Canyon Country resident Leonard Martin doesn't have nearly the political background as the others running for state superintendent of public instruction.
Tim White, you are my hero. I never told you that, but you are my hero. You know, it's a man thing. I didn't want you thinking your mother was married to some kind of a nutcase. I was just in awe of you from the time I met you at 15 years of age.
Beautiful songs and inspired silliness hit all the right notes at the Midwinter Madrigal Feast.
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Regarding "Candidates clash at forum" (The Signal, April 7):
Election day is nearly upon is. Many ballots - probably most - are already in via mail, and on Tuesday the polls will be open for remaining voters to select three members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
The most expensive solution possible based on bad science. That is what our currently agreed-to "chloride solution" is.
My name is Henry Schultz and I am a candidate for the City Council.
Reduce, reuse, recycle. We're all familiar with the three Rs of the waste-reduction hierarchy, and here at Castaic Lake Water Agency we take our role in living up to this environmentally minded mantra seriously.
Our City Council election is Tuesday. Many of you will vote before that day by absentee ballot. By all means, please vote - and make your vote an "informed vote."
A phone call came to my home today from a man who quickly spoke with such programmed precision, I thought it was a robo-call.
Complacency by the citizens and funding from large, Los Angeles special-interest groups are what allowed the City Council to pass the no-hospital hospital project, to build strip malls instead of attracting companies with higher-paying jobs and to have no plan for growth, which will cause a Santa Clarita urban nightmare.
TimBen Boydston won my vote one Tuesday evening at a City Council meeting when he took some of his allotted time on a different issue to express our neighborhood frustration with the current council's favoritism toward developers over individuals and neighborhoods.
I must say the April Fools' headline article ("Elected for life," April 1) certainly should have jolted the community into "high alarm mode."
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes, while a new blaze prompted evacuation of a community in Yosemite National Park.
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Del Mar will shift two turf races scheduled for Sunday to the dirt and make other adjustments after the deaths of some horses, including two Saturday, since the summer meet began nearly two weeks ago.
One of the key research findings outlined in Keith McFarland's book "The Breakthrough Company" is that there should only be one crown worn in every organization.