Lynne Plambeck's column ("Tough love for efficiency standards," May 6) chided the City Council for refusing a request to make LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification mandatory on construction projects in the Santa Clarita Valley.
It was the perfect evening to raise money to benefit the thousands of Santa Clarita Valley youth who are served by the Boys & Girls Club of the SCV. The pleasant weather brought out more than 1,000 attendees Saturday evening to the Mann BioMedical Park in Valencia. Most dressed in black biker regalia to fit in with the "Born to Be Wild" auction theme.
We will never really know who the best singles player in the Foothill League was this year.
In high school tennis, less is expected from the No. 3 singles player or doubles team.
Detectives arrested an 18-year-old Canyon Country woman this week suspected of burglarizing several homes in her neighborhood and around town, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for others who may have been involved in the thefts.
San Diego, Calif.-- Dr. Carolle Jean-Murat, cofounder of the Angels for Haiti Project, will return to Haiti, the land of her birth on Thursday, July 1 to continue assisting the disaster relief effort.
NEW YORK (AP) - Television ratings for Game 6 of the NBA finals were down from the last one between the Lakers and Celtics, which was also a blowout but crowned a champion.
An 18-year-old Canyon Country woman was arrested by detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on felony burglary charges Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the station.
Berry season means colors, tastes and aromas that are sure to please. With a variety of gorgeous fresh fruits at your fingertips, why not whip up a fabulous fruit pie or tart to surprise family or share with friends? From family dinners to spur-of-the-moment picnics, pies are easy to make and easy for family and friends to appreciate.
First up, the important stuff.
If the Santa Clarita City Council votes to direct the building of a water-treatment plant to handle chlorides, will it also direct to put on the ballot a measure to rescind the soft-water conditioners ban?
We wondered why The Signal continues to print W.E. Gutman's column, especially his diatribes with anti-Catholic messages. It is one thing to be a self-proclaimed atheist; it is another to be a bigot.
The 2009-10 school year will be remembered as the year of budget cuts and impending teacher layoffs. For my daughter, it will be remembered as the year that her middle-school graduation was canceled. With so many great educators losing their jobs, it seems petty to complain, so I won't.
This is just to let Anne Marie Whalley ("Healthy families," June 10) know there are two farmers markets in Santa Clarita - every Sunday morning in the College of the Canyons parking lot and every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. in downtown Newhall.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.