I cannot afford to act in the capacity of academic snob. I attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, ranked third by the "everyone gets a prize" U.S. News and World Report as a midwestern regional university.
Thank you for your coverage of the Aug. 24 City Council meeting regarding the proposal to take over the operation of three local libraries ("Last words on libraries").
Once again, I'm glad to say "Bravo Bob Kellar!" You have a backbone and are not a sheeple.
Here are my questions regarding the city's plan to take over the running of our libraries.
In response to "Library row confounds dogmatics," (Sept. 1): Interesting how local columnist/conservative naysayer Gary Horton plays on his misinformed understanding of partisan issues surrounding local versus county control of our treasured public libraries.
In response to the open letter to me concerning the proposed annexation of Tesoro del Valle by the city of Santa Clarita ("Annex Tesoro," Aug. 31), it is my understanding that representatives of the Tesoro del Valle Homeowners Association board of directors - the elected representatives for the 1,100 families currently living there - have testified and submitted letters to the city asking that they wait until the county completes its processing of a pending application for entitlements of the undeveloped property in Tesoro.
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.
Tuesday, Sept. 7
Le Chêne French Cuisine is a popular "destination" restaurant on Sierra Highway near Agua Dulce. The restaurant has been delighting customers with fine food and wine for 30 years.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of Quail Unlimited (SCVQU) will host two rattlesnake avoidance clinics for dogs, just in time for the upland hunting seasons.
Repertory East Playhouse will return to its Main Stage Season with the new adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and sponsored by Good Neighbor Pharmacy.
College of the Canyons will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 32,040 square foot, $10.7 million Mentry Hall expansion project outside the Mentry Hall Art Gallery on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m.
County Public Works officials are reminding owners and operators of recreational vehicles (RVs) to dump their sewage waste at local disposal sites throughout the L.A. County -- including Santa Clarita and Castaic -- rather than dumping their sewage on streets, parking lots or county campsites.
A girl walking home from school Friday in the 22000 block of Cerca Drive in Saugus reported a group of men in a gold-colored sedan tried to call her over to their car, authorities said.
The Santa Clara River is a part of the city of Santa Clarita in more ways than one. While providing a home to many species of plants and animals, the river also annually brings together thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time to ridding it of trash and debris.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian security forces sealed off a seaside slum in the capital Wednesday in the latest effort to stop the spread of Ebola, setting off protests by angry residents.
HARVEY, Ill. (AP) - About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a standoff that lasted more than 20 hours.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk - a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine - after days of street battles.
OAKHURST (AP) - Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.
SOUTH PASADENA (AP) - Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as possible, police said Tuesday.
Ah, the 1973–1974 oil crisis. I was 17, driving my blue 1968 VW Bug back and forth from high school and work.
Irish pub and restaurant, Mulligans in Santa Clarita is up for sale.
Continuous, purposeful thinking in an organization can make the difference between an organization that is proactively producing a better product or service, and a company that is reactive and even possibly mediocre.
Hobby Lobby, the family-owned craft store chain and recently part of a controversial Supreme Court ruling, is opening a store on Santa Clarita at the Bouquet Shopping Center.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner drove in two runs and scored another pair, helping rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night that snapped a three-game skid.
BOSTON (AP) - Kole Calhoun leaped at the low right-field fence to take a three-run homer away from Brock Holt in the second inning.
Hart quarterback Brady White woke up in the mornings during his family's recent vacation to Coronado Beach and walked down to the water with a football.
Snapshot for the week of 08/11/2014 to 08/17/2014
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a local funding match of $2.7 million toward the $8 million construction project to rehabilitate a 16.5-mile stretch of the Angeles Forest Highway, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
It's nearly time for high school football, tailgate parties and the Burrito Bowl.