Today, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) joined his Republican colleagues on the Education and Labor Committee in a forum to examine the culture of favoritism by Democrats for certain powerful special interest allies in the labor unions.
California State Senator Tony Strickland, Vice-Chair of the Senate Health Committee and representitive of the California Senate District 19, which includes portions of Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties, reacted to the Senate Appropriations passage of SB 810 (Leno, D-San Francisco) and released the following statement: "The Democrats in Sacramento aren't listening. The people don't want a government run healthcare system. The lack of support for the federal proposal and the election results in ...
In an effort to raise money for programs, equipment or other needed projects, teachers from Golden Oak Elementary School will take orders and serve dinner to students, parents and other school supporters as part of "McTeacher's Night" from 5 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 27 at the McDonald's located at 19401 Golden Valley Road. Twenty percent of the lobby sales during the three-hour period will benefit Golden Oak Elementary School.
In the pantheon of such legends as Santa Claus and the Bogeyman, the Tooth Fairy ranks down in the minor leagues, I'd say, with Jack Frost and the Easter Bunny. There is a scene in "Tooth Fairy" when the hero is screamed at by his girlfriend for even BEGINNING to suggest to her 6-year-old that there isn't a Tooth Fairy, but surely this is a trauma a child can survive. Don't kids simply humor their parents to get the dollar?
"Extraordinary Measures" is an ordinary film with ordinary characters in a story too big for it. Life has been reduced to a Lifetime movie. The story, based on fact, is compelling: Two sick children have no more than a year to live when their father determines to seek out a maverick scientist who may have a cure. This is "Lorenzo's Oil" with a different disease, Pompe disease, although it fudges the facts to create a ...
Bayonetta is the most flamboyant video-game heroine in a long, long time. Leggy, bespectacled and clad in a skintight black catsuit, she struts across the screen like a model stalking the runway. That model, however, is more campy than sexy, more RuPaul than Gisele.
The Repertory East Playhouse will open its 2010 Season with "Lost in Yonkers," by Neil Simon and sponsored by Mission View Public Schools. "This is classic piece of American literature by one of the finest American playwrights in history. It is an honor to be able to have this magnificent piece on our stage. We are all very excited for this production," said Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston.
Etiquette is needed everywhere, including driving and riding in a vehicle. Being a polite and considerate driver - and passenger - also supports the safety issues of being on the road.
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I am still waiting for Andre Hollings' point from his latest column, ("The taking of America," Jan. 15).
Santa Clarita has been one of the entertainment industry's most-favored back lots for decades.
On Jan. 15, many community members gathered at Santa Clarita City Hall to participate in a public hearing on the topic of the cost of business regulation. The event was hosted by state Sen. George Runner and Assemblyman Cameron Smyth to gauge the impact state regulations are having on small businesses.
In light of the budget crisis which consumed much of the 2009 legislative session, the California Legislature was relatively quiet on the employment law front.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Jan. 15 - Jan. 21, 2010 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
PASADENA, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse deep inside Mars.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.