I opened the June 1 edition of The Signal only to find that according to Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry, many of us are now, in his view, "developmental terrorists" when we exercise our civic rights and express our opinions at City Council or Planning Commission meetings.
Are Aesop's fables not taught in school anymore? Shouldn't they be required reading for holding a political office? Better yet, for voting for someone running for a political office?
The Santa Clarita chapter of the Zonta Club will hold a special "Yellow Rose Ceremony" to commemorate the honor roll of donors and contributors between 2004-2009 on Thursday, June 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Keyes Lexus of Valencia showroom, 24033 Creekside Road, Valencia 91355.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurers and the political action committees they fund have spent more than $17 million on candidates and one ballot initiative to quietly influence the outcome of Tuesday's election, according to a new analysis released today by Campaign for Consumer Rights.
Summit West Public Relations and Marketing will stage its 12th annual "Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues" concert series from Friday, June 11 to Friday, Aug. 27.
Bowman Celebrates Artists, Poets
The College of the Canyons Employee Training Institute (ETI) has received a $150,000 grant from the state Chancellor's Economic and Workforce Development program to provide training services to more than 100 Boston Scientific employees in the company's economically burgeoning neuromodulation division.
As oil continues to leak in the Gulf of Mexico, fingers are being pointed in every direction, looking for blame due to the lack of preparedness in predicting such a catastrophe. If appropriate precautionary measures had been anticipated, this problem could have been minimized.
PARIS (AP) - Early on, Serena Williams knocked dirt from her shoes by angrily whacking them with her racket, as if punishing the clay that keeps tripping her up at the French Open.
Richard Tibbetts Frankian, a groundbreaking engineer whose calculations and discoveries shaped much of the state building code for decades to come, died May 22 of a heart ailment in Port Alberni, British Columbia. He was 81.
With a big grin, Ryan Latner, 23, took off from the starting line Tuesday with the Special Olympics torch in hand.
In the best-selling book "Talent Is Overrated," author Geoff Colvin states that everyone can learn, but suggests an education program that makes sense on an individual basis.
Christopher, my 28-year-old son, kneels with his back to me as he carefully arranges logs, and lights the fire in the big iron stove in his living room.
Regarding "Lighten up" (May 8): Thank you to The Signal for publishing my letter, which was timely. Thank you for recognizing and addressing the essential meaning of the letter.
I was lucky enough to be outside with my wife during the low passing of the mysterious jet that did a "doughnut" over the Santa Clarita Valley.
Autism spectrum disorder is surely prevalent in the United States. In fact, about one in 68 kids have autism in the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Debt comes in many shapes and sizes. Some types are more easily justified than others. Some are planned and others are a result of giving in to an impulse. One thing is for sure, though. Debt is the enemy. Of course, it wasn't always that way. In the beginning, debt acts like it's a friend, allowing you to buy that extra outfit or a television with just a swipe of a card, or that much-needed SUV down at the car dealership; or a solid education. It isn't difficult to get into debt, but once you want out ...
The days of losing your hotel room key and waiting in a long line to check-out and pay your bill might be over. Hilton Worldwide announced yesterday that they'll be revolutionizing the way its hotel system works in the near future, making your stay much more compatable with your smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.
#SCV Sheriff's "National Night Out" Against Crime 2014. COME JOIN US.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.