Today is Father's Day, and I'm going to acknowledge this day a little differently this year. It's going to be a tough, somber day for our family.
I dream a lot. My dreams define me. Many of my nocturnal escapades involve flight.
Just when one thought we could not add another weird postscript to the 2010 Santa Clarita City Council race, news came June 10 that candidate David Galvan, already the basis of Internet conspiracy theories about his candidacy, given the similarity of his name to candidate David Gauny, was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer.
"The best laid schemes of mice and men, go often askew."
Even Steve Lunetta's Uncle Earl is beginning to "get it" ("Steve Lunetta: Blame Obama for the spill," June 14).
As citizens of Santa Clarita facing the same situation of being blamed for elevated salt levels in our water discharge - after becoming the first city in the U.S. to actually ban the sale and use of salt water softeners - we need to be involved right now.
Four weeks ago, I commented on whether or not a good resume meant a good candidate for the job ("Presidential resume," May 7).
In his column today ("W.E. Gutman: To some readers and their 'ilk,'" June 13), W.E. Gutman took it upon himself to attack me personally regarding a guest column I wrote rebutting Gary Horton's column attacking tea partiers.
What is with Paul Henry Sibek and his repeated references to "non-critical thinkers" in his frequent attacks on Republicans and conservatives ("Palin/Paul," June 10)? Surely, he must consider himself and his ilk to be "critical thinkers," and they certainly are.
On May 7, I sent you a letter ("Irresponsible headline," April 20) about your headline "Santa Clarita ranked one of richest cities" (April 12).
So the Republicans want to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Discount tickets to Hurricane Harbor
MOMS Club of Canyon Country South held another successful fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Valley Domestic Violence Shelter this year.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Advocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday. Ranchers and state wildlife officials oppose granting the species legal protections.
BOSTON (AP) - Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack only hours after the city marked the anniversary of last year's deadly bombing.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Even after every momentum swing, dramatic hit and terrible relief performance in an 11-inning game, the Oakland Athletics still were unshakably confident somebody would pull them through.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez had his wife and young daughter waiting in the parking lot. He had to do something to end the game.
BEIJING (AP) - Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) - At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Two parolees raped and killed at least four women while wearing GPS trackers, and there may be more victims, a California police chief alleged Monday.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.
Robert Burton wants to ban motorcycles from public streets because of the many accidents and even fatalities involving motorcycles, and because he saw a rider riding on the back wheel only, and because motorcycle riders cost our state many dollars in hospital bills.
On a recent bus trip to a remote area of Mexico, we were asked to buy basic school supplies for a remote village school.
The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia.
While codes aren't going to change for Santa Clarita business owners making tenant improvements at their place of business, the process doesn't have to be fraught with headaches, according to officials with the city's Building & Safety division.