When my oldest son was 2 years old, he went missing one day. We frantically looked for him, but he was not in our house. A search of the backyard and garage yielded nothing.
I just finished reading the article from Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, in the Aug. 10 issue of The Signal. Excuse me, I'll be right back, don't go away because I'm going to be sick to my stomach.
Few towns can boast a history as diverse or interesting as Newhall. In the 1870s, it was a place where miners - be they Mexican, Indian or white - brought gold dust from nearby Placerita Canyon to George Campton's general store to buy their necessaries.
John and Tracey Sherman of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Dawn Sherman to Matthew William Davis of Stevenson Ranch.
May 12, 2011
Ruben S. Herrera
Barbara Houston of Palmdale is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Brittany Anne Houston to Kevin Anthony Vensko of Canyon Country.
Blues Society pro jam
SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending August 14, 2011:
Five out of six Santa Clarita Valley residents were too busy to comment on National Relaxation Day, proposed for Monday, an informal survey found last week.
It's back-to-school time in the Santa Clarita Valley. Students from Castaic Union School District are already back in the classroom, Sulphur Springs goes back Aug. 18, Saugus schools begin on Aug. 17, most Newhall schools go back Aug. 17, and Hart District students begin on Aug. 18.
"If you build it, he will come" is the line made famous in the movie "Field of Dreams."
Just a bit over a year ago, police and emergency workers in the upscale Dallas suburb of Coppell, Texas, found Mayor Jayne Peters (an acquaintance of my Nebraska bride when we lived in that city in the mid-90s) and her 19-year-old daughter Corinne shot to death in their suburban home.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - The first of August dawned as a day of promise for the Mahmoum clan and thousands of other Palestinians stuck in United Nations shelters in Rafah - thanks to a temporary cease-fire with Israel they could go home for three days.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's finance minister says his country and other regional powers should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip and disarm Hamas militants that rule the territory.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.