"No one likes the bearer of bad news." - Antigone, Sophocles (496-406 B.C.)
Journalists and whistleblowers share common traits. They are perceived as arrogant, insensitive and vexing meddlers. Their exposés are seldom appreciated. Both seek the truth, one in the interest of history, the other in the service of justice.
"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you - then you win."
I just finished reading Phil Rizzo's column "Nostalgia makes you feel good" (The Signal, Feb. 24).
Regarding "Kellar damaging city's image" (The Signal, Feb. 17): I say, "leave Bob alone!"
Regarding the article on Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon's joke at the women's conference ("McKeon apologizes for joke at women's conference," The Signal, Feb. 19):
In response to the Sunday's column ("Strangers in 'paradise,'" The Signal, Feb. 21) by W.E. Gutman regarding our perception on immigration:
Thanks to Andre Hollings ("The taking of America," The Signal, Jan. 15) for a vital lesson of world history.
Well, finally the Olympics are over. They were as exciting as a root canal.
While I spoke to him by phone on Feb. 26, he sounded really shook up.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
All births below were recorded at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, unless otherwise noted. Parents can submit jpeg photos and announcement information to Lifestyle@the-signal.com - subject line: BIRTH.
LOS ANGELES -- When the American Advertising Federation recognized this year's best in advertising, Scott Watters received an ADDY award...or three.
Santa Clarita-based singer Millena Dawn is back and will perform with her new band on Thursday, March 18 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today after a Sacramento Bee report revealed that former Speaker Karen Bass authorized pay raises for twenty Democratic Caucus staff members on her last day as Speaker:
SANTA PAULA - State Sens. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley), Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) and Assemblywoman Audra Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) today hosted a legislative hearing on the impact of regulations on local businesses.
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.