In response to Lynne Plambeck's July 2 column (Opinion, "Global warming, air pollution and children's lungs"): Climate-change legislation is nothing but an excuse used by nanny-government statists to seize power from the people, destroy our economy and attempt social engineering on a massive and never-before-seen scale.
The Canyon Theatre Guild will celebrate the past year of shows and the volunteers who helped make it all possible. The Goldies are a night for us at the theatre to say "Thank You," to everyone who helped make the 2008-2009 season such a memorable one.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association will present "60 Minutes With An Artist" on July 19 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Valencia Library Community Room.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - An advocate for foster youth and adoption, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has been reappointed to the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care by Chief Justice Ronald M. George of the California Supreme Court.
On Monday, August 17, the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley will host its annual charity golf tournament at the prestigious Valencia Country Club. The Golf Tournament is set to kick-off with a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m.
Funded by the city of Santa Clarita and established in February 2006, the award winning VIDA Program or Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives, is a 16-week program designed to assist "at-risk" youth between the ages of 12 and 17 by redirecting negative behavior into positive alternatives.
The Santa Clarita Valley International Program (SCVIP) is pleased to launch the Santa Clarita Valley International Pageant.
A brushfire erupted Saturday in Valencia just off The Old Road but was quickly doused. The fire started near The Old Road north of Magic Mountain Parkway about 3:10 p.m. Three engines, a camp crew and water tender helped knock it down in less than 10 minutes, according to Brendon Peart, supervising fire dispatcher for the L.A. County Fire Department. A quarter-acre was blackened, and traffic on The Old Road was halted temporarily but no ...
The William S. Hart Union High School District has created a Twitter account and an electronic message system that allows community members to choose the kind of information they want to receive from the district through e-mail messages.
Local sheriff's deputies assisted an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in detaining either a "drunk or insane" man at gunpoint Saturday afternoon at Sierra Highway and Sand Canyon Road, according to Sgt. Brian Allen of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
I have, on occasion, been told the ending to a movie I wanted to see or a book I was reading. Now I get the chance to tell you the ending of this article before you read it. I believe the William S. Hart Union High School District does not want to build a high school in Castaic. My initial involvement on this issue began about eight years ago while I was serving on the ...
I'm a little concerned with the apparent indifference and apathetic views Roger Gitlin voiced in his commentary regarding the reported increase of hate crimes ("Hate crimes on the rise? Much ado about nothing," The Signal, Opinion, July 6).
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth's Web site expounds on his concern for California's educational system.
I wonder what Bill Kennedy was thinking when he wrote his commentary "Ready, fire, aim!" (The Signal, opinion, June 26).
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College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.