Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. Signal online visitors cast a total of 279 votes from Wednesday afternoon, July 30 to Tuesday morning, Aug. 5, 2008. Question: "Do you think the housing market has hit bottom?" * Yes, it's getting better (75 votes) * No, it's still freefalling (184 votes) * Don't care, I rent (20 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll.
Whine: To complain peevishly; to utter something in a high-pitched sound. A nation of whiners.
My favorite book is "Star Wars." I like the book because of the trooper and the Jedis.
We here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get numerous letters in the course of a political season. Some are kind and some are profane, but all of them are worthy of review and reflection.
Senior Lunch Menu Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, and at Bouquet Canyon Seniors. Also available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595. Monday - Potato Crusted Fish Tuesday - Vegetable Lasagna Wednesday - BBQ Beef Sandwich or Hamburger Thursday - Crispy Chicken Friday - Southwest Stew Note: Menu is subject to change. Activities The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 Market St. ...
Why conserve? Here at Castaic Lake Water Agency, we believe the answer to that question is simple: We should conserve because it's good stewardship. It's the responsible way to manage a vital resource, and it's in the best interests of our community, our state and the environment. Yet, proving the adage that no good deed goes unpunished, "rumblings of discontent" have been voiced about water conservation efforts, based on the argument that some people - ...
I read with interest the letter to the editor from Vernon Donnelly (July 24). Mr. Donnelly, I certainly hope you are feeling better now after your Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital experience.
At around 4 a.m. on Saturday, the Best Buy store in Saugus was burglarized, according to Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Ongoing Lexus Jazz and Blues Series The sounds of live jazz and blues bands once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia during the 10th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series. Hours for the concerts will be 7-9:30 p.m. and they will take place on Town Center Drive adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia. No pets or outside food or beverages are allowed. Admission is free. The concert line-up includes: Friday - Lori ...
Last month the California Department of Public Instruction released revised numbers revealing the dropout rate of public and charter schools within the state.
There is a huge debate over drilling for additional oil right now that is confusing at best. The opposition to this idea seems to say that the additional oil won't meet our entire need quickly enough. Maybe we should think about it like this: Say you have 100 homeless in your town, but you only have shelter for 25. Would you not let any use the shelter because you could not satisfy the total demand? ...
A month into California's fiscal year, absent a state budget mandated by law - thanks to a deadlocked Legislature - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an executive order Thursday that calls for rollbacks to minimum wage for state employees. The order also lays off 10,300 part-time and temporary state workers and halts hiring, overtime and contracting.
I would like to add my comments after reading articles published in The Signal on child safety.
I am responding to Malcolm Blue's letter to the editor on July 9, "Mormons' opposition to gay marriage is hypocritical."
Although I appreciated John Darkow's political cartoon offering in Monday's (July 28) Signal, his wording was hardly original.
Bullying is an increasing problem that affects the lives of students every day. This can happen anywhere from school to the online growing social media. When a person is bullied it affects their everyday life.
Cal Poly went big - 32 students strong - at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in technology, the conference challenged attendees to "Think Big, Drive Forward."
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown delivered a simple message for Kyrie Irving after the All-Star point guard had the first scoreless game of his career Friday night: forget about it.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
The premise of this democracy is based on electing those representatives who will make decisions in the interests of all of the people, not just the rich, corporations, or special interests.
Mayor Kellar seems to believe that anyone who originally opposed the roundabout should have no voice on what sort of art display will be chosen or whether to "do nothing."
Redemption. That's what 2013 was for the Santa Clarita Valley as a football community.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jabari Brown scored 22 points and Jordan Clarkson added 21 to help Missouri upset No. 18 UCLA 80-71 on Saturday.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.