Name: Cameron Smyth Age: 37 Profession: State Assemblyman Personal Background A lifelong resident of Newhall, I and my wife Lena continue to raise our sons in Santa Clarita. Prior to the Assembly, I served six years as Councilman/Mayor of Santa Clarita, while operating my own consulting business. What is/are the most important issues? We must make every effort to turn the economy of California around. That means we must encourage new clean industry to remain ...
Name: Bruce McFarland Age: 60 Profession: Computer consultant/ teacher Personal Background A 30-year Santa Clarita Valley resident, Hart High graduate, city pioneer and small business owner. Founding member or officer: SC Human Relations Forum, SCV Ethics Alliance, SCV Arts Alliance, two computer clubs. Active in: Boys and Girls Club, SCV Pet Assistance, Magazine of Santa Clarita technology writing, The Signal political commentary writing. What is/are the most important issues? I want to get Castaic kids ...
Name: Hannah-Beth Jackson Age: 58 Profession: Educator Personal Background Hannah-Beth Jackson served six years in the state Assembly. An attorney and former prosecutor, she advocated to improve public education, increase public safety, improve access to health care, protect the environment and protect the rights of consumers. After serving in the Assembly, she taught at UC Santa Barbara. What is/are the most important issues? The collapse of the sub-prime lending market has produced a credit crunch ...
Family, friends, and more than one hundred uniformed deputies gathered to mourn the death and celebrate the life of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy Randy Hamson on Friday.
Alisa Johnson Behar was only a junior at Saugus High School when she discovered that her true calling was working with animals.
I like Cameron Smyth. He is personable and easy to talk to. But when it comes to the environment, he just plain votes the wrong way.
For some, running is a way of life, a hobby that brings peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment, not to mention great-looking legs.
Some people really know how to carry a torch. Included in that glowing group is Olympic gold medalist/world-renowned sprinter, Allyson Felix, who along with 412 race entrants, helped the brighten lives of Santa Clarita Valley seniors through the Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita's 17th annual Six Flags Magic Mountain 5K Run.
Seems "Democrats" and others have something to learn about the "democratic process."
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will temporarily and intermittently close several local intersections today between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., due to the funeral procession and motorcade for Deputy Randy Hamson.
I don't know what is more annoying. Gavin Newsom's gravelly, whiny voice telling me gay marriage is gonna happen whether I like it or not, or the fundamentalists of SCV knocking on my door asking how I am going to vote.
I am writing to discuss an issue that I feel compelled to bring up. Before I begin, I ask that you listen to all I have to say without social, political or cultural bias because I believe this is a universal offense, one that should be recognized by all parties and dealt with accordingly.
A 29-year-old Saugus resident was charged with raping two women in Pasadena and threatening them with a box cutter, according to a Los Angeles District Attorney's press release.
The Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment just celebrated its 21st year of involvement in issues in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Marathon runner Tracy McKinney, of Saugus, baked old-style Norwegian butter cookies for four hours this holiday season. This was the first year the 29-year-old took up the long-standing family tradition passed down from her beloved great aunt Betty just before the elderly cancer patient died in July.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama left plenty of ambiguity in new policy guidelines that he says will restrict how and when the U.S. can launch targeted drone strikes, leaving himself significant power over how and when the weapons can be deployed.
LONDON (AP) - Police, politicians and activists in Britain are warning of rising anti-Muslim sentiment following the slaughter of an off-duty British soldier in a London street, an apparent act of Islamic extremism that has horrified the nation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was always been a special connection between space shuttle Endeavour and California, where it was built.
One thinks about milestones in life, but few can actually point to a day when their life really changed, for good or ill.
I just read Betty Arensons' May 24 column, "Where is the outrage?" wherein she describes all the recent and many of the past scandals attributed to this administration and wonders why there is not more public outrage.
In recognition of the increased presence of our two-wheeled counterparts on the street enjoying spring weather, May has been declared National Bike Month. During this time of year, it is especially important to have a heightened sense of awareness on the road and be on the lookout for those traveling by bicycle.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Trout had his 21st multi-hit game, Jason Vargas pitched into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to six games.
MIAMI (AP) - David West's right hand helped the Indiana Pacers grab home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt, who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
LONDON (AP) - Both of the suspects accused of butchering a British soldier during broad daylight on a London street had long been on the radar of Britain's domestic spy agency, though investigators say it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the men were on the verge of a brutal killing.
The president of a local advocacy group said this week's decision by the Boy Scouts of America to reverse a long-standing policy barring gay children from joining is a step in the right direction, but more must be done for the scouts to be completely inclusive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many states get hit frequently with tornadoes and other natural catastrophes, but Oklahoma is Disaster Central.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fox reality chief Mike Darnell says he's leaving the network after an 18-year stay.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into the icy Skagit River.