I enjoyed David Fitzsimmons' editorial cartoon June 3 showing GM executives holding out their cups to Uncle Sam while talking about how the government screws things up.
Regarding Steve Lunetta's opinion column, "The state training scam" (The Signal, May 25):
Plambeck belongs on the MRF committee Establishing a committee to recommend sites for a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), doesn't seem like a controversial issue, but it has certainly turned out that way. MRF is a fancy name for the place that the city of Santa Clarita will take recycled materials to sort them. Burbank, as well as Beverly Hills, already have such facilities operating in existing industrial areas of their cities. The businesses around them ...
Mint Elementary School students made chocolate sundaes out of five teachers as a reward for the students earning more accelerated-reader points than the teachers for the school year.
Life insurance is an excellent way of providing financial support for a surviving spouse or children upon the death of the family breadwinner, or if both parents die.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) issued the following statement after being recommended by the Steering Committee to replace Rep. John McHugh (R-NY) as Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee:
In continued efforts to help caregivers receive the support, information, and self-care they deserve, the Santa Clarita Senior Center has added a mini health fair to its upcoming Saturday, June 20, Caregiver Resource Day.
Show your patriotic spirit this Flag Day by coming to the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Santa Clarita Lodge No. 2379 for dinner. Flag Day is Sunday the 14th. The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge No. 2379 opens its doors to the public with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, with the annual Flag Day Ceremony beginning at 8 p.m. Flag Retirement immediately follows. In addition, well known local singer Sharon Rose will provide entertainment ...
When an employee is tardy more than a few times to work, the reason is not traffic, car trouble or an alarm that didn't go off. The real reason is that Johnny never learned it was unacceptable to be late to work.
Like all commentary on any position, it's easy to feel you've proven your point when the only points you make are the positive aspects of your position.
Go rent the movie, "Frost/Nixon." Whether or not you think Nixon was evil personified or a misunderstood saint - hit Blockbuster or e-mail Netflix.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY, June 9 (PRNewswire) -- Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives from the Special Victims Unit have launched an Internet safety program for children and parents, in partnership with Verizon.
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:
A team from Bowman High School attended the Los Angeles County Youth Graduation Empowerment Summit recently held at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy in downtown Los Angeles.
Builders Club at La Mesa Junior High School finally reached our goal to get everyone at La Mesa a compact fluorescent light bulb.
One thinks about milestones in life, but few can actually point to a day when their life really changed, for good or ill.
I just read Betty Arensons' May 24 column, "Where is the outrage?" wherein she describes all the recent and many of the past scandals attributed to this administration and wonders why there is not more public outrage.
In recognition of the increased presence of our two-wheeled counterparts on the street enjoying spring weather, May has been declared National Bike Month. During this time of year, it is especially important to have a heightened sense of awareness on the road and be on the lookout for those traveling by bicycle.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Trout had his 21st multi-hit game, Jason Vargas pitched into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to six games.
MIAMI (AP) - David West's right hand helped the Indiana Pacers grab home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt, who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
LONDON (AP) - Both of the suspects accused of butchering a British soldier during broad daylight on a London street had long been on the radar of Britain's domestic spy agency, though investigators say it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the men were on the verge of a brutal killing.
The president of a local advocacy group said this week's decision by the Boy Scouts of America to reverse a long-standing policy barring gay children from joining is a step in the right direction, but more must be done for the scouts to be completely inclusive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many states get hit frequently with tornadoes and other natural catastrophes, but Oklahoma is Disaster Central.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fox reality chief Mike Darnell says he's leaving the network after an 18-year stay.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into the icy Skagit River.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Amanda Bynes appeared disheveled in a long blond wig and sweats Friday in a criminal court where she was charged with reckless endangerment after police said she heaved a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes listed below as part of a $72 million project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). Ramp closures will be staggered. Detours will be signed. No unusual levels of dust, noise or vibration are expected. Closures are subject to change.
CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) - Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester.