In an excellent special report several months ago, The Economist detailed the many dysfunctions of California governance - chief among them, incumbent-favorable districts gerrymandered over the various decades by a conspiracy of Republican and Democratic legislators to assure that only the most polarized characters achieved election to the Assembly and state Senate.
I just read the front-page article "Bill viewed as a 'last chance' to stop mine" (Aug. 2). Several thoughts sprang to mind:
Regarding Bill Kennedy's comments in The Signal on July 22, I must say that he has hit all of the Republican bromides about how "great" the state of Texas is right on the money. And I do mean money.
Boston Scientific reported second quarter sales of $1.975 billion, at the high end of the company's projected forecast.
A few weeks ago, this column explored Google's +1 button, and I mentioned that site visitors might not have the time or interest to figure out the difference between a like, share, dig, tweet, follow, buzz, bookmark or +1.
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With the recent decision by the city of Los Angeles to pull its red-light cameras, we thought it would be a good time to discuss Santa Clarita's seven intersections that have these cameras, and why our city will continue using them.
Fifty-five students from The Master's College in Santa Clarita just returned from short-term missions trips in eight locations around the world.
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The single biggest challenge facing business leaders is increasing revenue. The following should kick-start thinking about possible ways to grow the top line.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The county's transportation authority approved Palmdale's train station Thursday with a vote to keep it as a designated high-speed rail stop.
Whether they're new to the community, longtime residents or slowly establishing local roots, three Facey Medical Group doctors share why they are proud to live and work in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Always his passion to work with people in a healthcare related field, Moazzem H. Chowdhury decided when he was young that working as a pharmacist would give him the most direct ties to the community he wanted to serve.
With 22 years in practice, Dr. Linda Chenaur is creating a new standard for helping people in the community solve their back pain problems.
One patient was wheeled down the hallway, stable after an open-heart surgery.
It is my honor to serve as your councilwoman. I am available full-time and every-day – responding to your concerns – bringing fresh, new ideas to ensure that our city continues to provide the high quality of life we demand.
Scott and Vanessa Wilk have made Santa Clarita Valley their home for nearly 25 years, and last year, he was honored to be elected to the 38th Assembly District.
Moazzem Chowdhury has lived in the United States for over 25 years and the city of Santa Clarita has been his home for over 20 years. Moazzem, Jeenat, his wife of 30 years, and his son and daughter all consider themselves blessed to live here.
Dear Santa Clarita friends and neighbors,
My wife Pamela and I moved to Santa Clarita in 1965. We raised two children and have five gorgeous grandchildren. Four generations of our family live in Santa Clarita.
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.