For many people, mention the term day care and they immediately have an image of children and backpacks.
The Republican Party has raised objections to the health care idea of a public option which would allow individuals and companies to purchase insurance from a federal entity, presumably similar to Medicare for seniors.
The hot-air balloons didn't get far off the ground Saturday at the Citrus Classic Balloon Festival in Santa Paula, but those in attendance didn't seem to mind much.
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So you say the best and the brightest should run for the William S. Hart Union High School District board (Signal editorial, "A school board election like no other," July 19)!
We can all agree it has taken far too long for the William S. Hart Union High School District to find a site upon which to build a high school in Castaic.
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Dates to Watch Monday The sixth annual Boys & Girls Club Golf Tournament to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of SCV will be held 9:30 a.m-6 p.m. at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 N. Tourney Road, Valencia. Info: Ivan Price (661) 254-3063 or email@example.com. Aug. 6 Is the economy affecting your relationship? Women's support group will meet at 23030 Lyons Avenue, Suite 205, Newhall, from 5 - 6:30 p.m. $50 for six week ...
Hey, boys and girls. How would you like to clear a quarter-million dollars a year, more than half of it tax free?
The William. S. Hart Union High School District includes land from Castaic on the west all the way to the Agua Dulce border on the east side of the valley.
My parents were both self-employed, small-business owners. They owned a restaurant, several hair salons and dabbled in real estate. My family has a long history in agriculture, initially working in the fields until they owned property/ranches of their own. I come from an incredibly strong work ethic and business-minded lineage. I worked right alongside my parents growing up, and watched them manage budgets through incredibly difficult financial times. In terms of financial reports and school ...
A sign on Wiley Canyon Road announcing a median landscape improvement project recently captured my attention.
It is a given that Gary Horton is very clever with words and has strong opinions of Republicans, as in his July 15 Opinion column in The Signal ("It's not about Sarah Palin").
In its editorial The Signal asked, "How committed are Strickland, Messina, Solomon and Jensen to keeping the Hart District's No. 1 promise to the community (a Castaic high school)?
There's a natural series of reactions people have when they are told they will soon be asked to pay more for something.
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?
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.