On April 14, The Signal published a column by Gary Horton titled "Don't unhinge the tea party fringe."
Elena Kagan, the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, has the least amount of experience of any nominee in the last three decades. Her judicial experience is zero, as is her real-world experience, having spent most of her career in academia or working as a Democratic Party insider.
I am increasingly dismayed at the failure of the school districts to solve the problem of where our Castaic children will attend high school.
David Scott Klajic
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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.
It's official. Winter's over and with its departure comes the ushering in of great weather and fun spring fashion.
Cheryl Laymon, executive director of the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, was recently installed as the new Exalted Ruler of Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 in Canyon Country.
Pasquale and Eleanor (Dixon) DeFusco celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on May 6.
Heather Warren, of Santa Clarita, and Casey Lemasters, of Canyon Country, were wed in a double ring ceremony on March 6 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Canyon Country.
There's one thing you can safely say about the Santa Clarita Valley: When tragedy strikes, we are quick to come to the aid of our fellow residents.
A few weeks back at a meeting of the William S. Hart Union School District board, I overheard this observation about the Castaic high school site selection process: "Gee, those people in Castaic really, really want a high school for their kids." There was a pause for effect. "They just don't want it in Castaic." It's sad but true, I'm afraid. And even sadder, the joke is us.
The Valencia boys volleyball team saw its season ended by a determined Claremont team 25-22, 14-25, 25-23, 25-22 in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs on Saturday night at Valencia High School.
It is the second straight year that the Vikings suffered a playoff loss at home.
Los Angeles, CA - The Arthritis Foundation's Pacific Region office has announced that the Let's Move Together Arthritis Walk for the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys will take place on Sunday, May 16 at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
TEMECULA, Calif. -- July 9, 10 and 11, 2010, the 7th annual Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival, located in the Southern California Wine Country City of Temecula, has announced a change of venue from Main St. in Old Town, to the new Home of the Chuck Niles Memorial Jazz Library and the Temecula Valley Cultural Arts & Music Center at 27455 Tierra Alta Way.
Life is full of events that can knock you down. Sometimes it's an actual tumble or accident that lands you in the hospital. Sometimes it's a death of someone you love dearly and can't quite imagine life without. Maybe it's the tragedy of being abused as a child.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Bell city councilwoman has been given two years in state prison and ordered to pay $242,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree.