Republicans and conservatives flash their laissez-faire card whenever confronted with defending the purist characteristics of the ideal free-market economy.
Burned body still unidentified
As a more-than-casual observer of local and regional politics, there are few candidates who have impressed me more than Hannah-Beth Jackson, the Democratic candidate for state Senate in the 19th District.
After 28 years as a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service, 66-year-old retiree Wayne Burns stumbled upon his true calling, an unexpected second career in volunteerism.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
Signal online visitors cast a total of 159 votes from Thursday afternoon, July 3 to Monday afternoon, July 7, 2008.
Recently former Assemblywoman and current 19th Senate District candidate Hanna-Beth Jackson made her first campaign foray into Santa Clarita and announced at a political rally, "This is the tsunami seat."
College of the Canyons is a popular destination for students of all ages to pursue their dreams.
It's apparent that our City Council has heard enough from the public whom it represents.
Kudos to our Sheriff's Department, Parkway Cadillac and Michael Roth, who at a recent seminar sponsored by the city of Santa Clarita presented an ongoing program alerting us to the trends in criminal behavior and how to spot them.
The Signal's apologetic approach (Signal editorial, June 27) to our city manager's goals, whether we call it urbanization or something else, seems to ignore the downsides of massive build-outs.
In response to Jim Mullen's article ("Why my father was no Tim Russert," June 25, 2008), first let me start off by offering my condolences for the loss of his father. He must be so very proud of him.
Just a few thoughts about professional whiners in our city:
Regarding the proposed home car wash ban article ("Ban on home carwashing?" June 25):
VENTURA (AP) - An Arcadia firefighter who went missing and died on a camping trip had drugs and alcohol in his system.
The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer.
NEW YORK (AP) - Batman creator Bob Kane's own copies of the Caped Crusader's earliest appearances are going up for auction.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES (AP) - A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a backyard in Rancho Palos Verdes on Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Michael Jace, who has been charged with killing his wife, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Paramedics took one person to a hospital Friday night following a single-vehicle, roll-over
A sheriff's deputy responding to an anonymous tip arrested a group of vandals spray-painting graffiti on a railroad bridge in Santa Clarita on Friday afternoon, officials said.
When it comes to choosing a career path, each person is presented with two questions: How can my career help me lead a fulfilling life? And can I be happy with an unfulfilling job?
More than 100 fire-fighting personnel - aided by three helicopters and even a couple of water trucks from a nearby construction site - doused a wind-blown brush fire Friday that blackened five acres of hillside on rugged land south of Plum Canyon Road in Saugus.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last of seven former city officials involved in a multimillion-dollar corruption case in the city of Bell was sentenced Friday to a year in jail, most of which he has already served.
DETROIT (AP) - Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July.
When director Jonathan Demme was approached to show support for all victims of the conflict in Gaza, he didn't hesitate to sign on. Actor Wallace Shawn is willing to put up with jeers on the street for his opinions about the violence. And Mark Ruffalo is determined to air his views about the fighting on Twitter, no matter the cost to his social media numbers.
Two people were transported to the hospital Friday following a crash involving a big rig on Interstate 5 near Quail Lake Road.
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California are getting little rest after lightning sparked dozens of new wildfires, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that has forced the evacuation of about 120 people.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.