I appreciated Wes Storch's May 8 column, "Public schools are an asset to the SCV," supporting our fine public schools in Santa Clarita.
Ignorance is bliss. But it is still ignorance. If the ignorance continues, bliss will not only cease, it will be replaced by agony for billions, and the once-blissful billions will wonder what happened.
Senior lunch menu
Local property owners whose buildings made a city list of potential historic landmarks may soon have good reason to want to stay on that list.
Last week, we were subjected on a daily basis to the bleatings of the California Teachers Association as it descended upon Sacramento to complain about the "unfairness" of the proposed cuts to education if the temporary sales, personal income and vehicle taxes are not extended.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita)) issued the following statement in support of both H.R. 1229, "Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act" and H.R. 1231 "Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act":
When my younger sister entered Davis County High School, she set a goal to attend junior and senior prom all four years. For her freshman and sophomore years, this required some elaborate tactics, since attendance required an invitation from a junior or senior boy - there was a chronic short supply in our rural and isolated burg.
Gary Hortons humorous column Wednesday, about highway rest stops ("No Rest for the Weary") used all the usual Democrat/liberal talking points to promote the idea of again raising taxes here in California, claiming that Jerry Browns proposed cuts have paired everything to the bone.
The thrill of competition and the camaraderie of their teammates brought many smiles to the Special Olympics athletes who competed in a regional rhythmic gymnastics competition held April 30 at Gymnastics Unlimited in Valencia.
The opening phrase of the 1970s hit television show "The Six Million Man" was "We can rebuild him ... we have the technology."
On May 6, The Signal published a study by the California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility ("Study: public-sector benefits better than private sector").
Why does the Obama Administration ignore dictators in Iran, Syria and Yemen but continues to interfere with the only true ally we have in the region, the 63-year-old democracy of Israel?
St. Clare's country fair and barbecue
Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it's summer.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
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Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
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.