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.
We've all had the experience. We go to the refrigerator looking for something cool to drink and when we open the door, our nostrils are assaulted by a hideous odor.
Three months ago, I had the opportunity of meeting John Zaring. He is the candidate running for the Castaic School Board. Zaring is the Dance Dad and speaks glowingly about his daughters like most men would beam about their sons.
In his letter to the editor ("Kerchner simply uneducated," The Signal, Oct. 7), Dan Nordenstrom makes an excellent case for hiring a contractor.
Suzan Solomon, one of five candidates running for three open seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District, has received the endorsement of County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Deputies arrested two men suspected of committing graffiti in Canyon Country Saturday, authorities said.
Playing without starters Collin Keoshian and Ryan Espinosa proved costly for the Santa Clarita Christian football team, which lost to Windward 48-0 at Canyon High School on Saturday night after the mercy rule came into effect in the third quarter.
By all appearances, this is a normal semester at College of the Canyons. Walk across either the Valencia or the Canyon Country campus and you'll be caught up in the hustle and bustle of students hurrying to classes.
A short review: Several months ago, when the incumbent City Council members effectively decided to run on a slate-type parliamentary ticket, they built the impregnable fortress of incumbency approximately 12 feet higher.
College of the Canyons is one of the finest resources in our community. In order to accomplish its mission, it must have the very best board members our community can provide. The college board should not only be used as a simple "stepping stone" for higher elective office or as a "long-term ego trip."
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
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.