During the past 15 years, my family and I have been self-employed - providing our own health insurance - and also employed by local businesses, through which we have gotten health insurance and paid our premium through payroll.
For the most part, the cartoons that appear in the Opinion section of The Signal are mildly entertaining in their use of hyperbole to make a point about current issues.
An open letter to Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita:
Service at the Canyon Country library:
Dan K. Thomasson was correct in his Aug. 9 editorial: Standard & Poor's credit ratings did reflect politics.
Electricity: We all use it, and we all pay for it. And we're likely to start paying a lot more for it in the next couple of years. But you can speak up and have an impact on just how high the new rates will climb.
A Saugus boy was airlifted to an area hospital after nearly drowning in the pool at his home on Saturday night, according to officials.
Firefighters were able to put out a quarter-acre brush fire off the southbound right shoulder of Highway 14 between Placerita Canyon and Golden Valley roads in about 15 minutes Saturday night, officials said.
Law enforcement officials seized 33 guns, 14 rifles and more than $1.4 million in illegal drugs and drug money last month as part of the Developing Increased Safety through Arms Reduction Management, or DISARM, program, Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich announced.
A Newhall coffee shop where a pickup smashed through the front window Thursday was open for business again Friday.
A sixth rabid bat was found in the Santa Clarita Valley, a health department website said Friday.
Labor of Love
When the federal government, through the Bureau of Land Management, made the decision to allow mining on the east side of Santa Clarita, it was 1990 - more than two decades ago - and the decision was made without taking into consideration the many impacts a large-scale mining project would have on the community.
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.