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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Much of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to heavy snow, treacherous roads and a day off from work or school as a large, potentially dangerous winter storm pushed eastward out of the Rockies.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) - The first of three people killed in a gunman's rampage was identified Wednesday as a 20-year-old woman but police did not know why she was in the home of the shooter, who lived with his parents and was described by authorities as a video game-playing loner.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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