Our city is considering adding an incredibly expensive $250 million treatment plant to lower the salt content in our reclaimed water, which we currently discharge into the Santa Clara River - an otherwise bone-dry creekbed.
The Tuesday meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council confirmed what I have suspected for quite some time. Four of the five council members are completely out of step with their constituency.
A rite of fall passed recently that all now-suffering real-estate agents and brokers look forward to for inclusion in their sales and marketing folders.
I was saddened to learn of the death of Santa Clarita's former Assemblyman Keith Richman. I wanted to make sure The Signal, as one of the keepers of Santa Clarita's history, had in its archives the detail of some very important work Dr. Richman did on a critical public-health issue in Santa Clarita
In a previous column ("Solutions to our water issues," July 25), I detailed my intention to, if elected to the Castaic Lake Water Agency board, attack some of the most urgent and persistent issues facing ratepayers in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Golden Valley's junior varsity football team has already turned the corner. The tricky part is keeping the trend toward success going.
On Tuesday evening, I was one of 50 impassioned speakers who expressed dire concerns over the Santa Clarita City Council's proposed agreement with Library Systems and Services. LSS is a for-profit library company that is now set to take over the Santa Clarita branches of the Los Angeles County Public Library System.
Those of you old and hip enough to remember the band Chicago will understand the title of this column as being one of their more enigmatic hits. On the surface, the question seems rather foolish. Of course we know what time it is, because our cell phone tells us so.
Dear Mayor Laurene Weste and Santa Clarita City Council members:
John and Susan Cooper sipped wine and talked with friends before settling down to a potluck dinner and literary discussion with members of their Valencia book club, just as they have nearly every month for eight years.
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.
Authorities have released a composite sketch of a suspect believed to have attempted to sexually assault a 14-year-old Saugus girl in Central Park on Aug. 21.
As a child, Danielle Galdos attended Hart Cheer Spirit Day because she wanted to be a Hart High School cheerleader.
A Pasadena woman was arrested Sunday in the Pitchess Detention Center parking lot after deputies found drugs in her purse, according to Sheriff's Department reports.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Parents want their children to grow up happy, healthy and perfect. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, unless it means putting unfair expectations on children or not holding them accountable for their actions. And while all parents try their best to make sure their children have good childhoods, aren't overindulged and have appropriate amounts of discipline and rewards no one is perfect. Parents will make mistakes (I know, I have) and they'll learn how to be better as time goes by. (Ever notice how differently parents tend to raise youngest children as opposed to oldest children ...
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown turned his focus to education and energy Tuesday on the second day of a trip to Mexico, but talk about immigration reform remained high on his agenda.
NEW YORK (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 percent to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported very strong second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.
SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.
CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
POMONA, Calif. (AP) - Pomona police have arrested a man suspected of stealing $10,000 worth of copper wire from a school.