I arrived in the United States with my wife and two sons in December 1963, after a very stormy (40-foot swells at times) Atlantic crossing on the old Queen Mary. I will never forget the sight of the Statue of Liberty, seen through the mist of the evening as the huge ship approached the 42nd Street Pier.
In 1993, Congress adopted - and President Bill Clinton signed - a law (Public Law 103-160) that declared: "The presence in the armed forces of persons who demonstrate a propensity or intent to engage in homosexual acts would create an unacceptable risk to the high standards of morale, good order and discipline, and unit cohesion that are the essence of military capability."
The blame-laying campaign for President Barack Obama is under way. Even though he criticized BP for finger-pointing, his administration is not beyond doing the exact same thing to cover up its weak response to a growing man made disaster.
The 18-year-old Marine from Stevenson Ranch marched off to war, bristling with hopefulness and promise.
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.
Are you ready to bear your arms this summer? It's the season for tank tops, revealing dresses and bathing suits, so you surely don't want to worry about arm flab.
When the warm summer months roll around, our dogs are just as eager as we are to get outside and enjoy the season.
Mark Jones, of Canyon Country, was named the Santa Clarita Valley's 10th "Biggest Winner" in the competition sponsored by Dr. Roger De Sesa, the founder of Proactive Health Systems and creator of the SCV's "Biggest Winner" program.
Everyone has goals. Yours and mine are probably different in many ways, but it's also likely we have some in common.
Local graduating high school senior, Alexandria T. Villanueva will receive a $2,000 college scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (RMHCSC.org) as part of its four annual scholarship programs.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- As forecasts predict temperatures into the upper 90's and over 100 in many areas of the state next week, Cal/OSHA urges employers to observe the precautions specified in the heat illness prevention regulation.
The culmination of nearly a decade of hard work has attracted growing widespread attention, particularly among long established names in media and industry, to Latina Patricia Gracia, founder and president of advertising agency Power Media Group (powermediagroup.com).
PASADENA, Calif. -- Rocks examined by NASA's Spirit Mars Rover hold evidence of a wet, non-acidic ancient environment that may have been favorable for life. Confirming this mineral clue took four years of analysis by several scientists.
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Soldiers working as chaplain assistants, equal opportunity professionals and other key military specialties geared toward assisting troops in their times of need are getting certified to not only engage potential victims of suicide, but also train others to be the first line of defense against severe mental distress.
The Los Angeles County Sanitation District provided answers to several questions proposed by the Santa Clarita City Council and community members regarding a proposed rate increase for Santa Clarita Valley residents.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Apple and Samsung are suing each other in courts and trade offices around the world, each making claims that the other copied patented mobile device features.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The house fortified with boarded-up windows and makeshift alarms where Ariel Castro held three women captive for nearly a decade is gone now.
LANCASTER (AP) - One person is dead and five more are injured, including three children, after a two-car wreck in Southern California.
NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harry McAlpin was standing outside the Oval Office, moments away from becoming the first black reporter to attend a presidential news conference, when one of his contemporaries approached with a deal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Little was sacred when President Barack Obama tossed out playful but pointed jokes Saturday night - not even his own health care plan.
So what do you think of the photo and the young man with his low-low riding pants in today's paper?
It is said that anyone can father a child but it takes a very special man to be a dad.
My mother made an indelible impression on me because she gave me the most valuable tool a parent could give a child, love and confidence.
The public gathered at Val Verde Park on May 3 to contribute small items for capsule that will provide future residents with a snapshot of life in 2014.
Mother's day comes each May
Every kid probably thinks that their mom is the best mom ever and that they're probably the best mom to them. There are reasons why us kids think our mother is the best.
Last April an event at Hart Campgrounds had 784 legs and was covered in mud and sweat before the end of the day.