I care for a 75-year-old man in my apartment complex, and had a great conversation with him regarding the massage parlors in Santa Clarita after reading your article ("Sheriff's Department says letter massages facts," March 17). He had an interesting take on this subject and I thought I'd share it with you.
And now for my "question du jour."
In the end, all the Republican screaming and protesting over health care reform makes clear the differences between today's national Democratic and Republican parties. Simply put, the contrast is the party of "we" versus the party of "me."
There is often a gap between performance and potential. On Saturday, the No. 1-ranked college basketball team was eliminated from the NCAA tournament by an underdog. Did Kansas underperform compared to past results, full potential and expectations? Yes.
This summer, flavor, savor and save by creating delicious at-home meals for friends and family that stretch your budget and save you time. Whether recreating a restaurant favorite or finding a new family favorite, cooking appetizing and savory meals can be simple and affordable when you have simple and smart meal solutions at your fingertips.
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich praised Federal Judges Carlos T. Bea and Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for their decision upholding the constitutionality of the "One nation under God" phrase in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The California Legislature passed SB 71, authored by Senators Padilla, Strickland (R-Santa Clarita), and Alquist, yesterday to provide tax incentives for manufacturers of renewable energy technologies that locate in California or remain in California.
The city of Santa Clarita along with funding partners will celebrate the completion of the 8.5 mile cross-valley connector road on Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will begin the spring season with an exhibition of work by acclaimed Los Angeles artist Mark Lere begining Monday, March 29, and running through Thursday, April 22.
Two men are behind bars today on felony burglary charges after they reportedly stole chrome rims and stereo equipment from a locked storage cabinet inside a garage in the 22000 block of Oakridge Drive in Saugus, according to a report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Claiming a historic triumph that could define his presidency, a jubilant Barack Obama signed a massive, nearly $1 trillion health care overhaul on Tuesday that will for the first time cement insurance coverage as the right of every U.S. citizen and begin to reshape the way virtually all Americans receive and pay for treatment.
After more than a year of hyperpartisan struggle - and numerous near-death moments for the measure - Obama declared "a new season in America" as he sealed a victory denied to a line of presidents stretching back more than half a century.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion directing the Department of Children and Family Services to create a multi-departmental unit to investigate foster care providers.
The Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain will host its fourth annual 31 Cent Scoop Night celebration on Wednesday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at all Southern California Baskin-Robbins locations, including in the Santa Clarita Valley.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. blamed his profanity-laced rant at Bristol Motor Speedway on frustration from a speeding penalty.
And being mad in the car, he figured, is a good thing.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She said the CIA's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
TOKYO (AP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Martin Jones made a habit of winning big games at the Saddledome during his Western Hockey League career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
A Signal reader's complaint about apparent Santa Clarita City Council campaign signs placed in the Newhall roundabout produced a bit of a mystery Monday: the candidate whose name is on the offending placards says he knows nothing about them.
It's so easy to love a lovable child. When she or he comes to you with open arms and says "I love you, Daddy", your heart melts. When this child does his chores without repeated urging, you can't help but love him. When she does her homework without you holding a metaphorical stick over her head, you can't help but love her. It's so easy to have loving, tender feelings toward a child who simply seems to do what obedient children do.
A recent study found women consume more social media than men, and this usage is occurring primarily on mobile devices.
For many of us, this time of year represents a little extra in our bank accounts from tax returns. It is a perfect time of year for identity thieves to strike. If you want to make he bad guy's job easier, here are some bad habits to keep up.
The College Board is once again redesigning the format and scoring of the SAT college-entrance exam.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing on the trails of Towsley Canyon earlier today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - In an age when people assume that any bit of information is just a click away, the thought that a jetliner could simply disappear over the ocean for more than two days is staggering. But Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is hardly the first reminder of how big the seas are, and of how agonizing it can be to try to find something lost in them.