When we talk about health care reform, we have to define exactly what we mean by using the term.
I am 88 years old and it really bothers me when elected officials voice their own misleading interpretations of a congressional bill and frighten seniors into thinking that the bill would have dire consequences.
Jim McElvain ("Why reform health care?" in The Signal, Aug. 21) asks why we don't simply expand Medicare to cover everyone "from day one instead of 62 or 65."
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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:
It was 3 a.m. Sunday when sheriff's deputies came through the Thousand Trails RV park in Acton, knocking on doors and calling through bullhorns for residents to get out.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old boy Saturday after an alleged attempt to burglarize a Canyon Country home, said Lt. Robert Lewis.
Sen. Tony Strickland has said that a proposed new state constitution is an "end run to circumvent Proposition 13." Assemblyman Cameron Smyth supports Proposition 13, and a convention if the people want it.
Dates to Watch:
Whitney Durtschi, daughter of Diane Packer of Valencia and Grant Durtschi of Driggs, Idaho, will travel to Cuecna, Ecuador Sept. 3 to spend 10 weeks volunteering in orphanages. Durtschi graduated in 2008 from William S. Hart High School in Newhall and currently attends Brigham Young University.
Prop 13's protection of homeowners must be incorporated into any new state constitution.
Natalie De Gyarfas of Saugus High School dominated the novice division in her first season of competition of the Los Angeles Interscholastic Equestrian League 2008-09 season. She received recognition as Reserve Champion High Point Rider and Reserve Champion Equitation Rider. De Gyarfas' Santa Clarita Valley Trainer Julie Van Loo will receive recognition as Novice High Point Reserve Champion.
Dear Rep. McKeon:
Whose "brain fart" was the Decoro re-stiping?
I fail to understand how the new layout of Decoro Drive is beneficial to anyone in this city.
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.