"I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree." Too bad our society seems to have lost its appreciation of trees. They're great for the environment. When I moved here in 1972 there was a marvelous oak tree in the middle of Lyons Avenue, said to be 400 years old. Then one day it was gone, removed, it was said, by Newhall Land and Farming Co. That was just the ...
"New private school upsets neighbors," The Signal, August 22. Zoning laws dictate that multiple families cannot live in a single-family home, yet during the day neighbors in that Castaic neighborhood must endure 100 kids. Imagine what Back to School Night will look like.
Hey Robert, I live in a rural area. One of my neighbors had a small kitchen fire this weekend. We put it out very quickly and there was not a lot of damage done. I started looking and realized there are no fire hydrants located anywhere on our street. Would this be something that we would be charged for, or how much would it cost if we hired someone to install one? Brian C. Hello ...
So, you still aren't ready to buy those spiral fluorescent light bulbs everyone is pushing? Saving natural resources, doing your part to fight global warming and even saving money aren't enough motivation? Fine. Here's one more reason to change your mind and go with "green" light.
Jessica Lynn Posner and Scot Lawrence Peeples were wed Aug. 23 at a private estate in Newhall, Calif.
As you all know by now, I had a pretty good week last week. I don't think that I could have asked for things to turn out better. The last time I left you all I was preparing for my competition at the Olympics to begin. While I was in Beijing I had an opportunity to get some good treatment from the USA team doctors on my Achilles. I was feeling good enough to get ...
As your supermarket receipts sadly show, the price of many food items keeps escalating. Dairy products have jumped nearly 11 percent over the past year, coffee costs almost 9 percent more, and a dozen eggs are up 43 cents.
A flag football league for special needs athletes has been a big hit for local youth players.
Presentation planned for rose soil secrets The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society will meet 2:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Topic: Gisele Schoniger on "Soil Secrets for Growing Fabulous Roses." Gisele represents the Dr. Earth company and will discuss the many products they have available for roses, such as potting soils, fertilizers, and soil amendments. She will discuss trends in the industry, how to build the microbial life ...
There are many activities that enhance a child's total learning experience outside of school. Fortunately, the Santa Clarita Valley has many opportunities to choose among many high-quality programs, practically one for every interest or talent.
Girls basketball coaches can look at West Ranch High School for a possible job. The West Ranch High School girls basketball program has two openings. One is for a junior varsity head coaching opening, the other is for a freshman opening. Candidates should exhibit effective communication skills, display professional demeanor in representing an education institution, demonstrate outstanding organizational skills and is highly qualified to teach basketball to high school students. Those interested can call assistant ...
"It's a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high today, and tax revenues are too low, and the soundest way to raise revenues in the long run is to cut tax rates now."
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will host its annual "Fun in the Sun Chili Cook-off" Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic, giving chili lovers a chance to sample dozens of different chili recipes and raise money for two local charities.
The Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday that sales of existing single-family homes increased 22.2 percent throughout the Santa Clarita Valley during July.
A new Newhall Library in Old Town Newhall sounds a bit oxymoronic, but it sure is the best idea I've heard in years.
With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state parks department has a new warehouse for its collection of historical artifacts, and the building will soon be open to the public.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread Thursday, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says the actress has left an inpatient mental health treatment facility and is back with her parents.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
There were a total of five part one crimes reported in Zone 3 during the above dates. Here are some details regarding some of the crimes.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...