This week's spotlight in the SCV highlights college students competing, high school students cheering and young children climbing.
In a game full of penalties and turnovers, College of the Canyons used its defense to beat Antelope Valley College on Saturday night at Brent Carder Marauder Stadium.
In the midst of discussion - or argument or mudslinging, depending whom you ask - about the issue of chloride levels in the Santa Clara River and the water we send downstream to neighboring farmers, an important point may be lost.
With school starting and the traveling days of summer just about ended, we've entered that time when conversations about vacations are frequent: "Where did you go this year, and how was it?" My wife and I took three weeks and learned the hard way that the Central Coast in the summer is more like the Pacific Northwest in the winter. Enough said.
Next week is 9/11, nine years since four jetliners were hijacked by fanatical Muslim extremists. Nearly 3,000 people died on Sept. 11, 2001. How will you acknowledge what has now become National Patriot's Day, arguably a somber and solemn event in America's history?
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.
I received correspondence from Scott Wilk recently saying why he didn't support SB 27, which requires nonprofit organizations to disclose the names, addresses and employers of donors of $1,000 or more when their funds are used to make contributions or expenditures of more than $50,000 in any one year, or more than $100,000 over four years.
A year after being bounced early in the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament, the Master's College made sure everyone knew they had moved on and that this was a different season.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Andrei Markov scored in the sixth round of the shootout, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks 4-3 Wednesday night for their sixth victory in eight games.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kansas City ace and Hart High graduate James Shields allowed one hit in three scoreless innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the Royals' 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's senior living communities, Summerhill Villa, has been sold, according to an executive with realty firm CBRE's Senior Housing Services Group.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station requested the public's assistance Wednesday in locating a custom wheelchair stolen in a residential burglary on Feb. 24.
On Monday, February 24, 2014, a report was made at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station regarding a residential burglary. This burglary incident occurred on the 27900 block of Tyler Lane in the Canyon Country area in the City of Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station deputies have requested the public's assistance in locating a wheelchair stolen in Canyon Country residential burglar.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is a tough but thin-skinned leader who is squandering his country's potential, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday, a day after she likened his actions on the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine to those of Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.
NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp.'s executive ranks have suffered their first casualty since hackers stole credit card numbers and other personal data of millions of the retailer's shoppers last year.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is coming under increasing criticism that he simply doesn't get it on sex abuse.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making a swing through the Silicon Valley where he met with high-tech leaders and signed a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
PARIS (AP) - Pro-Russian citizens in Ukraine's Crimea region must be willing to replace armed forces with international observers if the new government allows a vote for more autonomy, Ukraine's foreign minister said Wednesday ahead of a possible meeting with Moscow's top diplomat.
The Hart High girls soccer team advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division II championship with Tuesday's 1-0 victory over West Torrance, and now they know where and when that title game will be.