In Part 1, published in Sunday's opinion section, I described how I became a Hungarian billionaire at the age of 12 due to record-setting hyper-inflation in post-World War II Hungary, where I was born and partly raised, because currency wasn't worth the paper on which it was printed.
How dare The Signal print such an unfounded statement in Sunday's paper titled "Health care rumors unfounded" (Aug. 9).
Moments after signing up for a library card at the Valencia Library, Bobbi Bina hauled off seven books, free of charge.
The worst economic downturn since the Great Depression and the ballooning deficit we face have heightened the risk of hyper-inflation to levels not seen since post-World War II Europe, when many bank notes weren't worth the paper on which they were printed virtually overnight.
As of mid-August 2009, the health care insurance reform debate has produced as much vocal public response as any recent social problem - and rightfully so, since it will affect us all sooner or later.
Dear Mrs. Espinosa,
OK, I give up. It must be that my life is more empty or less important than other Santa Clarita Valley parents.
Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch is inviting community members to saddle up and follow the trail to a good time when they hold their 13th annual Heart of the West fundraiser 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Held on the spacious grounds of the Blomgren Family Ranch estate on Sierra Highway, the event will benefit the nonprofit organization which has provided equestrian therapy to children with special needs since 1997.
Addressing Jonathan Kraut's Aug. 18 opinion piece ("Reformers vs. hate and rage"), I have to say that Mr. Kraut is up to his same old tricks.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Air Force Airman Dustin G. Lucas graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Air Force Airman Daniel J. Henchey graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Going to bed without dessert.
Air Force Airman Jonathan D. Casebolt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.