Thank you to The Signal for its wonderful article recently about Efren Galindo and the Newhall Community Center ("New approach for cleaning up neighborhoods," Feb. 3).
As Americans, we are blessed with the privilege of free and democratic elections without coercion or fear.
This past month we lost a fitness icon, Jack LaLanne. LaLanne was ahead of his time with some of his teachings.
The 2011 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race revealed its route details last week, listing the city of Santa Clarita as one of 15 host cities and the starting location for the eighth and final stage, set for May 22 at the Valencia Town Center.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is losing an exemplary figure of volunteer service this month. Santa Clarita resident Ric Bisarra has served the Santa Clarita Valley for the past seven years and is now leaving to serve his country.
After being closed for renovations for the past 10 months, the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library is ready to re-open its doors to the public on Tuesday.
In two separate cases yesterday, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested four suspected drug dealers from Saugus, Newhall and Santa Rosa.
Stormy weather brought stormy driving to the Santa Clarita Valley's roadways Wednesday morning, law enforcement officials said.
Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball defeated Nuview Bridge of Nuevo 61-35 at home in the first round of the CIF-Southern Division VIAA playoffs.
Sprouts Farmers Market and Henry's Farmers Market, two companies originally founded by the Boney Family but whom have operated under separate owners for almost a decade, announced Wednesday the two stores will join forces and operate under the Sprouts Farmers Market name.
Animal shelter fundraiser
The U.S. Forest Service is holding a career fair for fire fighting and forestry management from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
I would like to set the record straight regarding a recent column by Lynne Plambeck, which appeared in the Feb. 3 Signal: "Water plan needs closer examination."
Like most guys his age, 24-year-old Michael Landis settled in with a group of friends recently to watch the Super Bowl.
If you are a new resident of the Santa Clarita Valley, you may not know about Whittaker-Bermite, a contaminated 996-acre site in the center of the city of Santa Clarita, south of Saugus Speedway on Soledad Canyon Road. The site is sometimes referred to as the hole in the donut, due to its centralized location in the SCV.
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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his porn star ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
BEIRUT (AP) - Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian Direct Investment Fund, a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund that's escaped sanctions in spite of international efforts to punish Russia for its incursions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.