I'm afraid that Sacramento needed this. Politicians there have had their heads in the sand for too long. Their spendthrift policies had to stop. The five measures rejected in Tuesday's vote - where spending would continue with tax raises being extended to future years - were defeated.
Too bad no one wants to tell our community what is really going on. For the past 10 years, everyone has known that the effluent emitted by Santa Clarita's sanitation districts is too high in salt (chlorides).
Nearly three years ago, I wrote an opinion piece in these pages about the lack of technical merit in the Regional Water Quality Control Board's (RWQCB) decision to set new lower chloride limits.
Why don't stores and businesses just raise their prices to turn things around?
With the propositions' failure (except 1F), Gov. Schwarzenegger now declares he is going to further dismantle schools, social and health services because both the right and the left hated the props and didn't vote for them, I don't hear mention of revisiting the billions of dollars in permanent tax breaks being given to corporations in this budget deal.
The SCV Senior Center Rummage Sale sponsored by the Center's Advisory Council will take place on June 2 and 3.
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), along with Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), introduced the Veterans Educational Equity Act (H.R. 2474), which has since won overwhelming support from the California delegation.
LOS ANGELES -- As part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America's (BGCA) new advocacy campaign - BE GREAT - longtime TV star and Boys & Girls Club alum Mario Lopez today unveiled a new billboard on Sunset Boulevard featuring his childhood picture and the aspirational message - BE A STAR.
The northbound Interstate 5 off-ramp at Magic Mountain Parkway will be closed for construction of the ramp widening from Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m. through Friday, June 19.
Valencia, Calif.-based BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic solar cells, said that its BioBacksheetTM-C will be the company's first commercially available product, and will hit the market during the second half of 2009.
SACRAMENTO - Assembly Bill 233 by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, passed the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee on Monday by a vote of 9-0.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Leading a coalition of California elected officials, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) today introduced the Veterans Educational Equity Act.
Single Mothers Outreach hosts a workshop with speaker April Reardon, outreach assistant for College of the Canyons, on Saturday, May 30 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Canyon Country Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita 91351.
SACRAMENTO -- With the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) urges motorists to use caution and consideration during their holiday driving.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to back a new U.S. approach.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police are greeting students on the first day of classes in the Los Angeles suburb where two teens allegedly plotted a high school massacre.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) - California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love.
The Aug. 15, 2015, edition of The Signal contained an op-ed piece by Phil Kerpen entitled "A big new tax coming."
BOSTON (AP) - Garrett Richards lay on the ground for several minutes, his left knee damaged and his season seemingly over.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alexi Amarista had two hits and drove in a run, Eric Stults combined with three relievers on a six-hitter and the San Diego Padres defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Escalating U.S. Forest Service firefighting costs have forced cutbacks in other services provided by the agency, curbing recreation, maintenance and conservation efforts nationwide, says a report released Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland want to connect with you about cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A photographer who says he was assaulted by Justin Bieber's bodyguard on a Hawaii beach last year is suing the pop singer for assault and negligence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped repeatedly striking a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway could face serious charges, the agency said Wednesday after forwarding its investigation to the district attorney.