We can't afford health care. No more schools for kindergartners. We have to let prisoners out. Cut budgets for fire departments and police departments. No more money for seniors. Unemployment funds run out.
It is the 21st century and yet there is still no light at Vermont Drive and Lyons Avenue in Newhall.
While reading Carole Lutness' Opinion column about how "Corporations, super-wealthy must pay their fair share" (June 9), I have come to the conclusion that she and the left are discriminators.
Steve Lunetta doesn't get it. His Opinion column ("The state training scam," The Signal, May 25) says training through employers is wasteful. Obviously, he is right that the state sometimes makes mistakes, but so does the private sector. But he is wrong to say government shouldn't be helping to train people who have finished school, gone to work and paid their dues. I am an instructor at Glendale Community College and I have worked in ...
I was distressed to read that Lynne Plambeck was not appointed to the MRF committee ("City asks Sierra Club for another nominee," The Signal, June 9).
In continued efforts to help caregivers receive the support, information and self-care they deserve, the Santa Clarita Senior Center has added a mini health fair to its upcoming June 20, Caregiver Resource Day.
Saturday Open house 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Placerita Canyon Natural Center, 19152 W. Placerita Canyon Road. Admission and parking are free. Animal presentations, panning for fools gold, face painting, rock painting, Indian artifact presentations, leader led hikes, entry and a history presentation of the original Walker cabin, food and drinks. Info: (661) 259-7721 or visit www.placerita.org. "A Walk in the Park." Six Flags Friends is pleased to host the second annual ...
How bad is the economy? If you only read our headline earlier this week about a "$68.6 Million Budget Reduction," you would think it is so bad that the city of Santa Clarita is slashing its budget by nearly one-third - from $241 million last year to just $172 million for the fiscal year starting July 1.
"Obama knows best" is the line we're getting from Washington for everything from the economy to foreign policy.
Several years ago I attended the visitation for the deceased father-in-law of a co-worker. While the family seemed fairly desolate concerning the death, my Midwestern stoicism and logic found little to connote tragedy.
Virgil and Debbie Mireles together with Randy Borggrebe of Santa Clarita are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Nichole Borggrebe of Saugus to Jason Robert Hauss of West Hills.
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. February 6, 2009
Little Shepherd's Nursery School in Newhall recently celebrated its 42nd graduation on Friday.
A baby girl born March 4, 2009, to Stefanie and Alex Smith of Valencia became a fifth generation Californian.
Kimberly M. Olson Air Force Airman 1st Class Kimberly M. Olson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. She ...
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) - Vallejo police say a standoff with an armed man ended after officers entered the home and the suspect was found dead.
MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) - The fatal shooting of Colorado's top prisons official when he answered the front door at his house highlights a troubling reality for the nation's judges, prosecutors and other legal officials: At a time when attacks on them are rising, it's difficult for them to remain secure, even when they are off duty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits - and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats rejected a call to reopen White House tours scrapped because of the tightened spending.
A former California Department of Corrections official has been named assistant sheriff in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Custody Division.
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed this week to spend $1 million to install new signs, markers, road striping and guardrails on Angeles Forest Highway near Acton.
Many Americans may find it difficult to believe, but North Korea and its imperious leader, Kim Jong-un, have yet again hurled a threat to wipe South Korea and the United States off the face of the Earth with a nuclear strike.
Ah, the income tax preparation season is upon us.
He was getting older, he worried about losing his balance fishing on the end rocks, and his hearing was failing him. So was his short-term memory.