SANTA CLARTA - I'm not good at talking to audiences. I don't like talking to audiences. When I am excited, I talk quickly and in a painfully high pitch. When I am emotional, not even my parents, who've had 20 years to learn, can understand my words.
OAKLAND (AP) - Washington's beleaguered defense finally found an opponent it could bully around after its historically bad start to the season.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the government teetering on the brink of partial shutdown, congressional Republicans vowed Sunday to keep using an otherwise routine federal funding bill to try to attack the president's health care law.
The Master's College women's volleyball team picked up its first couple of Golden State Athletic Conference wins last week and the men's soccer team earned its first win overall this season. Meanwhile, women's soccer and the cross country teams continue to secure spots in national rankings.
Jerry Simpson's antique radio repair shop is located in Canyon Country in a Sierra Highway strip mall, its most distinguishing feature an unnecessarily large parking lot where a tumbleweed is more likely to roll through than a customer.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - When Josh Hamilton went to the plate for the final time in his first season with the Los Angeles Angels, the slugger was serenaded by the fans of his former team that still has a chance to get in the playoffs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The reality of his final at-bat in the major leagues hit Todd Helton before he stepped into the batter's box.
The Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers are pushing this regular season to game No. 163.
The fact is, everything stands or falls on leadership. Leaders understand the importance of bringing people together to accomplish more than any could do alone. The best leaders are able to recognize future challenges and opportunities, assess and use their team's strengths while protecting their weaknesses, and mobilize efforts in the right way when crises arise. But more than anything else, good leaders have a laser-like focus on the mission they have been charged to accomplish.
One of the things that sets the Santa Clarita Valley apart from other demographically similar communities is our desire to serve others. The concrete evidence of that desire is the plethora of nonprofits in this community.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" slurped up the box office.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A car bomb ripped through a crowded street in Peshawar's oldest bazaar Sunday, killing 40 people in the third blast to hit the troubled city in a week, officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The father of a Los Angeles Dodgers fan fatally stabbed after a San Francisco Giants game is planning to make a public plea for witnesses after a prosecutor said he lacks enough evidence to charge a man who was arrested.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - USC fired Lane Kiffin early Sunday morning, not long after the team lost 62-41 at Arizona State.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.