If I have to listen to one more whining, crying, spoiled-brat conservative lament that we're in a class war; that the new administration is conducting reconnaissance on the innocent upper-class (characterized as those who have benevolently and lovingly spread their wealth to all those below them), I may have to petition for the return of the Bastille and the good old-fashioned guillotine.
Cameron Smyth signed a "No new taxes" pledge and promised, in writing, that he would not vote for new taxes, yet he voted to put Measure 1A on the ballot, which would extend taxes until 2013.
For all you Republican apologist know-it-alls who spew the party line about things you should know more about, why not try a little reading?
A tribute to teachers
Over the course of my design career, I have seen many varieties of remodel and new construction projects. However, one thing has remained constant throughout them all - they are resource intensive endeavors.
The Santa Clarita Bruins, a regional support group of the UCLA Alumni Association, is once again offering $500 scholarships to UCLA- bound seniors and College of the Canyons students who have been accepted by and plan to transfer to UCLA.
The current economic recession is forcing consumers to scrutinize their purchases on even the most essential items such as food and gas. So why would anyone of sound mind think of purchasing expensive, green home improvement products now?
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The unsolved crimes unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's homicide bureau has reopened an investigation into the death of a former Newhall resident 42 years ago.
Join Vons and Pavilions stores in the Santa Clarita Valley as they raise money during April for services provided by Easter Seals to local residents with disabilities.
The weather forecast is calling for cool temperatures and intermittent showers for this Sunday's Inaugural Pasadena Marathon presented by Kaiser Permanente.
Kids across California will rally against tobacco on March 25 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 14th annual Kick Butts Day, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Hundreds of events are planned across the nation.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will offer the first in a series of drug awareness seminars for parents and students 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the multipurpose room at Valencia High School.
The College of the Canyons Foundation hosts its 2009 SCV Wine Classic at the California Institute of the Arts on Saturday, May 30, provide attendees to sample and buy fine wines and gourmet cuisines. Live and silent auctions feature a variety of wines and gift baskets.
Today is the deadline to apply for the California Teachers Association's 50th annual John Swett Award for Media Excellence, given to professional media outlets who have demonstrated exceptional coverage of California public education.
SEATTLE (AP) - The sister of an American missionary detained for more than a year in North Korea echoed her brother's apology to the nation for crimes he committed and his plea to the U.S. government to ramp up efforts to secure his release.
LONDON (AP) - It was one of the gentlest deaths in soap-opera history, but it has provoked a strong reaction in Britain.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani fighter jets pounded militant positions overnight in the country's northwest following a Taliban bombing campaign against security forces, military officials and residents said Tuesday. The strikes are likely to hamper the government's efforts to hold peace talks with the militant group.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise, according to a South Texas police chief.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Mia Prickett's ancestor was a leader of the Cascade Indians along the Columbia River and was one of the chiefs who signed an 1855 treaty that helped establish the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde in Oregon.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - After a blast caused much of an Omaha manufacturing plant to collapse, some workers found themselves buried in debris and others scrambled for their lives.
BOSTON (AP) - Brad Marchand really didn't have an explanation for his recent run. He just wants it to last as long as possible.
ATLANTA (AP) - As the nation remembered and reflected Monday on the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., leaders and everyday Americans talked about how far the country has come in the past 50 years and how much more is to be done.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - There's something about the Detroit Pistons that seems to bring out DeAndre Jordan's best dunks.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - For the past six years, every feature film chosen by the Producers Guild of America for its top honor has gone on to win the best-picture prize at the Academy Awards. Sunday night, Steve McQueen's historical epic "12 Years a Slave" and Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey "Gravity" tied for the guild's highest honor.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's administration is continuing its push to show that Hoboken has not been treated differently than other cities in its efforts to gain Superstorm Sandy relief funding.
There was a reduction in reported Part-1 crimes over the past week with only three. The first was an assault with a deadly weapon in the 27300 block of Arriola Avenue on January 19th. The victim was having a party at his residence when a fight broke out. The suspect retrieved a baseball bat and struck one person and attempted to strike others at the party. He then fled the location.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - At least 10 people have been hospitalized and others could be trapped after an explosion and partial building collapse Monday at an Omaha animal feed processing plant.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - Crews continue to build containment lines around a wildfire near Los Angeles that destroyed several homes.