Regarding "Last words on libraries," (Aug. 25): As a frequent user of the Valencia Library, I read your article on the city's library takeover with great interest, especially when it was revealed that the Service Employees International Union was the driving force behind resistance to the change.
When parents are divorced, or not married, which parent makes the important decisions on behalf of the child? Which parent may select the child's doctor, school or daycare? If the parents have a judgment or legal custody order, the answer to these questions lies in the language of that order.
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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.
The city of Santa Clarita will host the 16th annual River Rally on Saturday, Sept. 11 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Soledad Shopping Center, located at 18386 Soledad Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91387.
San Francisco Opera partners with Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center to present HD screenings of the company's acclaimed productions of Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" and Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center in Valencia.
The California Coastal Commission will stage the 26th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at more than 800 locations in California.
LOS ANGELES -- The American Cancer Society works to research prostate cancer, provides outreach and support programs for men who have been diagnosed, and encourages awareness of the disease.
Actress/singer Shay Astar and reggae-funk band Kounterfeit Change are the first guests on the premiere broadcast of SCVTV's new weekly half-hour television program "House Blend" tonight at 10 Pacific time.
DEL MAR, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "You can't get more Southern California than this."
The William S. Hart Union High School District has approved a collective bargaining agreement with its teachers this week, resulting in a shortened school year predicted to save approximately $1.7 million for the cash-strapped district in 2010-11.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.