Is your life a reflection of driving in the fast lane on the freeway? Do you start your day by mindlessly putting your key in the ignition, backing out of the drive, and after a quick sideways glance, merging on to the freeway and setting cruise control without even thinking?
"Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry ..." If you are like most people, you are conditioned to automatically respond "alone." If you've suffered a devastating loss such as the death of a loved one, divorce, breakup or other grief experiences, you may be trying to cope with these and other unspoken rules.
Recently, I have noticed a lot of refusals to stop, pull over or even slow down when emergency vehicles are passing with sirens on and lights flashing. It seems to me that people no longer care about anything but trying to get where they're going, which is (half the time) right up to the next red light.
I just received an e-mail from our local elected congressional representative Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, in which he complains about the lawsuit filed by the U. S. Department of Justice against the law passed by the Arizona Legislature (Senate Bill 1070).
Eleven-year-old friends Carl Aikens, front, and Patrick Speers cool off at one of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center's three pools on Thursday afternoon.
On my husband's radio show a few weeks ago, he had guests representing both Republican and Democratic viewpoints. The assessment boiled down to this: "Republicans are the party of freedom; Democrats are the people's party, the party of equality." That got me thinking.
Saugus Receives Valuing Diversity Award
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Redevelopment Agency have extended the deadline for residents to apply for a position on the Planning Commission, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, the Arts Commission or the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability Audit Panel (FAAP).
Local indie-rock band California Republic is performing in Valencia Friday at 8 p.m., with all proceeds to be split evenly between the memorial fund for the family of Matilde Garnica - killed in a July 4 Valencia vehicle collision - and Three Angels Orphanage in Haiti.
In the July 14 meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board, boardmembers confirmed Tom Cole as the new chief of operations and Greg Lee as the director of human resources and equity services.
In his new position, Cole will supervise the district's businesses services departments that include facilities, maintenance and operations, transportation, construction, and risk management.
Santa Clarita Valley-based hard rock band Smile Empty Soul hosts the world premiere today of a new music video for its latest single, "We're Through," on monsterenergy.com.
The trustee in Michael Vick's bankruptcy case is seeking repayment of at least $2 million that Vick doled out to friends and family members in the months before he was sent to federal prison.
The 12th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series continues Friday, July 16, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., on Town Center Drive at the corner of McBean Parkway, outside the Hyatt Valencia hotel in Valencia.
College of the Canyons' theater and music departments will host auditions in August for its fall production, "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
Los Angeles County residents can get text messages and e-mail alerts about disasters, kidnappings and traffic from the Sheriff's Department as part of a program unveiled this week.
A parent's job is to teach their children, prepare them for the world and help them to know right from wrong. This often involves having conversations with your kids. Though sometimes this can be awkward, they are necessary to assist your children throughout their life. Here are eight talks you should have with your kids.
BEIJING (AP) - Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.
DETROIT (AP) - A defense lawyer for a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch says he repeatedly heard poundings - "boom, boom, boom" - outside his home before he opened the door and shot her in the face.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) - Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.
Adding to the growing number of new pizza restaurants opening in Santa Clarita, Pieology on Newhall Ranch Road is introducing itself to the community by donating 25 percent of the day's sales to a good cause and giving away 50 free pizzas on July 29.
Star date: 55367 (I have no idea where they come up with that number), nearing the Galaxy LitigationRus, home to those much worse than the dreaded Romulans or the detestable Kardassians. This is the home of one of the most feared races in the Universe – the PlanNot-ians.
I am a new subscriber to The Signal. I missed your satirical editorial piece on July 13, which Michelle Boehm responded to in the July 20 issue of The Signal.
Katie sat anxiously in the salon chair this past Tuesday afternoon. We were in Seattle visiting Katie - it was our first visit to see her since she left Southern California after recuperating from a traumatic brain injury she suffered in India.
Another week, another opening of fine films.
There have been a great many suggestions about how this country should handle the crisis posed by the thousands of children invading our country.
In my humble opinion, the most straightforward, simplest answer to the William S. Hart Union High School District going to board member representation by areas/districts would be to add two board positions.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.