It took Moses 40 years to lead the Children of Israel across the desert to the Promised Land. So why should we be surprised, in an era of environmental impact reports and NIMBYism, that the William S. Hart Union High School District has yet to finalize its 10-year search for a home for the proposed Castaic high school?
Seventeen years ago it was Hillarycare and gays in the military. Today it's Obamacare and gay marriage.
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 Friday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2009. There are 62 days left in the year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the House Health Care Solutions Group, today issued the following statement after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled the latest version of the Democrat health care plan for a government-run system: "I'm shocked, but not surprised that Speaker Pelosi announced formal plans for a government takeover of America's health care system, despite overwhelming opposition by the citizens across the country. "The 'People's ...
First and foremost, I would like to thank The Signal's Editorial Board for endorsing my candidacy for the Castaic Union School District's Governing Board. I am humbled.
The Signal recently endorsed Mike Berger for the seat on the College of the Canyons Board of Tustees that I will be vacating in December, noting that he possessed "... the kind of leadership COC needs as it marches into an uncertain future of enrollment and curriculum challenges and further state budget cuts."
I want to voice my strong support for Bob Jensen in the William S. Hart Union High School District board election this Tuesday.
Suzan Solomon has my support and my vote for a seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District board.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After months of struggle, House Democrats rolled out sweeping legislation Thursday to extend health care coverage to millions who lack it and create a new option of government-run insurance.
Sierra Vista PE Program Wins Golden Bell The physical education program at Sierra Vista Junior High School has received notice that it will be awarded the prestigious Golden Bell award at the California School Boards Association conference in December. This makes the third Golden Bell that the Hart District has earned and the most recent in an impressive series of awards the Sierra Vista program has received this year. PE Department Chair George Velarde devised ...
The Wednesday pre-trial conference of a 20-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing and running over a Canyon Country man with his car and stabbing and hitting with his car a second man was postponed to later this year, officials said.
A Superior Court judge postponed the Wednesday preliminary hearing of a Canyon Country man accused of hitting and killing a bicyclist while driving drunk to later this year, officials said.
John Abrams performed magic tricks and delivered an anti-drugs message to children at Santa Clarita Elementary School on Tuesday.
A few years ago, the legislature tried to pass a law that would make environmental review for projects less biased. It seems developer-funded environmental impact reports (EIRs) often left something to be desired in the areas of accuracy and full disclosure.
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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
AMSTERDAM (AP) - A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist's attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?