Reading columnist Lynn Vakay's opinion column in the Sept. 18 Signal ("McKeon gets it: Access is rooted in a free market"), I must point out the fact that the "non-partisan Lewin Group" she refers to as expert on health care policy issues is, in fact, a subsidiary of United Healthcare, one of the biggest health insurance companies in the country.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bemoans the rhetoric that Americans are using in their rightful protests of what they perceive to be the ill-advised direction of implementing national health care.
Regarding The Signal's Aug. 2 editorial in the Opinion section, "No one goes back to Sacramento:" Hear! Hear!
Local voters have a mixed bag of decisions to make Nov. 3. Some will be easy, others not so easy.
Curtis and Jane Bates of Canyon Country are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rachel Ann Bates to Robert Allen Loutsios of Chatsworth.
Dolly Bretthauer of Saugus is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Annalee Bretthauer to Daniel Stephen Davis of Burbank.
June 29, 2009 Riley Jordyn Nelson was born at 4:08 p.m. at Providence Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills. She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Proud parents are Bobby and Rochelle Nelson of Saugus. July 7, 2009 Daniel C. Andrew, 9lbs .,7oz., son of Nicholle and Brian Andrew of Canyon Country. July 10, 2009 Julian Joel Lopez, 6lbs .,5oz., son of Irene and Juan Lopez of Castaic. July 15, 2009 ...
Chase E. Kilfoyle Chase E. Kilfoyle graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
Using the carrot rather than the stick Increasing water use efficiency is anything but a pipe dream - and Santa Clarita Valley residents have already proven it.
I am a junior at Saugus High School and in the past few years I have taken up a strong interest in politics.
I missed the town meeting on Sept. 3 because my wife and I were on vacation. After we returned I checked your Web site and read the article about the results of the town meeting and some letters, plus The Signal's Sept. 5 editorial ("Bike lanes, open ears and the culture of entitlement").
NEWBURY PARK - Just three games into the 2009 football season, it is easy to see where the Saugus Centurions attention is focused - the Foothill League season.
First Presbyterian Church in Newhall is sponsoring free Life Academy courses running from Oct. 4 to Nov. 8, designed to allow the community to attend and learn.
Rabbi Howard Siegel is ready to renew a sense of culture and community at Congregation Beth Shalom.
"Better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away." - Proverbs 27:10b Santa Clarita Christian Fellowship has become that neighbor nearby for many who left a faraway brother in Chicago, Los Angeles or other United States cities. Christian Fellowship extended an invitation on Sunday to friends and family of current members as a means of taking in spiritual orphans. Some may be hesitant to visit a predominantly African-American church because of an unspoken fear that ...
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is holding auditions for their summer production of Shakespeare's Henry IV part 1, directed by Stephen Whelan.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is flying nuclear-capable B-52 bombers on training missions over South Korea to highlight Washington's commitment to defend an ally amid rising tensions with North Korea, Pentagon officials said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Tony Awards are going back to the place where the Rockettes high-kick it.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A former University of Oklahoma starting quarterback was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into a house in northern Indiana, officials said Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Japanese architect Toyo Ito, whose buildings have been praised for their fluid beauty and balance between the physical and virtual world, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize's jury announced Sunday.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia plans to restore limited military cooperation with Myanmar and increase business ties with the Southeast Asian nation.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities investigating the apparent suicide of a college student discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando early Monday, and hundreds of students were evacuated, though the school said there was no immediate threat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After 27 years, the murder trial of a man who posed as a member of the fabled Rockefeller family is getting under way with opening statements to the jury.
The Pac-12 Conference has fined Arizona coach Sean Miller $25,000 for his actions following the 18th-ranked Wildcats' loss to UCLA in the semifinals of the conference tournament.
Rome - "May God forgive you." That's Cardinal Timothy Dolan's translation of a joke that Pope Francis told the College of Cardinals a day after being elected the 267th pontiff.
I've never liked cats. I find them to be obnoxious, arrogant, and down-right evil. If you've had a bad day at work, a cat's first response is "good, you are here. Feed me. Now."
When Dolley Payne Madison became first lady in 1809, she instituted Wednesday evening gatherings at the White House where political rivals could meet and talk.