Regarding "Whitman cuts ties with Kellar" (The Signal, Jan. 31).
Which Santa Clarita City Council member is an embarrassment to the city? I have been following the many articles regarding Bob Kellar's statement that he is a "proud racist." I know Kellar and he is not a racist. He used that divisive statement as irony.
A 5-year-old boy fell from a second-story balcony at a Newhall apartment complex Saturday afternoon and had to be airlifted by paramedics to Children's Hospital in Los Angeles.
Maybe it's a sad movie or listening to a friend's battle with cancer, and slowly you feel your throat tighten. When emotions bubble to the surface, many people push those feelings right back down. "C'mon, heart, be still."
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Of all the editorials we've published over the past year, none struck a chord as resoundingly as "No one goes back to Sacramento," in which we satirized California's woefully inept Legislature and called on voters to throw the bums out at the next opportunity.
Editor's note: The Signal's editorial board invited each of the candidates for April's City Council election to meet with us and answer a series of questions about their candidacy. Here, encapsulated, are their responses. We thank each candidate who took the time to meet with us. Candidates Harrison Katz and Kenneth Mann did not respond to our requests for an interview.
Terrorism is not a new form of warfare. It is as old as the human race. For millennia, acts of terror were committed by individuals and groups in support of ideological causes.
Any day now, you will receive in your mailbox a ballot for the April 13 Santa Clarita City Council election. Most of you will also receive your permanent absentee ballot.
Mark Potok ("Talk of 'revolution' can be dangerous," March 9) seems to address the idea that a large section of the voting public are at odds with the current administration.
In failing to approve the charter for the Albert Einstein Academy, the William S. Hart Union High School District board has done an incredible disservice to the children of the Santa Clarita Valley.
In response to the article titled "Teacher layoffs loom" printed in the March 4 issue: would now be a good time to consider creating one elementary school district?
The premise of Frank Smathers' entire letter of Jan. 30 ("Box score: fascism 5, democracy 4," The Signal) is false.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.