"Now, this needs to be kept secret until I file the lawsuit and the city is served," said the gravelly voice of Don Ricketts through the telephone, with a conspiratorial tone that I knew revealed a twinkle in his eye.
In The Signal's article on Save Our Library's suit to block privatization of the libraries ("City sued over libraries," Oct. 5), the city attorney assured the public that the proposed contract with Library Systems & Services LLC (LSSI) will fully protect library patrons' privacy.
Regarding "Boxer and Fiorina are a study in opposites," Oct. 3: I'm not sure how Roger Gitlin attained op-ed column status in your Sunday edition, but so it goes. However, I cannot allow his support for Carly Fiorina (for U.S. Senate) to go unanswered.
I often wonder just when, and at whose insistence, the great virtues of modesty and humility became detrimental to the human condition. They seem not only to be in short supply, but increasingly their absence is applauded and even intentionally sought after.
The Board of Directors for Tesoro del Valle homeowners' association would like to correct some misconceptions that surround the city of Santa Clarita's attempt to prematurely and only partially annex the Tesoro community.
Humboldt Squad, a band based in the Santa Clarita Valley, will host Feed the SCV, a concert to raise funds and gather food for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry on Nov. 6.
Planning a trip out of town?
Residents turn out to support more than 100 local businesses that had exhibits at the 26th annual Santa Clarita Community Expo held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Santa Clarita. The show continues today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit facebook.com/scvchamberexpo.
With many pollsters predicting the Republican Party is poised to take back the House of Representatives in November, the Santa Clarita Valley finds itself with a unique opportunity.
Linda Magara, 2010 Santa Clarita Valley Club winner of the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business award, will be presented with the 2010 Zonta International District 9 JMK award on Wednesday at the Club business meeting held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Valencia.
So many in our community work hard for their money and for us: firemen, police, teachers, etc. Their reward is not just a good salary, but also a promise of benefits in their old age - pensions.
As a longtime resident of Santa Clarita (I was here when it was Newhall, Valencia and Saugus), I have learned to be patient when driving here.
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.
On Nov. 2, voters will decide who represents one of the largest Congressional districts in California - incumbent Republican Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, or second-time Democratic challenger Jackie Conaway.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
OS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.
Regarding Gary Horton's provocative piece on old thinking about water rationing (Aug. 20, "Water rationing is old thinking"), I think Gary Horton is right on the mark.
While it is comforting to know that Isis will fail, it is alarming to realize that the world may be too slow in stamping out this regrettable regime.
With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. What I will do is suggest some strategies for getting factual information and making wise choices before you enter the voting booth.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.