Who recalls the movie "Soylent Green?" It's in the news that Congress is considering plans to reduce Medicare benefits. According to Section 1233 of H.R. 3200, "America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009," these social engineers plan to introduce mandatory meetings every five years with seniors to discuss their "end-of-life" choices. I guess that means instead of treating seniors with the best medicines for recovery, they will get pain killers. Could we also consider this ...
I am always amazed when I read that some of the people who represent us in Washington are against making health care available to every person in America.
Do you welcome, or try to avoid, attending business meetings? If you have not had good experiences in this arena, then you are likely not eager to spend your time this way.
Yet another well-organized citizen's group recently challenged a project from the Planning Commission to the Santa Clarita City Council.
A car chase that started with a hit and run in Frazier Park ended south of the McBean Parkway in Valencia on Wednesday, according a California Highway Patrol officer.
The SCV Allstars, produced by Pramik Entertainment, is made up of 11 of the Santa Clarita Valley's busiest professional musicians.
We are in late July (and the summer's going fast), but the scene is certainly heating up at the Canyon Theatre Guild with three shows opening between last Saturday and this Saturday, Aug. 1, and casting of our October show.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station offers a free vacation check service for residents going out of town.
Enrollment fees at all of California's community colleges have been raised from $20 to $26 per unit for the fall, 2009 semester as a result of legislation signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on July 28.
Two young children were taken to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon for observation after a car in a Valencia shopping center parking lot knocked over their stroller, authorities said.
Makes 4 to 6 servings Prep time: 25 minutes Cook time: 15 to 20 minutes 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup prepared mango chutney, chopped if coarse 1/2 cup bottled teriyaki sauce 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast 18 medium shrimp, shelled and deveined 18 large bamboo skewers (about 12 inches long) 1 medium yellow ...
No disrespect, but when calling a company's customer-service department, have you encountered a representative who can hardly speak English?
I'm trying to understand Krall's version of "A little history" (Letters, June 26) that he is using to refute the premise of an earlier article in The Signal.
Makes 4 servings Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsweetened pineapple juice 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons dark rum 2 firm mangos, peeled pitted and sliced into strips Nonstick cooking spray 1 pint vanilla ice cream ...
It seemed like the perfect plan. Early last year, Rick Greenland, who was retired after 22 years as a chiropractor, decided with his wife to step out in a new direction. They purchased the Town Grind Coffee Cafe at the corner of Lyons Avenue and Apple Street, taking the helm of the java shop in April 2008. "This was her passion," Greenland said. "She loves this place." Tucked off Lyons Avenue just a stone's throw ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Video shows Justin Bieber running into a photographer with his white Ferrari in Hollywood, but police say there was no crime and the injuries aren't life-threatening.
SAN RAFAEL (AP) - Serial murder suspect Joseph Naso delivered an hours-long personal history Monday replete with childhood photos, as he launched his defense, denied the decades-old slayings of four women and claimed he is not the "monster" prosecutors have made him out to be.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama defended top secret National Security Agency spying programs as legal in a lengthy interview Monday, and called them transparent - even though they are authorized in secret.
MARIPOSA (AP) - A wind-whipped wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills forced the evacuation of at least 150 houses Monday and was threatening more, state fire officials said.
Dear U.S. Citizen,
Two weeks have gone by since Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old computer tech working as an NSA contractor, leaked information about classified government information to the press, effectively exposing top secret programs designed to combat terrorism and save American lives.
If my parents told me once, they told me at least one hundred times, "Don't talk to anyone about their religious or political beliefs." They meant, of course, that those topics are likely to generate tension and angry conflict. As such, they were not the stuff of polite social conversation. Notwithstanding the fact that I find religion and politics to be the two most interesting of all conversational topics, a third caution should be added ...
I have lived in Santa Clarita since 1963, paying my taxes, gas bills, etc. myself. I and many others are on Social Security.
The Senate Armed Services Committee is investigating an alarming Pentagon survey which revealed over 26,000 sexual assaults in our military ranks last year.
By Signal Staff
BOSTON (AP) - Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins' offense to do it without another exhausting overtime.
A man charged with murder in an Acton shooting has yet to be arraigned and no prosecutor has been assigned to the case a month after his arrest, a court official said Monday.
The issue of censured school board member Stephen Winkler's legal residency is expected be debated at the Saugus Union School District meeting Tuesday night. Some expect the board to fire him by declaring his seat vacant.
A pair of College of the Canyons freshmen, Tim White and Anthony Fowler, are headed to the U.S. Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in Des Moines, Iowa.