When I heard that the idea of a government health insurance choice was denied, it really upset me.
I am a mom of two children in the Hart school district and am highly involved and passionate about their education at every level.
Health care reform is needed so badly.
Having read your letters section in the Oct. 6 edition, I have a couple of observations.
The National Weather Service is forecasting an 80 percent chance of showers for tonight through Wednesday evening, marking the start of California's rainy season.
Oak Hills Elementary School parents, teachers and students gathered Sept. 14 for a live concert as part of the second annual Oak Hills Elementary Jog-a-Thon.
Two drivers were arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and a third driver was arrested for felony drug possession during a D.U.I. checkpoint Friday night in Newhall.
Assembly Bill 1463, authored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita), was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday.
The Wm. S. Hart Union Hart School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library.
The Local 725 Chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) at College of the Canyons (COC) has endorsed Michael Berger for election to Seat No. 1 in the Nov. 3 Santa Clarita Community College District election.
Just back from Africa, Rick Edwards will present "Insight to Digital Photography" at the Oct. 14 SCV Computer Club meeting.
A White House-backed overhaul of the nation's health care system, crafted in the Senate Finance Committee, was challenged by Republican critics over higher taxes, abortion, rationed care and a lack of conscience provisions for medical personnel. Their protective amendments were all defeated.
In reference to the "Conservatives can't sit out" Letter to the Editor by William Crietz in The Signal Sept. 25: What is written below is a rebuff meant to be satiric.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - For the Calder family, the "Frozen" frenzy began when the Disney movie came out in late 2013 and they took their 7-year-old daughter Caroline to see it in the theater.
IMPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine Corps official says the military is working on a plan to help three displaced families whose homes were damaged when one of its jets slammed into a neighborhood in the small Southern California desert city of Imperial.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) - General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers was spotted three times Thursday but has so far eluded a massive manhunt in the normally tranquil east coast city of Moncton, police said.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.