As the summer begins, there are barbecues, parties, holidays, and all kinds of get-togethers.
As our Founding Fathers understood, the role of an effective government is keeping the peace. That is all.
Thank you so much, California Federation of Women, for bringing to my attention the efforts of the hard-working members of the California Assembly (80 members) and the California Senate (40 members).
It is interesting to watch the maneuverings in Sacramento as legislators attempt to deal with a massive budget deficit, which most would agree was caused by irresponsible spending and a declining economy.
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.
This week's spotlight in the Santa Clarita Valley highlights schools, athletics and fundraising efforts.
The fourth annual magic show benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita will take place July 24 at the West Ranch High School theater.
The nonprofit Soldiers' Angels organization is now using text messaging to accept donations.
This summer, the College of the Canyons Allied Health Division will host a series of information meetings designed to introduce students and the public to the college's recently approved Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program and the various employment opportunities available in the high-demand medical and biotechnical lab industries.
Johannesburg (AP) - Defending champion Italy was eliminated Thursday from the World Cup with a humbling 3-2 loss to Slovakia.
Fancisco Ceron, 35, has been arrested and the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has filed one felony count of lewd acts with a child and one felony count of false imprisonment against him, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Two men were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night while trying to make a deal for about $1,800 in jewelry, according to sheriff's department reports.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested a Sylmar man after discovering he had pieces of paper in his car containing more than 10 people's personal information, sheriff's officials said Wednesday.
California voters this November will determine the fate of a law that requires cities and counties to make drastic cuts to green house gas emissions.
The California Secretary of State announced Wednesday that a measure to prevent Sacramento lawmakers from taking local government money made the Nov. 2 ballot. To fix its $19-billion budget shortfall, the state has been taking money from local governments, including the city of Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita, CA – The City of Santa Clarita saw a significant decline in Part One and Grand Theft Auto crimes during the first three months of 2014 compared to 2013, according to a preliminary report filed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
JINDO, South Korea (AP) - One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.
In her letter Sunday in The Signal ("Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left") attempting to rebut Steve Lunetta's earlier column about pay inequality for women, Robin Clough ends by writing:
Yes, I believe in angels, since I met one accidentally on Sierra Highway recently when my car hit a rock in the road.
It's true that we received pretty bad news last month from the latest report of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.