Picture, if you will, the Santa Clarita Valley in 1974.
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.
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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"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 properties. Sandbags are available at all Los Angeles County Fire Stations.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.
Parents, don't be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It's actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.
IRVING, Texas - Glenn Beck, the conservative radio host and media entrepreneur, is now heading up a film division at Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his popular radio show and digital media operation TheBlaze.
SANTA CLARITA-When "Rent," the musical loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme" premiered on the Broadway stage in 1996, it took the theatre world by storm.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A Central Valley dentist accused of groping four female patients while they were sedated is facing three years in prison after pleading no contest to sexual battery charges.
The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of its 2014 "cArt aRt" competition, held in conjunction with the City's annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. This creative annual contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.
GENEVA (AP) - High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting to forge a common position on how to de-escalate the situation.