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 ANTONIO (AP) - Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday told Texas business leaders eager for changes to immigration laws that House Republicans will tackle reform in pieces and ruled out negotiations with the Senate on its comprehensive measure.
PHOENIX (AP) - A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling through Arizona "went berserk" and attacked the driver early Thursday, causing the bus to swerve violently and go off the highway before other passengers subdued him, witnesses and authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has issued a sweeping declaration that opposes efforts to relax Utah's famously strict liquor laws.
The family "ride" may depend on who is doing the shopping. But research bucks the theory that Dad just wants something fast and sleek while Mom is drawn to a purely practical vehicle.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rover Opportunity may not be sleek like a brand new car, but it shows no signs of braking even after a decade on Mars.
Harvey Weinstein, the producer of such violent films as "Pulp Fiction" and "Django Unchained," pledged last week that he will no longer make movies with "egregious violence."
SAN FRANCISCO - Last November, a small boy dressed as Batman brought the city of San Francisco to a standstill.
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SANTA CLARITA - On Friday, January 24th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, January 25th, 2014.
Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 update
LASD Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Deputies Conduct Early Morning Probation / Parole Searches in Neenach / Unincorporated LA County. Two Arrests Made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wounding three other people, the two armed officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required.
GENEVA (AP) - Syria's government declared that its main priority was stopping terrorism - not ensuring peace - and the opposition hinted it was far from ready to negotiate directly with the government it wants to overthrow, casting sharp doubt Thursday on peace talks that have barely begun.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.