Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin: Today is Tuesday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2009. There are 58 days left in the year.
Regarding "City defends English forms," Nov. 1: Santa Clarita has grown tremendously in the last few years. I am glad to see that the city is taking an active stance to beautify downtown Newhall. However, I believe the city should continue to only offer its grant forms in English. I understand that many of Newhall residents speak Spanish, but the language spoken in this country is English.
There are death penalty arguments aplenty. The common ones are: Does it deter crime, is it moral, equitable, more costly than life imprisonment - is it "cruel and unusual punishment?" People don't usually consider what happens after an execution. These and other death penalty issues will be addressed in an upcoming symposium. The death penalty's greatest issue is finality. Executions cannot be undone.
For the last 12 weeks, the Society, a Santa Clarita based improv comedy troupe, has competed at Hollywood's legendary iO West in a no-holds-barred Improv Cage Match.
The Beatles visited Los Angeles in 1964, 1965 and 1966 and left behind a facinating history now available to the public by way of a unique guided tour.
Are you interested in attending educational lectures that cover a wide variety of health and consumerism topics? Should your blood pressure be checked regularly? Do you have difficulty with hearing (or understanding what you hear)? Do you have concerns about your feet and wish to be examined by a podiatrist? Are you interested in receiving annual flu shots?
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin: Today is Monday, Nov. 2, the 305th day of 2009. There are 60 days left in the year. This is All Saints Day.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested Saturday four male juveniles and one male adult for residential burglary on the 27300 block of Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, said Lt. Robert Lewis. A neighbor in the Cordova Mobile Estates spotted the unfamiliar-looking suspects leaving an unoccupied residence and called the Sheriff's Station. Deputies caught the suspects walking away from the location with burglary tools in hand, Lewis said. The men are from Castaic, Canyon Country and ...
Voters across the Santa Clarita Valley go to the polls Tuesday to decide which candidates will steer their schools into the next decade.
A camel is a horse designed by a committee. Imagine 450 politically appointed individuals trying to revise or re-write California's state constitution and the result will be more bizarre than Frankenstein's creation. It will contain provisions to accommodate the numerous special interests who will twist and turn this document into a larger quagmire than what we have today.
The recent increase in sheriff's surveillance in the neighborhoods around our local schools is much appreciated. With such due vigilance in local law enforcement and the community, I am reassured that the Santa Clarita Valley truly is the best place to raise a family.
High Social Security payroll taxes have contributed to yearly Social Security trust fund surpluses until the proclaimed surplus is now in excess of $2.42 trillion. However, Congress has elected to sacrifice Social Security on the altar of corruption by spending the entire surplus, requiring the U.S. Treasury to cover the embezzlement by issuing non-negotiable IOU bonds to the Trust Fund.
Last week, Attorney General Eric Holder made a strategic stop at the University of Maine, where he told the audience that the Defense of Marriage Act - which is under attack in the very state he visited - "is discriminatory and should be repealed." America's highest-ranking law enforcer made a stopover in Maine to campaign for same-sex "marriage" on the eve of a vote to outlaw it.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
After two overtime periods and 19 shots, The Master's College women's soccer team had to settle for a 1-1 tie with Biola on Saturday at Pete Reese Field in Santa Clarita. The Master's (12-4-2, 5-4-1) had already secured a playoff spot in the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament, but a win would have given the Mustangs a home game on Tuesday.
It was a sad day when the Greenhouse Cafe closed. It was a great place for our group Newcomers and Friends to enjoy lunch and play games. All of the employees were cordial and we became friends.
Recently I watched as our president stood at the podium on the patio of the White House and announced his decision to seek congressional approval before unleashing military action against Syria.
It's an honor to be selected to attend either of the week-long summer leadership sessions held at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis or the United States Military Academy at West Point. But being selected for both is nearly unheard of.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers.
Republicans have largely squandered an August that should have been spent preparing the American people for a showdown with Democrats over the president's health care law.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.