It is a tumultuous time for our planet. Global warming is a constant topic in news broadcasts and television documentaries and newspaper headlines blast us with warnings that our planet is growing warmer, our resources are dwindling and the damage we have done to Earth could be irreparable.
The liberals are having a field day trying to convince people that first, there is no socialism and second, that someone has to think for the masses (aka Larry King on CNN the other night).
Gone are the days when people sat around a radio, curled up in their pajamas in the family living room to partake in a new adventure. For students at Old Orchard Elementary School in Valencia, this classic experience was not lost on them.
Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. The following is from the second week of the April 1999 Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise.
The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley will present the third annual "An Evening of Magic" fundraiser on Saturday, April 18. The local International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 280 will offer three hours of magical entertainment for the entire family.
Not long ago, my son went to a birthday party. Seems innocent, huh? Well, it seems they went horseback riding. He came back having the time of his life and insisted we take him out sometime soon, like, maybe Sunday.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation presents the inaugural William S. Hart Park "Art 'n the Park & Craft Fair" 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 at the park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
Public Allies Los Angeles is seeking dedicated young people and capacity-building 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to partner in a 10-month leadership development and nonprofit apprenticeship program.
A Sylmar man had more than just car trouble Monday afternoon when Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies stopped to help him in the 31500 block of Castaic Road in Castaic.
It's 7:30 in the morning, and I have been sitting behind the keyboard for well over an hour trying to find the words to express the loss that has happened to all of us at The Loose Goose.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct high-occupancy vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-14 interchange.
The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a 23-year-old Valencia man whose body was found Tuesday morning in his home.
For seniors concerned about Los Angeles County's soaring population and the future availability of county services for seniors, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a Los Angeles County senior stakeholder meeting 1 p.m. Friday.
In February, Congress enacted the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which includes a new $2,500 college tax credit for 2009, 2010 and possibly beyond. Your family may have not qualified for earlier college tax credits, but it just might for this one.
It's spring, and flowers aren't the only things in bloom. Solar panels and new ideas about how to make or save energy are blossoming everywhere.
In my humble opinion, the most straightforward, simplest answer to the William S. Hart Union High School District going to board member representation by areas/districts would be to add two board positions.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Clint Hurdle watched rookie Gregory Polanco scuffle for the better part of two weeks before giving the talented but raw right fielder a needed night off on Monday.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday night in Acton after a vehicle slammed into a pole on the northbound Highway 14 at Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway, a California Highway Patrol officer confirmed.
One person was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non-serious injuries after a vehicle crashed into a building in Newhall on Tuesday, according to an official.
Two elementary-school-aged entrepreneurs set up shop Tuesday on a Newhall street corner, enjoying an age-old summer custom: operating a lemonade stand.
U.S. and European airlines canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, but Santa Clarita Valley representatives of two faiths that consider Israel the holy land said they're not worried about pilgrims' safety.
A California Lottery "Fantasy 5" ticket worth $291,000 was sold at Gallion's Corner Market in Castaic, lottery officials said Tuesday - the second winning ticket sold there.
SEATTLE (AP) - Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats.
Twenty-three exchange students and two teachers from Xi'an, China, have the opportunity to experience United States culture this summer through a 19-day English Immersion Camp held at Saugus High School.
BOSTON (AP) - A college friend was convicted Monday of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by agreeing with another friend to get rid of a backpack and disabled fireworks they took from his dorm room three days after the attack.
SACRAMENTO – The streak of Fantasy 5 wins continues in Los Angeles County.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - "Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, "Sherlock," is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.