As tugs-of-war over congressional seats and accusations over an illegal-immigrant housekeeper capture national and state attention, some quiet local elections are taking place this week that could affect residents of some unincorporated Santa Clarita Valley areas.
I am so glad this election is almost over. I can't watch television or listen to the radio without hearing "Candidate X raised taxes 37 times during his term in office" or "Candidate Y eats babies for lunch" or "Candidate Z worships pagan gods in secret."
On Oct. 25, President Obama was interviewed on Univision, the Spanish-language TV network. During that interview, he was asked about his inaction on the issue of amnesty for illegal aliens.
The Los Angeles County Public Library system is one of the largest and best library systems in North America. With a century-long commitment to customer service, we place a high priority on efficiency and quality - not a profit margin.
As Tuesday's Election Day draws near and the cable news networks go bananas with their up-to-the-moment political prognostications, I find myself growing utterly indignant with the political climate that reverberates through our nation.
From popular beaches like Santa Monica and Will Rogers to the fun and sun of a day at Castaic Lake, California's 278 state parks represent the rich natural and cultural heritage of our state.
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.
A group of about 15 self-declared "independent" political activists gathered at the intersection of Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway on Saturday, one of dozens of satellite groups corresponding with comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's "sanity" rally in Washington, D.C.
Friday, Nov. 5
College of the Canyons will host a catered pregame barbecue dinner at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 to honor Marjanne Priest, and Jeri and Carl Goldman, the college's 2010 Outstanding Alumni & Friends honorees. After dinner, the honorees will be presented with awards, and at 7 p.m. guests will then make their way into the Cougar Stadium to watch the game between the College of the Canyons Cougars and the Ventura Pirates.
Through Cub Scouts, I met a man who began his career after graduating from the University of Minnesota in the 1980s selling neckties and other accessories to small clothing stores throughout Iowa and Minnesota.
While there are numerous propositions on the ballot this November, perhaps none is as important to local government as Proposition 22, the Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Act of 2010.
As an ardent observer of our society, I have recently come to see that one of the greatest challenges presented to us in the last few decades has been the drive-thru.
If you haven't already voted by mail, we urge you to go to your polling place Tuesday between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. and make your vote count.
Imagine going to your local library and opening the door to a colorful art and photography exhibit sponsored by the local school districts.
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.