Around the SCV: Nov. 14, 2011
The California community college system is easing the way for returning veterans who are interested in going back to college.
Here at the office of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy, we have watched the unfolding Greek finance crisis with great interest. That is, when we weren't watching the Conrad Murray trial and the resulting guilty verdict.
A pedestrian believed to be in his mid-40s was taken to hospital with head injuries this afternoon after colliding with a car on Parker Road near the southbound on-ramp of Interstate 5.
The Saugus Hich School Dance Team will host its annual Dance Clinic for children on Saturday.
Carley Fredrickson of Girl Scout Troop 5982 is on her way receiving her Girl Scout Gold Award.
Third Thursdays, ongoing
The House of Representatives finds time for passing a resolution reaffirming "In God We Trust" as the U.S. motto, but our representative in Congress is unable to get anything done on the Cemex's mining contracts in Soledad Canyon.
Those with grown children know the concept of "senioritis."
For more than 10 years, the city of Santa Clarita has been fighting to stave off the opening of one of the largest aggregate mega-mines in the nation.
"Gerrymander: to divide the constituencies of (a voting area) so as to give one party an unfair advantage."
Well, now we have clarity on the Cemex mine issue: Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, stated in The Signal's interview with him ("McKeon: Cemex options waning," Nov. 10) that he cannot introduce legislation necessary to reach agreement on moving the proposed mine to another site because the GOP's House of Representatives leadership considers this common-sense piece of vital legislation an "earmark," and by House Republican rules, "earmarks" cannot be introduced for consideration.
Smokin' Joe Frazier died this week.
Today, it is very hard to praise a famous person without the disappointment that follows that praise.
In a story credited to St. Benedict written in 530 A.D., a traveler came upon a group of three hard-at-work stonemasons and asked each in turn what he was doing.
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.