Well, the Santa Clarita City Council has opened Pandora's box. Now that the city has decided to go with a for-profit library system, which will not take over until next year, the county has logically decided - and rightly so - that it will not spend any more money finishing the re-remodeling of the Canyon Country library. It was supposed to reopen this fall.
For many years, I have listened to and read about various murder trials, sentencing and death-row fights to save the defendants who have been put on death row to await their fate.
Four years can change a lot. At least that's what state Sen. Tony Strickland is banking on in his race to be elected California's top money manager.
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.
HOLLYWOOD -- On the day when rock icon John Lennon would have become a septuagenarian, thousands of fans from around the world gathered to remember the floppy-haired lad from Liverpool who just wanted to give peace a chance.
"Now, this needs to be kept secret until I file the lawsuit and the city is served," said the gravelly voice of Don Ricketts through the telephone, with a conspiratorial tone that I knew revealed a twinkle in his eye.
In The Signal's article on Save Our Library's suit to block privatization of the libraries ("City sued over libraries," Oct. 5), the city attorney assured the public that the proposed contract with Library Systems & Services LLC (LSSI) will fully protect library patrons' privacy.
Regarding "Boxer and Fiorina are a study in opposites," Oct. 3: I'm not sure how Roger Gitlin attained op-ed column status in your Sunday edition, but so it goes. However, I cannot allow his support for Carly Fiorina (for U.S. Senate) to go unanswered.
I often wonder just when, and at whose insistence, the great virtues of modesty and humility became detrimental to the human condition. They seem not only to be in short supply, but increasingly their absence is applauded and even intentionally sought after.
The Board of Directors for Tesoro del Valle homeowners' association would like to correct some misconceptions that surround the city of Santa Clarita's attempt to prematurely and only partially annex the Tesoro community.
Humboldt Squad, a band based in the Santa Clarita Valley, will host Feed the SCV, a concert to raise funds and gather food for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry on Nov. 6.
Planning a trip out of town?
Residents turn out to support more than 100 local businesses that had exhibits at the 26th annual Santa Clarita Community Expo held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Santa Clarita. The show continues today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit facebook.com/scvchamberexpo.
With many pollsters predicting the Republican Party is poised to take back the House of Representatives in November, the Santa Clarita Valley finds itself with a unique opportunity.
Linda Magara, 2010 Santa Clarita Valley Club winner of the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business award, will be presented with the 2010 Zonta International District 9 JMK award on Wednesday at the Club business meeting held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Valencia.
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.