Regarding Gary Horton's recent opinion piece "They got between me and my doctor" (The Signal, Feb. 17), I feel obliged to respond.
Once upon a time in the land of Nutsnfruits, lived the very wise and good King Arnold. The people loved King Arnold and the king loved them. Well, they used to until he knuckled under to the ogre and troll union a few years ago and gave away the goose that lays the golden (state) egg.
He's a mender of hearts, a soother of souls, a book author and a unique musician-physician whose message-laden tunes strive to end youth violence and drug use.
Elijah Canty, longtime Val Verde resident and one of the 13 members of the Val Verde Advisory Council who helped to establish the Val Verde Health Center, turned 99 on Feb. 20.
Richard Kratz raised a great question in his letter yesterday ("Kellar damaging city's image," The Signal, Feb. 17) commenting on how Bob Kellar is "damaging the city's image" with his stance on illegal immigration.
I am writing in response to Patricia Sulpizio's Democratic Voices column ("Resolve to join us in 2010," The Signal, Jan. 26), where she suggests a New Year's resolution of getting involved in politics, specifically Democratic politics.
See "Related Content" for links to articles in The Signal about the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Bob and Marilyn Searcy of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Stefanie Anne Searcy to Michael Edward Foulds.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Today is Sunday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2010. There are 306 days left in the year.
Drawing on visible parts of the body may be a hip form of expression for most teenagers today - but for Valencia resident Taylor Bouknight, 17, the act of writing the word "love" on the arm has a deeper meaning than meets the eye.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Franklin B. Sherwood graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
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The handwriting is on the wall.
Just what does it mean to call a building a "green building?"
The first gubernatorial primary under California's new top-two system has evolved into a typical campaign between Republicans hoping to come in second, pitting a state lawmaker who is a tea party favorite against a socially moderate investment banker making his first run for public office.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw shrugged off a two-run homer by Jose Abreu in the rookie's return from the disabled list, pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Chicago White Sox 5-2 Monday night for his first home win of the season.
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Those cute family decals that show family members and pets may be attracting the wrong kind of attention, according to first responders, who warn that the pictures, taken with other stickers on the car, may provide criminals with too much information.
Carrying leather-bound copies of scripture to church is so 20th century, a recent study indicates, and experts predict a continuing shift from print to palmtop device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
On Father's Day, I gave 40 small children at church paper ties. I asked them to write or draw words of wisdom from their fathers. They looked confused so I explained. I said, "Write or draw what your father tells you. What advice does he give you?" They wrote and colored vigorously for a few minutes until I asked someone to share.
SEATTLE (AP) - One of the six climbers presumed dead after a fall on Mount Rainier was a vice president of Intel Corp. in Southeast Asia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew that died in a fiery crash aboard Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz's private plane this weekend had flown for the millionaire businessman and philanthropist for a decade, and among them was a pilot who survived an earlier fatal crash, relatives said Monday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.