I am a mom of two children in the Hart school district and am highly involved and passionate about their education at every level.
Health care reform is needed so badly.
Having read your letters section in the Oct. 6 edition, I have a couple of observations.
The National Weather Service is forecasting an 80 percent chance of showers for tonight through Wednesday evening, marking the start of California's rainy season.
Oak Hills Elementary School parents, teachers and students gathered Sept. 14 for a live concert as part of the second annual Oak Hills Elementary Jog-a-Thon.
Two drivers were arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and a third driver was arrested for felony drug possession during a D.U.I. checkpoint Friday night in Newhall.
Assembly Bill 1463, authored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita), was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday.
The Wm. S. Hart Union Hart School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library.
The Local 725 Chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) at College of the Canyons (COC) has endorsed Michael Berger for election to Seat No. 1 in the Nov. 3 Santa Clarita Community College District election.
Just back from Africa, Rick Edwards will present "Insight to Digital Photography" at the Oct. 14 SCV Computer Club meeting.
A White House-backed overhaul of the nation's health care system, crafted in the Senate Finance Committee, was challenged by Republican critics over higher taxes, abortion, rationed care and a lack of conscience provisions for medical personnel. Their protective amendments were all defeated.
In reference to the "Conservatives can't sit out" Letter to the Editor by William Crietz in The Signal Sept. 25: What is written below is a rebuff meant to be satiric.
Regarding "McKeon sides with Obama on war," The Signal, Oct. 7: The problem with Mr. McKeon's position is that we are not "all in" unless there is a Selective Service Draft to send your son or daughter, brother or father to Afghanistan.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.