The health bills being considered by Congress would expand government intervention in health care and create an even more monopolistic system of price-fixing while ignoring quality improvement and tort reform.
Regarding "Hanukkah began at sundown" (The Signal, Dec. 11):
I don't understand why everyone is so upset about Lynn Vakay's alleged plagiarism.
President Barack Obama hailed and cheered the recent passage of the health care bill; however, he selectively failed to disclose the double-dealing, slimy tactics used to accomplish the garnering of the votes in the U.S. Senate.
The Saugus Speedway and Swap Meet has started a month-long coat drive with donations going to the homeless or needy at the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter and the San Fernando Valley Rescue Center.
J. Ethan Jewell wrote a letter ("Why conservatives should be supporting health care reform," Dec. 27) supporting the liberals' "health care reform" proposals.
One of the biggest problems with regard to rising health care costs is people will go to the doctor when they don't need it just because their insurance covers it.
The most pressing concern for Californians is unemployment. At last glance, approximately 40,000 of those on the unemployment payroll were from the Sacramento Valley farm belt that boasts some of the richest soil around.
"I will promise you this, that if we have not gotten our troops out by the time I am president, it is the first thing I will do. I will get our troops home. We will bring an end to this war."
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The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several fantastic dogs available for adoption.
College of the Canyons student Sarah McLeod was on the hunt Saturday afternoon for accessories for her recently repaired beach cruiser bicycle - the blue ride she pedals to class.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - From the moment Yasiel Puig broke into the big leagues, it's been go, go, go for the 23-year-old Cuban outfielder.
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Outstanding Student Awards were held April 30, honoring the best of more than 2000 ROP students enrolled in William S. Hart Union High School District Regional Occupational Program classes this year. These outstanding students were selected as medal winners in 6 different career clusters.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons has been selected to participate in a new joint initiative launched by the California Community Colleges and The State Bar of California that will provide community college students a smoother pathway to six of California's top law schools.
Sacramento – May 1, 2014 – Kicking off National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has released its latest ranking of Bicycle Friendly States. In the seventh annual assessment, California achieved a #9 ranking nationally, an increase of ten ranks from last year and receiving 53.7 points out of 100.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man is accused of setting a trap and blindly blasting a shotgun into his garage, killing a 17-year-old German exchange student. A Minnesota man is convicted of lying in wait in his basement for two teenagers and killing them during a break-in.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia state officials were still trying Thursday to determine the environmental impact of a train derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into the James River in downtown Lynchburg.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle, killing two inmates, injuring as many as 150 people, and creating a chaotic scene Thursday after inmates were bussed to hospitals and nearby jails when the crippled building had to be evacuated.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a thousand-acre wildfire in the foothills east of Los Angeles did not grow overnight and is now 10 percent contained.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.