Democrat and Republican governors across the country are working to cut costs and lower taxes, but Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to level California's $26 billion deficit - the result of several years of out-of-control government spending - is a "realignment" proposal that not only extends the previous administration's ineffective tax hikes, but also irresponsibly shrugs the state's financial burden onto the shoulders of cash-strapped county and municipal governments, creating a real threat to California's economic recovery and public safety.
Santa Clarita has an opportunity to be a part of Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolution," which is essentially a show to teach folks how to eat properly and to ensure our children are receiving good nutrition at our schools.
Regarding "City Beach Bus drives again for summer," June 26:
I read "Letters to the Signal" regularly and am familiar with most of the regulars' right-wing (and left-wing) rants.
I have spent all of my senior citizen years right here in Santa Clarita, and I've recently noticed an alarming situation: The ground here is sinking!
Every day, a business owner has the opportunity to create hope within and for the company they lead. Zig Ziglar is famous for saying: "Encouragement is the fuel on which hope runs."
Consumers Furniture is holding a "retirement sale" this holiday weekend in honor of owner Greg Moser's father. Clem Moser started in the retail furniture business in 1977. Greg is now taking over complete operational control of the business.
Bird walk, animal presentation
South Valley Church in Newhall is months away from finishing a more than two-year-long building renovation that church members say has helped expand the church and bring it closer together.
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More than 80 golfers joined celebrities Bailey Chase, Danny Masterson, Gary Valentine, Jim Parrack, Kevin Farley and Michael Pena at The Gentle Barn's second annual Celebrity Golf Tournament held at Robinson Ranch Golf Club.
Bernice (A4027716) is such a beauty, with her beautiful ebony and red coat. She is just a fun-loving pup, only 1 year old. Bernice loves to play and get lots of attention from the volunteers; she sure knows how to turn on the charm. Bernice is a large breed, with plenty of smarts from the German shepherd in her, so she will need an active family who can give her the training, exercise and attention she will need to be the perfect companion.
Summer road trips remind us that it may be time for a vehicle tune-up.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts - although some wonderful performances - and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program, he wanted to do something nice for those who preserve California's classic-car heritage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says he's aware of the controversy over drones and he'll talk to privacy and civil rights groups before deciding whether to use a pair of radio-controlled aerial surveillance craft transferred from the Seattle Police Department.
On Friday, June 6th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, June 7th, 2014.
PHOENIX (AP) - In a new revelation in the growing Veterans Affairs' scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic VA appointment list have died.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy wounded during a confrontation with a cyclist was a victim of friendly fire.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Nancy Reagan has visited the California grave of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, on the 10th anniversary of his death.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.