Annexation was the hot topic at Tuesday night's regular meeting of the Tesoro Del Valle homeowner's association board meeting. The board made an effort to inform the homeowners why they decided to go against the vote and the poll that indicated homeowners overwhelmingly wanted to annex now into the city of Santa Clarita.
I've been thinking about the election. I've been a registered Libertarian, Democrat and now a Republican. None of these parties represent how I feel about our elected officials now.
While it unfortunately did not have too much advance press, the benefit concert to raise funds for the Community Hiking Club last week was fabulous. It was held at the Canyon Theatre Guild and featured three artists including the headliner
Scattered rain showers soaked the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday morning, and while there is a chance of rain today, skies in the valley should remain sunny for the rest of the week, forecasters said.
It's 1972 all over again. A call to legalize marijuana in California is back, 38 years after it first appeared on the November ballot.
Two measures on the November ballot provide opposing answers to these questions:
Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh was delivering testimony on the Louisiana restoration process in the wake of Hurricane Katrina when Sen. Barbara Boxer interrupted the deposition after the general referred to the junior senator from California as "Ma'am."
What a mess those folks on our City Council have made of our library system. Oh yeah, blame it on the county.
I read in today's issue of The Signal that a group is critical of the City Council's actions regarding procedures prior to its vote to leave the Los Angeles County library system ("Library move prompts legal threat," Sept. 29).
Perhaps it's nothing, or perhaps it's an early warning that here in Valencia there is an absence of our feathered friends.
I watched Gloria Allred's news conference Thursday, and Nicky Diaz Santillan cried on cue. Allred called her a hero? Did Meg Whitman and her husband knowingly keep an illegal housekeeper for seven years? It's like "he said, she said."
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry recently wrote to the employer of Kevin Korenthal, a candidate for Castaic Lake Water Agency. Reading between the lines, it seems Ferry would like Korenthal fired for some of his campaign activities while running for public office.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.