I may be a little naive, but I have always thought most people are honest and anxious to do the best they can.
Maria Gutzeit claimed in her letter to The Signal published yesterday ("Lutness column was inaccurate") that she didn't "work" for local landfill operator Browning Ferris Industries and that my statement to that affect was inaccurate and a "lie."
Banks will stop honoring state-issued IOUs today, which will force Los Angeles County to pick up the state's portion of services, a county officials said.
Santa Clarita's annual summer Concerts in the Park series kicks off in Central Park at 7 p.m. tonight.
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY - With less than 24 hours to go before the State IOU's to Los Angeles County are no longer honored by the financial institutions, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich sent the attached letter to Governor Schwarzenegger on the need for structural reforms in Sacramento.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance fire service for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the construction of Fire Station 128 at 28450 Whites Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
Oscar is a Colombian orphan visiting San Clarita this summer, in hopes of meeting a family that would like to adopt him. Oscar is one in a group of 47 older children from Colombian orphanages who arrived in the U.S. to participate in Kidsave's Summer Miracles program.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 407 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 3 to late afternoon Friday, July 10, 2009. Question: "What should the state Legislature do to solve the budget shortfall?" * Cut social services & education (53 votes) * Cut fat-cat spending (224 votes) * Raise taxes & fees (21 votes) * Snatch $$ from cities (1 vote) * Resign en masse ...
Santa Clarita's annual summer Concerts in the Park series kicks off in Central Park at 7 p.m. Saturday.
SACRAMENTO - Sen. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) today announced he is stepping down from his role as chairman of the Senate Republican Caucus to allow more time to focus on the Vote SAFE initiative - slated for the November 2010 ballot - and his bid for membership on the Board of Equalization, district 2, also in 2010.
"Beauty and the Beast" comes to life on stage at the Canyon Theatre Guild this weekend, featuring a talented and energetic cast of teens. The cast of this "junior" version is made up entirely of students in the Canyon Theatre Guild's STARS Workshop. These young performers are 13 to 17 years old and they have been meeting for four weeks, learning the craft of musical theatre performance.
The Repertory East Playhouse will continue its "81 Series" on Friday, July 10, at 8 p.m., with the critically-acclaimed comedy, "Fat Pig," by Neil LaBute - sponsored by Ed and Dana Hill of Geotechnologies Inc. Be a part of the 81 at the opening night wine reception at 7 p.m.
I had a birthday on July 4. As I get older I find that birthdays are less a cause for joy and more a reminder of our own mortality. I certainly didn't need any additional reflection this year with the passing of Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, Karl Malden, Steve McNair, Billy Mays, and my wife's aunt over the preceding days.
"Bruno" is a no-holds-barred comedy permitting several holds I had not dreamed of. The needle on my internal Laugh Meter went haywire, bouncing between hilarity, appreciation, shock, admiration, disgust, disbelief and appalled incredulity.
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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