Jim Palmer has been pushed out of speeding cars on the freeway. He has been in vicious fights where they pulled guns and knives; regularly been set on fire, shoved into an elevator and blown away by the Terminator. Sometimes he escapes by racing off in a motorcycle, only to crash and burn.
The Santa Clarita City Council hosted its third in a series of Extreme Neighborhood Makeover block parties, this time in Saugus.
What is the best way to promote the arts in Santa Clarita? The question has vexed our municipal leaders and the arts community for a number of years - although the arts community is fairly united in the belief that Santa Clarita needs a full-blown Arts Commission. The issue came to a head in October when Councilman Bob Kellar proposed just that. Elevating arts governance to the level of Santa Clarita's two existing commissions - ...
"If you get thrown from a horse, you have to get up and get back on, unless you landed on a cactus; then you have to roll around and scream in pain."
Piles of paper are often the toughest type of clutter. Paper accumulates so quickly and there is a never-ending stream arriving on our doorsteps from every area in our lives. Here are some handy tips from Bob Farkas, the Clutter Wizard, about how to keep your paperwork from getting out of control. The tips shown are for maintaining records and papers manually, not electronically by computer.
Hello Mr. Lamoureux, We have planters that are leaking into units and the subterranean parking structure. We called a contractor and he recommended "injection." I wanted to get your opinion of this as we want to correct this problem. Silvia D. Hi Silvia, I don't believe in injections because they have a bad failure rate. In my experience, it becomes an ongoing maintenance issue as they are constantly coming back for more injections. Not that ...
I am glad that Democrat spokesmen are amused by accurate letters such as Mr. Cognata's. Democrat apologists apparently no longer have the capacity to recognize what is obvious to any moral, honest person. To a Democrat apologist, there are no moral benchmarks. The absurd proposition that the Republican-in-name-only George W. Bush's so-called war was "illegal" is classic Democrat revisionist "history." Frankly, this American citizen could not care less what the rest of the world thinks ...
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:
"We insist that you stay at our house," said a relative over the phone. "Don't pay for a hotel."
Our small business bankers, like those at other banks, are hearing two main concerns from customers these days: They want to know what it takes to obtain loans, and they want help managing expenses and cash flow.
Taxpayers and tax preparers will find significant changes when they fill out 2008 tax returns: AMT exemptions rise; several expiring deductions and credits get a new lease on life; a new standard property tax deduction and a special first-time homebuyer credit are available to some homeowners; and retirement savings incentives expand.
On Nov. 16, after local Unitarian Universalist's services, many church members were "called" to duty. They set a goal of collecting 600 new or gently used coats for the 600 homes and businesses lost to a devastating fire in Sylmar the day before.
I am absolutely appalled by the behavior of the hackers against Sean Spallas' YouTube account.
Shares of Lennar Corp. tumbled as much as 28 percent Friday after a consumer group accused the homebuilder of fraudulent business practices, but the stock began to recover after the company strongly denied all allegations.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) introduced Assembly Bill 102 Thursday to create the Santa Susana State Park. The bill directs the Department of Parks and Recreation to form the Santa Susana State Park Advisory Committee to help establish the park.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A cruise ship disabled for five nightmarish days in the Gulf of Mexico finally docked with some 4,200 people aboard late Thursday, passengers raucously cheering the end to an ocean odyssey they say was marked by overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors. About four hours later, the last of the passengers had gotten off the ship.
Valencia, Zone 5, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snapshot for 02/04/2013 through 02/10/2013.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges growing out of what prosecutors said was a scheme to use $750,000 in campaign funds for lavish personal expenses, including a $43,000 gold watch and furs.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter dubbed the Blade Runner, was charged Thursday in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend at his upscale home in South Africa, a shocking twist to one of the feel-good stories of last summer's Olympics.
BERLIN (AP) - It was only a matter of time. With many of its debt-ridden euro partners in recession, Germany could only swim against the tide for so long.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the nomination of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel as the nation's next defense secretary over unrelated questions about President Barack Obama's actions in the aftermath of the deadly raid on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. Obama accused Republicans of playing politics with national security during wartime, and Democrats vowed to revive the nomination after Congress' weeklong break.
DALLAS (AP) - US Airways CEO Doug Parker has landed the big merger he sought for years. Now the soon-to-be CEO of the new American Airlines has to make it work.
Newhall's Railroad Cafe will stop selling transit-access passes for Santa Clarita's bus system on Wednesday, according to the city.
Anyone interested in weighing in on the name of the proposed Castaic-area high school can now do so online through a survey run by the William S. Hart Union High School District.
With an editorial titled "Pope Sets Example For Other Aging Leaders," USA Today tried laying a major guilt trip on the nation's authority figures.
If Mr.Gandelman ("Can the Republican Party rebrand itself?" Jan. 31) feels obligated to criticize the Republican Party, he should look at the behavior of the Democrat Party as well.
Welcome to Delaware, reader. While "our own" Joe Biden was promoting government control of your gun accessories in the nearby major media market of Philadelphia, network, local and national press reporters wheeled into "DelaWhere?" to document the horrible carnage of a most violently dysfunctional custody and child support battle.
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