At this time, I consider myself very fortunate. I have a job and health insurance. I say "at this time" because in the current economy that could change tomorrow. I have been between jobs and the options available for continued health care are really non options. The way I see it, the insurance companies are driving this debate. They want to maintain control so they can keep their huge profits. I keep hearing competition is ...
In case our Congressman doesn't know it ("Leave government out of health care," Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, Opinion, July 19), he is already part of a government-run health care system called the Government Employees Health Benefits Program.
Regarding "Leave government out of health care" (Howard P. "Buck" Mckeon, Opinion, July 19): I am very proud to have Congressman McKeon as my representative in Congress. He has his head on straight. It is really a shame we can not have this kind of representation from the Democrats who are in power.
Sylvia Acuna thinks everyone should get what Congress gets in the way of health care ("All Americans need health care," Opinion, July 16).
Thursday Is the economy affecting your relationship? Women's support group will meet at 23030 Lyons Avenue, Suite 205, Newhall, from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $50 for six week session or $10 per session. Presented by Nancy King, M.A. Marriage and Family Therapist. Info: (661) 645-3341. Friday & Saturday AARP Driver Safety Program available to participants 55 and over. Eight hour class provides certificate of completion for three year automobile insurance credit to those who ...
2 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 3/4 cup 2% milk 1/2 cup half and half, heavy cream or milk 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon sugar Salt 1 cup Starbucks Coffee ice cream Bring milk, half and half, chocolate, sugar and salt just to a boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium ...
2 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 1/2 cup pure maple or pancake syrup 2 tablespoons heavy or whipping cream 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts 2 prepared waffles, heated according to package directions 1 cup Starbucks Caramel Macchiato ice cream Bring syrup, cream and butter to a boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove ...
Those who criticize the U.S. for some of the few blemishes that our form of democracy exhibits are essentially un-American.
2 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes 1 cup sweetened whipped cream, plus extra for topping 1/2 cup mascarpone* 1/3 cup strong-brewed Starbucks coffee or espresso 1 cup chopped crunchy ladyfinger cookies 1 cup Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccino ice cream Fold 1/4 cup whipped cream into mascar­pone in medium bowl. Fold in remaining whipped cream; set aside. Spoon 1/2 of mascarpone mixture into 2 parfait dishes. Sprinkle about ...
2 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 1 can (12 ounces) chilled cream soda 1 cup Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino ice cream 2 dollops sweetened whipped cream Evenly divide chocolate syrup into 2 tall glasses. Scoop 1/4 cup ice cream into each glass. Add soda, then top with remaining ice cream. Garnish with whipped cream.
2 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 2 medium bananas, sliced 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup heavy or whipping cream 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons dark or light rum 2 slices prepared pound cake (about 1/2 inch thick), toasted 1 cup Starbucks Caramel Macchiato ice cream Bring bananas, sugar, cream, butter and rum to a boil ...
Baseball is one of America 's leading sports and it also a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball have an average value of $482 million, but one team, the New York Yankees, is worth an estimated $1.5 billion. In 2008, ticket sales and television revenue grew to $5.8 billion. That number is expected to fall this year due to the decline of discretionary spending by consumers.
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Individual tickets for the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center's 2009-2010 season at College of the Canyons will go on sale at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 13.
Single Mothers Outreach is represented by single mother Diane Banda in The Signal's Summer Slimdown Contest.
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate gave final approval Tuesday to Senate Bill 145 by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), which would raise the maximum penalty for the most serious child pornography offenses. The bill, which was approved unanimously, will be sent to the governor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is facing a crisis in how to deliver cancer care, as the baby boomers reach their tumor-prone years and doctors have a hard time keeping up with complex new treatments, government advisers reported Tuesday.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - For the first time since introducing the device that changed cellphones forever, Apple will offer two distinct versions of the latest iPhones - a cheaper one made of plastic and another that aims to be "the gold standard of smartphones" and reads your fingerprint.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A newlywed wife with doubts about her 8-day-old marriage confessed she pushed her husband face-first off a cliff in Glacier National Park, then lied about his death and told authorities he had driven off with friends, court documents said.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Longtime favorite Thomas Bach was elected president of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday, keeping the powerful sports body in European hands.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pushing military might and raising hopes it won't be needed, President Barack Obama threw his support Tuesday behind a plan for U.N. Security Council talks aimed at securing Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles, even as he continued to advance the fallback idea of U.S. airstrikes against Bashar Assad's regime.
This past weekend I appeared on CNN's State of the Union to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.
SANTA CLARITA -- Providence Medical Institute Santa Clarita, a full-service physician practice and urgent care center, is expanding to meet the needs of the growing community.
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REDDING, Calif. (AP) - A wind-whipped, fast-moving wildfire in Northern California's Shasta County damaged 30 buildings, many of them homes, and threatened another 350 structures, fire officials said Tuesday.
LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - The 911 call seemed frantic: George Zimmerman's sobbing estranged wife said he was threatening her and her father with a gun and she feared for her life. Please come.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former "Jersey Shore" cast member Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino realized he had an addiction problem on a trip to Australia in February 2012.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - He said he would eat a bug to get you to buy a car. He promised that he would even stand upon his head until his ears were turning red if you would just, "Go see Cal."
PARIS (AP) - The world's largest solar-powered boat has docked on the banks of the Seine River, its final port of call after a three-month voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to study how the Gulf Stream and climate change could influence each other.
1. OBAMA: NO ONE DISPUTES CHEMICAL ARMS USE IN SYRIA