As we all should be aware by now, the state of California finally has a budget for the 2008-2009 fiscal year. But have you had a chance to get into the details of how the state was able to raise revenues to cover its persistent budget deficit?
Have you noticed that whenever Obama's pastor, wife, terrorist friends, corrupt cronies or other assorted glimpses into his personal life are mentioned, Obama tries to change the subject by suggesting that these references are distractions or snippets and/or efforts to tarnish his otherwise impeccable character with gestures of "guilt by association"?
Alzheimer's Disease is an extremely debilitating disease that affects both the individual and his family.
Why I, as a Christian, will vote "no" on Proposition 8: I am very aware of the stance the Bible takes on homosexuality, both in the New and the Old testaments. I know that in Deuteronomy same-sex couplings are termed "an abomination," and that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed for deviant sexual practices such as homosexuality. Paul too upholds this disdain for homosexuals in Romans.
The night before last, some intolerant liberal went around stealing the pro-Prop. 8 yard signs and a McCain yard sign in our neighborhood. This is trespassing and stealing, which is against the law. Whoever did this is a fearful, intolerant coward. The Obama sign was left standing.
The Internal Revenue Service is looking for Los Angeles County taxpayers who are missing 8,832 economic stimulus checks totaling $5,367,272 and 4,700 regular refund checks totaling $4,775,918 that were returned by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors.
It's that time of the year again - property tax time. If you purchased your home in the last three to four years, chances are your home's value has dropped lower than your purchase price. Before you write that check for taxes, it is essential for you to look at the assessed value on your property tax bill, and find out if your home is still worth that - the value your property tax is ...
Hundreds of local women who have no health insurance or have coverage that doesn't include routine health screenings are expected to take advantage of the seventh annual Healthy Woman's Day sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley and Samuel Dixon Family Health Center. This year's screening is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club in Canyon Country.
The William S. Hart High School's award-winning marching band and colorguard, Hart Regiment, won the "Tournament Grand Champion" title at the Artistry in Motion Field Show Tournament held Oct. 11 at Riverside Community College.
Measure R: MTA Sales Tax - Before we formed the city of Santa Clarita in 1987, our unincorporated valley was sending millions more each year to downtown Los Angeles than we were getting back in services. That's what Measure R does. It taxes you an extra half-cent whenever you go to the store, and spends a disproportionate share of the revenue on politicians' pet transportation projects in downtown Los Angeles. Proponents like to say, "everybody ...
Editor's Note: As development becomes an increasingly charged topic in the Santa Clarita Valley, The Signal presents an in-depth 11-part series on plans for growth in the SCV.
Fingers are being pointed everywhere in the case of Jeremiah Lasater, the 14-year-old Vasquez High School freshmen who committed suicide in a boys' bathroom Monday.
An absent judge and lawyers with busy schedules led to another continuance of the pre-trial hearing for former Golden Valley High School counselor Roselyn Hubbell. Judge Lloyd Nash, filling in for Judge Harold Vites on Wednesday, granted the request for rescheduling the pretrial to Nov. 19. Hubbell pleaded not guilty to charges of one misdemeanor count of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18.
The Signal's senior management team welcomes community leader Paul De La Cerda today as director of operations and marketing.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.