Authors and filmmakers have come up with endless ways to inject fresh blood into the vampire, while the werewolf generally has been left out there alone on the moors, howling at the moon.
I read with interest about the residents of the Polynesian Mobile Home Park who protested a proposed rent increase ("City Hall hosts rent-hike ruckus," The Signal, Feb. 4).
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Stimulus money was repaid by banks. Our government insisted, so we lent banks money with interest. Many of the banks have paid off their loans including the interest. Now some of our elected officials are looking at this repayment as a slush fund. It isn't the government's money - it is our money. Let us say we borrow money to loan to good old Uncle Charley. We are lucky and good old Uncle Charley pays ...
Homelessness can happen to anyone - our friends, our neighbors or our family. The risk of being homeless is, for most, literally a paycheck away.
When Republicans Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie last November captured the governorships of Virginia and New Jersey, respectively, I surmised a slight chill rushed down the spines of liberals nationwide.
When Santa Clarita first became a city more than 20 years ago, one of its biggest challenges was improving traffic conditions in a city with heavy growth. The city faced this issue with resolve, embracing technology solutions while aggressively pursuing other innovative traffic improvements.
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Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Feb. 5-11, 2010, featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency will soon find out how many businesses may be disrupted by a $10 million pipeline replacement project.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the William S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
A federal judge this week sentenced a Castaic man to 41 months in prison for embezzling more than $830,000 from the Lockheed Federal Credit Union while he served as a vice president to the organization.
In 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, which decriminalized the cultivation, possession and use of "medical marijuana" by adults who held a recommendation for use from a medical doctor - a "prescription," so to speak.
Rain and snowfall don't end water woes. The recent seasonally high precipitation in California brought a welcome record snowfall in the mountains that feed water to California. Skiers and snowboarders are jumping for joy. But Californians who closely monitor snowpack levels and other data related to state water are not nearly as joyous. Unfortunately, California's long-diagnosed water problems are little if at all affected by increased snowfall. California's water problems are related not to the ...
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
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.