Enjoyed very much the commentary by Bill Kennedy published Jan. 23. As I was growing up I seem to remember after each presidential election there was a return to work by both parties, in a bipartisan manner, to get back to running the country as they were elected to do. I've tried to figure out when things changed and - after an election - the losing party immediately started tearing down and disparaging the victorious ...
A recent disclosure by the Associated Press states that banks that received federal funds are requesting visas for workers from out of this country to fill the positions of laid-off American workers.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and Sen. George Runner are conveniently exempt from the state furloughs.
On Feb. 5, a letter entitled "People Should Not Have to Live This Way in Santa Clarita" appeared in The Signal.
Saturday The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date will be held Saturday. The dinner will benefit the Respite Adult Day Care program offered by the SCV Senior Center. Info: (661) 288-0186, (661) 259-0033, ext. 227. Certified sommelier instructor, DiMaggio Washington, will host wine tasting classes at TPC Valencia. Lunch is provided, class runs 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $84 / per class. Feb.21, France, Part 2. March 7, Wines of Italy, Part 1. March 21, Italy, ...
I don't want to sound like an alarmist, but it's important that I am precise and clear about my view of the Democrats' American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Health and Wellness lectures Free and open to the public, the lectures take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Activity Rooms 1 and 2. Info: (661) 255-1588, firstname.lastname@example.org. Wednesday - Parkinson's Support Group Facilitator Joan Osborne discusses "Parkinson's Disease." Feb. 25 - Providence Holy Cross Medical Center presents Family Medicine and Primary Care Physician Dr. Naeemah Ghafur in an open forum "Ask the Doctor" ...
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The stars will be coming out - literally and figuratively - on Saturday, as the SCV Senior Center Foundation hosts the 2009 Celebrity Waiter Dinner to benefit the Adult Day Care Respite Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
The tension mounts as we try to weave our way through a crowd thick with people standing shoulder-to-shoulder and moving into the stands with the speed of cold molasses. It must have taken us nearly 20 minutes just to get from the door to the area 40 feet away where we can hear the ring steward call out, "Enter in catalog order, please."
Arcadia, Calif., Feb. 13, 2009 - Recent storm systems have left snow pack in excess of 40 inches in the higher elevations of the San Gabriel Mountains. Even around some forest communities and along roads at lower elevations, well over a foot blankets the slopes. More snow is in the forecast for this weekend. "Visitors need to be extra cautious," advises Forest Supervisor Jody Noiron. "Thousands of winter visitors to the Forest have safe and pleasant outings," ...
SACRAMENTO (February 14, 2009) - The 2009 Amgen Tour of California got underway in Sacramento as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor Patrick Dempsey and record crowds cheered on the exciting Prologue win, for the second consecutive year, of 2008 Olympic time trial champion Fabian Cancellara (SUI) of Saxo Bank.
Santa Clarita Valley Young Life hosts its 25th Anniversary Celebration - "An event you'll flip over" from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 19 at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
A deadly outbreak of salmonella in peanuts and peanut products prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to demand a recall of all products containing peanuts or peanut products processed by Peanut Corporation of America.
Can romance flourish during an economic crisis? It can, if you're creative. Come on, you remember dating before dinner and a movie became de rigeur...think new, different, interesting...or a throwback to younger, more carefree days when money wasn't the barometer of fun. Because whether you're wine lovers or theater buffs, hikers or dancers, there are plenty of inexpensive things to do with your beloved in the SCV this Valentine's Day and the rest of the ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lob City is undergoing renovations.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Corey Perry scored two goals and captain Ryan Getzlaf extended his point streak to 12 games in the Anaheim Ducks' 5-2 victory over the spiraling New York Islanders on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell has been convicted of corruption in a case that drove the blue-collar city to the brink of bankruptcy.
High winds buffeted the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, toppling at least two trees and sending deputies scrambling to respond to residential burglar alarms in several neighborhoods.
SANTA CLARITA - Two robberies were reported in a six-hour period in Newhall late Sunday and early Monday, and investigators say they may be linked.
NEW YORK (AP) - Skier Bode Miller and a former flame agreed on Monday to share time with their infant son for the next four months, calming a court fight over him as Miller heads toward the Winter Olympics.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Rescue teams were working against the clock and the bitter cold Monday to find a couple and four children who went to play in the snow in the remote mountains of northwest Nevada but didn't return after a night of sub-zero temperatures.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.