At the start of World War II, my father was a young teenager going to a boy's boarding school.
I don't know Nicole Pyburn of Castaic who wrote the Letter to the Editor on Oct. 24 ("Don't we Christians eat pork?") but I know she's my new hero.
Since recorded history began, human society has used marriage as a means to create families which can procreate and protect and train the offspring.
I recently moved to the SCV from Oklahoma, and I was not sure what to expect out here on the left coast.
We at PFLAG do not have the money to run a full-page ad, but here are some things I would like you to know: Prop. 8 is simple. It changes the state Constitution, preventing marriage for gays.
The big question is: If the educators in their TV ads, mail, etc., are saying that a "yes" vote on Prop. 8 will not affect the schools, why are they spending more than $1 million in union dues to fight it?
What most people fail to take into consideration in the Prop. 8 debate is that it was God who initiated and defined marriage, not man.
The question is whether we as a society are going to radically redefine the institution of marriage. It's not about my personal marriage, but the effects on our children, nation, and future generations.
Why is it that people are always against gays? They do nothing to you at all. They are just like you and me and they just want to live their lives and be with the people they love.
Recently at Central Park my civil rights were violated by someone opposed to Proposition 8. I parked my car in the parking lot and went off to watch my kids practice.
God himself created the institution of marriage in the book of Genesis. Jesus defined both gender and marriage. "But from the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female. For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh; so then they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate." ...
For parents Carie and Aaron Swanson, of Antelope Valley, giving birth to Santa Clarita's first baby of 2009 was a surprise.
From the moment he wakes until the moment he falls asleep, Taylor Wollstenhelme, 9, of Newhall is moving, thinking, creating and wondering.
I participated in the Santa Clarita Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 28, and despite cold morning temperatures I had a great time as usual.
I must confess - I love jazz music. Oh, and I almost killed my wife. Yes, I'm an avid jazz listener - not smooth jazz but classic jazz, and especially bebop jazz. I love the music of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Tatum, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus and so many others. But you probably want to know how I almost killed my wife. One day not too long ago, my wife ...
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?
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.