Those who advocate big government never admit failure.
Regarding Mr. Tony Miano's March 6 letter, "St. Stephen's wrong to ordain openly gay priest":
There's a phrase Kevin Sarkissian often tells his high school runners as they prepare for marathons and races.
Child psychologists, counselors and school staff helped Newhall Elementary School students this week cope with the death of a sixth-grader, officials said Friday.
The California Department of Transportation will close a handful of lanes on Interstate 5 and Highway 14 from Sunday through Friday as part of $161-million project to add carpool lanes and relieve congestion, officials said Friday.
Emergency medical technicians treat and transport a man who drove a pickup truck that overturned on Newhall Avenue and Meadowridge Drive in Newhall early Friday afternoon. Two people were temporarily trapped in the truck after it drove up an embankment and flipped over onto Newhall Avenue on Friday, authorities said. The driver was transported by ambulance to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, but the extent of both passengers' injuries was not immediately available, authorities from the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Deputies and paramedics arrived at the crash site between Judah Lane and Meadow Drive at about 1 p ...
A Los Angeles County Fire Department search and rescue team will travel to northern Japan to rescue and recover victims of the magnitude 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, officials announced Friday.
The California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is accepting nominations for the 2011 Spotlight Awards presented by the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.
The Tseng College at California State University, Northridge is holding a free information session on March 30 for its certificate program in mediation and conflict resolution.
A new express Metrolink service that launches in May will give local commuters a quicker way to travel between the Santa Clarita Valley and downtown Los Angeles, county officials said Friday.
Caption of the Week: "I sure hope we can find the pearls they say are down here." This was submitted by Qwik-e reader Mitch Krayton for the photo above of the Aqua Maids synchronized swim team's legs sticking out of the water, which ran in The Signal on Monday.
Margery Link always felt a desire to comfort the ill and help in times of need. She realized her gift of compassion as a child when her mother was hospitalized with polio.
Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel and of the Religious Affairs Bureau of the Masorti Movement, will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at Congregation Beth Shalom.
Pasta dinner fundraiser
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.