Moments after signing up for a library card at the Valencia Library, Bobbi Bina hauled off seven books, free of charge.
The worst economic downturn since the Great Depression and the ballooning deficit we face have heightened the risk of hyper-inflation to levels not seen since post-World War II Europe, when many bank notes weren't worth the paper on which they were printed virtually overnight.
As of mid-August 2009, the health care insurance reform debate has produced as much vocal public response as any recent social problem - and rightfully so, since it will affect us all sooner or later.
Dear Mrs. Espinosa, You have that all wrong on minimum wage ("Higher minimum wage costs jobs," The Signal, Aug. 19). Obviously you are hiring teenagers who really don't need to work because their incomes go for extras. There are many people who come from other countries working minimum-wage jobs because they are not qualified to do anything else. This is one of the good things President Barack Obama is trying for. I have a son ...
OK, I give up. It must be that my life is more empty or less important than other Santa Clarita Valley parents.
Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch is inviting community members to saddle up and follow the trail to a good time when they hold their 13th annual Heart of the West fundraiser 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Held on the spacious grounds of the Blomgren Family Ranch estate on Sierra Highway, the event will benefit the nonprofit organization which has provided equestrian therapy to children with special needs since 1997.
Addressing Jonathan Kraut's Aug. 18 opinion piece ("Reformers vs. hate and rage"), I have to say that Mr. Kraut is up to his same old tricks.
Saturday Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch's 13th annual fundraiser "Heart of the West" will be held 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Blomgren Family Ranch. Watch a children's riding demonstration, enjoy dinner, live and silent auction, casino games and music. Info: Heather Edwards (661) 268-8010 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sept. 13 Los Angeles Retarded Citizens will host their annual fundraiser 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at their Santa Clarita Valley Ranch. Entertainment from Tom ...
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Air Force Airman Dustin G. Lucas graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Air Force Airman Daniel J. Henchey graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Going to bed without dessert. You probably associate the concept with your childhood. Do something rotten and you'll be punished. No cherry-topped ice cream sundae for you. Do you subject your own kids to the same treatment? Nutritionists at our local schools would tell you it's a bad idea. "When we continue to reward with food, the message we give subtly or overtly is one of, 'Do good, get food,'" said Joan Lucid, assistant superintendent ...
Air Force Airman Jonathan D. Casebolt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Whether you've just received your first credit card offer or are looking to add an additional credit card to your wallet, there are some key factors to consider when choosing the best credit card to meet your needs.
OutWest, a store that sells Western apparel and goods, hosted The Cowgirls on Friday. A $25 suggested donation paid for light refreshments and a chance to watch the inaugural Music OutWest, a musical showcase started by OutWest owner Bobbi Jean Bell.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan has accepted a plea deal in a misdemeanor car crash case that includes 90 days in a rehabilitation facility.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is holding auditions for their summer production of Shakespeare's Henry IV part 1, directed by Stephen Whelan.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is flying nuclear-capable B-52 bombers on training missions over South Korea to highlight Washington's commitment to defend an ally amid rising tensions with North Korea, Pentagon officials said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Tony Awards are going back to the place where the Rockettes high-kick it.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A former University of Oklahoma starting quarterback was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into a house in northern Indiana, officials said Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Japanese architect Toyo Ito, whose buildings have been praised for their fluid beauty and balance between the physical and virtual world, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize's jury announced Sunday.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia plans to restore limited military cooperation with Myanmar and increase business ties with the Southeast Asian nation.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities investigating the apparent suicide of a college student discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando early Monday, and hundreds of students were evacuated, though the school said there was no immediate threat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After 27 years, the murder trial of a man who posed as a member of the fabled Rockefeller family is getting under way with opening statements to the jury.
The Pac-12 Conference has fined Arizona coach Sean Miller $25,000 for his actions following the 18th-ranked Wildcats' loss to UCLA in the semifinals of the conference tournament.
Rome - "May God forgive you." That's Cardinal Timothy Dolan's translation of a joke that Pope Francis told the College of Cardinals a day after being elected the 267th pontiff.
I've never liked cats. I find them to be obnoxious, arrogant, and down-right evil. If you've had a bad day at work, a cat's first response is "good, you are here. Feed me. Now."
When Dolley Payne Madison became first lady in 1809, she instituted Wednesday evening gatherings at the White House where political rivals could meet and talk.