I want to see health care for all Americans because I am one of 15 siblings. My father died of both brain and lung cancer when I was only 12 years old. This devastated my family leaving my mother to take care of the family. I also had a brother who passed away two years ago from heart disease. Lack of health care has hurt so many families and caused financial ruin. I find that ...
Lynn Vakay's "It's all about Gitmo, stupid" opinion column (The Signal, June 18) calls for a direct response.
I fail to comprehend our state legislators who feel that California's budgetary problems can be solved solely by cutbacks.
Effective February 1, 2010, Santa Clarita Valley residents will be among the millions of credit-card users nationwide to experience extensive credit-card reforms featured in the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, recently signed into law by President Barack Obama.
In the last year, I have become more selective about the restaurants I frequent. I obviously want to get the most for my money. Yesterday, I chose our local Elephant Bar for a birthday lunch with friends. Unfortunately it didn't start out well and then just when we were thinking that we had wasted our hard-earned money, Christina (the assistant manager) and James (the general manager) saved the day. They truly went above and beyond ...
I was very disappointed to read the article about the city logo and the addition of "In God We Trust" that will be forthcoming.
More than 90 members of the First Presbyterian Church celebrated 118 years of worship and community last Sunday at William S. Hart Park in Newhall.
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Santa Clarita Little People Day Care and Preschool held a Dads and Doughnut Fathers's Day event.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies have ended their search of the area around Sand Canyon and Lost Canyon Roads in Canyon Country for a suspected car thief without finding the suspect, according to authorities.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 316 votes from late afternoon Friday, June 12 to mid-afternoon Friday, June 19, 2009.
Summer is right around the corner and we couldn't be happier. We've dusted off the patio furniture and are ready for candlelit patio dinners with family and friends on balmy nights. Our grill goes into overtime during the summer. We cook just about everything on the grill, from chicken or fish kabobs to steak and baby-back ribs, vegetables, hamburgers and hot dogs.
Five SCV residents appear in "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead," which opens at the Tre Stage Theatre in Hollywood on June 27, and continues on July 4, 11, 18 and 25. Written by Bert V. Royal, the "unauthorized parody" of the famous "Peanuts" comic strip takes a look at the gang in their high school years.
Movie comedies rarely lead to funny sequels. Take "Ghostbusters," whose blockbuster success in 1984 led to "Ghostbusters II" five years later. Critics, fans and, reportedly, some of the cast, felt let down by the result.
The Wiimote - the motion-sensing wand that controls the action on Nintendo's Wii - serves many purposes. It doubles as a sword, a gun, a racket, a steering wheel or whatever else a game designer might dream up.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tea party favorite Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday that the nation's illegal immigrants should be able to become citizens eventually, but amid a furor from conservative activists on the explosive issue he quickly sought to make clear that, while they would not be sent home, they couldn't get in line in front of anyone else.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the sacrifices of combat.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - After a week marked by acts of simplicity and openness, Pope Francis finally let his words do the talking as he officially began his stewardship of the Catholic Church on Tuesday.
Two weeks ago we reviewed Miami 8&11 from Padilla Cigars. Today it's Luck of the Irish, as the 888 Claro is green.
NEW YORK (AP) - A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Think "inspiration." Think "spiritually beautiful." Think "melodically breathtaking."
I know there are couples who enjoy cooking together and make it look like a well-rehearsed ballet. They savor the aroma of their secret recipe for wild salmon over lemon couscous, stir each other's soups and sample each other's sauces.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
Most people understand the basic economic principle of supply and demand and incorporate it into their daily decisions. They may not do it consciously, but economic decisions are made every day by each and every one of us.