For the past week, a bizarre case of a missing couple, Dusan and Renata Klein, has been a big story in Santa Clarita. The pair left their Canyon Country home abruptly on June 11, without telling friends or family where they were going. Two days later, they were officially listed as missing.
On June 23, the International Energy Agency, or IEA, announced it was releasing 60 million barrels of oil from its emergency energy reserves, sending oil prices tumbling, a good thing for consumers. Further, the Obama administration announced that 30 million of that would be American oil.
What planet do these people live on? They cannot pass a real budget, they use smoke and mirrors to make it look like they have balanced it, and when the governor vetoes it, they complain.
Gary Horton hit the nail on the head and hammered it home in his June 22 opinion piece, "The price is high for U.S. militarism."
If the GOP is the party of "no," then certainly the Democratic party should be the party of "yes."
Great American Campout
Dear SCV Helping Hand, As a resident of Santa Clarita and a subscriber to The Signal, it is always touching to see the support and help our community gives to a person or persons in need of help at a difficult time.
On Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 4, Santa Clarita residents can ride to the Santa Monica beach with ease on one of the city's air-conditioned commuter express buses.
Eight Castaic Union School District students recently competed and placed at the Los Angeles County Math Field Day in Glendale.
Local water officials have adopted their revised five-year plan for managing water in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Jason Andrew Rifkind, a 2004 graduate of Valencia High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of California, Davis received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law on May 14.
Summer arrived with a scorching blast of heat this week. Okay, that was enough summer for me. I'm ready for fall.
Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Parks Bureau will be enforcing "BUI" laws - that's "boating under the influence - at Castaic and Pyramid lakes this weekend.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.
IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. (AP) - Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency is urging Ebola-affected countries to start screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from Islamic militants, a military spokesman in Baghdad said, as fighting was reported to be underway for the rest of the strategic complex.
GLENDORA (AP) - A wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of 200 people from a campground and recreational areas.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away. Some are young parents carrying infants. Others, college students. Retirees. Professionals taking a break from their jobs.
Beginning Sept. 2, the Los Angeles County public library system is restoring service hours at branches where they were cut in 2009-2010, officials announced.
As divorce rates remain high and marriage rates low, some suggest rethinking the institution and proposing trial runs, which would allow spouses to end their marriage without a divorce after two years if they aren't satisfied.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone's second start with Minnesota fell apart in a hurry.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers were trying to avoid getting swept in a three-game series for the first time this season. Dan Haren was attempting to win three consecutive starts for the first time in over a year.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including blood-stained sheets and mattresses.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave a St. Louis suburb where a black, unarmed teen had been shot by a white police officer a week earlier.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against a man accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and privately screening two women at the San Francisco International Airport.