Having read your letters section in the Oct. 6 edition, I have a couple of observations. As a news organization, you must agree you have some obligation for accuracy in your reporting, at least one hopes so. However, you seem willing to publish letters, which I am sure you cull from the many you receive on as high-profile a subject as health care, that contain patently false "factual" claims. The Vogel letter ("Vakay doesn't get ...
The National Weather Service is forecasting an 80 percent chance of showers for tonight through Wednesday evening, marking the start of California's rainy season.
Oak Hills Elementary School parents, teachers and students gathered Sept. 14 for a live concert as part of the second annual Oak Hills Elementary Jog-a-Thon.
Two drivers were arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and a third driver was arrested for felony drug possession during a D.U.I. checkpoint Friday night in Newhall.
Assembly Bill 1463, authored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita), was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday.
The Wm. S. Hart Union Hart School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library.
The Local 725 Chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) at College of the Canyons (COC) has endorsed Michael Berger for election to Seat No. 1 in the Nov. 3 Santa Clarita Community College District election.
Just back from Africa, Rick Edwards will present "Insight to Digital Photography" at the Oct. 14 SCV Computer Club meeting.
The Wildcat Classic marching band competition was hosted by West Ranch High Saturday at Valencia High School.
Nearly 1,200 people participated in a walk at Bridgeport Park in Valencia Sunday morning to raise funds to fight diabetes.
A White House-backed overhaul of the nation's health care system, crafted in the Senate Finance Committee, was challenged by Republican critics over higher taxes, abortion, rationed care and a lack of conscience provisions for medical personnel. Their protective amendments were all defeated.
In reference to the "Conservatives can't sit out" Letter to the Editor by William Crietz in The Signal Sept. 25: What is written below is a rebuff meant to be satiric.
Regarding "McKeon sides with Obama on war," The Signal, Oct. 7: The problem with Mr. McKeon's position is that we are not "all in" unless there is a Selective Service Draft to send your son or daughter, brother or father to Afghanistan.
The cost of health insurance is rising; coverage is harder to get as pressure for profit intensifies. What you think you're paying for may not be there when you need it. These are facts - they are undeniable.
More than 65 dogs and 50 cats were adopted at the ninth annual community fair that celebrates pets, encourages animal awareness, and promotes pet adoption.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.