I can't tell you how many times community members have come up to me after a public hearing and asked if I thought their presence and comments did any good.
This letter is in response to Jerry Melisaratos' letter, "Clarifying the Prop. 8 Debate."
Although I agree that we should all conserve energy whenever possible, Barr (Letters to the Editor, "Would you give al-Qaida money," published Feb. 5) should get his facts straight.
Clinic construction has begun at 23772 Newhall Avenue, the future home of Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc.'s Newhall Health Center location, according to a recent center news release.
The recent Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals was an excellent example of how executing will win or lose a game.
Ten students from La Mesa Junior High in Canyon Country recently participated in the fourth annual ski trip to Big Bear Mountain Ski Resort. The students were taught to ski by volunteers from the United States Adaptive Recreation Center.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
I've chosen to believe my husband has massive brain damage. This, of course, is why he does so many things I don't understand.
A staggering increase in foreclosures is leaving many people with no choice but to leave their homes - and pets - behind. And rescues around the Santa Clarita Valley are struggling to accommodate the stream of new arrivals.
Snowboarder Marisa Watkins of Valencia won two medals at the Special Olympics Winter World Games in Boise, Idaho this week, including a gold.
Captains who have organized teams for the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life or those interested in forming a walking team for the 24-hour event this spring are invited to a team captain meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Northpark Elementary School.
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits and service organizations have until Feb. 14 to nominate their outstanding volunteers to be honored at the 2009 Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV.
A group of honor students from La Mesa Junior High is collecting food donations until Thursday evening at two supermarkets in Canyon Country.
IRS/AARP-trained volunteer tax return preparers will be available to complete and file income taxes for seniors at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Recently, e-mails have been rapidly circulating throughout the Santa Clarita Valley area containing a publicly created flier with unsubstantiated information about a maroon colored van possibly casing Santa Clarita neighborhoods.
On Thursday, February 21st 2013, the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Hart High School officials will join in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Hart High School.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The criticism of Dr. Drew Pinsky spread on the Internet almost as quickly as news of Mindy McCready's death.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's stock price topped $800 for the first time Tuesday amid renewed confidence in the company's ability to reap steadily higher profits from its dominance of Internet search and prominence in the increasingly important mobile device market.
Two major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
Somebody hacked Burger King's Twitter account on Monday, posting obscene messages and changing its profile picture to a McDonald's logo.
Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartener tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, a 6-year-old boy pretends his fingers are a gun during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius told a packed courtroom Tuesday that he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. The prosecutor called it premeditated murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
Webster's dictionary has several different definitions for the word socialism. The one conservative fear and loathe the most is:
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.