During a recent installation dinner, Darrel Paulk, chief executive officer of the Child & Family Center, declared Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich an honorary director of the Center for his 25 years of support.
In Pat Conroy's semi-autobiographical book and film "Conrack," the protaganist shouts from a truck in the whitest neighborhood of Buelah, South Carolina, that "a mere 20 more headstones in the graveyard of every city in the nation will resolve the problem of overt racism."
Earlier this week, I commented to my wife that one of the letters to the editor went beyond being just opinionated; it was insulting. Today I find another example of a truly poison pen: "American values" by Robert P. Davenport II (June 19).
On the same day President Barack Obama told a Wisconsin town hall gathering that his progressive policies mean "the economy is headed in the right direction," the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office projected that federal debt could reach 87 percent of America's gross domestic production by 2020, and surpass 100 percent of GDP by 2025. This is unacceptable.
The "Turtle Beach Bar-B-Q" will be held Saturday, July 24 at the Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes to benefit The Painted Turtle Camp for children with disabling health issues.
"Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein
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.
Steve Lunetta perfectly lays out the reasons why it is absolutely necessary for an American to read and understand English ("The cultural tie that binds us together," July 12).
If you live in Southern California and want a mind-opening trip, sign up for the free Edwards Air Force Base/NASA Dryden tour.
Regarding the fatal car crash that killed a mother and injured others on July 4: The crash was totally preventable, had the 22-year-old woman driving the Infiniti made a better choice and not run the red light. Period.
Convicted child rapist Roman Polanski has again escaped justice.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
Many believe that steps should be taken to make the burden of tax lighter on our shoulders. There has been a dire calling for a more structured tax system.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - With no divisive initiatives on the ballot Tuesday, the first statewide election under California's top-two system was not drawing much interest from voters despite some fiercely contested seats for Congress, the state Legislature and statewide offices.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - About an hour after a California teen was discovered on a Hawaii runway in April, a nonplussed pilot preparing to depart tells air traffic controllers he will be a bit delayed because "a guy is seeming to have stowed away in the landing gear from San Jose to Maui."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Republicans hoping to loosen the Democratic Party's grip on California politics get an early test of their prospects when primary voters select nominees for eight statewide offices.
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Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
It is no secret that children love new toys. They love Christmas and birthdays because of the multitude of gifts they receive. However, the most important gift any child could receive is the continual presence of his parents in his life. As a parent, giving your time, energy and love to your child is one of the most important things you can do.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A search of the San Francisco apartment of a social media expert turned up ball bearings, screws and components needed to make a homemade bomb, the FBI said in an affidavit unsealed Tuesday.
Our first run together was a disaster.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Right up until the moment Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed, U.S. officials weren't sure the Taliban would really release the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan in exchange for high-level militants detained at Guantanamo Bay.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Navy has decided to give a letter of reprimand to a former Blue Angels commander accused of allowing sexual harassment in the workplace during his time as leader of the famed precision flying team.
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian troops on Tuesday launched an offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern city of Slovyansk and advanced through the city's outskirts, the nation's interior minister said.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - A Pakistan air force fighter jet crashed into the country's largest city after a technical fault Tuesday, killing two pilots and a civilian on the ground, authorities said.