In the July 21 edition of The Signal, Dan Glidden wrote a letter ("Save our smog?") disputing my earlier letter ("Climate change hysteria") on climate change legislation.
After several weeks of examination and analysis, most statisticians agree the incumbent administration and currently ruling clerics determined the outcome of the Iranian presidential election before the actual counting of the votes.
I'm Las Vegas' worst nightmare. I always leave a winner. The reason? I know the rules of the game are designed so ultimately the house wins. I play long enough to make some cash, and then walk. It is all about knowing the system. And that is why Joe Messina, a three-time losing candidate for the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board, will be declared a winner this November. The rules of ...
The Reynoso Family of Santa Clarita are ready to battle against The Harden Family of Los Angeles on the nationally syndicated Family Feud, beginning on Wednesday, July 29, at 6 p.m. on KCAL (Channel 9).
Dates to Watch Today The After School Rock program will be holding its summer session rock concert at 1p.m. at Vincenzo's Pizza, 24504 ½ Lyons Ave., Newhall. The public is invited to attend and hear these talented kids take the stage for a real rock show, featuring music by Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Blue Oyster Cult, Velvet Revolver, The Foo Fighters, Queen and more. Admission is free, all ages welcome. July 28 SCV off the Grid ...
"Informed choices." That is what Supervisor Mike Antonovich says he wants for the people of West Ranch, Castaic and Tesoro del Valle. That is not what they'll be making when they vote Nov. 3 unless a number of things change - and fast. At issue is nothing less than the future governance of the communities immediately west and north of Santa Clarita city limits. Do residents of those areas want to form their own city? ...
Placerita Junior High School and Golden Oak Adult School are working together to create a computer lab for students from both of the William S. Hart Union High School District schools to use.
Students work on their creations at COC's Culinary Institute.
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:
America has lost its moral compass. Adrift in the sea of Obamunism, and embracing moral relativism with the enthusiasm of a liberal attending his first ACLU meeting, we have become like Captain Jack Sparrow's compass - the needle, rather than pointing in the right direction, points to wherever you want it to go. With the people's deposing of Manuel Zelaya, the leftist Honduran dictator who tried to hijack his country's constitution by staying in office ...
On July 18, my wife and I were victims of a hate crime in the Vons parking lot on Lyons. We have a "Yes on 8" sticker on the back of our van which we were approaching with our groceries when I noticed three young men "hanging out" not far from our vehicle. I didn't pay any attention to them as we loaded our bags into the van. But when we began to get in ...
I have recently dealt with bladder cancer; fortunately I paid for private insurance and received good treatment.
Obtaining a loan in this economic climate may seem difficult. However, Santa Clarita Valley business owners should keep in mind that financial institutions are in business to provide loans. While each institution may vary in its loan offerings, requirements and terms, here are several general tips that may help you prepare for the small business loan process and help boost your appeal as a viable loan candidate. The first step in the loan process is ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 474 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 17 to late afternoon Friday, July 24, 2009. Question: "Should the state legalize and tax marijuana to reduce the budget deficit?" * Sure, why not? (293 votes) * No way! (156 votes) * Don't care (25 votes) Click here to vote in The-Signal.com's current Reader Meter poll, in which the ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Lawmakers on Friday approved a complex package of spending cuts, local government raids and accounting maneuvers to fill California's gigantic budget deficit, providing hope that the state might begin a slow climb out of a deep financial hole. The legislative package of about 30 bills, with final passage coming in the Assembly in the afternoon after an all-night session, was similar to the deal announced earlier this week by Gov. Arnold ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Sometimes it turns out that famous clichés are just plain wrong, or at least wrong in enough important situations to make them suspect. One with which I particularly disagree is "Familiarity breeds contempt." I know what it is supposed to identify, and I flatly disagree. Familiarity, with the right people, in the right way, and for the right reasons, actually breeds contentment.
LAKE ELSINORE (AP) - A former councilman for the Southern California city of Lake Elsinore has been found slain in his home.
ROME (AP) - An influential Italian Catholic magazine is asking its readers if disgraced former Los Angeles archbishop Roger Mahony should participate in the upcoming election for a new pope.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Ruby-throated hummingbirds are migrating to North America weeks earlier than in decades past, and research indicates that higher temperatures in their winter habitat may be the reason.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the '80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Adults who've begun working toward their GED are being urged to finish up this year, before the test for a high school equivalency diploma changes and they have to start all over.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Police chiefs in New Hampshire wanted more money for their youth training program. A youth hockey team in North Dakota needed more ice time.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In mathematical terms, divide the circumference of the world by its diameter, and you have pi. In Hollywood terms, add a United Nations mix of ingredients and you have the blockbuster "Life of Pi."
Roger Ailes, the head of Fox News Channel, is a very smart man. And he knows how to count, a skill that has apparently eluded many of his fellow conservatives.
Those who have said goodbye to the work-a-day grind now have many hours to settle down and relax. People who have continually put off vacations in lieu of work responsibilities may now have all the time they need to explore the world.
Presidents' Day is a time set aside to celebrate the legacies of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and also remember all of the Presidents of the United States (POTUS) that have made our nation great.
The city of Santa Clarita went 3-D to teach students how to prevent pollution at the Newhall Library one day last week.
A friend of mine recently sent me one of those political emails that screams for fact-checking. You know the ones I mean - "Obama is really a space alien and we have proof!" or "Hilary Clinton Smokes Pot with Harry Reid."
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