The Santa Clarita City Council recently approved the purchase of 140 acres in Placerita Canyon, located just east of the Walker Ranch trail head and Placerita Canyon Nature Center.
This past week in the SCV featured human sundaes, art shows, music and a walk through local gardens.
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I enjoyed David Fitzsimmons' editorial cartoon June 3 showing GM executives holding out their cups to Uncle Sam while talking about how the government screws things up.
Regarding Steve Lunetta's opinion column, "The state training scam" (The Signal, May 25):
Plambeck belongs on the MRF committee Establishing a committee to recommend sites for a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), doesn't seem like a controversial issue, but it has certainly turned out that way. MRF is a fancy name for the place that the city of Santa Clarita will take recycled materials to sort them. Burbank, as well as Beverly Hills, already have such facilities operating in existing industrial areas of their cities. The businesses around them ...
Mint Elementary School students made chocolate sundaes out of five teachers as a reward for the students earning more accelerated-reader points than the teachers for the school year.
Life insurance is an excellent way of providing financial support for a surviving spouse or children upon the death of the family breadwinner, or if both parents die.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) issued the following statement after being recommended by the Steering Committee to replace Rep. John McHugh (R-NY) as Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee:
In continued efforts to help caregivers receive the support, information, and self-care they deserve, the Santa Clarita Senior Center has added a mini health fair to its upcoming Saturday, June 20, Caregiver Resource Day.
Show your patriotic spirit this Flag Day by coming to the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Santa Clarita Lodge No. 2379 for dinner. Flag Day is Sunday the 14th. The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge No. 2379 opens its doors to the public with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, with the annual Flag Day Ceremony beginning at 8 p.m. Flag Retirement immediately follows. In addition, well known local singer Sharon Rose will provide entertainment ...
When an employee is tardy more than a few times to work, the reason is not traffic, car trouble or an alarm that didn't go off. The real reason is that Johnny never learned it was unacceptable to be late to work.
Like all commentary on any position, it's easy to feel you've proven your point when the only points you make are the positive aspects of your position.
Go rent the movie, "Frost/Nixon." Whether or not you think Nixon was evil personified or a misunderstood saint - hit Blockbuster or e-mail Netflix.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY, June 9 (PRNewswire) -- Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives from the Special Victims Unit have launched an Internet safety program for children and parents, in partnership with Verizon.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In a courtroom, not an Olympic stadium, there was no click-click-click of Oscar Pistorius' prosthetic limbs. His only sound Friday was loud, uncontrollable sobs as prosecutors charged him with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his model girlfriend.
One of the comments I often hear from people who visit Santa Clarita for the first time is how beautiful our city looks.
Friendly Valley church
I syndicate the cartoons of Rick McKee, the brilliant, conservative cartoonist from The Augusta Chronicle, to newspapers around the world.
A team of volunteers from the Valencia United Methodist Church traveled to Nicaragua the first week of March to offer assistance to poor families. The families live in shacks in and around an area known as la chureca, a large trash dump located in Central Nicaragua near the city of Managua.
Our youngest son, a senior at Valencia High School, ain't happy.
On Feb. 12, the president delivers his State of the Union address, and he is followed almost immediately by a GOP spokesman who says, "Oh, no, that's not the way it is.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.