Beautiful songs and inspired silliness hit all the right notes at the Midwinter Madrigal Feast.
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Regarding "Candidates clash at forum" (The Signal, April 7):
Election day is nearly upon is. Many ballots - probably most - are already in via mail, and on Tuesday the polls will be open for remaining voters to select three members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
The most expensive solution possible based on bad science. That is what our currently agreed-to "chloride solution" is.
My name is Henry Schultz and I am a candidate for the City Council.
Reduce, reuse, recycle. We're all familiar with the three Rs of the waste-reduction hierarchy, and here at Castaic Lake Water Agency we take our role in living up to this environmentally minded mantra seriously.
Our City Council election is Tuesday. Many of you will vote before that day by absentee ballot. By all means, please vote - and make your vote an "informed vote."
A phone call came to my home today from a man who quickly spoke with such programmed precision, I thought it was a robo-call.
Complacency by the citizens and funding from large, Los Angeles special-interest groups are what allowed the City Council to pass the no-hospital hospital project, to build strip malls instead of attracting companies with higher-paying jobs and to have no plan for growth, which will cause a Santa Clarita urban nightmare.
TimBen Boydston won my vote one Tuesday evening at a City Council meeting when he took some of his allotted time on a different issue to express our neighborhood frustration with the current council's favoritism toward developers over individuals and neighborhoods.
I must say the April Fools' headline article ("Elected for life," April 1) certainly should have jolted the community into "high alarm mode."
I have known Marsha McLean for more than 20 years and have always appreciated her dedication to the well-being of Santa Clarita - from her leadership in the fight to defeat the proposed world's largest landfill at the gateway to our city, to her active participation in smart planning for our community.
It is hard to believe that it was more than four years ago when most Santa Clarita residents, including myself, did not know much about TimBen Boydston.
The purpose of this letter is to let you know about my wonderful experience at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and make your readers aware of an excellent breast surgeon in the area.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."
ANAHEIM (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Jim Ventress, retired Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley leader for 37 years, received a commendation letter from President Barack Obama on Monday during a surprise ceremony at Santa Clarita City Hall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kerry Washington, Julia Roberts and Matthew McConaughey were among the final A-listers who showed up at the Emmy Awards red carpet Monday, each met by a phalanx of screaming fans and reporters.
Santa Clarita Central Park is bigger and better than ever after the completion of Phase III of the Park's Master Plan. Today, the Santa Clarita City Council and Castaic Lake Water Agency's Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the project.
BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. (AP) - Thousands of Burning Man enthusiasts are on the outside looking in after a rare batch of heavy rain forced organizers to temporarily close entry to the counterculture event in the desert 90 miles north of Reno.
In good times and more challenging times, owners have to stand for something.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 – Donate Life California announces the Pink Dot Plate featuring the pink "DONOR" dot is now called the Donate Life Plate and features the blue and green Donate Life logo, the national symbol for organ, eye and tissue donation. Reservations for this license plate are immediately available at www.DonateLifePlate.org.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults.
SACRAMENTO, CA - A closely watched bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), which would ensure that crimes committed on college campuses are properly reported and investigated, passed the California Assembly Friday by a vote of 75-0. The legislation, AB 1433, would require colleges to report certain violent crimes (like sexual assault and hate crimes), occurring on or near campus, to local law enforcement, with the permission of the victim.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a "gentle soul" with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day "the world would know his name."
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) - A soldier with a gun inside a major command's headquarters turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as a heavily trafficked Virginia Army base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is visiting California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.