Dear Savvy Senior, Can lifting weights help with age-related health problems? At age 70, I have diabetes, arthritis and osteoporosis and recently read that strength training could improve my conditions. What can you tell me? Looking for Help Dear Looking A growing body of research shows that strength training exercises can have a profound impact on a person's health as they age - and you're never too old to start. Regular strength training, done at ...
Editor's note: Earlier this year as the Santa Clarita Valley's only homeless shelter prepared to shut its doors, The Signal profiled a member of the local homeless community. Now, as the winter shelter prepares to reopen Dec. 1, we offer another glimpse into the life of a local homeless individual. At the request of the woman interviewed, we have changed her name.
For as long as I can remember, I've always thought about waking up obscenely early the morning after Thanksgiving, to check out the goings-on at the toy or department store. Not because I wanted to shop, but to visit the safari - it's always struck me as quite the exotic mystery, why anyone would want to walk away from a calm morning with family or friends to fight for a parking spot. Of course, now ...
Forget Republican comebacks in 2014 or 2016. Unless it gets its head and its heart straight, the party might never win the popular vote or the White House again. The GOP today is not my father's party. And until the hierarchy of the GOP stops talking about how great Ronald Reagan was and starts embracing what he really stood for, the party of conservatism is destined for the ash heap of history. Ronald Reagan was ...
Our money pit known as the Meadview house is coming along nicely. For those of you who are unaware, Trish and I bought a fixer-upper disaster in Placerita Canyon last year. Every spare dime has been going into renovations. And aspirin to relieve my headaches. Living in a fixer-upper is certainly a challenge. There is always a project going on with the accompanying dust, mess and commotion. Everything is higgledy-piggledy. And for a neat freak ...
Today in the SCV Golden Valley Marching Band is collecting donations for Goodwill today. Please help us raise money for our music program. Bring your clothing, small household items to the student parking lot in front of the band room at 27051 Robert E. Parkway, Santa Clarita, 91321 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Weekly mindful guided meditation group at SCVi charter school, go to main entrance, follow the signs to "The Village" upstairs at ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Rahon and Jamaal Franklin had 17 points apiece, and No. 25 San Diego State edged Southern California 66-60 on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dylan Royer scored 18 points and Kyle Odister came off the bench and added 15 points, including the game-winning free throws and Cal Poly upset No. 11 UCLA 70-68 on Sunday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Florida sheriff's office that investigated the disappearance of Casey Anthony's 2-year-old daughter overlooked evidence that someone in their home did a Google search for "fool-proof" suffocation methods on the day the girl was last seen alive.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bella Swan, James Bond and Abe Lincoln have combined to lift Hollywood to record Thanksgiving revenue at the box office.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Like a lot of newlyweds, Karen Golinski was eager to enjoy the financial fruits of marriage. Within weeks of her wedding, she applied to add her spouse to her employer-sponsored health care plan, a move that would save the couple thousands of dollars a year.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say 42 people are facing charges after a weekend party in San Jose got out of hand.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Even as California voters increasingly turn away from political party labels, Democratic and Republican candidates dominate the state's elections.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When it comes to politics, the state synonymous with perpetual youth has gone gray at the top.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bullets were flying from a black Range Rover at a gray Maserati as the vehicles raced toward a red light on the Las Vegas Strip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Four young adults have been stabbed after a feud spilled out of a downtown Los Angeles nightspot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More testing must be done to determine the cause of death of a 21-year-old Canadian tourist whose body was found wedged in a water tank atop a downtown Los Angeles hotel, authorities said Thursday.
Leftists of late have become very defensive about being called socialist in their ideology, as typified by Kevin Buck's column (Feb. 19, "Straw men live in glass houses").
Just a few short days ago the lanterns fell, bringing an end to Chinese New Year season for 2013.