Signal reader Bob Baxton brings up an interesting point ("Tired of the mantra," Letters, Feb. 27) about our politics in general. Most recently in Sacramento and presently in Washington, D.C., we have seen the results of a system that has been prevalent in our two-party system for much too long.
Congratulations to Gary Horton for officially joining the Democrat party ("Can the Buck be passed?" published Mar. 4).
Pro golfer Denis Watson, who is playing at the AT&T Champions Classic at Valencia Country Club through Sunday, recently offered up his take on food to The Signal.
Landscaping not only makes your home more beautiful it can also make it more valuable. In fact, a Michigan State University study found that, depend­ing on where the house is located, high-quality landscaping adds between 5 percent and 11 percent to its price.
Hello Robert, I have a Formica countertop in the kitchen and where the seam was placed, I put something hot on it and it buckled in one spot. Can this be repaired? Can a strip be glued over the whole seam? Thank you so much for your help, Hi Harriet, Now is a good time to start thinking about a new countertop. You could glue Formica over the top of the damaged area, but ...
Hundreds of teachers, administrators and parents dressed in pink lined Santa Clarita Valley intersections Friday to protest pink slips issued to teachers across the state - and the impact they say those layoffs will have on children's futures.
I've got all my kids here, so it's going to be a totally different night than it's been the last couple of nights.
A little bit disappointing. Fred played well enough to shoot two or three under probably, just the putter.
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Editor's note: Tim Haddock has an extensive motor sports background and is a former staff writer at The Signal.
When we read what the Lord says to us in Proverbs 2, "My son, if you receive my words, and treasure my commands within you, so that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; yes, if you cry out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding, if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures; then you will understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God."
When American Jewish University held its 11th annual Prejudice Awareness Summit on Feb. 25, Valencia resident Sarah Rensin was one of the facilitators for almost 200 students attending from middle schools from all over the Los Angeles area.
A tribute to teachers Who: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints What: "A Beacon to the Future - A Tribute to Teachers." Public is invited to attend for free. Eighteen teachers were chosen by students to be recognized for their influence in the student's life. State Assemblyman Cameron Smyth will be the keynote speaker and music will be presented by the Saugus High School Choir. When: Saturday, March 21, at 7 p.m. Where: ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 1,369 votes from mid-afternoon Friday, March 6 to late evening Friday, March 13, 2009.
Joey Sindelar shot an 8-under-par 64 to take the opening round lead in the AT&T Champions Classic at sun splashed Valencia Country Club. One shot back is Tom Purtzer, winner of the 2003 and 2007 AT&T Champions Classic here.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Editor's note: This is the second 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.
PHOENIX (AP) - Jurors who spent five months determining Jodi Arias' fate couldn't decide whether she should get life in prison or die for murdering her boyfriend, sending prosecutors back to the drawing board to rehash the shocking case of sex, lies and violence to another 12 people.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital invites the community to give the gift of life by donating blood during its summer blood drive on Thursday, May 30, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the HMNMH/COC Clinical Education Center on the hospital's campus at 23845 McBean Parkway,Valencia. Refreshments will be provided.
GENEVA (AP) - International efforts to combat a new pneumonia-like virus that has now killed 22 people are being slowed by unclear rules and competition for the potentially profitable rights to disease samples, the head of the World Health Organization warned Thursday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state's largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies from millions of Californians who are expected to purchase coverage through the state's new health exchange, officials announced Thursday.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring America at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes, including more control by the U.S. military, while leaving key details of the controversial program secret.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
DUARTE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a woman in a Los Angeles suburb found a bear cub sitting on her kitchen counter.