The recent increase in sheriff's surveillance in the neighborhoods around our local schools is much appreciated. With such due vigilance in local law enforcement and the community, I am reassured that the Santa Clarita Valley truly is the best place to raise a family.
High Social Security payroll taxes have contributed to yearly Social Security trust fund surpluses until the proclaimed surplus is now in excess of $2.42 trillion. However, Congress has elected to sacrifice Social Security on the altar of corruption by spending the entire surplus, requiring the U.S. Treasury to cover the embezzlement by issuing non-negotiable IOU bonds to the Trust Fund.
Last week, Attorney General Eric Holder made a strategic stop at the University of Maine, where he told the audience that the Defense of Marriage Act - which is under attack in the very state he visited - "is discriminatory and should be repealed." America's highest-ranking law enforcer made a stopover in Maine to campaign for same-sex "marriage" on the eve of a vote to outlaw it.
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After two overtime periods and 19 shots, The Master's College women's soccer team had to settle for a 1-1 tie with Biola on Saturday at Pete Reese Field in Santa Clarita.
The Master's (12-4-2, 5-4-1) had already secured a playoff spot in the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament, but a win would have given the Mustangs a home game on Tuesday.
The Master's College men's soccer team made history Saturday at Pete Reese Field.
The Mustangs beat Biola 2-1 and claimed the Golden State Athletic Conference championship - a first-ever for the program.
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SACRAMENTO - The Humane Society of the United States has named California Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) its Humane Legislator of the Year for his common sense approach to protecting animals and local shelters.
Local women who are just starting to think about such things as bank accounts and online banking will get some welcome tips from a free LifeForward workshop sponsored by Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the community room at Valencia Library.
Daylight savings time ends in the United States on Sunday, Nov. 1 when clocks are set back one hour at 2 a.m. local daylight time, which becomes 1 a.m. local standard time.
On Tuesday Nov. 3, the first seminar in a new monthly series will explore how to reach audiences and customers through Internet marketing. Topics covered include Web site reviews, search engine optimization, paid search and Q & A.
SACRAMENTO - The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is benefiting from federal funds to help save lives by nipping drinking and driving in the bud. More than $1 million in grant funds is used to fund California's Designated Driver Program through August 2010.
"There's no excuse for operating a motor vehicle after you've been drinking," CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow said. "Not only is it against the law, you're putting your life and the lives of fellow motorists at risk every time you do."
Need more frights this October?
All People Access Community Services will host their performance of the play "Grease" at 4 p.m. on Nov. 15 at LARC Ranch, located at 29890 Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.