This Senate has one chance to get it right regarding Elena Kagan, a woman whose past words and actions make clear she has the temperament of an impassioned activist, not an impartial jurist that is fitting for the nation's highest court. Her alarming views on hate speech, hate crimes, government control of communication platforms, free speech and harassment are enough for any right-thinking senator to vote "no."
Does anyone know what California Highway Patrol policy is for stopping cars in rush hour traffic? It looks like it needs some kind of rethinking. We've lost enough officers to whatever the thinking is now.
A California Highway Patrol officer and an Explorer Scout received minor injuries after their patrol car flipped near Highway 14 in Canyon Country on Monday.
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Every family seems to be blessed with one member who causes extreme heartache and sorrow. Our family is no exception. My sister's youngest daughter turned out to be that one.
In his column today ("Random and rambling ruminations," June 22), Kevin Buck discussed the chances of the Democratic party in the November elections, especially in light of the tea party activists and their effects on recent elections.
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Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
One woman was killed and at least five others were injured late Sunday in a car crash on Valencia Boulevard.
This is the first time in two years I'll be spending the Fourth of July back in the Santa Clarita Valley. Two years ago, I was in Clearwater, Fla., and last year I was on Whidbey Island, Wash.
As a parent of a Valencia High School student, I am extremely concerned about the possibility of further delays in construction of the new high school in Castaic. Even though my child would not attend there, the lack of a high school to serve the Castaic community affects those who attend other schools - and these impacts will become more significant as time passes and our valley's student population experiences inevitable growth.
Before becoming a pastor, I worked as a training officer for a large bank in the Northwest. One of my projects was to develop a program for training branch employees in different states in the area of internal controls.
To dogs, cats and other animals, the Fourth of July might seem more like World War III than a summertime celebration.
I take great exception to Tim Myers' comments ("What do high school rankings really mean?" June 27) regarding The Signal's article and my comments about Hart and Valencia high schools making Newsweek's list of America's Best High Schools.
On the eve of America's 234th birthday, President Barack Obama met with the Hispanic Caucus then addressed the American people on the subject of illegal immigration.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.