Remember "Harry, the Rat With Women"? This time his name is Connor Mead, but he's still a rat. A modern Scrooge, who believes marriage is humbug, but is taught otherwise by the ghosts of girlfriends past, present and future, and one who spans all of those periods. Just like Scrooge, he's less interesting after he reforms.
"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" finally answers the burning question, left hanging after all three previous "Wolverine" movies, of the origins of Logan, whose knuckles conceal long and wicked blades. He is about 175 years old, he apparently stopped changing when he reached Hugh Jackman's age, and neither he, nor we, find out how he developed such an interesting mutation.
Regarding Bruce McFarland's Opinion column "America: Love it or leave it" (The Signal, April 21):
Racist. Is there a more explosive word in the English language? It conjures some of the darkest images from human history. One hears it and is reminded of genocide and slavery. One thinks of an irrational, virulent hatred. One sees fools wearing swastikas or fools in white sheets. People fear the word because they know it can sink the unsinkable and break the unbreakable. Careers have crashed and burned over it. Reputations have been ruined. ...
A Canyon Country man was sentenced Wednesday to 65 years and four months in state prison, a little more than three years after he was arrested for a string of armed robberies.
If there is any one question I get over and over again, it is people stuck in an unaffordable mortgage asking me how to force Big Mortgage Company, Inc. to change their home loan to something they can afford.
Thank you for pointing out in the tea party article that Reagan actually increased taxes while he was Governor ("All taxed out at 'Tea Party,' April 16).
While I was writing last month's article about learning to say "no" more often, I had this thought: "If I am saying 'no' to all of these things, then what am I saying 'yes' to?" You may or may not have had the same thought. It made me think about how healthy it is when we actually, consciously say 'yes' to what we choose to do.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Jeremy knew he wasn't feeling right, but he didn't know what to do about it. It seemed like all of the time, he felt either anxious or depressed. It started to take a toll on his family and affected his work, too. A friend of his had benefited from counseling, so Jeremy decided to give it a try. It took some time, but by talking out his feelings, he was able to get his life on better track.
SACRAMENTO - Assembly Bill 1463, introduced by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, passed out of the Assembly Education Committee today by a vote of 8-0.
Doe Time Records throws the Santa Clarita hip-hop group's Souls 4 Sale album release party for "The Country is Ours" tomorrow at Bella Cucina, 27430 The Old Rd., Valencia 91355.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local junior high students to attend the first-ever "Sportsmania" tomorrow from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the city's Sports Complex Gymnasium. Local junior high kids are invited to hang out and play sports with their friends at the event.
Spring is here and the weather is right for motorcycle riding in California. With more than one million licensed riders, the state has seen a sharp increase over the years in the number of motorcycle-involved collisions and fatalities. In an effort to promote awareness and increase the safety of everyone on the road, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) designates May "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month" with the help of its traffic safety partners.
Brave New World Comics, the 2008 Eisner award winning store located in the Santa Clarita Valley, announces a signing event with writer Neil Bailey on Saturday, May 9.
The tours of the White House have been canceled by the President. How dare he do such a thing?
Rock Club meeting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A longtime Northern California politician pleaded guilty Monday to a dozen charges that he used campaign donations and taxpayer funds to fuel what he described as a gambling addiction.