One of the people who responded to Buck McKeon's August telephone town hall, as reported in The Signal, asked the Congressman, "Where in the Constitution does it say I have to be this compassionate and provide people these things?"
California's Republican state senators are some sorry people and so is the Governor of California for cutting funding for the Domestic Violence Centers. Where are these victims supposed to go and get help now that the DV Center here in SCV is supposed to close, along with other (centers) elsewhere in California?
Thank you, Editor, for disputing Matt Diederich's Sept. 13 Letter to the Editor ("Sulpizio a 'rabid Democrat'") and verifying my facts regarding "Dean on authoritarians" (Aug. 29).
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:
Albert Maslow is credited as saying, "If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
Dates to Watch Today Speaker Susie Vanderlip will address teen and family issues including stress, per pressure, drugs, alcohol,drugs, sexuality, gants, self-harm. depression, and more, 6 - 9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Free. Info: (661) 250-3708. Sept. 27 The Wine Affair, sip, stroll, savor. The second annual Wine Affair hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater SCV will be held 1-5 p.m. on Town Center Drive in Valencia. ...
Marion Bruessel, I respect your opinion about minimum wage ("Espinosa all wrong," The Signal, Letters to the Editor, Aug. 23). You obviously have a kind and generous heart. I also appreciate the fact your son works for his income and manages to live within his means. Too many people are perfectly comfortable allowing the government to take care of them.
Getting creative with snack time is an activity the whole family can enjoy. And when it comes to making delicious, fun and contemporary treats, the Jellymongers have turned fun into an art form.
As a parent of three children who are or have been students at Plum Canyon Elementary, I commend the school's sixth-grade teachers and administrators.
Arrrrr! The Canyon Theatre Guild throws its annual gala fundraiser with a "Taste of Adventure" pirate theme on Friday, Oct. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. The evening will include swashbuckling pirates, beautiful wenches, food, fun and fundraising with silent and live auction items. Tickets are $40 per person. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their finest pirate apparel and be prepared to bargain with the servers for all the niceties of fine dining. Special sponsor ...
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Open Book Alliance, a coalition of librarians, legal scholars, authors, publishers and technology companies created to counter the proposed Google Book Settlement in its current form, issued the following statement on Sept. 18 in response to the Department of Justice's filing with the U.S. District Court:
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Publisher and author associations sought today to cancel a key hearing in the Google Books case to allow private negotiations with Google over digitizing books online. Consumer Watchdog warned that important issues affecting copyright law should not be negotiated behind closed doors.
Due to city of Santa Clarita staff efforts and outreach, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) improved Santa Clarita's 'Community Rating' from a "9" to an "8" in the NFIP Community Rating System (CRS), resulting in a 5 percent increase in discounts applied to flood insurance policies.
Santa Clarita's efforts to clean up neighborhoods have netted some recognition from Sacramento.
First place My name is Tiffany Chang, and I am a third-grader at SCVi Charter School. I like SCVi because we learn about people from all over the world. We learn how to respect other cultures. We learn how to respect other people's feelings. And most of all, we learn to be one big family. We do a lot of projects that involve teamwork at school. I also like my school's project-based learning. Here is ...
There are many ways that employers can go about looking for employees to fill their job openings. However, not all approaches are created equal. When looking for new employees, there are three best approaches, if you want a good return on your investment of time and money, and not all of them have a related cost. Here they are in no particular order:
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"
Fair Oaks Ranch Community School students will walk to raise funds for their school's enrichment program Friday during a walk-a-thon on the Canyon Country campus.
Here we go again - "1,093 vehicles screened Friday night" (The Signal, Sept. 1).
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.