The health bills being considered by Congress would expand government intervention in health care and create an even more monopolistic system of price-fixing while ignoring quality improvement and tort reform.
Regarding "Hanukkah began at sundown" (The Signal, Dec. 11):
I don't understand why everyone is so upset about Lynn Vakay's alleged plagiarism.
President Barack Obama hailed and cheered the recent passage of the health care bill; however, he selectively failed to disclose the double-dealing, slimy tactics used to accomplish the garnering of the votes in the U.S. Senate.
The Saugus Speedway and Swap Meet has started a month-long coat drive with donations going to the homeless or needy at the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter and the San Fernando Valley Rescue Center.
J. Ethan Jewell wrote a letter ("Why conservatives should be supporting health care reform," Dec. 27) supporting the liberals' "health care reform" proposals.
One of the biggest problems with regard to rising health care costs is people will go to the doctor when they don't need it just because their insurance covers it.
The most pressing concern for Californians is unemployment. At last glance, approximately 40,000 of those on the unemployment payroll were from the Sacramento Valley farm belt that boasts some of the richest soil around.
"I will promise you this, that if we have not gotten our troops out by the time I am president, it is the first thing I will do. I will get our troops home. We will bring an end to this war."
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The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless dogs, has several fantastic dogs available for adoption.
College of the Canyons student Sarah McLeod was on the hunt Saturday afternoon for accessories for her recently repaired beach cruiser bicycle - the blue ride she pedals to class.
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The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 339 votes from late afternoon Friday, Dec. 25 to afternoon Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010.
Parents, don't be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It's actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.
IRVING, Texas - Glenn Beck, the conservative radio host and media entrepreneur, is now heading up a film division at Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his popular radio show and digital media operation TheBlaze.
SANTA CLARITA-When "Rent," the musical loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme" premiered on the Broadway stage in 1996, it took the theatre world by storm.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A Central Valley dentist accused of groping four female patients while they were sedated is facing three years in prison after pleading no contest to sexual battery charges.
The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of its 2014 "cArt aRt" competition, held in conjunction with the City's annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. This creative annual contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.
GENEVA (AP) - High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting to forge a common position on how to de-escalate the situation.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
PARIS (AP) - David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
NEW YORK (AP) - Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.
With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I often wonder "What in the world are they thinking?"
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."
I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the food supply were harmful or create health problems.