General funds pay for the day-to-day operations of city government, which include the services a city provides to local residents.
Whittaker-Bermite. For a string of out-of-town investors, the name has conjured visions of profit.
On Nov. 24, Steve Cooley conceded the California attorney general election to Kamala Harris. I am writing to point out that attacking candidates based on their opposition - or perceived opposition - to the death penalty was not successful this election year in California. The death penalty is no longer the third rail of politics.
A wise person once said, "Children are our future." The future looks bleak if we as a society do not begin to make strides in our educational system.
The Week in the Santa Clarita Valley through our eyes.
In the academic arena, the study of philosophy is usually broken down into the areas of metaphysics, ethics and aesthetics. The latter of these seeks to understand the area of beauty, its nature and its benefits.
When one thinks of American suburbs, one thinks of dullness and predictability, the very thing that attracts the demographic that finds the suburbs most appealing. The historical anthropological denizen of the suburbs enjoys the seeming good order of a beige and landscaped existence, where everyone seemingly plans their lives around a long commute, school for the kids, athletic fields on the weekend and turning in at a reasonable hour.
One of the classic books on success is Napoleon Hill's "Think and Grow Rich."
The SCV Jaycees (JCI Santa Clarita) call for toy and money donations for its 12th annual Santa's Helpers event at Ice Station Valencia, set for Saturday, Dec. 18.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is collecting new, unwrapped toys for children ages 1-16 until Friday, Dec. 17.
The city's new public library system becomes a reality on July 1, but as you might imagine, there is much work to be done between now and then.
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John Boehner is the Speaker of the House of Representatives. He leads the House of Representatives as majority leader. Senator Mitch McConnell is the minority leader of the Senate. He's been attacking the President for the last six years unsuccessfully!
I agree with Gary Horton (Opinion, July 9). It seems though that our country is less civil. If I speak of our President, I will state "our President" or "Mr. Barack Obama."
The Signal's opinion piece titled "The high speed rail hoodwink" (Opinion, July 13) recycles many of the myths and misinformation about the California High-Speed Rail Program that have been put forward by opponents.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Logan Morrison hit a go-ahead RBI double during Seattle's two-run 12th inning, and the Mariners hung on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Saturday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Zack Greinke is getting tripped up by first innings.
Both the West Ranch and Valencia baseball teams chose not to participate in the Valley Invitational Baseball League this summer.
The signals I pick up on the economy continue to show a mixed bag. One week I think things are getting better; the next week I see signs of impending doom.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria's military, just 85 kilometers (53 miles) from the northeastern state capital of Maiduguri, a civil defense spokesman and a human rights advocate said Saturday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A YouTube video that shows Kacy Catanzaro, a 5-foot, 100-pound gymnast, breezing through an obstacle course where others twice her size often fail has garnered more than 6 million views since she competed in the "American Ninja Warriors" TV show.
As a special Sheriff's Department's unit continues to investigate a Twitter account that posted nude photos of teenagers, including Santa Clarita Valley teens, several local high school students said they have no idea who created the account.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dwayne Johnson says he considers New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "a buddy" despite making Christie take down an online video that featured the Hollywood star.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Big Baby is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A U.S. drone fired several missiles at a sprawling compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 11 militants, two Pakistani intelligence officials said.
PHOENIX (AP) - Showtime Shoni had quite the All-Star debut.
MADRID (AP) - Spanish police have arrested one of Colombia's most-wanted criminals, a 40-year-old man nicknamed the Rat who is one of leaders of a ruthless drug cartel linked to 400 murders and the shipment of largest amounts of cocaine to Europe and the United States.