"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil."
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.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
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.
It's one thing to know you and your wallet have been the victims of a legal money-grabbing scam, but to get repeatedly sucker-punched while you are still reeling is the second atrocity.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.