WASHINGTON (AP) - Claiming a historic triumph that could define his presidency, a jubilant Barack Obama signed a massive, nearly $1 trillion health care overhaul on Tuesday that will for the first time cement insurance coverage as the right of every U.S. citizen and begin to reshape the way virtually all Americans receive and pay for treatment.
After more than a year of hyperpartisan struggle - and numerous near-death moments for the measure - Obama declared "a new season in America" as he sealed a victory denied to a line of presidents stretching back more than half a century.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion directing the Department of Children and Family Services to create a multi-departmental unit to investigate foster care providers.
The Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain will host its fourth annual 31 Cent Scoop Night celebration on Wednesday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at all Southern California Baskin-Robbins locations, including in the Santa Clarita Valley.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. blamed his profanity-laced rant at Bristol Motor Speedway on frustration from a speeding penalty.
And being mad in the car, he figured, is a good thing.
Help the Children has moved operations to a new location: 25030 Avenue Tibbetts, Suite L. in Valencia. The Food Distribution Schedule for pickup will remain the same: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays.
Spring has sprung and the sun is here to show for it as foggy skies and some drizzle taper off after morning today.
Many workers today are trying to rebuild their 401(k) plans that were hit by the financial crisis that surfaced in 2008. If they are in retirement or will be within five years, it will be difficult considering the volatility of our markets and uncertainty created by the economy and deficit spending of our government, both at the state and federal level.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
For the past eight weeks, Zoila Guerra has practically lived at the hospital.
Poetry Division Grades 4-6
The hard-working students of CMStv, Castaic Middle School's weekly campus-wide television broadcast, were recently awarded the prestigious Excellence Award at the 2010 Student Television Network Affiliates convention.
Creative Years Nursery School hosted its annual Art Night event in February, which gave Creative Years families a chance to see artwork created by the kids.
La Mesa Junior High School seventh-grader Justin Dulay presented American Red Cross representative Rick Mallory with a $166 donation to the American Red Cross from Leslie Conners' world history classes.
In the March 18 edition of The Signal, Cam Noltemeyer ("What is the county thinking?") stated in regards to groundwater contaminated by chemicals from the Whittaker-Bermite site, that "cleanup facility should be operating before more new development is approved."
I'm watching the NBC evening news and learned that not too many years ago, as a nation we were No. 1 out of the top 24 industrial nations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
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.