Just as there were a lot of hushed conversations about the election, people now mutter about the financial bailouts. We stand off to the side and speak quietly. We watch the news of families struggling, losing their jobs and homes.
I was struck by CNN correspondent Campbell Brown's recent column in which she recommends that Barack Obama be more forthright with the American people about his connection to thoroughly disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
It has finally happened. Stevenson Ranch, in taking a cue from the fictional television show "Weeds," has now officially turned into Majestic, the religiously biased community bent on taking over what was the beautiful town of Agrestic.
The bailouts are tantamount to government takeovers of major U. S. industries. Obama and some senators are already planning corporate restructuring and deciding which executives should be fired and how much the remaining ones should be paid.
I understand there is a new business opening up in Newhall. Can you ask Mr. Boston if there will be any openings?
Hi, Robert, When we lived in the San Fernando Valley we had soft-water service from (a major provider). But we always ran out of soft water, so we bought our own unit and it performed great. I probably only put salt in it every other month, and the water was great for everything and kept deposits way down. When we moved up here we noticed how hard the water is. We wanted to put in ...
Hanukkah comedy cafe Who: Chabad of SCV What: Hanukkah Comedy café. Join other Jewish couples and singles for an evening of humor and fun. Enjoy freshly brewed coffee while being entertained by comedian Mark Schiff. Adults only. Tickets are $25 at the door. When: 8 p.m. tonight Where: 23120 Lyons Ave, #19 in Newhall Contact: (661) 644-5735 Friendly Valley service Who: Pastor Stan Fix at the Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist). What: Pastor Stan ...
First Word "Bottom line is, folks, no child should have to go through this." Orange County, Florida Sheriff Kevin Beary, on discovery of the remains of 3-year-old Caylee Anthony Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 20, the 355th day of 2008. There are 11 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 20, 1803, the Louisiana Purchase was completed as ownership of the territory was formally transferred from France to the ...
I'm greedy when it comes to Christmas presents. And this year, I wanna give more presents than anyone else gives.
When Wilbur and Orville Wright finished the first successful manned flight on Dec. 17, 1903, they amazed and astonished the world. They also demonstrated the power of their problem-solving method.
UPDATED 5:25 p.m. Friday: All freeways in and out of the Santa Clarita Valley are open today. Northbound Bouquet Canyon Road is now open to Bouquet Reservoir north of Vasquez Canyon Road, but remains closed from there to Lake Elizabeth, according to Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley CHP officers.
The Samuel Dixon Award was presented to the District by the Boys & Girls Club. The Governing Board recognized West Ranch and Hart high schools for their Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association state championship awards.
William S. Hart Union High School District teachers want smaller class sizes and more leave for teachers who are adoptive parents, according to a proposal submitted to the school board.
When market-analysis firm J.D. Power and Associates released a report on automobile sales Oct. 9, it gave a bleak outlook for the rest of this year and 2009.
Ninth story in "The Big Picture," The Signal's series on plans for growth in the Santa Clarita Valley. Today we look at the challenges the valley's growth pose for faith institutions and non-profits. Click here for the rest of the stories.
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.