During a recent trip to a local Starbucks, I noticed a sign on the bulletin board that stated Starbucks has helped provide 6 million days of medicine for people with AIDS in Africa.
Kudos to Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon. He shed light on this awful national health care bill. He offered an amendment that would enroll all federal politicians in it with the rest of us. They rejected it. They do know what it is going to do us and they want no part of it. When President Barack Obama was asked if he and his family would replace their present health care plan for the one proposed ...
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:Today is Thursday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2009. There are 14 days left in the year.
How funny that Gary Horton's column ("Don't mess with Texas," Nov. 25) is the first one I've read that caused me to want to write.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The liberals' longtime dream of a government-run health care system for all died Wednesday in the Senate, but Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont vowed it will return when the realization dawns that private insurance companies "are no longer needed." The proposal's demise came as Senate Democratic leaders and the White House sought agreement with Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., to become the 60th supporter of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul - the ...
Frolick in mounds of real snow as Power Chevrolet hosts a free winter wonderland on Sunday, Dec. 20, from 10 a.m. to dusk.
BURBANK, Calif., and WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the holiday spirit of giving, Disney, together with Youth Service America (YSA), today announced Disney's Friends for Change Grants to help kids that are making environmentally friendly changes in their communities. Disney's Friends for Change is a program that encourages kids everywhere to take steps together with their friends to help the planet. The Friends for Change Grants will fund kids' projects that help the environment and will look ...
WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Tuesday released the following opening statement for the markup of H. Res. 924-a Resolution of Inquiry which would force the Department of Defense to provide all information that refers or relates to the trial or detention of the terrorists responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon:
The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) kicked off their 2009-10 "What a Difference a Book Makes" literacy campaign and book drive.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose powerful behind-the-scenes influence on The Walt Disney Co. led to the departure of former chief Michael Eisner, has died. He was 79. The company announced that Disney died Wednesday in Newport Beach, Calif., after a yearlong bout with stomach cancer.
USA Football, the sport's national governing body on youth and amateur levels, has awarded football equipment grants to youth leagues and high school programs throughout California, including Golden Valley High School and the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Tuesday's edition of Roll Call included an op-ed written by U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, which outlines some of the challenging national security issues facing the second session of the 111th Congress.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined Sheriff Lee Baca, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and police chiefs from more than 20 cities to launch a new public-private partnership that will offer rewards to anonymous tipsters who provide information leading to the apprehension and prosecution of criminals.
A Canyon Country woman has been sentenced to two years in prison after she forged the signature of senior citizen on insurance documents for a commission, authorities announced Wednesday.
Frontier Toyota/Scion in the Valencia Auto Center, located in the city of Santa Clarita, is sponsoring a Christmas food drive for the Santa Clarita Food Pantry. Starting Dec. 14 and ending Dec. 20, Frontier Toyota/Scion invites the public to drop off non-perishable food items in turn for raffle tickets. On Dec. 20 at 3 p.m., the dealership will draw winning tickets for some great prizes.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Billy Hamilton is still looking for his first major league plate appearance. Cincinnati's prized prospect has yet to play in the field, and he's already paying huge dividends for the streaking Reds.
In an event featuring four reigning California state cross country team champions, the Saugus High girls ran a heart-stopping race to upset Great Oak High of Temecula in a powerhouse battle.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, capitalizing on its reputation as a "safe pair of hands" and defying concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
NEW YORK (AP) - Far below the earth where the twin towers once stood, a cavernous museum on hallowed ground is finally nearing completion.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - For decades, this city in California's agricultural heartland relied exclusively on cheap, plentiful groundwater and pumped increasingly larger amounts from an aquifer as its population grew.
BIG BEAR LAKE (AP) - Fire crews are responding to a report of smoke near Southern California's Bear Mountain ski resort.
PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona woman is getting her first taste of freedom in more than two decades after an appeals court overturned her murder conviction, setting the stage for a retrial as prosecutors seek to put her back on death row.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama faces a high-stakes week of trying to convince a skeptical Congress and a war-weary American public that they should back him on a military strike against Syria.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
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.