Regarding the article on Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon's joke at the women's conference ("McKeon apologizes for joke at women's conference," The Signal, Feb. 19):
In response to the Sunday's column ("Strangers in 'paradise,'" The Signal, Feb. 21) by W.E. Gutman regarding our perception on immigration:
Thanks to Andre Hollings ("The taking of America," The Signal, Jan. 15) for a vital lesson of world history.
Well, finally the Olympics are over. They were as exciting as a root canal.
While I spoke to him by phone on Feb. 26, he sounded really shook up.
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.
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LOS ANGELES -- When the American Advertising Federation recognized this year's best in advertising, Scott Watters received an ADDY award...or three.
Santa Clarita-based singer Millena Dawn is back and will perform with her new band on Thursday, March 18 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today after a Sacramento Bee report revealed that former Speaker Karen Bass authorized pay raises for twenty Democratic Caucus staff members on her last day as Speaker:
SANTA PAULA - State Sens. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley), Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) and Assemblywoman Audra Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) today hosted a legislative hearing on the impact of regulations on local businesses.
The 2010 Census Portrait of America Road Tour will make a stop at the Farmer's Market in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - "Early release is a mockery of the criminal justice system," said Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on the Sheriff's release of more than 200 criminals from the County jail system this week. "Criminals are sent to jail to serve time for a crime. It's not a merry-go-round ride back to the streets."
Who: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
Who: Crossroads Community Church
SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, testified in front of the Commission on State Mandates Board today in response to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Board Test Claim for the Upper Santa Clara River Chloride requirements being imposed on the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District. Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste and Santa Clarita City Councilmember TimBen Boydston also joined Assemblyman Wilk.
L'ISLE-VERTE, Quebec (AP) - Using steam to melt the ice, investigators searched the frozen-over ruins of a retirement home Friday for victims of a fire that left about 35 people feared dead and cast such a pall over the village of 1,500 that psychologists were sent door to door.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say five members of a family, including three children, were rushed to a hospital after being struck by a car near a Los Angeles elementary school.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders overwhelmingly voted Friday to shorten their presidential selection process in an attempt to minimize damage from GOP candidates attacking each other.
BURBANK (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says he likes his life too much to run for president.
A red flag warning for fire danger is posted for much of Southern California as dry and gusty Santa Ana are once again expected to blow through the region.
As a former parks commissioner for the city of Santa Clarita, I am deeply passionate about ensuring our residents enjoy quality recreation facilities, beautiful outdoor space and a healthy way of life.
Ask yourself the honest question: Did you truly believe The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, or ACA, was going to work as promised? If the answer is "yes," then did you earnestly think through the practical workings of the program?
ANAHEIM (AP) - Two days before Anaheim visits the Los Angeles Kings for their high-profile showcase under the stars, the Ducks showed they're willing to get just as gritty as their rivals to grind out a win.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team's tough preleague schedule paid off in its opening game of Heritage League play.
MIAMI (AP) - It's not common for Chris Bosh to put up a big number of shots.
MONTREAL - Are toddlers' tantrums and aggression the result of nature or nurture? A study out of Canada says genes might have more to do with it than previously thought.
A majority of college presidents around the U.S. have panned the new proposal by the Obama administration to create a college rating system, although some educational think tanks believe the plan can be fixed.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming. But a series of troubling incidents have put his innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday.