Ever notice that Christmas starts earlier each year? I noticed back in the second week of October that Home Depot already had the blow-up Santa snow globes and the creepy wicker reindeer out for sale.
Again, we are hearing the "ban the plastic bag" chant. The problem seems to have fallen by the wayside, since we can see how the freeways are littered with them and the little darlings are left for dead in parks and public places.
When I moved here in 1981, there were two "big" hardware stores: Builders Emporium and the Do it Center (known then as Neiman Reed Lumber City). Then came the "bigger box" hardware stores. The Emporium closed about 10 years ago.
We all know what we have gotten from the Republicans in the last 10 years.
hristmas, Santa Clarita Valley children have a chance to play in the snow at the Ice Station Valencia.
I hope everyone is still stuffed with turkey and all the fixings from a wonderful Thanksgiving.
What do you do three months after you move into a gorgeous, custom estate five years in the making?
Chef Melinda Piligian, of Valencia, and owner of Cake Goodness will be featured in the second episode of TLC's "Fabulous Cakes" to air 10 p.m. Monday.
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I may never fly again.
Many will disagree on when the football prowess of the Foothill League peaked, but I would drive a stake in the sand in the year 2003.
Where in the Constitution of the United States of America does it authorize the creation of such an agency as the Transportation Safety Administration that is so devoid of intellect?
The Transportation Security Administration is representative of what is wrong with a bureaucracy. It grows and adds bodies, but it does not add quality people.
As part of The Signal's 2014 Santa Clarita Valley Football Preview, we want you to pick the Greatest SCV Football Player of All Time.
A six-member L.A. congressional delegation tried to hit one out of the park this week in the long-simmering debate over TV access to Dodger games, but the effort ran afoul of the DirecTV team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a pedestrian was critically injured when a stolen minivan fled from police, ran a red light and crashed into a taxi cab.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who got separated from his group while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California has been found.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Parents want their children to grow up happy, healthy and perfect. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, unless it means putting unfair expectations on children or not holding them accountable for their actions. And while all parents try their best to make sure their children have good childhoods, aren't overindulged and have appropriate amounts of discipline and rewards no one is perfect. Parents will make mistakes (I know, I have) and they'll learn how to be better as time goes by. (Ever notice how differently parents tend to raise youngest children as opposed to oldest children ...
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown turned his focus to education and energy Tuesday on the second day of a trip to Mexico, but talk about immigration reform remained high on his agenda.
NEW YORK (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.