Tradition has it that young Abraham Lincoln walked several miles to return what turned out to be too much change from a store owner. Similar actions during his growing-up years earned him the moniker Honest Abe.
Thank you to The Signal for publishing the Sept. 4 article "A new roof adds value to home," in the Home section.
The poet George Elliston said, "How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it."
Sitting at a stop light thinking about the tragedy of 9/11, I noticed the truck in front of me had traded in its "BUSH/CHENEY" sticker for a "O: Worst President Ever" sticker, and it made me chuckle at the irony. It seems like Republicans are twisting themselves into denial knots over their previous golden boy's eight years.
Regarding Patricia Skinner Sulpizio's column "Boxer scores a knockout" (Sept. 7), in the first paragraph she writes: "Fiorina was markedly different. She frowned, glared and her eyes blinked rapidly."
In today's edition was a letter by Bill Creitz in which he outlined the failures of liberalism, and listed four steps they could take to reverse their fortunes ("Liberals' last card," Aug. 30).
One can always tell when a person gains that rarefied place of beloved, important or longtime leader: when people begin referencing them with their initials. Our own College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne Van Hook gained that status recently when commenters and bloggers discussing her most recent pay raise referred to her with the moniker "DVH."
You've heard the saying "The devil's in the details," right? It's traditionally used to describe things that seem good on the surface, but sour when faced with a more thorough examination.
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The city of Santa Clarita took top honors last week at the national City-County Communications and Marketing Association's (3CMA) Annual Conference.
Circus Vargas 2010 will open at Westfield Valencia Town Center on Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is accepting reservations for its major fundraiser of the year, the Celebrity Tribute dinner, set for Friday, Nov. 5 at the Odyssey restaurant in Granada Hills.
Handling stress is a valuable way to increase personal wellness and take care of oneself.
Everything old is new. Just as music fans began getting rid of long-stored vinyl record collections, Santa Clarita Valley resident Billy Yergensen opened a retail store called Rock Candy Music and More.
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.