Joining the Placerita Theatre Arts Program was one of the best choices I have made. It is a program that gives all the kids who join a chance to be whoever they want and be accepted for who they really are. Where else could you be a talking duck, a talk show host, an evil cat or a robber of Elvis' hair? Our drama club meets after school from 2:35 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every ...
Santa Clarita should not go after stimulus money. With all due respect to my friend Ken Pulskamp, I must forcefully disagree with the decision that the city has made to pursue money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
In your Signal Daybreak column on Feb. 28, you mentioned the fact that apparently Bush said about a year ago that we were not "recession bound" and that Obama said we were "on the brink of a recession."
The pork-laden federal budgets include such things as taxpayers spending millions of dollars on such things as quelling pig manure and odor in Iowa.
On Wednesday, March 4, on my trip to the doctor from Valencia to Burbank, I observed 67 cars that had either no headlights on or the driver was talking on a hand-held cell phone.
Embryonic stem-cell research has not cured anything and has no current human trials, simply because the method so far has only produced tumors in animals. Yet, President Barack Obama has, by executive order, fulfilled his campaign promise to lift the ban on federally funded embryonic stem-cell research.
I hope you politicians that approved the tax hike never receive another vote from an honest member of the Society of California Voters.
I read in Tuesday's paper (March 10) that "everything is right on track" (on the Cemex legislation front), according to Lindsey Mask, spokeswoman for Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon.
First place If I were a scientist, I would invent one thing and one thing only. I would invent a fast cloning device that could clone anything, and it would have the same everything as the first one. Say it was a person - once you cloned it, it would have the same personality, the same brain, and everything else. I would invent it so I could be at more than one place at a ...
I am currently an eighth-grade student at Rio Norte Junior High School. Last September, I heard on the morning announcements during homeroom that the Resourceful River Hawks Community Service Club was having their first meeting of the year at lunch time. I decided since I was not in the club last year that maybe I could be in it this year.
"I love to read," said Luis Sebastion, a third-grader at Canyon Springs Elementary School.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison control centers across the country. In California, the California Poison Control System (CPCS) is dedicated to providing residents with the most up-to-date information and 24-hour assistance relating to poisoning.
Famous women in history from Cleopatra to Sally Ride will tell their stories "in person" when the American Association of University Women (AAUW) brings its "Women in History" program to Saugus High School.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Consumer advocates said that federal law enforcement agencies should create a special investigative unit dedicated to unearthing any fraud or misconduct attributable to AIG employees paid bonuses since taxpayers bailed out the company.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Wednesday that he was unable to meet with his friend and ally Hugo Chavez when he came to the military hospital in Caracas where the Venezuelan president is undergoing unspecified cancer treatment.
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
It's the ultimate stomach turner: how Carnival's 893-foot-long cruise ship Triumph, along with its 4,200 passengers, was stranded due to a fuel engine leak for five days with no food, little water and few working bathrooms.
CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
California Superstores Valencia KIA donated $2,500 to to benefit Rescues on the Runway - an animal rescue organization that saves dogs and cats from Los Angeles kill shelters and finds loving homes for them.
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley and Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted a Soroptimist International and Zonta Dinner. The event is an annual gathering that has been held every January for many years. It allows the two clubs to socialize and work together on projects.
The start of the 21st century has brought with it an avalanche of international problems such as war, economic recession, nuclear proliferation, and rising global competitors. Although all these issues merit individual attention and consideration, I think the unrelenting rise of China presents the largest and most significant global challenge to the United States.
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