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.
If you have been shopping in Old Town Newhall lately, or visited the weekly farmers market Thursdays, you may have noticed that things are looking a little different on Main Street.
On Aug. 24, The Signal ran a "Democratic Voices" column written by College of the Canyons student Melissa Kaufler in which she wrote a very melodramatic paen to Ted Kennedy ("Remembering my hero, Ted Kennedy").
Most Americans have a romanticized notion of Alaska as free-ranging, full of Brawny towel men and moose-shooting hockey moms, but is Alaska the most socialist state in the Union?
Witty but not cheesy.
Kevin Fenenbock, of Colliers International, has been promoted to senior vice president in Colliers' Encino office.
Value of joy
CINCINNATI (AP) - When Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips injured his hand on Wednesday, the door was opened for Hart High graduate Chris Valaika, who was called up to the team Tuesday.
Obviously, the City Council of Santa Clarita thinks everything could be done better by hiring for-profit experts. Why would they decide to quit our excellent Los Angeles County library system? As a county resident (2.1 miles outside the city boundaries) I am wondering how long it will take for the city to charge me for using "their" library. Anyone want to take any bets on this one?
I cannot believe the audacity of our elected Santa Clarita City Council and City Manager Ken Pulskamp.
Did you know that many banks have special financing options designed for woman-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses?
After his team won back-to-back titles, it could have been easy for Ryan Espinosa to get complacent.
Tony Alamo, a 75-year-old evangelist sentenced to spend the rest of his life behind bars for having sex with young children, will have a chance to fight his 175-year prison sentence before a federal appeals court next month, officials announced Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
OS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.
Regarding Gary Horton's provocative piece on old thinking about water rationing (Aug. 20, "Water rationing is old thinking"), I think Gary Horton is right on the mark.
While it is comforting to know that Isis will fail, it is alarming to realize that the world may be too slow in stamping out this regrettable regime.
With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. What I will do is suggest some strategies for getting factual information and making wise choices before you enter the voting booth.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.