All I've heard all day (hopefully I'm just listening to and watching "the wrong" stations) is how ridiculous it is for Governor Schwarzenegger to suggest that when people who are on the government payroll don't do their jobs in a timely manner they don't get paid until they do so.
The sobriety checkpoint (Deputies stage DUI checkpoint tonight, January 9) that took place in Santa Clarita in January served to funnel limited state and federal grant money away from measures that have proven to be most effective in combating drunk driving.
"Optimism Sweeps Nation." So announce banner headlines throughout the nation. Media as diverse as Fox to The Economist to our beloved Signal are chock-a-bloc overflowing with good will toward President Barack Obama. With approval ratings through the roof and reports of lions sleeping with lambs, America basks in the moment, celebrating its remarkable wisdom in choosing such a capable and uniquely American president. Hail to the Chief! Congratulations to us all! May President Obama serve ...
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On Jan. 8, 2009, Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Marsha McLean was re-elected by the City Selection Committee to a second term as a Municipal Representative on the Los Angeles County Public Library Commission for the Fifth Supervisory District.
Hart district officials said Friday they canceled the annual Teacher Recruitment Fair due to California's ongoing budget crisis.
The sign on the window said it all: "Gone out of business - we forgot what business we were in!"
Saugus Union School District The Saugus Union School District will host kindergarten pre-registration for the 2009-2010 school year March 2 through March 13.
First place Dear Mrs. McNeill, I am looking forward to helping you out in the classroom in third grade. Logan wants you as a teacher really bad! She wants all the teachers that I get. I just want to help you out in the classroom. Your old student, Brooke. G. Grade 2 Santa Clarita Elementary Second place What I am looking forward in 2009 is swimming faster because I am on the swim team and ...
Hope and change. That was the ideological fuel behind President Barack Obama's campaign, and few can deny the power his rhetoric had to stir even staunch disbelievers. Yet rhetoric does not equal action. We stand at an intersection today as a nation - on the heels of Monday's National Day of Service and observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, as we witness this morning's inauguration of a new president. Much has been said, ...
Everybody seem very happy with the newly designated Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009, including both our esteemed senators and Nick Staves.
The year 2008 was one of the most challenging years I have witnessed during my 46 years in the insurance and investment business.
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:
Despite losing two straight games earlier this month, The Master's College men's basketball team remained in the NAIA Division I top 25 poll. The Mustangs are tied for 23rd along with Evangel University of Missouri.
Sept. 30, 1955. The final day of life for movie star James Dean and the birth date of a Hollywood legend.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's still February, but California gas prices are springing forward.
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who protected Americans at great personal risk during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, said Friday if "Argo" wins the Oscar for best picture there would be something wrong with director Ben Affleck if he didn't mention Canada.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday, prompting calls for an investigation from a key senator.
SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state judge rejected a lawsuit Friday aimed at undoing a deal to build a new professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle - a key part of plans to bring the NBA back to town.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
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I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.