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After having attended Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon's health care town hall meeting and witnessing some of the incredible disdain for health insurance reformation, I felt it necessary to ask a critical question that has yet to be uncovered by any news media I have witnessed to date.
In an editorial published back East in August 1997, I urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign.
The ninety homeless residents of The Brittany Foundation, a no-kill dog rescue in Agua Dulce, were the first four-legged recipients of Whole Foods Market Valencia's Sixth Annual Heart of the Holidays donation drive held on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Between drunk - or impaired - driving and distracted driving such as with cell phones and texting, there is no shortage of traffic collisions on our freeways and roadways. And yes, buzzed driving is drunk driving, so don't go there.
At Drake University my most excellent freshman English Composition professor liked to relate stories about her childhood years growing up on the Oregon coast during World War II.
Dates to Watch Sunday Special display of historic holiday cards from well-known artists who befriended silent film star William S. Hart, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Free guided tour every half hour. Info: (661) 254-4584. Dec. 31 "LETMESAIL" New Year's Eve Ball is a New York City-themed evening with cocktails, hors d' ouevres, dinner, dessert bar, live entertainment, dancing, casino games, and a ball drop at midnight, Thursday, Dec. ...
In response to George Runner's quote in the article "District leaves Milk Day up to teachers" (Oct. 14):
I love these letters from the tea-bagger/dumbing of America crowd in the valley. Screaming about things they know nothing about, buzz words and Palin talking points.
Authorities have identified the man believed to have committed suicide at Oaktree Gun Club in Newhall earlier this week.
Two young girls depict the angels who appear to the shepherds and inform them of the coming of Jesus in a drive-through Living Nativity at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church. Over 450 cars drove through the six scenes from the Christmas story on Dec. 19 and 20, listening to the Bible scriptures and music from a provided CD.
Most wonderful time of year? Recent visits to area stores and the mall for Christmas shopping this month ended all chances of this holiday season being dubbed "the most wonderful time of the year." Eyewitnesses reported numerous accounts where unruly shoppers made the simple tasks of driving, parking, walking through stores and waiting in orderly lines to purchase items a most miserable time - not a time of joy, not a time of peace on ...
The irony in Mr. Lampton's rebuttal ("The real story behind the Kool-Aid," The Signal, Dec. 18) regarding the political term "drinking the Kool-Aid" made me chuckle.
Editor's note: In the spirit of the holidays, The Signal offers this list of chances to give to local charities. If you have an entry to add to this list, e-mail details, including contact information, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief Share program Who: Heart of the Canyons Church and New Life Church What: Grief Share program. For those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, you don't have to go through the grieving process alone. Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk along with you through one of life's most difficult experiences. When: 7 p.m. starting Jan. 12 Where: Location to be announced Contact: Diane Briones at ...
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.