Last week, we were subjected on a daily basis to the bleatings of the California Teachers Association as it descended upon Sacramento to complain about the "unfairness" of the proposed cuts to education if the temporary sales, personal income and vehicle taxes are not extended.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita)) issued the following statement in support of both H.R. 1229, "Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act" and H.R. 1231 "Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act":
When my younger sister entered Davis County High School, she set a goal to attend junior and senior prom all four years. For her freshman and sophomore years, this required some elaborate tactics, since attendance required an invitation from a junior or senior boy - there was a chronic short supply in our rural and isolated burg.
Gary Hortons humorous column Wednesday, about highway rest stops ("No Rest for the Weary") used all the usual Democrat/liberal talking points to promote the idea of again raising taxes here in California, claiming that Jerry Browns proposed cuts have paired everything to the bone.
The thrill of competition and the camaraderie of their teammates brought many smiles to the Special Olympics athletes who competed in a regional rhythmic gymnastics competition held April 30 at Gymnastics Unlimited in Valencia.
The opening phrase of the 1970s hit television show "The Six Million Man" was "We can rebuild him ... we have the technology."
On May 6, The Signal published a study by the California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility ("Study: public-sector benefits better than private sector").
Why does the Obama Administration ignore dictators in Iran, Syria and Yemen but continues to interfere with the only true ally we have in the region, the 63-year-old democracy of Israel?
St. Clare's country fair and barbecue
During the evening of May 1, while enjoying Sunday night baseball, it was electrifying to watch ESPN cameras zoom in on multitudes of Phillys fans who were simultaneously receiving text messages, phone calls and emails regarding Osama bin Laden's shocking execution.
This week's Helping Hand recipient:
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and Superior Life Support have joined forces to offer a Child/Infant CPR course.
"It looks like we will need to cut up the Santa Clarita Valley. It's not like it is one city."
I almost titled this column "Why marketing departments hate history" but I thought that might be a bit overstated. But the truth is that our nation has become a society of malcontents, and in large measure it isn't our fault.
Peggy and Kevin McDermott, of Medfore, Ore., previously of Saugus, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Shauna McDermott, of Hollister, to Drew DeRousseau, of Hollister.
SACRAMENTO – Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing of his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.
NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.