The following essays were submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School.
As baby boomers reach age 65 this year and begin planning for retirement, they are concerned how the economy will affect their retirement income and what they have paid into Social Security during their working years.
Senior lunch menu
What could be creepier?
Running on a jobs platform, newly elected Republicans have interpreted their temporary rise to power in an entirely different way.
An article in the Feb. 21 issue of The Signal ("Poll: A look at declawing, debarking your animals") claims that debarking your dog is painful, implies it's inhumane and that only 8 percent of pet owners polled approve of removing the vocal cords.
Planning a trip out of town?
Daniel Vreeland II
Located in the Santa Clarita Valley for 28 years, J. David's Custom Clothiers recently moved to a new location at The Shops at the Patios in the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall.
Hard work has always been an asset. Most business owners would state that hard work is their hallmark and what got them to where they are today.
Saturday, March 5
How many more hints from North Africa and the Middle East will it take before we as a people take control of our national dialogue? We have an economic tragedy staring us squarely in the face, yet we will not even acknowledge its existence. The talking heads on television and Hollywood elite, who can easily afford $7 a gallon gas, want us to argue homosexual marriage or Fox News vs. MSNBC. We are being held hostage by Third World tribal insanity.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and another man dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is wading head-first into Mideast peace-making, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and two members of his entourage were in critical condition Sunday, a day after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a deadly chain-reaction pileup.
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.
Although a family tale assures a different story, I was born in central Cuba in 1954.
Mom says Dad is magic
As I sit at my desk wondering what to write and what category I fall into, I can't help to think of what it really means to be a dad.
My father was my hero and I am so very proud to tell everyone that.
Have you have ever had an extraordinary moment of any kind that really struck you because of the coincidence or surprise that it presented, or perhaps an unusually realistic dream you experienced, or even an instinct – that little voice in your head – that you listened to and it paid off?
I was 17 and living 120 miles west of London when the Invasion of Europe began.