In one section of his column ("Health care reform inching toward consensus," The Signal, Aug. 23) Dr. Bruce Hector asks if we shouldn't trust Obama to make the right choices for us regarding health care.
A classroom assignment at La Mesa Junior High School turned into a boon for firefighters camping out in Santa Clarita's Central Park while fighting the nearby Station Fire.
Watching the mushroom-shaped atomic wannabe loom over the Santa Clarita Valley last week got me thinking.
Harvey Milk may be popular in San Francisco and West Hollywood, but he is not popular or admired by most California parents who want healthy sexual boundaries for their children and don't want the tearing down of every sexual boundary and standard like Harvey Milk did.
Not long ago I read Senator Kennedy's book, "America Back on Track." I knew then how amazing he truly was. How lucky we have been as a people to have had him fighting every step of the way. He truly was a king among men. We would not be where we are today if it were not for him.
Peaches are in season at Blum Ranch, located at 31880 Aliso Canyon Road in Acton.
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: Today is Tuesday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2009. There are 114 days left in the year.
Students, faculty and administration gathered Aug. 27 to initiate the new track at Northlake Hills Elementary School as part of the school's new Fitness and Wellness program geared to encourage nutrition and health education for students.
A downed power line sparked a small brush fire in the Newhall Pass on the northbound side just north of the Interstate 5-Highway 14 split at about 9:41, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The city of Santa Clarita encourages local skaters to register for a spot in the upcoming Volcom Stone's "Wild in the Parks" skate contest, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 19 at the city's Skate Park. Pre-registration for the contest, originally scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, will now open on Friday, September 4 at volcom.com to give Santa Clarita skaters more time to register for the event.
Almost a year after the unsolved slaying of Valencia resident Anthony Lombardi, his family is offering about $55,000 on top of an existing $20,000 reward to whomever comes forward with information leading to a conviction.
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: Today is Monday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2009. There are 115 days left in the year. This is Labor Day.
After Valencia resident Keyma Roberts, 35, was laid off from her job, she couldn't afford to renew her car registration.
When Monique Torres heard that her close friends house had been lost in the Acton fires last week, she knew it was time to do something.
Los Angeles Retarded Citizens' Foundation, LARC Ranch invites community members to join in some ranch-style fun during its annual fundraiser at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13.
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.