During a visit last week with U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates observed, "The closer you get to this fight, the better it looks." Having just returned from a fact-finding trip to Afghanistan a few weeks ago, I couldn't agree more.
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The war in Afghanistan began shortly after the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers in New York City, to which Bill Reynolds referred in his March 14 letter, "Grandmothers plead council for peace."
Authorities are investigating a hate-crime arson report on the 20700 block of Satinwood Drive in Saugus, where a man's car was set on fire Friday night after racial slurs were painted on the side of it, Sheriff's Department officials said Saturday.
Uncle Earl: "What the heck is Horton saying?"
Craig Cockrell believes we owe former President George W. Bush an apology because Iraq really did have weapons of mass destruction - in the persons of Richard Reid, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and Faisal Shahzad.
SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending March 20, 2011:
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This week in the Santa Clarita Valley in pictures.
In regards to the March 12 article about the Albert Einstein Academy charter school application process, I have no issue with facts reported by Tammy Marashlian. I write this because the article can leave the Signal reader thinking that AEA is not up to the task of providing a quality education for SCV students.
It's the first day of spring. That means flowers blooming, bees buzzing ... and chloride resuming its place among Santa Clarita Valley issues.
Being born with no arms and only one full length leg does not define 24-year-old Dana Sachs. She leads a full life, attending college, riding horses and most recently "Dancing With Our Stars" to raise money for her favorite charity, Carousel Ranch.
"Guess who's coming to dinner?" Lee and Barbara Ross, of Saugus, found a trio of uninvited dinner guests after putting food out in the backyard for their cat. To submit your photo, send a color .jpg attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name and city.
Jay and Diana Langlois of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jacqueline Langlois to Garrett Steffen, of Santa Clarita.
Dear Santa Clarita friends and neighbors,
My wife Pamela and I moved to Santa Clarita in 1965. We raised two children and have five gorgeous grandchildren. Four generations of our family live in Santa Clarita.
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.