Michael Jackson's music eased my pain more than anything else on earth. When my mom and dad got divorced I was 8, and right at that time "I Want You Back" was released. I played it all the time to help me through the pain. At 18, when my teenage love Marco died, I listened to Michael Jackson songs and decided to move to California because that's where Michael Jackson was. I wanted to meet ...
Jade Sekeres, a student at Valencia High School, has been selected to attend the 2009 Congressional Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Healthcare, sponsored by LeadAmerica. The CSLC is a college-accredited invitational leadership program for academically talented and promising young leaders from across the United States and internationally. Jade Sekeres will join other exceptional high school students with records of academic achievement and extracurricular or community involvement who are inverted to participate. The CSLC on ...
It is with great dismay that I open my Signal every day (except Sunday) to find that you continue to omit the latest episode of Doonesbury from your comics page.
Who can forget the October 2007 Buckweed fire that blackened tens of thousands of acres of brush, killed countless wild animals and decimated a Canyon Country neighborhood?
The outlook for public schools in California is definitely a gloomy one, teachers and others agreed last week during an update on education in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Picture this: An elegant Tuscan atmosphere (without driving any further than the Tournament Players Club in Westridge), delicious Northern Italian cuisine, fragrant wines and beautiful music. Add to the tempting milieu a very special ceremony recognizing three oncologists who battle cancer each day with the utmost expertise and compassion for their patients.
Regarding Bruce McFarland's Opinion column, "Issues and answers: It's as simple as that" (The Signal, June 23):
Our president, Barack Obama, is trying to help the U.S. come out of an economical downturn. The president is also trying to get our troops home from Iraq and end this war. Maybe one day he will stop global warming and start us on using renewable resources like solar, water and wind power. I am glad that the people of America voted for him.
Save your local economy, three stores at a time. The 3/$50 project is a noble cause many people are not aware of. As owner of Capelli Salon in Old Town Newhall, I have chosen to participate in this program. It is sad to notice people still giving the large chain salons like Supercuts or the department store salons their hard-earned dollars in an effort to save money. All this is doing is hurting our local ...
Dear Councilman Kellar: I want to thank you and all of the Santa Clarita City Council members for your bold and courageous move to include "In God We Trust" in our city logo. On March 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation establishing a National Fast Day in which he expressed our nation's need for God's help. He eloquently appealed to the American people to "recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures ...
In this challenging economic environment, consider taking inventory of your finances by first determining your net worth - the difference between your total assets and total liabilities.
Rodolfo Saavedra, mechanic at SoCal Truck and Fleet Repair, fixes a leak under a tow truck Friday afternoon. The shop, which celebrated its grand opening Thursday, is part of United Road Towing, the nation's largest towing company.
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After 13 months of increases, the Santa Clarita Valley saw a slowdown in home sales last month, according to an area Realtors association.
The more I look at rose books and roses in the landscape, the more I see floribundas as the best all-around class of roses in so many styles and disciplines. Floribundas, which means "bloom freely," come in all sizes, shapes, bloom types and colors.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is enlisting the assistance of a federal grant to help turn up the heat on impaired drivers throughout the state. More than 1,000 people in California are killed in collisions every year because of an impaired driver. To help save lives and combat driving under the influence (DUI) offenders, the CHP was awarded a federal grant by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a sweeping vote by conservative Republicans controlling the House and President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, a bipartisan budget pact is in the hands of the Senate, where it will encounter stronger but probably futile resistance from Republicans.
Closure Dates: Sunday, Dec. 15, through Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Several hundred mourners eager to pay their last respects to Nelson Mandela broke through police barriers and stormed up toward the Union Buildings shortly before the former South African President's body was moved away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parent company of the Orange County Register plans to expand with a daily paper in Los Angeles, looking to further stretch its regional reach to nearly all of Southern California.
Southern California is in for a blustery weekend with elevated fire risk and hazards for some drivers.
DENVER (AP) - At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos' game Thursday night.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Chemical weapons were probably used in four locations in Syria this year, in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August that forced the government to abandon its secret chemical stockpile, U.N. inspectors said in a report released Thursday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
On Nov. 30, Americans came together in support of their communities to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
"Opinions" about the link between abortion and breast cancer are cheap, especially when respondents can spout them in online forums, attacking others and their opinions with demeaning, snarky terms while hiding behind a "user name" or pseudonym.
I have never written or responded to a letter to the editor until now, but I cannot let Carole Lutness's "Republicans go after the poor" (Dec. 9) go without a response.
I appreciate the care being taken by our City Council in determining what should be the centerpiece of the Newhall roundabout.
There's been a lot of hubbub this week around President Obama's recent "selfie." For those still without teenagers, or simply lagging in the latest technological fads, a selfie is when someone takes a picture of themselves.
Some of the Santa Clarita's top runners and challenge-takers have scaled The Beast the last six Decembers to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry.