It's that time of year when the ads are running and the mud is flying. Now is the time when we, the voters, have to make heads or tails out of the candidates' supposed accomplishments, as well as the accusations made by their opponents.
We in California have a long history of budget reform through the initiative process.
In Sept. 28's "Democratic Voices" column, Melissa Kaufler posed the question "Does the tea party represent you?" then goes on to use almost the entire column to castigate Christine O'Donnell, a candidate running in Delaware.
I have a question for the City Council or whoever is in charge of the bulldozing of the hills behind my house.
Following weeks of speculation and anticipation, the host cities for the Amgen Tour of California professional cycling road race were announced this morning by race presenter AEG.
The "First Thursday" Art walk returns to Old Town Newhall today.
There's more to learn in school than just reading, writing and arithmetic. There's a fourth "R": workforce readiness.
Missouri had Jesse James. New Mexico had Billy the Kid. And California in the 1870s had its own Wild West outlaw.
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.
Over this past year, fixed-income investments in U.S. Treasury, municipal and corporate bonds have performed very well while the stock market has languished. For those who invested in 10-year treasury bonds over the past year, they received annual interest yields of between 2.5- and 3-percent and bond values increasing up to 4 percent or more. Not a bad return when compared to the stock market.
The SCV Community Expo begins Friday night with the Taste of Expo at 5 p.m. The admission fee is $20, which buys food and drink tickets.
Sometimes, you just have to be in the right place at the right time.
It was smooth sailing all the way as Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley launched its seventh annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser Sunday at the Oaks Grille located inside the Tournament Players Club in Valencia to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Four years ago, bipartisan majorities in the California Legislature approved a landmark clean-energy bill. Now a well-financed coalition of right-wing ideologues, out-of-state oil and gas companies and climate-change skeptics is seeking to effectively kill that law with an initiative on the November state ballot.
Bullying is an increasing problem that affects the lives of students every day. This can happen anywhere from school to the online growing social media. When a person is bullied it affects their everyday life.
Cal Poly went big - 32 students strong - at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in technology, the conference challenged attendees to "Think Big, Drive Forward."
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
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.