It's a physical fact that you cannot marry the DNA of a same-sex couple. This can be done with an opposite-sex couple, though. Since this is a significant difference between same- and opposite-sex couples, isn't it then appropriate for the government to have different definitions for them? Well, they already do. The government already recognizes same-sex civil unions and opposite-sex marriages. After all, same-sex relationships cannot create descendants or dependents. These are things the state ...
Congressman McKeon: Well, I see you still have not signed on as a cosponsor of HR 450, the Enumerated Powers Act. My question to you is, why not? Are you afraid you might be black-balled in the Congress for wanting to abide by the Constitution of the United States? Are you planning on introducing unconstitutional legislation? Or do you just not believe in your oath the protect the Nation and Constitution? Hope you had a ...
Early July signals an opportunity to review, refocus and renew. Every owner is typically overwhelmed but conducting periodic review and planning sessions is an essential part of success. Here is a guide for conducting a mid year evaluation. What were my priorities at the start of the year? Did I make satisfactory progress? If not, why not? If so, what were the results? What are my priorities for the second half of the year? ...
The city of Santa Clarita, under the direction of the California Energy Commission, is pushing back the effective date of the new California Energy Code provisions from Aug. 1, 2009 to Jan. 1, 2010.
Have you ever thought that a piece of public art needs to be placed/installed at a certain location in the city?
Travelers along northbound Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley will notice a new monument sign welcoming visitors to town and promoting shopping in Santa Clarita.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has selected local orthodontist Alan Barbakow as honoree for its 2009 Celebrity Tribute dinner.
Silent film organist Bob Mitchell passed away on July 4, at the age of 96. Bob had been with the SCV Historical Society as an organist since "Flickers" began in 2007. He was one of the last people on earth (if not the last) to have accompanied silent films in the 1920s who was still playing for them in 2009. Bob also had an eight-decade career as a choir leader, and headed the "Robert Mitchell ...
This week, residents of the Santa Clarita Valley will have two more chances to see the International Space Station.
Los Angeles County firefighters are responding to a dirt road near Six Flags Magic Mountain, where a small plane reportedly landed.
The Santa Clarita Service Center of the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles (ARCGLA) will honor its very own local heroes on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 at 7:30 a.m. with a special "Hometown Heroes" breakfast at the Valencia Hyatt Hotel.
The city of Santa Clarita's Film Office is accepting applications of homes and businesses with the potential for future film and television production for the online Location Library.
A 41-year-old Newhall man died over the weekend in a canyon north of Malibu, authorities said Monday.
A team from College of the Canyons will provide an overview of the college's programs, plans and vision for 2009 and beyond at the next Valley Industrial Association business luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on July 21 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
Reading "Health care confusion" (Letters, The Signal, July 2) I agree that Rob Kerchner has some "health care confusion" since he quite obviously has no concept of what "single-payer" health care is comprised of.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.