Regarding "Leave government out of health care" (Howard P. "Buck" Mckeon, Opinion, July 19): I am very proud to have Congressman McKeon as my representative in Congress. He has his head on straight. It is really a shame we can not have this kind of representation from the Democrats who are in power.
Sylvia Acuna thinks everyone should get what Congress gets in the way of health care ("All Americans need health care," Opinion, July 16).
Those who criticize the U.S. for some of the few blemishes that our form of democracy exhibits are essentially un-American.
Baseball is one of America 's leading sports and it also a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball have an average value of $482 million, but one team, the New York Yankees, is worth an estimated $1.5 billion. In 2008, ticket sales and television revenue grew to $5.8 billion. That number is expected to fall this year due to the decline of discretionary spending by consumers.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Individual tickets for the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center's 2009-2010 season at College of the Canyons will go on sale at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 13.
Single Mothers Outreach is represented by single mother Diane Banda in The Signal's Summer Slimdown Contest.
The Repertory East Playhouse will host a JCI "Rock Band Night" on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. at the REP theater, 24266 Main St., Newhall 91321.
All Corked Up will host their international wine, beer and food festival on Oct. 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m at Lot 7 of College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355.
The West Ranch High School Dance Team Spring Showcase, "The Hunger Games" was April 19 in the school's gymnasium.
One weekend at the end of March, gathering inside the school gym, a group of students did something that they had never done before.
The fifteen 4th, 5th and 6th grade NAC representatives, Nutrition Advisory Council, at Peachland Elementary School eagerly applied, and were elected by classmates, to be part of the council at the beginning of the school year for a variety of reasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game and Matt Kemp also went deep, leading Paul Maholm and the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 30 saves to shut out San Jose for the fourth time in his career in the postseason and the Los Angeles Kings staved off elimination for a second straight game by beating the Sharks 3-0 on Saturday night in Game 5 of their first-round series.
From the start, this season was about two teams: West Ranch and Saugus.
NEW YORK (AP) - When Mike Trout homered on the seventh pitch of the afternoon, the Los Angeles Angels looked ready to mash the Yankees once more time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It seemed like a modest proposal, or so thought Bailey Loverin, a literature major at the University of California, Santa Barbara: What if professors were prodded to give students a written or oral heads-up before covering graphic material that could cause flashbacks in those who had been sexually assaulted, survived war or suffered other traumas?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.
Inside the long-awaited package, six pages of government paperwork dryly affirmed Carol Tapanila's anxious request. But when Tapanila slipped the contents from the brown envelope, she saw there was something more.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There were bowling pins, bathrobes, white Russians, and even The Dude himself.
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A documentary film production company has found buried in a New Mexico landfill hundreds of the Atari "E.T." game cartridges that some call the worst video game ever made.