Keith Richman has been described as both challenging to work for and a true statesman in Sacramento.
Glendale. Pasadena. Long Beach. Los Angeles. Those and 36 other cities in Los Angeles County have their own library systems.
A lot of kudos are due for Tuesday night's decision to delay raising sewer rates in the Santa Clarita Valley.
You might as well tattoo "sucker" onto the Santa Clarita Valley's forehead and paste a "kick me" sign to our back.
However infused with Americana the Fourth of July Parade, however savory the barbecue, however spectacular the fireworks - it was all irrevocably marred by what happened as Independence Day drew to a close. In an instant, a day of celebration was thrown into tragedy.
Today, some 25,000 people will line the streets of Newhall for our community's 78th Independence Day parade - a red, white and blue cavalcade of about 3,000 participants that has been held since 1932.
Avocados. Strawberries. Flowers. Ventura County farmers say we're killing their crops because we're sending too much chloride - salt - down the Santa Clara River.
"How often misused words generate misleading thoughts."
The Santa Clarita City Council has no term limits. The feeling is that folks will vote council members out of office if they don't like what's going on in the city.
Should Santa Clarita homeowners pay $100 more in taxes every year to suck salt out of the water before we flush it down the drain?
The 18-year-old Marine from Stevenson Ranch marched off to war, bristling with hopefulness and promise.
Last Wednesday, a packed house heard Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich pull no punches when he lambasted the state for its $20 billion deficit, and voiced the serious need for significant reform now.
The June 8 primary election is fast approaching, and the ballot includes several statewide initiatives. Here is our take on the five propositions.
There's one thing you can safely say about the Santa Clarita Valley: When tragedy strikes, we are quick to come to the aid of our fellow residents.
The destruction of a 100-year-old former Newhall school building has caused quite a stir within the historic preservation community in Santa Clarita.
It seems as though Californians have finally awakened to the hoodwinking they took over the bullet train ballot trick of 2008 that would have them believe a train could actually be built in California for $68 billion that would carry huge streams of people from San Francisco to Los Angeles in two hours and 40 minutes with no government subsidies.
It's pretty basic. Public governmental agencies in this country should be accountable to the public they serve. They are funded by taxpayer money, and the bureaucrats who staff these agencies should consider taxpayers their bosses.
The brouhaha over billboards in the city of Santa Clarita - a controversy that divided residents in the spring and threatens to continue doing so through the rest of this year - is among the more unnecessary to face Santa Clarita Valley residents in the city's 27 years of existence.
The Signal urges a YES vote on Proposition 42, the measure dealing with public records, open meetings and state reimbursement to local agencies.
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