Have you ever noticed that no one has to teach a child to lie? Lies seem to be part of the natural expression of the human heart, and as we age, we become more and more adept at lying.
Recently, I was invited to the White House to attend a very special award presentation. I was able to witness Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta as he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroic actions above and beyond the call of duty.
The Saugus High School dance team's December Dance Clinic will offer a great day of dancing and fun while parents can take a break and perhaps go holiday shopping.
SUBIC BAY, Philippines - Nearly two decades after Mount Pinatubo erupted, spewing tons of ash that killed nearly 1,000 people and destroyed or damaged more than 75,000 homes in its path, the son of a Valencia couple is back in this lush, tropical paradise to help locals continue to rebuild.
Leonte and Sheryl Guerrero, of Valencia, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Zoe Sophien Guerrero.
Pfc. Rudy A. Acosta, of Santa Clarita, completed Army basic training Aug. 11, 2009, and was deployed to Afghanistan on June 10.
After School Rock, an afterschool music program, will host its End of the Year Final Concert Extravaganza at Vincenzo's Pizza on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m.
More than 600 people took part in Legacy Christian Academy's annual Thanksgiving Feast for students, families and faculty Friday. The meal included a turkey dinner with all of the fixings.
Metrolink is adding 20 new railcars that are designed to protect riders better in the event of a collision, county officials announced on Friday.
The city of Santa Clarita would like to correct the misinformation written by Cam Noltemeyer in her guest commentary titled "Proposed recycling site needs review" in the Nov. 4 issue of The Signal newspaper.
Jim Mullen, in "The Village Idiot" on Nov. 17, advocated a gift of nothing for the holidays (dare I say Christmas?).
The new additions to Congress have taken their oath of office. Many, specifically the Republican freshmen supporting repeal the bill (the concerted effort to reverse the health care reform bill passed earlier in the year), will be doing this while enjoying, at taxpayer expense, the excellent health coverage at $10,503.48 per member, per year.
Pastor Scott Basolo of Santa Clarita Baptist Church has a simple goal he tries to achieve through his ministry.
Church open house
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.