The late Adrian Pierce Rogers, Pastor Emeritus of Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, Tenn., said: "You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.
I recently met a candidate for the Hart School Board named Linda Valdes. Wow. What a breath of fresh air.
I read your article "Illegal contractors arrested" (The Signal, Sept. 25) with disgust and shame for California.
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As a former cook, firefighter Phil Lourito believes he knows a thing or two about cooking good chili.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Sept. 25 - Oct. 3, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Santa Clarita Christian School football amassed 520 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on the ground en route to a 66-43 victory over Hesperia Christian Saturday night at Canyon High School. The Cardinals (2-2) were led by senior running back Collin Keoshian, who piled up 304 yards on 24 carries and tallied six rushing touchdowns. He also caught the Cardinals lone score through the air when he pulled in a pass delivered from quarterback Colin Mayhugh ...
It's almost time to cast your vote We've got an election coming Nov. 3, and roughly half of all ballots will be cast long before then. Absentee ballots, aka vote-by-mail ballots, account for an increasing share of the tally. You can expect an application for a vote-by-mail ballot to arrive soon if it's not already in your mailbox. You'll be asked to make choices on the William S. Hart Union High School and Santa Clarita ...
Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, I have visited your Santa Clarita Office twice in the last few years. On both occasions your staff was courteous and attentive. I was impressed and appreciated their graciousness. This morning (Sept. 26) I attended your health care town hall at College of the Canyons. Most of the audience was respectful and well-behaved. I did not agree with every speaker, but I realize people came because they are passionate about their ...
I am writing this letter to express my great disappointment with the town hall meeting on Sept. 26 hosted by Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon relative to HR 3200, the health care initiative.
Santa Clarita STARS Dance Team kicked off the season at the Movie Premiere of "Fame" at the Canyon Country Edwards Theater. "Our dancers were so inspired by the movie - it emphasized that teamwork and perseverance pays off," said Holly Diaz, director of the team. The STARS Showteam has received top honors at Regional and National dance competitions and have a busy 2009-2010 season planned.
Strong values met strength of character when the Boy Scouts of America and title event sponsor Total Financial Solutions hosted the fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley Leaders of Character Recognition dinner.
The Signal article on the town hall meeting ("Town hall meeting draws ire," Sept. 27) failed to mention the best moment of the event.
Dates to Watch Today The Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita and the SCV Senior Center host the 18th Annual Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita Six Flags Magic Mountain 5K Run. Race begins at 8 a.m. , warm up at 7 a.m. Benefits the Home-Delivered Meals Program. Pre-event registration fees are $25 for adults, $15 for high school students and $10 for junior high students. Info: www.scvsc.org. (661) 259-9444 ext. 140 or e-mail kiwanis5K@yahoo.com. ...
The town hall meeting held Sept. 26 at College of the Canyons, hosted by Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is the stuff our Founding Fathers participated in and advocated, consisted of average Americans standing up to be counted and heard.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In a courtroom, not an Olympic stadium, there was no click-click-click of Oscar Pistorius' prosthetic limbs. His only sound Friday was loud, uncontrollable sobs as prosecutors charged him with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his model girlfriend.
One of the comments I often hear from people who visit Santa Clarita for the first time is how beautiful our city looks.
Friendly Valley church
I syndicate the cartoons of Rick McKee, the brilliant, conservative cartoonist from The Augusta Chronicle, to newspapers around the world.
A team of volunteers from the Valencia United Methodist Church traveled to Nicaragua the first week of March to offer assistance to poor families. The families live in shacks in and around an area known as la chureca, a large trash dump located in Central Nicaragua near the city of Managua.
Our youngest son, a senior at Valencia High School, ain't happy.
On Feb. 12, the president delivers his State of the Union address, and he is followed almost immediately by a GOP spokesman who says, "Oh, no, that's not the way it is.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.