Regarding the letter Joe Phipps wrote to The Signal ("Be an American, learn English," Nov. 13) about how immigrants should learn to speak English, I am in agreement.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Nov. 20-26, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Eighth-graders at Rio Norte Junior High School gathered Thursday for the school's seventh annual Turkey Bowl flag football game.
First and foremost, I'd like to congratulate the new governing board members of the Castaic Union School District, Victor Torres and Susan Christopher, as well as the incumbent Laura Pearson. I do so in the hopes we can start to heal the divisions of the campaign and the contest through which we've just passed.
"Something there is that doesn't love a wall" In his poem "Mending Wall," Robert Frost makes an implied plea for people to tear down any fences between them for the sake of better understanding and cooperation. Good advice. Yet, there are those who will purposely close themselves off or try to keep others away. The Berlin Wall was perhaps the best modern example of an ill-conceived wall and this month marked the 20th anniversary of ...
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently drafted proposed regulations calling for a voluntary "retail food warning program."
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The holidays are upon us once again and a host of fantastic opportunities perfectly suited to the season are available to all of Santa Clarita in downtown Newhall.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon plans to hand deliver holiday cards from Santa Clarita Valley school children to troops serving overseas.
See "Related Content" for The Signal's coverage of Thanksgiving-related happenings.
Dianna Gonzalez is cheered on by her schoolmates as she finishes in 11th place for the 7th-grade girls during the Turkey Trot food drive at Sierra Vista Junior High School in Canyon Country on Tuesday.
All roads running through the Angeles National Forest, including Angeles Forest Highway, will reopen Monday after being closed for nearly three months due to the Station Fire.
The Santa Clarita Valley saw a spike in home sales between September and October, according to information released Wednesday.
On Nov. 7, a majority of the House of Representatives made history by passing HR3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act.
Federal health officials reported Wednesday that there is no evidence the swine flu vaccine is causing any serious side effects - their first report on the safety of the new vaccine.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
MONTREAL (AP) - Rookie Martin Jones is already making Los Angeles Kings' history.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.