Here we go again. America's insurance industry and its allies in Congress are trying to kill health care reform. This time, the strategy is to scare seniors into believing that cutting billions in government giveaways to private insurers offering Medicare Advantage plans is somehow the same thing as benefit cuts in Medicare. What nonsense.
It's been said many times, "that the only thing constant is change." In our ever-changing social and economic climate, we have to make sure we pay attention to the necessary changes that can greatly affect our future retirement assets.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
West Ranch High School pitcher Steven Farnsworth entered the game in the top of the fifth inning and controlled the strike zone with his fastball, curve ball, and circle change-up on Wednesday evening against Bishop Alemany of Mission Hills.
After a career's worth of accomplishments at a multitude of levels in auto racing, Valencia resident and Hart High School graduate Bryan Herta has his sights set on the peak of open-wheel racing.
Something to think about. God gave us the freedom to make choices (good or bad).
On July 20, there was a letter in the Los Angeles Times regarding the mess in the city of Bell ("Does failing to vote ring a Bell?" Los Angeles Times). Although our issues are not with salaries, with some details altered a little it could sound just like the city of Santa Clarita. "What percentage of Bell's citizens are registered to vote? How many go to the polls?"
Convicted child killer Antonio Rodriguez heads to Death Row after a jury unanimously recommended the death penalty for his rape and murder of 5-year old Desarie Saravia in Castaic in 2004.
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation will host a wine-tasting fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 1, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at All Corked Up.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Hornets general manager Dell Demps says star guard Chris Paul did not request a trade during a meeting with New Orleans executives.
A proposal to enact Sanitation District fee increases will be presented at the Sanitation District Meeting this week on Tuesday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Knott's Berry Farm will celebrate Snoopy's 60th birthday from July 31st to August 8 with special activities, a stage show, and a donations' drive for the Irvine Animal Care Center.
A convicted felon and previously deported illegal immigrant has been arrested on multiple charges and detained by immigration authorities after a traffic stop in Canyon Country.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley