Now that the uproar following President Barack Obama's thoughts on building an Islamic center near ground zero has subsided, it is worthwhile to examine an important truth that may have gotten lost in all the political spin.
I've been following Jim Holt's articles in The Signal about our water and sewage-treatment issues, and I am glad that you are taking the time to bring all of this information to our valley.
Our city is considering adding an incredibly expensive $210 million treatment plant to lower the salt content in our reclaimed water, which we currently discharge into the Santa Clara River - an otherwise bone-dry creekbed.
In regards to Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar's remarks to the Valley Industry Association ("On green issues, Kellar sees red," Aug. 18): Kellar was obviously "preaching to the choir," and I'm sure his remarks received approval.
We do not believe the city of Santa Clarita can provide better library services than Los Angeles County. We do not think Santa Clarita has the capability to "enhance" our libraries by privatizing them. If the city did take over, we know they would slap another tax on us in the long term to operate the facilities.
Dear Mayor Laurene Weste and Santa Clarita City Council members: A couple of issues need to be addressed before the city takes over three of the county library branches.
I hold a great deal of respect for Darren Hernandez, the deputy city manager and head of finance for Santa Clarita, who recently championed the potential takeover by the city of three Los Angeles County Library branches within the city limits, turning them over to a private library-management company and using potential "incremental" library funds to provide better services to the citizens of Santa Clarita.
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.
Unemployment in the city of Santa Clarita hit an all-time high in July with one-in-12 now jobless, according to a state report released Friday.
An agency called the Office of Enforcement has been diligently reaching back over the past decade to enforce cold-case violations of state and federal clean water laws. And we in the Santa Clarita Valley may be next.
Staff, Students Thanked for Outstanding Scores
A Tujunga man, whose name has not been released, is in serious condition today after electrocuting himself, in an alleged attempt to steal copper wire from Southern California Edison power poles, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said today.
Sacramento, Calif. -- The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board approved revisions to the Heat Illness Prevention Standard Thursday.
Santa Clarita Swing Jazz Club invites dancers of all ages to its monthly meeting on Aug. 22, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Santa Clarita Senior Center in Newhall.
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.