Should Santa Clarita homeowners pay $100 more in taxes every year to suck salt out of the water before we flush it down the drain?
With my 52nd birthday quickly approaching and the end of school branching into the summer season, I open my eyes while laying in bed and search my memories for days gone by. The sunlight through the window reminds me of my Midwestern bedroom as a kid, and the pictures stream through my mind's camera to the days of a more simple life.
Bruce McFarland told readers much more than he intended with his May 11 column "Call to arms or cautionary tale?"
Editor's note: The following letter was sent May 28 from Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. Kellar provided a copy to The Signal.
On the front page of today's edition of The Signal ("Ferry: Stop 'developmental terrorism,'" June 1), Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry is reported to refer to citizens who organize against certain development projects as "developmental terrorists."
Let's send a message to everyone that our country stands by all its veterans of the past and the future together.
In August I will turn 50. When I graduated from Davis County High School in 1978, I could barely imagine myself at 40 in the millennial year of 2000, let alone how ancient and decrepit I might find myself at age 50 in the unforeseeable year 2010. Yet here I stand at that milestone.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors decided to vote "stupid" earlier this week.
Learn more about the multifaceted baseball player Christy Mathewson, winner of 373 games during his career, by attending this acclaimed one-man theatrical performance 6:30 p.m. today at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
A Yellow Rose ceremony to commemorate the honor roll of donors and supporters of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley was held recently at Lexus of Valencia.
Ana E. Gonzalez
Leo Salazar, 7, and Andres Salazar, 11, sons of Jennifer Salazar, of Santa Clarita, placed second in the Children's category during the annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire Costume contest on May 16. Andres dressed as an archer, and Leo dressed as a king. They thanked Georgia Logan and Art Lucera at Santa Clarita Sewing Machine Co.
ON BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The wildlife apocalypse along the Gulf Coast that everyone has feared for weeks is fast becoming a terrible reality.
Pelicans struggle to free themselves from oil, thick as tar, that gathers in hip-deep pools, while others stretch out useless wings, feathers dripping with crude. Dead birds and dolphins wash ashore, coated in the sludge. Seashells that once glinted pearly white under the hot June sun are stained crimson.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.