Most wonderful time of year?
The irony in Mr. Lampton's rebuttal ("The real story behind the Kool-Aid," The Signal, Dec. 18) regarding the political term "drinking the Kool-Aid" made me chuckle.
Editor's note: In the spirit of the holidays, The Signal offers this list of chances to give to local charities. If you have an entry to add to this list, e-mail details, including contact information, to email@example.com.
Grief Share program
The city of Santa Clarita offers free curbside Christmas tree recycling every year. By recycling your tree, you can help the environment and keep this valuable resource out of our landfills.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
This is an observation about a safety matter on Bouquet Canyon Road and Espuella Drive.
The holiday season is a time of generosity and peace. Family and friends gather to celebrate and reflect on another year gone by.
A Santa Clarita woman who allegedly crashed into three cars while driving drunk in a Target parking lot is scheduled to appear in court next month, officials said.
Here are the eclectic top choices of entertainment from the past year, as made by Signal staff members.
Since Moses brought the tablets down from the mountain, lists have come in 10s - not that we couldn't have done with several more commandments. Who says a year has 10 best films, anyway? Nobody but readers, editors and most other movie critics. There was hell to pay last year when I published my list of 20 best. You'd have thought I belched at a funeral. So on this list I have devoutly limited myself to exactly 10 films. On each of two lists.
Years pass and tastes change, at least a little. In choosing their top films of the past decade, Associated Press movie critics David Germain and Christy Lemire stuck closely to their favorites from each year.
Ryan Bingham is the Organization Man for the 2000s. He never comes to the office. Technically, he doesn't have an office; he has an address where his employer has an office. His life is devoted to visiting other people's offices and firing them. "Up in the Air" takes the trust people once had in their jobs and pulls out the rug. It is a film for this time.
The less I thought about Sherlock Holmes, the more I liked "Sherlock Holmes." Yet another classic hero has been fed into the f/x mill, emerging as a modern superman. Guy Ritchie's film is filled with sensational sights, over-the-top characters and a desperate struggle atop Tower Bridge, which is still under construction. It's likely to be enjoyed by today's action fans. But block bookings are not likely from the Baker Street Irregulars.
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.