As an independent still trying to decide, I try to read as many opinions as time allows. I found Tim Myers' column in the Sunday Signal to be offensive. He refers to people who don't see things his way as "kooks" or "cretins." About the Ayers/Obama relationship, as reported on Fox News, he writes: "Nobody with an IQ above room temperature will buy right now." This in spite of the fact that as recently as ...
Tim Myer's column (Oct. 19) would be positively breathtaking if it weren't so laughably predictable.
An increasing number of Americans believe that a comfortable retirement may be beyond their reach.
Elections provide choices. When voters have accurate information about the candidates, their choices are easier. This election offers an exceptionally clear choice within the competitive 19th Senate District that represents a significant part of the Santa Clarita Valley.
A dynamic business training program is exposing SCV students to the business world and cultivating their professionalism.
At the end of every year, I think about resolutions that I should pursue in the coming year. It is a time for reflection and evaluation. What went well in 2008? What did not?
As a counterpoint to Joe Messina's answers to questions regarding anti-virus and e-mail, unfortunately Joe is recommending products he also sells and services.
A six-week after-school rock program sponsored by Hubbadaddy's musical rehearsal studio in Santa Clarita culminated recently in a Holiday Hubbalah Rock Concert at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall.
Kaiser Permanente donated $290,000 to two health care centers that serve Santa Clarita Valley residents.
Are you a flour chef or a matzo meal chef? It was Valencia resident David Gold - the traditional matzo meal chef - who made the tastiest potato pancakes Sunday at Congregation Beth Shalom's Latke Throwdown. Dozens of latke sizzled on the grills as the sun set on the eighth and final day of Hanukkah. "There's some fierce competition," said Arleen Gold, who served on the panel of judges. "That girl over there is serious. ...
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:
On Saturday, Oct. 4, three local Boy Scouts, Jonathan Sprott, John Kasum and Benjamin Kasum were elevated to the rank of Eagle, becoming part of an elite group that has produced many great leaders.
As we grow older, none of us can be certain we won't find ourselves at some point needing assistance to help us pay the rent, mortgage, utility bill, medical bill or some other bills that come up. Senior members among us are struggling to do just these things. Many are on fixed incomes. Others simply don't have the means to meet the basic needs.
Thursday was a big day at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Estelle Foley marked her 25th anniversary of volunteer service as Station Historian, and her colleagues gave her a big surprise - the first helicopter ride of her life.
West Ranch High School students reacted with a mixture of shock and dismay at the news of the death of Jeremiah Lasater, the 14-year-old freshman who committed suicide in a boys' bathroom at Vasquez High School Oct. 20.
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.
Today in the SCV
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.