On Monday, Feb. 23, Saugus High was fortunate to receive 180 gift bags from CVS Pharmacy to recognize everything the teaching staff has done for Saugus' students.
Well, Hollywood once again celebrated itself at the Academy Awards the other night. How wonderful that people pretending to be someone else while reading words written for them by someone else can exhibit such self-adoration. And they almost made it through the night without spewing their political views with a forum afforded only to them and to very few others. Sean Penn once again tried to marginalize those whose opinions differ from his by accusing ...
Journalism, investigative or otherwise, is near-dead. Its primary tool is the English language, yet (journalists) reinforce the abuse of the language by failing to hold "spin doctors" accountable for altering the actual definition of words. Not coincidentally, these occurrences involve protecting those who do not genuinely accept responsibility for their actions. The short list: Athletes forced to acknowledge use of illegal substances have "made a mistake." Athletes and entertainers caught with weapons or drugs or ...
I've read several kooky assertions in the Opinion section of The Signal lately. Here are three:
County supervisors took aim at "puppy mills" Tuesday, agreeing to review regulations on dog kennels and breeding facilities in Los Angeles County.
The Arthritis Foundation will hold an Arthritis Walk Kick-Off Dinner and Program starting at 4 p.m. Thursday at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Valencia High School sophomore Lars Morgan practices with the school's lacrosse team at Valencia Heritage Park Tuesday afternoon.
Dates to watch March 7 Certified sommelier instructor DiMaggio Washington will host wine tasting classes at TPC Valencia. Lunch is provided, class runs 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $84/per class. March 7, Wines of Italy, Part 1. March 21, Italy, Part 2. April 11, Wines of Spain, Part 1. April 25, Wines of Spain, Part 2. TPC 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia. (661) 288-1995. Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll. ...
Graduating seniors in the Santa Clarita Valley who have spent at least seven years in local schools have until March 30 to apply for scholarships offered by the SCV chapter of the Association of California School Administrators.
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Both houses of the state Legislature passed resolutions Monday endorsing the legal effort to overturn California's same-sex marriage ban, just days before the issue goes to the state Supreme Court. The resolutions passed along party lines, 18-14 in the Senate and 45-27 in the Assembly, with several members absent in both chambers.
Do you believe in miracles? For the College of the Canyons hockey team the answer is an emphatic YES! Now the Cougars will try to make believers of the rest of the country as they vie for the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division-III title during the ACHA National Championships March 4-7 2009 in Rochester, New York. As the Pacific Coast Hockey Association's (PCHA) only community college team, Canyons recently registered an improbable 8-1 playoff ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- To reduce animal cruelty and high taxpayer costs associated with the over-breeding of pets at facilities commonly referred to as "puppy mills," the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to investigate the need for more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible breeding in Los Angeles County. "Many of these kennels endanger the health and welfare of these animals by housing them in overcrowded ...
The next Valley Industrial Association luncheon previews the proposed Vista Canyon development in Canyon Country, an example of the kind of work-live balance the VIA seeks for employees and employers in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tonight's meeting of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting is March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd. in Santa Clarita. For more information call (661) 259-CITY.
Dogs large to small, from Great Danes to Chihuahuas, jumped through hoops, ran through tunnels and weaved through line-up poles in a dog agility class.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans on Tuesday make their most concerted effort of the year to change federal abortion law with legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks.
DETROIT (AP) - In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Military leaders are ready to begin tearing down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding thousands of combat and special operations jobs near the front lines.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles may be joining the battle against the bag.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles port officials on Monday unveiled plans to create a $500 million marine research center called AltaSea.
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.