The editorial "No one said this would be easy," (Jan. 10) is correct that the decision to close a school should not be easy.
Morality in Media has published new evidence that exposure to adult hardcore pornography on the Internet can adversely affect children's sexual behavior and attitudes about sex. They suggest such exposure is a form of child abuse.
Jonathan Kraut's column ("Looking ahead with hindsight," Jan. 12) was truly hilarious. I simply have to respond.
Bleary eyed and weak from lack of sleep, I am writing with a plea to my neighbors. I live on Lakehurst Avenue, a one-block cul de sac in Canyon Country. My neighbors, most of whom are pet lovers (dogs in particular), seem to leave their pets outside and are oblivious to their continuous barking night and day. Please, please do your pets - and me - a favor and bring them inside, at least at ...
In the aftermath of the recent "Plagiarismgate" the editors of The Signal promised us to be more prudent and diligent with future columns. Has this promise already slipped like a New Year's resolution?
President Barack Obama emphatically promised those making less than $250,000 a year they would see no tax increases of any kind.
Nicole Larkins and Matthew Hank were joined in marriage April 4, 2009 at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
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Dates to Watch Jan. 21 William S. Hart High School Show Choir will perform its annual Cabaret Pops Concert, conceived, directed, choreographed, and produced entirely by the students. 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21, and Friday, Jan. 22, Hart High School auditorium, 24825 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org Children's bureau is seeking families to consider adoption of children in foster care , including single or married people, teachers, and retirees. Learn more at the ...
You may be wondering... What IS 'SCV Raw'? SCV Raw is The-Signal.com's section devoted to press releases, news items and other information from government agencies and representatives, law enforcement and fire departments, nonprofit groups and other official organizations that serve or are based in the Santa Clarita Valley, as well as news about special events that benefit the community. SCV Raw is also open to news releases from local entrepreneurs and companies involved in developing or using new or "green" ...
"The only tie is the family connection -- there is no business connection between what is two very different companies and there is no impact to The Signal," said Signal Publisher Ian Lamont.
"New Year, New You" is the topic for a workshop on life success and goal-setting scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seminar will meet in the community room at Jo Anne Darcy Canyon Country Library located at 18601 Soledad Canyon Rd. The program is part of the LifeForward workshop series sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV and is open to the public free of charge.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To prepare for forecast winter storms that could produce up to eight inches of rain this week in areas affected by recent fires, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich encourages residents in hillside communities and fire-impacted areas to take precautions now. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works' 24-hour toll-free hotline, (800) 214-4020, provides homeowners with engineering advice and recommendations on how to prevent damage utilizing sandbags, k-rails, and deflection walls to protect individual ...
Santa Clarita resident Kirby Heyborne's song, "Keep It Inside," is the number one downloaded song and is now one of seven featured songs on this week's Playlist 7 by Microsoft.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license.
HONOLULU (AP) - A kayak fisherman died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer during an attack at Los Angeles International Airport last month is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A 14-year-old student flashed a pellet gun inside an Ohio high school, setting off a lockdown and short standoff Monday in a hallway before he was taken into custody and charged, police and a witness said.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was still unclear, he said.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.
NEW YORK (AP) - Investigators mined the data recorders Monday and sought to question the engineer and conductor for clues to why a commuter train jumped the tracks along a sharp curve, killing four passengers.
With the celebration of Thanksgiving and the nature of the holiday season thankfully there were only two reported Part-1 crimes. The first was a theft from a boat in the 22300 block of Festividad Drive between November 20th and November 25th. Someone cut the cover of the victim's boat and stole over $1,900 worth of equipment.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's the day of the online deal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nearby communities have names like Mecca and Oasis, fans cheer a high school team known as the Arabs.
BOSTON (AP) - Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
Local artists will display their artwork for the second time this year during "Art in the Alley" Saturday in downtown Newhall.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.
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