Our legislators are too good for our own good.
John Zaring's column Tuesday parrots the new meme of the leftists, chiding conservatives to put country before party. But what's that supposed to mean, other than being a catchy slogan?
With the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a few days, I am reminded of the great sacrifices others have made for in the name of preserving my freedom.
Chamber of Commerce members honored three local veterans, center, at their lunch today at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The three veterans were: Marine Sgt. Maj. Willie T. Ward III, who served in Iraq; Christopher Carr, who served with the Army in Iraq; and Jeremy Thorpe, who served with the Air Force in Afghanistan.
While many Santa Clarita Valley residents headed for the pool or reached for the thermostat to deal with Thursday's ongoing heat wave, Newhall resident Rambo had other plans.
The Hart district named Kate Povletich of Golden Valley High School as the 23,000-student district's 2011-12 Teacher of the Year during a Wednesday night recognition ceremony.
Hart district board members are planning to change their drug policy to be more effective in addressing student drug use, administrators and board members said this week.
College of the Canyons and The Signal will host the biannual Job & Career Fair as part of the SCV Community Expo on Sept. 17.
The Santa Clarita Valley gathering of the Opera League of Los Angeles recently met for the first event of the 2011-12 opera season.
In spite of news that the water-pollution plume from the Whittaker-Bermite property is spreading, the Army Corps of Engineers announced its approval last week of the river permit for the 21,000-unit Newhall Ranch project. It is becoming clear that public agencies have no regard for the health and welfare of current residents. It is all about making real estate deals happen, no matter what the cost to our community or the taxpayers.
I voted for McCain, not Obama. I am an independent voter.
A few weeks ago, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was caught on tape disparaging Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Part of his statement is transcribed here (complete with Bubba-speak):
In response to "Sympathy needed for all in local tragedy," Sept. 4:
The Santa Clarita Valley Corvette Club recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with a dinner-dance celebration at the Robinson Ranch Country Club.
Valencia High School Choir has been accepted to perform in Europe.
A little bitty tear rolled down her very pretty cheek
Now that the 2014 season is officially over at both the high school and college levels, let's take a look at the highlights and a predictions for the 2015 season.
Outgoing Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley CPO Jim Ventress reflects on his 29 years of service to the club at the organization's annual benefit auction Saturday night. The event's theme was "When in Rome" where many people attending dressed up in costumes of ancient Rome. Photo by Kristine Alfaro/For The Signal
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is seeking information on two cases of possible child annoyance that have occurred recent weeks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Saturday for two men who fatally shot a mother of three outside her home as she returned home with her husband from his birthday celebration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.
NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.