With long, lazy summer months stretching their dollars, teens in the Santa Clarita Valley have saved and spent selectively, reflecting trends in teen spending nationwide.
I read the letter by Richard Myers ("Lunetta is wrong on illegal immigration," Aug. 2) and must comment on cracking down on the employers that hire them will not stop them.
An open letter to all who post comments at The-Signal.com:
What is going on with The Signal's attack on the U.S. Postal Service ("I'm just a man in search of my mail," Aug. 2, and "A Dear John letter to the post office," Aug. 1)?
In response to "Redevelopment vital to success," a very good article by The Signal Editorial Board in the July 31 opinion page:
I had just finished shopping for ammunition at Walmart. Uncle Earl loves the cheap shotgun shells, and I always try to pick up a box for him when I'm in the store.
Sheriff's deputies responded to a Canyon Country neighborhood early Sunday morning after receiving reports of a drive-by shooting on the 18000 block of Nearbroook Street.
The Whittaker-Bermite Citizens Advisory Group is due to meet Wednesday night for an update on the progress of the cleanup and on the spread of perchlorate.
Editor's note: This is one in an occasional services of profiles of "the most interesting man in the world - Santa Clarita Valley edition." The series will alternate with the companion series of profiles of "the most powerful women in the SCV."
The annual Silents Under the Stars fundraiser to benefit the Friends of Hart Park will feature something new this year, a film starring cowboy star Tom Mix.
Dates to watch
Kathy Lively has picked up the microphone for the Santa Clarita Valley band Tribute.
It was hot and humid week in the Santa Clarita Valley. Of course, it is August, and such heat (sans humidity) is to be expected. Wake me when it's November.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego lifeguards have found the body of an exchange student from Ghana a day after his kayak capsized in Mission Bay.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) - Three people were fatally shot and two others injured early Sunday in three separate attacks within the span of an hour in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles. The attacks could be related, police said.
As more Californians tear out their lawns and plant drought-friendly gardens, many homeowners wonder how the effort will pencil out.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama's summer vacation off the Massachusetts coast is nearing an end.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer- an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and rrithe Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf.The storm was upgraded from a tropical depression Sunday morning. The U.S. National Hucane Center in Miami said the storm may strengthen into a hurricane on Wednesday while over the open waters of the Atlantic. The storm's center was expected to curve away from the U.S. East Coast.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of the rebel stronghold Donetsk as bystanders shouted abusive slurs and tossed eggs, bottles, and tomatoes at them.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, recovering major parts of what it described as an advanced aircraft. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
CAIRO (AP) - The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State."
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - A 38-year-old man died Saturday after he was shot multiple times backstage during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley venue, authorities said.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his brother's friend with a bow and arrow during a dispute at his Southern California home.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story shopping center early Sunday, signaling a new escalation in seven weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
Recently I read a study on English language clichés that named "it is what it is" as the most annoying.
In response to the column "Superintendent bullying needs to be stopped" published in the Aug. 18 issue of The Signal: I've been wondering about the apparent persecution of the Albert Einstein Academy.