Castaic Area High School" link in the Quick Links box on the district's home page.
Local residents can kick off their Easter celebrations today with a Splash and Dash Egg Hunt at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex Aquatics Center and Eggstravaganza at Central Park. Both events start at 10 a.m.
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.