Of all the editorials we've published over the past year, none struck a chord as resoundingly as "No one goes back to Sacramento," in which we satirized California's woefully inept Legislature and called on voters to throw the bums out at the next opportunity.
Editor's note: The Signal's editorial board invited each of the candidates for April's City Council election to meet with us and answer a series of questions about their candidacy. Here, encapsulated, are their responses. We thank each candidate who took the time to meet with us. Candidates Harrison Katz and Kenneth Mann did not respond to our requests for an interview. TimBen Boydston
Terrorism is not a new form of warfare. It is as old as the human race. For millennia, acts of terror were committed by individuals and groups in support of ideological causes.
Any day now, you will receive in your mailbox a ballot for the April 13 Santa Clarita City Council election. Most of you will also receive your permanent absentee ballot.
Mark Potok ("Talk of 'revolution' can be dangerous," March 9) seems to address the idea that a large section of the voting public are at odds with the current administration.
In failing to approve the charter for the Albert Einstein Academy, the William S. Hart Union High School District board has done an incredible disservice to the children of the Santa Clarita Valley.
In response to the article titled "Teacher layoffs loom" printed in the March 4 issue: would now be a good time to consider creating one elementary school district?
The premise of Frank Smathers' entire letter of Jan. 30 ("Box score: fascism 5, democracy 4," The Signal) is false.
TimBen Boydston Age: 54 Community: Newhall Time in SCV: 34 years Occupation: Executive director of the Canyon Theatre Guild Education: AS in medical technology; bachelor's in theater. Role models: Jesus Christ, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Michael Antonovich, Jan Heidt Frank Ferry Age: 44 Community: Santa Clarita Time in SCV: 20 years Occupation: City councilman; principal of Bishop Alemany High School Education: bachelor's, governmental communications; BSL, law; juris ...
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Tim and Janet Trotter of Castaic are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa "Missy" Trotter to Kristopher "Kris" Sackrider of Canyon Country.
Robert and Gloria Salazar of Santa Clarita celebrated their 62-year wedding anniversary at a party hosted by their children at a local restaurant.
Strong and gusty northwest winds will continue blowing through northwestern Los Angeles County, including the Interstate 5 corridor and the Santa Clarita Valley, until late Sunday morning.
Just two years after unveiling its K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program, the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons and its local educational partners - the Newhall, Saugus Union and Sulphur Springs School Districts - have been invited by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to participate in the prestigious Partners In Education Institute, May 5-8, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
There are exciting things happening in Old Town Newhall! In an effort to better serve the community, the city of Santa Clarita is building a new, larger library with groundbreaking festivities slated for Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Lyons and Main streets. The new Old Town Newhall Library will offer a larger, more modernized library facility, while continuing to reflect the historic roots of the area.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Billy Hamilton is still looking for his first major league plate appearance. Cincinnati's prized prospect has yet to play in the field, and he's already paying huge dividends for the streaking Reds.
In an event featuring four reigning California state cross country team champions, the Saugus High girls ran a heart-stopping race to upset Great Oak High of Temecula in a powerhouse battle.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, capitalizing on its reputation as a "safe pair of hands" and defying concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
NEW YORK (AP) - Far below the earth where the twin towers once stood, a cavernous museum on hallowed ground is finally nearing completion.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - For decades, this city in California's agricultural heartland relied exclusively on cheap, plentiful groundwater and pumped increasingly larger amounts from an aquifer as its population grew.
BIG BEAR LAKE (AP) - Fire crews are responding to a report of smoke near Southern California's Bear Mountain ski resort.
PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona woman is getting her first taste of freedom in more than two decades after an appeals court overturned her murder conviction, setting the stage for a retrial as prosecutors seek to put her back on death row.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama faces a high-stakes week of trying to convince a skeptical Congress and a war-weary American public that they should back him on a military strike against Syria.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
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.