When your close relatives are gang members, when your uncle is known for his graffiti wall, and when your older brother teaches you to graffiti tag, it may be easy to slip into a life of trouble.
I have been noticing that a segment of this country believes that what you eat and drink is the business of the government.
It was nice to read last week that Assemblyman Cameron Smyth is finally sharing his concerns about our purported salty water ("What we've got here is a failure to communicate," July 13). As he noted, "the staff of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board want ratepayers to swallow a 50 percent increase in our sewage rates in order to pay for the environmental review and design of a new $210 million treatment facility. That doesn't cover the construction costs or operations budget."
A pedestrian was killed Sunday morning when a car ran off of Soledad Canyon Road and onto a sidewalk just west of Gailxy Avenue in Canyon Country, sheriff's officials said.
Boy Scout Troop 830 from Newhall left for its three-week trip to the 100th Boy Scout Jamboree in Virginia on Saturday, July 17.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Ilya Kovalchuk is staying with the New Jersey Devils.
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.
When Republican politicos vote with the GOP issue of the moment, liberals and many pedestrian Democrats declare that the GOP is unthinking and in lockstep. Conversely, when the same politicos do not vote for the GOP agenda, Republicans are critically labeled as unfocused and in disarray.
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During an early afternoon day hike on Mount Haleakala on the island of Maui, Hawaii, Santa Clarita Valley resident Randy Moberg shot this stunning vista. Do you have a favorite vacation photo? Send your best vacation photo to Lifestyles@the-signal.com. Subject: Vacation photo. Include your name, your city and when and where you took your photo, along with any other information you would like to include.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.
Robert Burton wants to ban motorcycles from public streets because of the many accidents and even fatalities involving motorcycles, and because he saw a rider riding on the back wheel only, and because motorcycle riders cost our state many dollars in hospital bills.
On a recent bus trip to a remote area of Mexico, we were asked to buy basic school supplies for a remote village school.
The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia.
While codes aren't going to change for Santa Clarita business owners making tenant improvements at their place of business, the process doesn't have to be fraught with headaches, according to officials with the city's Building & Safety division.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
As far as Tuesdays go, The Masters's College baseball team had a pretty good one.
No one knows exactly which eight teams will make their way to Oklahoma City for the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
The following crimes were reported in the Saugus area over the past week:
There is a trend I have noticed among people who seek help in marriage and couples' counseling. Both partners usually have the best of intentions. Both usually want to save the relationship and make it better. But often people end up in marriage counseling because they are engaging in five selfish behaviors which prevent good communication and understanding for each other to take place.
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As I unpacked my kids from the car for a fun afternoon at the park, I bathed them in sunblock and let them go. They ran, giggled and played in the afternoon sun as I chased them. My experience was the same as millions of mothers across the world. My kids called to me, showed me their tricks, and became very dirty very fast. I found myself looking around at the other mothers, their beautifully dressed and clean children then back to my messy, giggling brood. I became distracted from the great fun we were having. I had lost focus ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are hoping the public will help them identify an ATM thief with the release Tuesday of ATM photos taken of the suspect, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of California's largest utilities is poised to cut hundreds of jobs.