Mexico's biggest national security problem stems from its fight with drug cartels. Its domestic body count of nearly 6,000 people last year sounded the alarm. Prominently listed among the grizzly assassinations were gangsters, police, journalists, members of the military and government officials, plus a multitude of collateral victims.
When I moved here in April 2008 I had no idea what an honest community Santa Clarita is. In that short time, someone mailed the paycheck I had lost at a Warrior Sr. Chiefs football game - at Christmas-time, no less. My daughter left her Hollister jacket at Hugo's gym, and there it was in the lost and found. Someone else turned in a gift bag I lost at Macy's and just yesterday a neighbor ...
Regarding Shannon Master's article, "Alive thanks to an organ donor" (The Signal, Feb. 15): The generosity of live-organ donors like the young boy is wonderful. It's a shame we need so many live-organ donors. Americans bury or cremate 20,000 transplantable organs every year.
How amazing to open my Sunday Signal (Feb. 22) and read Assemblyman Cameron Smyth's glowing opinion piece about the great benefits Santa Clarita will reap from the film-industry tax credits in the recently passed state budget.
Everyday, 13 million people need assistance with routine activities such as dressing, eating and bathing, according to the Direct Care Alliance. Four out of 10 people turning 65 can anticipate stays in a nursing home, and by the year 2025, 78 million Americans will be over age 65. Most health insurance programs will not usually cover long-term-care expenses.
Regarding Mr. McKeon's Sunday column ("Stimulus or spending?" published Feb. 15): With all due respect (isn't that what they say in Washington?), I never saw a column objecting to the spending of our grandchildren's money from Mr. McKeon when George Bush took an economy that was a healthy surplus and gave tax cuts to the most wealthy in the country.
Legendary rock bassist Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Jeff Beck) and Grammy-winner Gary McGrath with their Santa Clarita Valley-based band, The McGrath Project, play a special "unplugged" set Wednesday, March 4 at Valencia Wine Company from 7 p.m. to 8:15 pm.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) today joined U.S. Armed Services Committee Ranking Member John M. McHugh (R-NY) and more than 40 Republican colleagues, including the top three Republicans in the House of Representatives, to send a letter to the President of the United States expressing concern over the Administration's reported proposal to scrap plans to expand the U.S. missile defense system to Europe if Russia helps stop Iran's development of nuclear warheads ...
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and City of Santa Clarita Mayor Frank Ferry announced the transfer of $5 million from the County to the City of Santa Clarita to help fund the completion of the Magic Mountain Parkway/I-5 interchange project managed and administered by the City of Santa Clarita.
Sunday, March 8 and the change to Daylight Savings Time is quickly approaching, and although many of us relish the "fall back" mantra that allows us an extra hour of sleep in September, it's easy to forego the added Z's in spring with the thought of waking up to much sunnier, warmer, longer days.
The City of Santa Clarita will hold the 2009 Emergency Expo on Saturday, March 21 at College of the Canyons from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In celebrating their one year anniversary in the City of Santa Clarita, Steve Youlios, the owner and operator of Jersey Mike's Subs, located in the Bouquet Center at 26510 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, opted to hold a fundraising event to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Explorer Program. In a gesture of goodwill, Steve said he wanted to give back to the community that has been so good to him in his first year ...
While led on nature hikes in the Santa Clara River bed adjacent to their school in Canyon Country, Rio Vista Elementary students became concerned with the graffiti and pollution they observed.
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Unbeknownst to many outside of the Southern California hockey scene, College of the Canyons has put together a consistently successful hockey team in only nine years of existence.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.