Dates to Watch
What a disappointment at the finals of "America's Got Talent."
I am convinced that President Obama has not read the health bill up for consideration in the House. I have not. It is just too large.
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:
Four score and 153 years ago our Founding Fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Reading columnist Lynn Vakay's opinion column in the Sept. 18 Signal ("McKeon gets it: Access is rooted in a free market"), I must point out the fact that the "non-partisan Lewin Group" she refers to as expert on health care policy issues is, in fact, a subsidiary of United Healthcare, one of the biggest health insurance companies in the country.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bemoans the rhetoric that Americans are using in their rightful protests of what they perceive to be the ill-advised direction of implementing national health care.
Regarding The Signal's Aug. 2 editorial in the Opinion section, "No one goes back to Sacramento:" Hear! Hear!
Local voters have a mixed bag of decisions to make Nov. 3. Some will be easy, others not so easy.
Curtis and Jane Bates of Canyon Country are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rachel Ann Bates to Robert Allen Loutsios of Chatsworth.
Dolly Bretthauer of Saugus is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Annalee Bretthauer to Daniel Stephen Davis of Burbank.
June 29, 2009
Chase E. Kilfoyle
Chase E. Kilfoyle graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
Using the carrot rather than the stick
Increasing water use efficiency is anything but a pipe dream - and Santa Clarita Valley residents have already proven it.
I am a junior at Saugus High School and in the past few years I have taken up a strong interest in politics.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.
"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)
Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.