On Tuesday night, the city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission signaled its approval of the One Valley, One Vision general plan update.
I am somewhat perplexed about the time and money being spent on a particular piece of real estate in the Santa Clarita Valley. The desire to develop the land that was the former site of the Whittaker-Bermite munitions plant does not make sense. Why is there such urgency to develop one of the few remaining natural hillsides in the valley?
Tears of joy and laughter were plentiful as the 2010-2011 class of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild's Silver Rose Debutantes honored their mothers during the annual tea held on Sunday, Feb. 13.
Alec Torres, of Valencia, and a graduate of William S. Hart High School, will appear onstage Wednesday at the Canyon Theatre Guild with the Yale Spizzwinks(?).
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. announced that its board of directors has approved a stock-repurchase plan that permits the company to repurchase up to $60 million of common stock over a three-year time period.
Berry Petroleum, headquartered in Denver with a production operation in Santa Clarita Valley, increased oil and gas production in 2010 over the previous year. The company reported this week that it generated net earnings of $83 million. Oil and gas revenues totaled $620 million and discretionary cash flow totaled $391 million in 2010.
I was delighted to read the story "Homeowners are the association" by Jim Walker in the Saturday, Feb. 19 Signal.
One would think that given the budget crisis facing local governments, getting the most out of every penny would be a priority. Sadly, state law effectively outlaws efficiency.
Surrounded by hooting men waving fists and waging money, tossed into a dusty ring to do battle, fighting roosters attack one another violently.
Rioux Park walking group
Four entertainers struggle to gain acceptance in the mainstream, "hearing world" in the documentary "See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary," which will screen at College of the Canyons on Friday.
When CDs first came out, some experts said that people wouldn't buy the plastic versions of older albums because they already had LPs or cassette tapes of the same music. Boy, were they wrong.
Deputies found about $2,500 worth of heroin inside a Pacoima man's underwear during a traffic stop in Sylmar, authorities said Tuesday. Juvenile Intervention Team and narcotics detectives stopped the man's car about 2 p.m. Monday on the 13000 block of Bradley Ave, Lt. Brenda Cambra of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said in an e-mail. Authorities found about 1,000 doses of heroin in the man's underwear while searching him, Cambra said.
A 22-year-old Valencia man was arrested after deputies found marijuana and methamphetamine in his vehicle, authorities said Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, CA - A closely watched bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), which would ensure that crimes committed on college campuses are properly reported and investigated, passed the California Assembly Friday by a vote of 75-0. The legislation, AB 1433, would require colleges to report certain violent crimes (like sexual assault and hate crimes), occurring on or near campus, to local law enforcement, with the permission of the victim.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a "gentle soul" with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day "the world would know his name."
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) - A soldier with a gun inside a major command's headquarters turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as a heavily trafficked Virginia Army base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is visiting California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) - Divers have ended a search in the waters off Dana Point for the body of a man who disappeared after going under a large wave.
VENTURA (AP) - A former Ventura neurosurgeon facing allegations of performing unnecessary procedures has surrendered his California medical license.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Powerful Hurricane Marie kicked high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast on Monday, even as it weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said it would likely raise waves along Southern California later in the week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday's earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within an hour in the Los Angeles area was taken into custody after a daylong search.
Smoke slinks across pavement in the darkness, cries from gassed citizens fill the air, people break into a McDonald's to provide milk-based relief to a person hit with tear gas, sound weapons pass levels that cause permanent damage, police shoot pellets at journalists.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians can thank their starting pitching for keeping them in playoff contention.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks at The Master's College. During the first week of August, official practices for the fall sports season began. Since then, Mustangs volleyball has competed in five matches, while the men's and women's soccer teams have been out of state playing against some of the nation's best teams.
A 3-year-old boy was airlifted to Children's Hospital Los Angeles Sunday evening after falling into a pool in Valencia, according to a sergeant at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.