First up, the important stuff.
If the Santa Clarita City Council votes to direct the building of a water-treatment plant to handle chlorides, will it also direct to put on the ballot a measure to rescind the soft-water conditioners ban?
We wondered why The Signal continues to print W.E. Gutman's column, especially his diatribes with anti-Catholic messages. It is one thing to be a self-proclaimed atheist; it is another to be a bigot.
The 2009-10 school year will be remembered as the year of budget cuts and impending teacher layoffs. For my daughter, it will be remembered as the year that her middle-school graduation was canceled. With so many great educators losing their jobs, it seems petty to complain, so I won't.
This is just to let Anne Marie Whalley ("Healthy families," June 10) know there are two farmers markets in Santa Clarita - every Sunday morning in the College of the Canyons parking lot and every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. in downtown Newhall.
Music has always had a way of uniting people. If you've ever been to a concert, then you have seen the automatic connection fans often have to each other.
The Canyon and Valencia high school chapters of the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force wrapped up its last advocacy event of the year with the "Human Rights for All Children" essay, art and video contest, which concluded in February. William S. Hart Union High School District students were given the option to base their entries on one of three different prompts related to children's rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Bowman teacher Jose Rosales and substitute teacher Nate James saw a need at Bowman High School, and took the initiative to make a basketball dream come true for Bowman students.
Discount tickets to Hurricane Harbor
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patrol car and a Mercedes Benz collided in Stevenson Ranch early Tuesday, sending a local deputy and a Garden Grove teen to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is hsoting a one-day lobbying trip to Sacramento on Thursday to meet with legislators regarding both education and enterprise zones. The trip costs $50. Attendees are responsible for their own travel costs.
Half the calendar year is almost behind us, and within the next few weeks many businesses will be assessing their progress to date. What usually happens is a measurement of what was planned to be accomplished with what has been done thus far - typically evaluating sales, client base, orders and shipments, expenses and profits.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's patrol car and a Mercedes collided in Stevenson Ranch early today, sending a local deputy and a Garden Grove teen to a local hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
NEW YORK (AP) - Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rounding out his Cabinet, President Barack Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration.
NEW DELHI (AP) - A 51-year-old Danish tourist was gang-raped near a popular shopping area in New Delhi after she got lost and approached a group of men for directions back to her hotel, police said Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Vermont is grappling with painkiller and heroin abuse, a challenge leaders say is fueling crime and wrecking lives and families disproportionately in this tiny state.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Students escaping chilly winter temperatures in southeastern New Mexico were congregated in the Berrendo Middle School gym, waiting for classes to start when they heard a loud pop.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world - but not in the United States - that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Federal rules that went into effect Friday, Jan. 10, provide homeowners and consumers shopping for a home mortgage new rights and greater protection from harmful lending practices, while also probably slowing the pace of home price increases and forging a stronger, more stable housing market.
Santa Clarita Realtors installed incoming president Nancy Starczyk as President of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, SCV Division, on Friday night.
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.