Wow! So this is where we are in our society? Last night my "Yes on 8" yard sign was stolen from my front yard. This doesn't surprise me, however, given the type of people that would not support Prop. 8. If Prop. 8 is defeated, then this is just a glimpse of the suppression of free speech to come. You can be sure that B. Hussein Obama and the rest of the "Dims" will try ...
When you vote, remember one of the most important local votes, Measure S. This will mandate removal of the "old-style" water softeners and will help homeowners and businesses avoid huge costs. Only about 10 percent of homes have not taken the rebates and keep the old softeners. Yet unless we remove these chloride pollution sources, we could be forced to install a "brine line" to the ocean. That is estimated to cost every home $500 ...
I have a passion for flying. There is something exhilarating and comforting in the freedom that comes from escaping the bonds of Earth and climbing to heights where the air is cleaner and one's perspective is broader. I also relish the "yin-yang" nature of the freedom to maneuver in three dimensions balanced with the need to exercise discipline and respect for the laws of physics and aerodynamics to fly precisely and safely. A pilot has ...
Senior lunch menu Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, and at Bouquet Canyon Seniors. Also available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595. Monday - Vegetable lasagna Tuesday - Crispy chicken Wednesday - Hamburger or BBQ beef sandwich Thursday - Southwest stew Friday - Potato crusted fish Note: Menu is subject to change. Senior Center activities The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 ...
When Harry McGruder was in eighth grade, he ran track, played baseball and danced the fox trot to the sounds of Frank Sinatra at the school dances.
California homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages in the November wildfires have until Jan. 20, 2009, to apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individual Assistance program.
Advertising Professionals Association is now accepting entries for its advertising, graphic design and related creative fields competition.
"I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, 'Mother, what was war?'"
Last year I made semi-bold predictions on local events. Not to brag, but I did poorly. Let's review those predictions:
Twisted. That's the only word for the logic behind a pair of lawsuits that would block the expansion of our community's only hospital. "What we hope to do is make sure that hospital beds and promised benefits to the community are really built," said Lynne Plambeck, president of Santa Clarita Organization for Planning the Environment. "It's not our intention to hold things up," added SCOPE board member Cam Noltemeyer. Hello? We just went through an ...
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
A 44-day ramble through the Balkans and parts of the Middle East resulted from 18 months of planning for a trip that originally was supposed to be a simple jaunt from Dubrovnik in Croatia to Ukraine on $80 a day.
Wednesday LETMESAIL will host the second annual New Year's Eve Bon Voyage Ball from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31 at the Hyatt Valencia. $175 for individuals, $300 for couples. Specials available. Formal attire. Special after-dinner event priced at $30 per person. Proceeds benefit LETMESAIL. Info: (661) 702-8555. The Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main St., Newhall, will host a New Year's Eve party Carnivale di Venezia, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31. ...
Hot Wheels exhibit in Santa Paula The California Oil Museum will be showing "Hot Wheels: 40 years of Playing and Collecting" through Feb. 17. Exhibit available for viewing Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4/adults, $3/seniors, $1/youth and free for members. 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. Info: (805) 933-0076. Farmer's Market at COC parking lot The Santa Clarita Farmer's Market is held every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the College ...
Whenever people discuss where religious liberty should begin and end, I have a standard answer: It should begin in your heart, but end when it demands the compliance of people who don't share your religious beliefs.
SEATTLE (AP) - A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room still in full uniform.
The Santa Clarita City Council officially opened the new six-acre McBean Park and Ride facility last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing from Apple after police found him hiding in the bushes near the company's corporate campus in Northern California.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
Palmdale was ordered to hold a new election for City Council members next year after a Superior Court judge concluded there was discrimination against black and Latino voters in November citywide races.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans' storied football program for another run at national titles.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license.
HONOLULU (AP) - A kayak fisherman died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer during an attack at Los Angeles International Airport last month is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A 14-year-old student flashed a pellet gun inside an Ohio high school, setting off a lockdown and short standoff Monday in a hallway before he was taken into custody and charged, police and a witness said.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was still unclear, he said.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.