Although I appreciated John Darkow's political cartoon offering in Monday's (July 28) Signal, his wording was hardly original.
Imagine a night when the entire nation could come together to stand up against crime. If only for one night out of the year, this united front would cause crime rates to drop, morale and people's sense of security would increase, and the nation as a whole would seem like a safer place.
The Santa Clarita Valley is a wonderful place to live. Unfortunately, the gas prices are high all over!
I'm just curious. Does anyone put any thought into the survival of the wildlife before they build what seems like a serene environment for the humans to enjoy?
I am writing in response to The Signal's recent editorial on Phil Gramm's comments on "whining."
The Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club would like to publicly thank our mayor, Bob Kellar, for assisting us in one of our major community projects.
Is it just me, or does something seem just a little out of kilter in Santa Clarita? In the July 21 edition of The Signal, there was the story about a 100-year-old fig tree in the Little Tokyo area of downtown Los angles, which is now one of the city's historic-cultural monuments. And then in the same edition, there was a story about the planned housing development in Stevenson Ranch for 93 single-family lots and ...
More than 50 people started to line up Friday afternoon at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Valencia for the fourth and last book by Stephenie Meyer. Her highly anticipated book "Breaking Dawn" went on sale at 12:01 a.m. today.
The Saugus Union School District will receive $1.4 million in funding from the Enhancing Education Through Technology Competitive Grant program, which is part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
Filming of some scenes for a feature film wrapped up Thursday at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch.
Hello Robert, This is strange. Every time I flush my toilet, there is black mold that fills the bowl and sticks to the sides inside the toilet. As far as I know, the water that fills the toilet is the same water goes to all of the other faucets in our house. I don't think this water is safe to drink, to say the least. Would this be a city water problem? Who should I ...
Peachland Elementary School and Old Orchard Elementary will have new principals this year. Sarah Johnson will head Peachland Elementary School, and Sandra Reveles will take over at Old Orchard Elementary, school board members agreed earlier this summer. Johnson is currently assistant principal at Newhall Elementary School and has taught in Los Angeles Unified School District and Newhall in years past. Reveles is currently assistant principal of Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary, having worked in Los ...
Most of us are familiar with the old adage, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink."
Saving for college can be intimidating. Added to this necessity is the current crisis we are facing in our personal lives due to the financial and energy markets.
City and county planners will host a public meeting Monday to discuss potential environmental impacts related to the One Valley, One Vision general plan.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - He said he would eat a bug to get you to buy a car. He promised that he would even stand upon his head until his ears were turning red if you would just, "Go see Cal."
PARIS (AP) - The world's largest solar-powered boat has docked on the banks of the Seine River, its final port of call after a three-month voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to study how the Gulf Stream and climate change could influence each other.
1. OBAMA: NO ONE DISPUTES CHEMICAL ARMS USE IN SYRIA
AMSTERDAM (AP) - A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist's attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
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.