Oh, the power to define terms.
In Thursday's edition of The Signal ("McKeon rails against proposed health bill," March 18) my Congressman (Howard "Buck" McKeon) said "(My constituents) don't want government to take over health care, for the government to come between them and their doctors."
In Santa Clarita, we tend to focus on water supply. Will there be enough water for the next huge housing development approved by the city or county? Will all the existing residents be subjected to higher rates and draconian conservation requirements so developers can continue to build thousands of new units in outlying areas?
Two vehicles collided at 2:14 p.m. Wednesday on the side of the Highway 14 Freeway northbound about one-half mile north of Placerita Canyon Road, causing one to overturn on its side, authorities said.
You have prepared your trust, will, power of attorney, advance health care directive and all of the other documents necessary to make life easier for your loved ones upon your death or incapacity.
Unrest over sweeping federal health care legislation has turned to vandalism and threats, with bricks hurled through Democrats' windows, a propane line cut at the home of a congressman's brother and menacing phone messages left for lawmakers who supported the bill.
The FBI is investigating the instances, which include shattered windows at four Democratic offices in New York, Arizona and Kansas. At least 10 members of Congress have reported some sort of threat as of Wednesday, and no arrests have been made.
The SCV Senior Center will hold a pool tournament on Wednesday, April 14 at 9:30 a.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that its newly redesigned Permit Center at City Hall will soon include a representative from the Los Angeles County Fire Department to handle Fuel Modifications.
Through Sunday, March 28, the Liberty Tax Service office in Saugus will prepare free tax returns for customers in the following occupations:
WASHINTON D.C., (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today announced that she has appointed three House Democrats to President Obama's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- To address an anticipated $500 million budgetary shortfall in the county's projected 2010-2011 budget, a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors, directs the county's Chief Executive Officer to review all viable options of ongoing and one-time savings, and report back to the Board during Budget hearings.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Canseco announced Tuesday on Twitter that he had been subpoenaed by a grand jury investigating whether Roger Clemens lied to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.
Canseco posted on the social networking site that the FBI was about to visit his house, then said he had received a subpoena to appear before the grand jury "about roger clemens,andrew pettite and others" on April 8.
This is why summer was invented: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, the premier destination for summer fun, today announced a new attraction for 2010 -- Mr. Six's Splash Island.
The first issue of Proxart Magazine was released on the internet at noon today. The 38-page issue can be found online at http://proxart.wordpress.com/ as a downloadable PDF and includes content featuring local talent such as Frank Hansen, Sarah Johnston, Diana Hereld, Favian Romo and more.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Merrill Newman was tired and looking forward to reuniting with his family, but he was all smiles Saturday after arriving at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as the cold snap that covered much of the nation knocked out power and made roads treacherous Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - What next for South Africa?
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Choirs will sing, orchestras will play and actors will perform for audiences across the valley. Tis' the season when churches in Santa Clarita offer a myriad of Christmas performances.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers navigated the first 19 games of the season without star Kobe Bryant well enough to welcome him back with a winning record.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jonas Hiller and the Anaheim Ducks finally grabbed another shootout win. Against a good team, too.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Four homeless people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area since last week, authorities said, highlighting the danger to people without shelter as the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.