WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a press conference held earlier today in Washington, D.C., Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25) and three other Members of Congress joined together with hunters and anglers from across the country to support passage of the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 (S. 22), which includes McKeon's Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Mountains Wild Heritage Act.
Beginning in April, the Visually Impaired Assistance Services group will move their meeting location to Bouquet Canyon Seniors apartment complex at 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road. The group meets monthly on the second and fourth Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The State Water Contractors welcomed the California Department of Water Resources' announcement that State Water Project (SWP) delivery projections have increased from 15 percent to 20 percent, but the organization says that the overall picture remains unchanged. The state continues to face a three-year drought and a deep and growing water crisis. The cumulative impacts of drought and ongoing regulatory restrictions have led to water rationing, fallowed farm lands, job losses and ...
On Nov. 1, 1933, Mrs. Bruce Reid recorded seeing both a male and female ivory-billed woodpecker in Texas. And on May 28, 1938, Oscar McKinley Bryans observed a ruby-throated hummingbird in Michigan, noting that the birds were most common when apple trees were blooming.
If all goes as planned, this May the Santa Clarita City Council could give final approval for its purchase of 140 acres of open space in Placerita Canyon.
March 20 is the deadline for nominations of all eligible preschool teachers for the Los Angles Universal Preschool (LAUP) Preschool Teacher of the Year Award.
How does a student move from high school to a prestigious school like West Point? It's a long and tedious process, but a worthwhile one. My application process started during my junior year at West Ranch High School, with an invitation to participate in the United States Military Academy Summer Leadership Seminar, which invites 800 individuals each year. Potential candidates should apply for a slot in the SLS between January and February of their junior ...
Karlan English feels a special connection to guide dogs. "I get to love these dogs and be a part of their lives," said English, a 17-year-old senior at Saugus High School and the youngest member of a family who raises guide dogs for the visually impaired. "They have become a big part of me, and I consider myself really lucky." English and his family have raised guide dogs in Saugus for more than 20 years ...
On Feb. 23, students from the Virtual Enterprise Regional Occupational Program class held at Golden Valley High School participated in an all-day trade fair that took place in Long Beach, Calif.
Find the right fit for your skills and get reduce stress During a focus group conducted for the book, "The Millionaire Mind," one of the participants took a long time to introduce himself to the other 10 people around the room. Dan, he called himself, said his first job was with a corporation selling calculators and electronic watches to large retailers. He took the job right after graduating from a top business school with a ...
The Castaic Area Town Council and Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards ceremony Saturday honoring members of the business sector and community at large.
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So - after enjoying a peaceful night's sleep in your virtually crimeless neighborhood, you drive your big SUV down our wide, landscaped roads, dropping kids off at our well-managed public schools, continuing your way down Caltrans-maintained highways to your job building widgets for the latest government fighter plane or public project. Listening to Rush Limbaugh in the morning, you consider how superior your anti-government, conventional-wisdom conservatism is. But maybe you're having some doubts. Congressman McKeon ...
Can any of us imagine - right here in Santa Clarita - a mom and her children sleeping in their car? It may sound unbelievable, but they are coming to Single Mothers Outreach for help. In the last two weeks, I have talked with seven families that were homeless or about to become homeless.
I finally was able to read the (AT&T Champions Classic golf tournament) articles from the week in your paper online, and see the photos of (my husband) Dan's win ("Lasting impression: Forsman wins AT&T Champions Classic," March 16).
KEN Last weekend West Ranch High School participated in the 10th annual Student Television Network Convention (STN), a broadcast and filmmaking competition, held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown LA. Although met with harsh time constraints and the competition of over 150 other schools from across the nation, the West Ranch Television crew placed extremely well, taking home 5 awards. Congratulations to Christopher Konecnik, Sydney Malcolm, and Edan Morag for Second Place Commentary; Karina Corona ...
As an American, no matter Republican or Democrat, a trip to the Presidential Inauguration is the thrill of a lifetime.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Corey Perry is following Ryan Getzlaf's lead yet again, sticking the Anaheim Ducks for the long term.
Recently my wife unearthed some old Signal newspapers, one of which contained a letter to the editor I had written. The Signal printed that letter on May 17, 1996.
Maybe you remember when you were a kid and you poured a giant glass of orange juice, and your mother said something like this: "Take it easy! Orange juice is expensive, and you're drinking it like it's water!"
Compulsion against peaceful citizens is immoral. Likewise, extracting taxes for activities that benefit some citizens, but not others, is also immoral.
The tours of the White House have been canceled by the President. How dare he do such a thing?
Rock Club meeting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A longtime Northern California politician pleaded guilty Monday to a dozen charges that he used campaign donations and taxpayer funds to fuel what he described as a gambling addiction.