I am concerned that our state's priorities are messed up. I see and read all the things that have been cut because our state is in crisis.
It's ridiculous for grown men and women to say: "I want to be able to choose from hundreds of cereals at the supermarket, thousands of movies from Netflix, millions of songs on iTunes - but I want a 'single-payer, universal' government to choose for me when it comes to my health care."
Our nation's efforts to stop global warming were in the news this week with the passage of historical legislation.
In response to the editorial column by Senator George Runner ("Do as I say, not as I do," The Signal, June 28):
The recently opened California Pizza Kitchen at Bridgeport Marketplace in Valencia welcomed Brownie Troop 6282 to a special tour of the facility.
First Word "It seems that between the economy and the loss of our quality of life, Santa Claritans are finally fed up with the costs of all this new growth." - Cam Noltemeyer, Environmentally Speaking Today is Thursday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2009. There are 182 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that "these United Colonies are, and of ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Two and a half million dollars in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) funds have been approved for roadway resurfacing projects in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County near Acton, Agua Dulce and Palmdale, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On June 30, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the new Ranking Member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, joined local leaders and defense experts to praise the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (H.R. 2647), which was approved by the House last week.
The Delgado Brothers, who mix Latin, blues, rock and funk sounds with New Orleans R&B, will headline the next show in the 11th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert series on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The SCV Senior Foundation will host the Golf Summer Showdown fundraiser at the TPC, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia, on Monday, July 13.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - While marking an important security milestone for the government of Iraq today as U.S. forces withdraw from Iraqi towns and cities, and the country's own forces assume responsibility for security, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) today praised U.S. troops for their courageous service and dedication.
Santa Clarita Transit is now offering rides to Santa Monica via the 2009 Summer Beach Bus. The bus will travel to the beach on Wednesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 7, and on Labor Day as well. The Summer Beach Bus has two departure locations in the Santa Clarita Valley to take community members from the canyons to the sea and back again. The bus departs from Val Verde Park, 30300 Arlington Street, at 8:30 a.m. ...
Last year, I wrote a letter to the editor about my concerns regarding the Bridgeport Marketplace water feature in relation to the Bridgeport habitat ("Think about wildlife's needs before you build," The Signal, Oct. 3, 2008).
What amazes and surprises me is not so much the ignorant, unpatriotic and ultra-conservative letter comparing Obama to Hitler ("Sound familiar?" May 8), it's the fact that The Signal would print such a letter.
Today is Wednesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2009. There are 183 days left in the year. This is Canada Day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Confidence among U.S. homebuilders slipped this month from the 6½ year high it reached in January, with many builders reporting less traffic by prospective customers before the critical spring home-buying season.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mayor of Kansas City says search crews have found a body in the rubble of a Kansas City restaurant destroyed by an explosion.
NEW YORK (AP) - The scene: Tehran's Mehrabad airport, January 1980. Six U.S. diplomats, disguised as a fake sci-fi film crew, are about to fly to freedom with their CIA escorts. But suddenly there's a moment of panic in what had been a smooth trip through the airport.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is eyeing fines and other trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyberespionage.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A gas explosion that sparked a massive, block-engulfing blaze in an upscale Kansas City shopping district injured 14 people, a city official said Tuesday evening, adding it is believed that an accident by a utility contractor may have caused the blast.
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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