Editor's note: The following letter was sent to The Signal but also addressed to officials involved in proposed Sanitation District rate increases.
Editor's note: The following column was submitted as a response to Sen. George Runner's May 17 column about water softeners and Measure S.
The directors and staff of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District share Sen. George Runner's frustration with the significant rate increase currently proposed for wastewater service in the Santa Clarita Valley over the next three years, with estimated increases four years beyond, primarily to comply with chloride regulations imposed by the state Regional Water Quality Control Board.
Editor's note: Below is an open letter from Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposing solutions to the state budget deficit.
May 22, 2009
I never thought I could agree with Dave Bossert on the issue of annexation.
There is much confusion out there regarding a state-mandated fee that our residents are being asked to pay.
For out-of-control government spending plans, one does not need to look as far as Sacramento.
Now that California voters have handed Arnold Schwarzenegger and his cadre of special interests another resounding special-election defeat, proponents of public services, fiscal responsibility, child care and mental health programs are gearing up for the battle over the 2010 state budget.
With a single City Hall and one set of council members to represent the majority of the people in the Santa Clarita Valley, some folks forget that there are actually two municipal SCV governments.
It's an evening for the men and that's OK with the ladies because it's all for an important cause - supporting the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley.
LETMESAIL (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) will present a unique new fundraising event Saturday, May 30 at Saugus Speedway off Soledad Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA) will present Tandy Zorba, fourth speaker in a series of art lectures entitled "60 Minutes with an Artist" 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at the Valencia Library. Zorba's topic is living portraiture.
Appleseed Shoots at Piru Rifle Range
The sixth annual "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion Concert" rocks the Golden Valley High School amphitheater Saturday, May 23, from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The space shuttle Atlantis is now scheduled to land today at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida following its recent mission to repair the Hubble space telescope. However, poor weather conditions along the eastern coast of Florida have raised the likelihood of Atlantis ending its mission at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
There's darkness in my neighborhood and I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed. I don't understand it, but Wiley Canyon Road from Lyons Avenue to Old Orchard is dark, dark, dark. Except for light at intersection, the street is cloaked in black at night.
Cam Noltemeyer of SCOPE says the Disney Golden Oak Ranch expansion will "compound traffic problems in the area."
The column in the Jan. 8 issue of the paper (Gary Horton, "There goes retirement security") must have been written by "Horton Hears a Who."
Sunday was a warm night for "Frozen" co-director and former CalArts student Chris Buck, who took home a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.
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.