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Let's face it, the modern home is not a work of art, at least in the beginning. Even the most elegant new home is, basically, a blank canvas, waiting for you to add curtains and decorations, wallpaper and paint. It's these touches that turn harsh into homey or austere into arty. And most of us can imagine all the usual suspects when it comes to gussying things up. If not, a quick look at a home decorating magazine will bring great ideas to mind.
For those who have turned on a faucet to find a trickle or bathed under something more like a drip sprinkler than a shower, water pressure might be the culprit.
Patricia Skinner Sulpizio's column in today's paper was quite revealing ("Boxer scores a knockout," Sept. 7). It was nothing but a hit piece on Carly Fiorina and told us nothing about Barbara Boxer's accomplishments as senator over her 28-year Senate career, or what she is going to do to help get California out of its fiscal and jobless mess.
Proposition 8 deserved to be negated for any number of reasons, least not being that anything "religious" should never influence any legal standing on a state or federal level.
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will be held Oct. 5 to introduce the "One Valley, One Vision" general plan, and the draft program environmental impact report.
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Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
SACRAMENTO -- A fundamental shift will take place in skilled nursing homes beginning in October following the
YORBA LINDA -- A special remembrance on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, in the White House East Room at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.
LOS ANGELES -- Student and author Katherine Schwarzenegger, whose first book, "Rock What You've Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty," will be released Sept. 14, felt something was obviously and terribly amiss one day last summer, when she overheard her young cousins chatting with each other about their bodies.
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.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.