David Gauny's letter to the editor, "Hospital chose its own fate" (Letters to the Editor, Jan. 31) is right on the mark.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has developed a mobile teaching program to educate high school freshman about the dangers and consequences of hate crimes, and it appears it's already had an impact.
When real estate agent Charlene Sarnecki recently went to a supposedly vacant home in Canyon Country, she found sleeping bags, beer cans on the fireplace and some lights on.
Hi, Robert: When we turned our heater on for the first time this winter we noticed that for the first 90 seconds or so it blows out cold air before turning warm. This is the first time in the five years we've been in this house that this has happened. It does it now every time the heat kicks on. Since its never done this before it makes me think something's not right. Any ideas ...
"My first impression of the Santa Clarita Valley was that it was one long, brown, dusty road," guest speaker Joann Lombardi told SCV Rotarians at their Feb. 4 meeting.
The following are random Valentine's Day reflections: My wife is not a big fan of chocolate. She feels horribly guilty whenever she nibbles even one small bit of a Hershey's chocolate kiss. I buy my wife the biggest heart-shaped box of chocolates every Valentine's Day to show my love. Valentine's Day is a special day for a kid. It's when you ask someone special to be your Valentine. It's when someone special asks you to ...
Friendly Valley service Who: Pastor Stan Fix at the Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist). What: Fix will present the Sunday Morning message, "Love is Something You Do," from: I Corinthians 13. All Are Welcome. When: 10 a.m. Sunday morning Where: 19246 Avenue of the Oaks in Newhall. Enter at the Friendly Valley main gate off Sierra Highway on Friendly Valley Parkway. Contact: (661) 251-1311 Friendly Valley Lenten study Who: Dr. Stan Fix at ...
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: First Word
A group of rain-soaked people stood shivering outside of the Newhall office of the Department of Motor Vehicles, which closed Friday due to a state furlough day.
Local legislators say the state's employee furlough days are unfortunate but necessary, while union members are troubled about lost wages and reduced services in such trying economic times.
After falling to West Ranch in the teams' first matchup of the season, Valencia made a few changes and turned the tables on the Wildcats. It took just two changes for the Vikings to defeat West Ranch 43-37 at Valencia High on Friday night.
For the Canyon boys basketball team to pull the upset of Hart Friday night, it would need solid shooting and tough defense.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 265 votes from mid-morning Friday, Jan. 30 to late afternoon Friday, Feb. 6, 2009. Question: "What's your Valentine's Day plan?" * Dinner, flowers and a movie (31 votes) * Make whoopie with soulmate (54 votes) * Find somebody to love (11 votes) * Try to forget being alone (16 votes) * No plan -- just another day (153 votes) ...
Nonprofit organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley which work to improve the lives of women are invited to apply for Community Service Financial Grants offered by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Foundation.
What is a FICA credit score, and how can a bad score be corrected? What money management and budgeting skills are necessary to plan for a secure future? What are the unique credit and economic issues that accompany a divorce?
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - The Pakistani Taliban and the army exchanged prisoners Wednesday as a confidence building measure ahead of possible peace talks, intelligence officials and militant commanders said.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) - Crews battling a wildfire in Northern California that destroyed 30 homes and damaged 30 others are expecting more favorable weather to help.
NEW DELHI (AP) - Saying their crime shocked the conscience of India, the prosecutor in the fatal New Delhi gang rape called Wednesday for all four convicted rapists to be hanged, while one of the defendants shouted out his innocence as police drove him into the courthouse.
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Humberto grew to hurricane force far out in the Atlantic early Wednesday, becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, while Bermuda shook off a drenching by Tropical Storm Gabrielle.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court said Google wrongly collected people's personal correspondence and online activities through their Wi-Fi systems as it drove down their streets with car cameras shooting photos for its Street View mapping project.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya's Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said, exactly one year after an attack there killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - U.S. officials for nearly three years accessed data on thousands of domestic phone numbers they shouldn't have and then misrepresented their actions to a secret spy court to reauthorize the government's surveillance program, documents released Tuesday show.
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.