On Sunday, May 24, The Signal published a column by Willie L. Pelote offering suggestions on how to balance the budget in light of the May 19 defeat of Propositions 1A through 1D.
I am writing in response to the letter by A. Jones in the May 23 edition of The Signal ("Tax outrage") regarding the proposed taxes and the water problems in Santa Clarita.
I'm sorry to see GM file for bankruptcy.
Regarding the comment made by J. Arens ("City logo") in the May 27 edition of The Signal:
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The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Tuesday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In 2004, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) invited Californians to join the fight against out-of-state registration.
Looking for something fun, educational and free for the kids tonight? The Santa Clarita Symphony has your ticket!
The trumpet and trombone get the spotlight as father-and-son horn players Stan and Chris Hernacki guest at the Symphony-sponsored Children's Instrument Petting Zoo from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Cafe at Borders Books & Music.
The Placerita Canyon Natural Center will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20 at the Nature Center, 19152 W. Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall.
Two teenagers were arrested Thursday morning near a Saugus home they had burglarized, sheriff's deputies said.
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency invites children between the ages of 1 and 18 years old to participate in a free summer meal program.
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale marks its 10th anniversary with a special performance in the venue where it all began - Saturday evening, June 6, at 8 p.m. at the Valencia United Methodist Church. This will be followed by a performance on Sunday, June 7 at 3:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Some years ago, we realized that our wine repertoire consisted solely of the Red Trio Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir - and the Holy Whites - Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Talk about stuck in a rut!
"The Lincolns of Springfield," is a musical play about the lives of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. It is rich with melodies and songs and can be enjoyed by the entire family. There are expressions of familial love, Lincoln-esque humor and a rendition of American history.
Nia Vardalos plays most of "My Life in Ruins" with a fixed toothpaste smile, which is no wonder because her acting in the film feels uncomfortably close to her posing for a portrait. Rarely has a film centered on a character so superficial and unconvincing, played with such unrelenting sameness. I didn't hate it so much as feel sorry for it.
Hundreds of job-searchers attended Wednesday's Job & Career Fair at College of the Canyons, where more than 60 firms and agencies provided information about careers and accepted resumes.
Nissan of Valencia gave away more than $21,800 in gifts - ranging from scholarships to a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan - during its annual Nissan Car Giveaway this week for local Hart district 11th- and 12th-graders.
It's one thing to know you and your wallet have been the victims of a legal money-grabbing scam, but to get repeatedly sucker-punched while you are still reeling is the second atrocity.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."