It's the last Sunday in July. The holidays will be here before we know it. Don't waste anymore time on summer "plans" - get out and do something! The end-of-summer countdown has commenced. Teachers are already stocking up on supplies and making classroom plans. School starts for most Santa Clarita Valley children Aug. 11-12.
Assistance League of Santa Clarita recently welcomed the board of directors for 2010–11. Outgoing President Jeannie Carpenter welcomed the new group and wished them success in all their endeavors over the next 12 months.
Dates to Watch
Alexandria Quinn Evans and Justin Anthony Savala were joined in marriage January 9, 2010, at the Four Seasons' Oceanfront Terrace adjacent to La Pacifica Ballroom in Santa Barbara.
As a candidate for the Castaic Lake Water Agency board of directors, I am often asked by ratepayers why the water seems to be of such low quality. They cite taste, hardness and odor as major concerns.
A Palmdale man was booked for felony drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence after his vehicle slammed into a tree off Bouquet Canyon Road on Saturday morning, killing his female passenger, officials said Saturday.
The Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley will host a free workshop to help Santa Clarita Valley women find balance between their responsibilities and their personal lives on Saturday, July 31, in the community room of Valencia Library.
Regarding "Sorry for the bad news" (June 5): In his letter, Paul Henry Sibek tells us, "The government made a $3 billion profit from selling Bank of America stock because of the success of the bailout."
Well, it is official. The people who voted for the challengers in the recent Santa Clarita City Council election - where one David Gauny came painfully close to unseating incumbent Councilman Frank Ferry, who particularly upsets the loyal opposition - are really upset.
Last week, I received an e-mail after a Signal column I wrote, titled "Lamenting a 'stupid' county decision" (June 6).
You might as well tattoo "sucker" onto the Santa Clarita Valley's forehead and paste a "kick me" sign to our back.
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.
The first through-the-night flight ever by a solar-powered plane, the Solar Impulse, lasted 26 hours and 9 minutes. The battery-equipped aircraft landed with more charge on its batteries than it had at takeoff. This historic event happened on July 9.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Opponents of the City Council's vote to locate three electronic billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing aging billboards on city thoroughfares have launched a drive to get the decision reversed.
Nearly 1,000 more ballots for the Santa Clarita City Council election held last Tuesday will be counted this Tuesday - and they are expected to determine the council's newest member.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
As Lance Armstrong stood on the podium after winning his seventh Tour de France title in 2005, he was exultant.
Getting your child's first pet is a momentous occasion. Even if your toddler grew up with the family cat or dog, having his very own pet is a rite of passage. So how can your family make the best decision for a mini addition while considering the safety and responsibility of every member of the household?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer.
With housing prices remaining steady, interest rates low and contractors back in full swing, this is a prime time for home remodeling.