The news that the United States Supreme Court may soon find itself without a Protestant raises a question whose importance extending far beyond the borders of political campaigns.
"Chutzpah" is a Yiddish word that defies any English translation. About the closest definition one could compare to chutzpah is the most extreme form of unmitigated gall. "Display of blatant nerve" falls way short of the word chutzpah. When I was growing up, I asked my parents to explain the word chutzpah to me. "Roger, if a child kills his mother, then kills his father, then throws himself at the mercy of the court, claiming ...
Every five years, the California Urban Water Planning Act requires most water utilities to update and submit an urban water-management plan - a document that helps agencies like the Castaic Lake Water Agency take stock of water demand, available supplies, contingency planning and overall management of this most precious resource.
Regarding "A teacher with a lot of HART" (May 4): This is a great idea! Teaching kids lifesaving skills such as CPR are really valuable. It is important for them to know what to do in certain situations.
I just had to comment on the article ("Cub Scouts adopt hawk," May 18) about the Cub Scout Den 4, Pack 66, that adopted Kia the hawk at the Placerita Nature Center.
So, we are getting a new $25 million "showcase" library, but we have to lay teachers off because there isn't enough money to pay them?
People have difficulty with their arguments when backing the illegal immigration issue. They base their arguments on how this land is made up of immigrants. We all agree America is made up of immigrants, both legal and documented. Nothing was handed to them. No free lunches, no welfare, no free medical and no labor laws to protect them. All they had were the skills and crafts they had brought with them for a future of ...
The president of Mexico went on the floor of our Congress and criticized an Arizona law necessitated by politicians who are afraid to live up to their oath of office for fear of alienating a certain ethnicity and thereby jeopardizing their reign in office.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
Natalie Weiner Natalie Corrine Weiner of Valencia, graduated with a B.A. degree, political science from the University of Mary Washington. A total of 1,201 students graduated during the university's 99th commencement in a graduate ceremony on Friday, May 7 and in an undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 8, on the university's Fredericksburg campus. Retired Senator John H. Chichester delivered the commencement address for graduate students on Friday, May 7, and Daniel R. Wolfe, executive vice ...
Katheryn Taylor Cadet Katheryn Lynn Taylor, daughter of Lt. Colonel Jack Taylor and Colonel Debra Taylor and granddaughter of Colonel Eugene and Audrey Taylor graduated May 22 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. While at West Point, she majored in human geography and was awarded a B.S. degree. Taylor was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the military intelligence branch. She will join the First Cavalry Division ...
Janice Kopanski and James Copelan, of Glendale, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Kopanski, to Kyle Brandt, of Irvine.
Parents and teens ages 13 and up are invited to attend "Internet Safety for Children Night" at the Child & Family Center of Santa Clarita on Thursday, May 27 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 477 votes from late afternoon Saturday, May 15 to afternoon Saturday, May 15, 2010.
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian government sent reinforcements, including tanks and armored personnel carriers, to a predominantly Christian village north of Damascus where rebels have battled regime troops this week, a monitoring group said Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - In the final day of campaigning to host the 2020 Olympics, Madrid promoted its bid Friday as one based on a "responsible budget" that can become the model for future games.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy is producing jobs at a still-subpar pace - a trend the Federal Reserve will weigh in deciding this month whether to slow its bond buying and, if so, by how much.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential data safe from prying eyes, according to published reports Thursday based on internal U.S. government documents.
"Libraries are community treasure chests, loaded with a wealth of information available to everyone equally, and the key to that treasure chest is the library card. I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." - Former First Lady Laura Bush
Right now we have an economy in transition, with close attention paid to job reports and which business sectors are hiring.
As President Obama considers retaliating against the Syrian government for the alleged use of chemical weapons against its people, I couldn't help but think about the lessons we should have learned following the Iraq War.
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.