For several months prior to the Nov. 2 elections, Paul Henry Sibek peppered us with several letters laughing and poking fun at Republicans.
Brecken Anthony Falasca, son of Anthony G. and Jennifer L. Falasca, of Valencia, was born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia. He weighed 6 lbs., 5 oz., and was 20 inches in length. He is the brother of Gino Murrietta. Grandparents are Jeff and Maria Falasca, of Santa Clarita, and Jim and Susan Henderson, of Three Rivers. Great-grandparents are Ester Henderson, of Three Rivers, and Paul Olivares, of Los Angeles.
In conjunction with National Memory Screening Day, Visiting Angels will host a free, confidential memory screening event on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The race to sell the most luxury cars heats up as the auto industry revs up for the final two months of sales for 2010.
More Americans are increasingly working from home as a result of technological advances, changes in the job market and employer flexibility. According to the latest statistics available from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 5.9 million people worked from home in 2008, and the trend is continuing.
A celebration in honor of the new Veterans Center at COC will be held Tuesday. Special recognition will be paid to those veterans who have served the country since 9/11.
Just as they made the claim that their 2006 midterm takeover of Congress was a referendum and rejection of the policies of Bush, the Democrats are now trying to claim that Nov. 2's election results weren't an identical rejection of Obama's policies.
I want to point out how delusional the GOP is about the American health care system. There is an editorial in the Washington Post by Richard Cohen that shoots holes in the GOP's take on the American health care system.
I just wanted to extend my thanks to the staff, volunteers, organizers and crew that run the Santa Clarita Marathon.
It has been reported that the City Council will once again consider allowing the location of a materials-recycling facility, or MRF (euphemism for trash dump) along Sierra Highway between Golden Valley Road and Placerita Canyon.
Isabelle Howell, 17, remembers driving more than 15 hours through 13,000-foot mountain passes to reach the Tibetan village where the nonprofit organization Bodhicitta Inc. plans on building a girls school.
Death-camp survivor talk
Employees from Six Flags volunteered at six locations throughout the Santa Clarita Valley as part of Project 6, the company's annual day of service.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.