During an early afternoon day hike on Mount Haleakala on the island of Maui, Hawaii, Santa Clarita Valley resident Randy Moberg shot this stunning vista. Do you have a favorite vacation photo? Send your best vacation photo to Lifestyles@the-signal.com. Subject: Vacation photo. Include your name, your city and when and where you took your photo, along with any other information you would like to include.
During a recent installation dinner, Darrel Paulk, chief executive officer of the Child & Family Center, declared Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich an honorary director of the Center for his 25 years of support.
In Pat Conroy's semi-autobiographical book and film "Conrack," the protaganist shouts from a truck in the whitest neighborhood of Buelah, South Carolina, that "a mere 20 more headstones in the graveyard of every city in the nation will resolve the problem of overt racism."
Earlier this week, I commented to my wife that one of the letters to the editor went beyond being just opinionated; it was insulting. Today I find another example of a truly poison pen: "American values" by Robert P. Davenport II (June 19).
On the same day President Barack Obama told a Wisconsin town hall gathering that his progressive policies mean "the economy is headed in the right direction," the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office projected that federal debt could reach 87 percent of America's gross domestic production by 2020, and surpass 100 percent of GDP by 2025. This is unacceptable.
The "Turtle Beach Bar-B-Q" will be held Saturday, July 24 at the Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes to benefit The Painted Turtle Camp for children with disabling health issues.
"Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein
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.
Steve Lunetta perfectly lays out the reasons why it is absolutely necessary for an American to read and understand English ("The cultural tie that binds us together," July 12).
If you live in Southern California and want a mind-opening trip, sign up for the free Edwards Air Force Base/NASA Dryden tour.
Regarding the fatal car crash that killed a mother and injured others on July 4: The crash was totally preventable, had the 22-year-old woman driving the Infiniti made a better choice and not run the red light. Period.
Convicted child rapist Roman Polanski has again escaped justice.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Southern California's median home sale price hit $400,000 in March to set a fresh six-year high as tight supplies limited sales, a research firm said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say nobody was hurt in a fire that destroyed most of a Los Angeles-area Elks Lodge.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A new Field Poll shows that Californians are taking a dim view of a deeply divided Congress but have slightly warmer feelings toward their own representative.
The deadline for filing taxes is midnight tonight. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend with a sword in front of her four children in Lancaster nearly six years ago.
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have not found the source of a reported gas smell that prompted the evacuation of Alhambra High School.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.