To the geniuses who enjoy setting off illegal fireworks in Saugus:
I cannot understand the mindset ("moron" comes to mind) of an individual or group that would tear down an American flag from a private residence.
In response to "West side irked over Park and Ride shortage," June 29:
Funding received from two grants totaling $40,000 will allow the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center to provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic procedures to those in the community who are underinsured and underserved.
Summer day camp may qualify as a tax deduction for working parents, the Internal Revenue said. Parents who work, or are looking for work, might be eligible for a tax credit for the expenses related to the care of a child under age 13 during the summer vacation.
The Business Education calendar has moved to a new day. Look for it every Thursday in the business section.
The capacity crowd of real estate professionals, business leaders and elected officials who attended a recent housing forecast were eager for positive news, which an economist was happy to provide, along with, of course, doses of reality.
Boy Scouts visiting Castaic Lake were given a break by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Tuesday, when supervisors approved a motion to reduce the cost of parking for scouting volunteers.
County supervisors abandoned plans for an easement on an Agua Dulce road this week after five years of inactivity on the proposal.
Pack up the family, picnic basket and a blanket - it's time again for the city's popular live music summer series Concerts in the Park, which debuts with Eagles tribute band Hotel California at 7 p.m. Saturday.
In a recent Signal article "Court dismisses suit over hospital addition (July 2)," City Attorney Joe Montes is quoted as saying, "I think the city is very pleased that the Court of Appeals upheld the determination of the trial court indicating and validating the city's environmental analysis for the project."
Breast-feeding support group
Negotiators for the union that represents Southern California grocery store employees are still in talks with supermarket representatives, a source said today.
Two local nurses received an Award of Excellence from Valley Presbyterian Hospital, it was announced today.
Deputies found a Castaic man about an hour after he was reported missing Independence Day, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.