"No one likes the bearer of bad news." - Antigone, Sophocles (496-406 B.C.)
Journalists and whistleblowers share common traits. They are perceived as arrogant, insensitive and vexing meddlers. Their exposés are seldom appreciated. Both seek the truth, one in the interest of history, the other in the service of justice.
"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you - then you win."
I just finished reading Phil Rizzo's column "Nostalgia makes you feel good" (The Signal, Feb. 24).
Regarding "Kellar damaging city's image" (The Signal, Feb. 17): I say, "leave Bob alone!"
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.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
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.
After some uncertainty Friday, Santa Clarita city officials announced the billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk by 5:30 p.m. Monday.
If time is a measure of love, work has to be at the top of the list. But should it?
The Bank of Santa Clarita's net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were $248,000, representing a growth of 6 percent over the amount netted in the same period of 2013, the bank reported this week.
Marriage is one of those remarkable institutions that a vast number of people want to be a part of at some time in their life. The majority of people who marry don't begin their marriage thinking of its demise, yet divorce is all too common.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local artists to explore the world of public art from a business perspective with a free Panel Discussion on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street. No RSVP is required to attend.
A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California law was approved by the state Senate this week after the U.S. and state supreme courts allowed same-sex unions to resume last year.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Jack's back.
Has Twitter taken its last 140 character-long breath?
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.
Celebrate Bike Safety Month this May with the City of Santa Clarita's FREE Hit the Trail community bike ride, presented by Total Financial Solutions, on Saturday, May 10. The family-friendly ride and rally will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Bridgeport Park.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Franchesca Moreno's work as a student teacher didn't end when the kids went home for the day.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California wildfire that forced more than 1,000 people from their homes was only smoldering on Thursday as gusty winds eased and fire crews were able to halfway surround it, fire officials said.
Ever since I moved to Santa Clarita nearly 28 years ago, I've always appreciated our community's clean streets, wide open spaces and active lifestyle.