As everyone knows, we citizens are constantly pleading for more transparency within our government.
You'll often hear those who disdain the wealthy or big business or insurance companies complain about the concentration of power in such entities.
Once again I feel the need to respond to a recent misguided letter ("Sulpizio a 'rabid Democrat,'" Letters to the Editor, The Signal, Sept. 13). Matt Diederich, who quite apparently was not at John Dean's recent talk, made assumptions simply not based in fact.
On Sept. 4, when the temperature was 104 degrees, a group held a rally and marched to Buck McKeon's Santa Clarita office.
In a recent Letter to the Editor of The Signal ("Lunetta logic is off," Sept. 13), Patricia Sulpizio wrote that much of the late Senator Ted Kennedy's legislation was Christ-like.
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Angela Fisher has gone to Our Lady of Perpetual Help's carnival since she was 9. Now, the 14-year-old volunteers in hopes that she can provide the same sense of fun that she felt as a younger child.
Surely, when Diane Fiero said that "the goal is always to put the best instructor in front of the class and its students," she wasn't implying that part-timers lost their jobs (and full-timers didn't) because part-timer instructors are inferior in the classroom ("COC cuts fewer than expected," The Signal, Sept. 14).
Watching the recent 2009 U.S. Open tennis matches was truly a "love match." For the moment took away the woes of our troubled society.
After reading Tim Myers' commentary in Sunday's Signal several times ("Credit is due: the revenue side," The Signal, Sept. 6), I was still trying to understand the point he was attempting to make.
The city of Santa Clarita should be commended for their about-face on the striping of Decoro to add bicycle lanes. The residents showed up in force at a community meeting and voiced their collective frustrations to the city's leaders. Surprisingly, they listened.
Congregation Beth Shalom
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.
Parents, don't be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It's actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.
IRVING, Texas - Glenn Beck, the conservative radio host and media entrepreneur, is now heading up a film division at Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his popular radio show and digital media operation TheBlaze.
SANTA CLARITA-When "Rent," the musical loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme" premiered on the Broadway stage in 1996, it took the theatre world by storm.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.