The editorial in Sunday's Signal ("The city should take over the SCV's libraries," Aug. 1) makes it clear that the bottom line of the library takeover is cost savings, admirable during these economic times.
Librarians are among the most highly educated and poorly paid. Librarians are required to have their master's degrees. It takes years to see results of their influence, as noted in The Signal's Aug. 4 article, "Two sides to the story."
Many library users borrow books through interlibrary loan. My book group's selections and books in languages not represented in the Santa Clarita libraries come from as far away as Manhattan Beach.
Terell Lee sat in a black office chair, leaning over a worktable strewn with bronze-colored steel of varying shapes on a recent weekday.
Many thanks for your weekend service to Santa Monica. What a wonderful way for those without transportation to enjoy a special day by the ocean and at the fun pier.
The students in my Tuesday second period United States History class entered the classroom with one eye on their cell phones and one eye on the whiteboard to gaze at the subject for the day.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, along with the city of Santa Clarita and Concerts in the Park, will host a National Night Out Against Crime at Central Park tonight from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
As a small-business owner, there may be times when you need to access short-term working capital to keep your business thriving. A business line of credit may offer the convenience of accessing cash without having to apply for a loan each time you need it.
The city is set to hold informational meetings for FirstHOME, its first-time homebuyer program, on Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sept. 1 from noon to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The meetings will be in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
Moazzem Chowdhury has lived in the United States for over 25 years and the city of Santa Clarita has been his home for over 20 years. Moazzem, Jeenat, his wife of 30 years, and his son and daughter all consider themselves blessed to live here.
Dear Santa Clarita friends and neighbors,
My wife Pamela and I moved to Santa Clarita in 1965. We raised two children and have five gorgeous grandchildren. Four generations of our family live in Santa Clarita.
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.