Today is Father's Day, and I'm going to acknowledge this day a little differently this year. It's going to be a tough, somber day for our family.
I dream a lot. My dreams define me. Many of my nocturnal escapades involve flight.
Just when one thought we could not add another weird postscript to the 2010 Santa Clarita City Council race, news came June 10 that candidate David Galvan, already the basis of Internet conspiracy theories about his candidacy, given the similarity of his name to candidate David Gauny, was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer.
"The best laid schemes of mice and men, go often askew."
Even Steve Lunetta's Uncle Earl is beginning to "get it" ("Steve Lunetta: Blame Obama for the spill," June 14).
As citizens of Santa Clarita facing the same situation of being blamed for elevated salt levels in our water discharge - after becoming the first city in the U.S. to actually ban the sale and use of salt water softeners - we need to be involved right now.
Four weeks ago, I commented on whether or not a good resume meant a good candidate for the job ("Presidential resume," May 7).
In his column today ("W.E. Gutman: To some readers and their 'ilk,'" June 13), W.E. Gutman took it upon himself to attack me personally regarding a guest column I wrote rebutting Gary Horton's column attacking tea partiers.
What is with Paul Henry Sibek and his repeated references to "non-critical thinkers" in his frequent attacks on Republicans and conservatives ("Palin/Paul," June 10)? Surely, he must consider himself and his ilk to be "critical thinkers," and they certainly are.
On May 7, I sent you a letter ("Irresponsible headline," April 20) about your headline "Santa Clarita ranked one of richest cities" (April 12).
So the Republicans want to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Discount tickets to Hurricane Harbor
MOMS Club of Canyon Country South held another successful fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Valley Domestic Violence Shelter this year.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.