I was challenged the other day to say something positive about socialism, by naming some place where it's worked, and there is such a place.
Certainly I am not the only one who misses John Boston's contributions to The Signal. I have only read the paper occasionally since his departure.
I read City Councilman Bob Kellar's letter to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer in Sunday's edition of The Signal ("In support of Arizona," June 6).
Float Tube Bass Day What: Friends of Castaic Lake present Float Tube Bass Day where awards will be presented for each derby as well as overall series. When: 6 a.m. to noon Where: Castaic Lake Lagoon, 32132 Castaic Lake Drive Contact: (661) 257-4050 or www.castaiclake.com Pancake breakfast What: The Santa Clarita Sunrise Rotary Club sponsors a pancake breakfast for the residents of Greenbrier Mobile Estates to support their emergency preparedness committee. ...
This summer, grab your sunscreen, family and friends and enjoy a ride to Santa Monica Beach without dealing with traffic or parking concerns. Every Saturday and Sunday from June 19 through Sept. 5, the city of Santa Clarita is offering low-cost bus rides to Santa Monica via the 2010 Summer Beach Bus. Summer Beach Bus fares are $3 each way for children and adults, with tickets available at $1.50 each way for senior citizens and persons with disabilities.
Young graduates and seasoned workers alike filed into a room filled with prospective employers Friday morning to chat with recruiters and fill out job applications.
In February 2010, new credit card rules established by the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 were put into effect. Many consumers may have already experienced these changes, and it is important to have a sound understanding of what the new rules might mean for you and your finances.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) -- The astonishing news that the oil leak at the bottom of the sea may be twice as big as previously thought could have major repercussions for both the environment and BP's financial health, killing more marine life and dramatically increasing the amount the company must pay in fines and damages.
Hubbadaddys Rehearsal Studios, a local rehearsal studio for music, is now accepting students for its private and group classes.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) and other members of the California Animal Protection Caucus will present an Assembly Resolution to The Gentle Barn Foundation in recognition of its contributions to the community over the last decade on Friday, June 25 at The Gentle Barn at 9:30 a.m.
The city of Santa Clarita will construct a Safe Route to School Improvements Project on streets adjacent to Mitchell, Peachland and Rosedell elementary schools beginning Monday, June 14.
High School, College Graduations in Sync Getting a "head start" on college is a strong desire for Academy of the Canyons students. This year, two AOC students were actually college graduates before they were high school graduates! On June 4, Dean Fisher and Brandon Williams graduated from College of the Canyons, receiving their A.A. degrees. The following morning, they received their high school diplomas from AOC. This is a huge accomplishment requiring a great deal ...
The city of Santa Clarita will host "Storytime Adventures," a no-cost interactive event where local youth are read stories aloud at the Sports Complex Activities Center.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A divided federal appeals on Friday court dealt the federal government a significant setback in its prosecution of Barry Bonds on perjury charges.
If you've seen "The Karate Kid" (1984), the memories will come back during this 2010 remake of the original. That's a compliment. The original story was durable enough to inspire three sequels, and now we have an entertaining version filmed mostly on location in China, with 56-year-old Jackie Chan in the role of Mr. Miyagi.
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
Princess Cruises has appointed Stuart Hawkins as senior vice president of Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Compliance.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.