In response to "Some compromise could head off looming cliff," Nov. 11: If President Obama did all the things Walt Watson feels will rescue America from financial Armageddon - he would be President Romney. But he ain't, and rescue is unlikely.
In Act 1 Scene 3 of "Hamlet," Lord Polonius delivers one of the more memorable lines in the history of theater: "This above all: to thine ownself be true." This Shakesperean sentiment has traveled through the years to the point where few actually realize it came from the bard. We simply know it because it has been so widely used and believed. But what does it mean?
In trying to explain how school funding works, I chose a topic close to my heart: home economics. I like to eat, so much of my life revolves around cooking and eating.
Editor's note: With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, columnist Richard Hood searched through presidential Thanksgiving proclamations to share these quotes with our readers.
The Signal's "Last Minute Gift Ideas" special section is publishing Dec. 7. "Each year, thousands of shoppers look to The Signal's Gift Guides for the latest in holiday decorating, food and innovative gift ideas. It is the most powerful way for advertisers to maximize their exposure to all last-minute Santa Clarita Valley shoppers," said Signal Publisher/Executive Producer Randy Morton. Deadline to reserve space is Nov. 26. The holiday gift guide will also be posted on ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center has dedicated a new preschool that's aimed at offering preschool education plus therapy for children with behavioral or social-emotional issues.
Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of interviewing a very nice, young man for a key opening at one of my clients. During our conversation, he said something that made me really think.
Santa Clarita Valley fifth-grade students scored higher than the statewide averages on physical fitness testing, but at least 20 percent of local districts' students ranked in the "high risk" category on body composition tests, according to recently released statistics.
It's almost the perfect storm in the housing recovery. All conditions are good for buying a home - except for the severe shortage of houses listed for sale, according to a 2012 Annual Housing Market report released this month.
Dates to Watch Nov. 9-21 Festival of Trees at Westfield Valencia Town Center, (between The Patios and Sears). General admission: $6 age 15 and older; $3 age 4 to 14; $4 age 65+; free age 3 and under. Purchase general admission tickets at the door. No online sales. For hours and more information visit www.scvbgc.org. Sunday, Nov. 18 The City of Santa Clarita invites community members to attend the Fall Fine Craft Show on Sunday ...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Six people have been injured in a crash involving two Pasadena police helicopters.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - She never set out to become the maven of guilt-free, fun-food dieting, the go-to girl for people who want to have their cake - and cheeseburgers and chili fries - and eat them, too, without getting fat.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - When Anthony Barr roared through the line and hit Matt Barkley squarely in the No. 7 on his back, the roar rising out of the Rose Bowl was loud enough for a whole city to hear.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twinkies are being sold on the Internet like exquisite delicacies. Hours after Twinkie-maker Hostess announced its plans to close its doors forever, people flocked to stores to fill their shopping baskets with boxes of the cream-filled sponge cakes and their sibling snacks - Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and Zingers. Late Friday and Saturday, the opportunists took to eBay and Craigslist. They began marketing their hoard to whimsical collectors and junk-food lovers ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station screened more than 900 vehicles and made one arrest during an eight-hour DUI and driver's license checkpoint Friday night through Saturday morning.
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.