The number of homes in Santa Clarita increased by 18.3 percent during the last decade - the fifth largest increase for any city in Los Angeles County, according to census data released last week.
"There are only four kinds of people in the world - those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers."
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It was 102 years ago in the winter of 1909, when James Buchanan Snyder (age 52) wrote two letters to his pregnant wife, Anna Bell, in Osage City, Kan.
What if the banner over the door to your place of business read, "Never Settle For Less Than Your Best!"
Steve Lunetta really hit a nerve ("Getting some truth out of the WOPER," Feb. 21).
It is clear that the president of the United States is more concerned about offending the president of Mexico than protecting the lives of our agents that support the war on drugs with Mexico.
St. Francis Dam tour
Late in his tenure, I had the opportunity to sit down with inaugural Santa Clarita City Manager George Caravalho in his office at City Hall to get his views on the city and his legacy.
The words that follow are from a prayer that is always used at ordinations in the Episcopal Church:
Let's set the record straight right away: The services that have been provided for decades to the youth of Val Verde by the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club are not going away.
And then what? That's a question that isn't coming up in the recent dialog about public employee and labor union benefits.
Now that football has ended, we baseball fans are enjoying spring training and preparing for the undiluted joys of another Major League Baseball season.
Ms. Mary Berg's concerns about perchlorate ("The fallout from our toxic 'donut hole,'" March 6) are no doubt shared by other Santa Clarita Valley residents; I am sure that she is not the only one who wonders about toxic chemicals in our environment and their potential effect on our health.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew that died in a fiery crash aboard Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz's private plane this weekend had flown for the millionaire businessman and philanthropist for a decade, and among them was a pilot who survived an earlier fatal crash, relatives said Monday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.