Avocados. Strawberries. Flowers. Ventura County farmers say we're killing their crops because we're sending too much chloride - salt - down the Santa Clara River.
Matt Diederich did a great job in proving my point about non-critical thinkers ("On being noncritical," June 20). Just because it is the first definition doesn't mean that this definition applies in the context of the usage.
Carole Lutness set her hair on fire today in a letter about the BP oil spill ("Make them think twice," June 22) in which she accuses BP of "multiple criminal violations of the Clean Water Act ... anti-corruption law violations including criminal neglect, subterfuge, collusion, public lying ... negligent and reckless homicide of many people" among other things.
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When I see the heartbreaking images from this BP oil disaster - ruined beaches, dying wildlife and individuals who are out of work - it makes me realize that it's truly time for us to end our reliance on oil and move toward clean energy.
I love our new Golden Valley Road extension, and driving unimpeded to and fro in the Santa Clarita Valley.
For the past eight weeks or so, to the detriment of other news, prime-time programming has focused on the spill, the spin and the spats that erupted in the wake of the deadly Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a fundraiser and party at Six Flags Magic Mountain on May 20.
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.
You bet the sound and the fury drown out the issue.
I recently introduced legislation with Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., to honor Andrea Mead Lawrence, a two-time gold medal winner and dedicated public servant who spent her career working to protect our most valuable lands.
The world moves fast for many investors, and numerous daily responsibilities can often cause some to lose sight of the financial big picture while focusing on the tasks at hand. Nevertheless, having an established and comprehensive long-term financial plan is very important.
A new-look Valencia girls basketball team dealt Saugus a 46-41 loss in its own Saugus Sensation girls basketball tournament on Friday.
With summer in full swing, especially with the fairly mild "heat" we've been enjoying, you've probably moved many of your everyday activities outdoors.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.