To Steve Lunetta regarding your Aug. 31 Ted Kennedy column ("Death of a lion?"); your logic is all wrong.
Patricia Sulpizio's letter of Aug. 29 ("Dean on authoritarians"), reviewing John Dean's visit to Santa Clarita proves only one thing: She is a rabid Democrat.
What "lion" in the senate is going to "keep the dream alive"? A "torch-bearer" is needed to carry on Ted Kennedy's life-long dream for health care reform, and his lifetime dreams of social causes. Agree with him or not, Kennedy was a man of his convictions in the political arena. He fought for what he believed in, which was social justice for one and all, and to make a better life for every American.
Los Angeles Universal Preschool invites Santa Clarita Valley residents to watch the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday and support a fundraiser for the organization.
With flu season approaching, the William S. Hart Union High School District posted an information sheet from the California Department of Education and a question-and-answer sheet on the H1N1 flu on the district's Web site, where it is available to parents and staff members.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will host the 14th Annual Castaic Mud Run on Sunday in Castaic.
The city of Santa Clarita and local groups will hold a free carnival at Newhall Park today from noon to 5 p.m.
Seth Goldberg has traveled a long way to continue a family tradition. The 45 year-old National Guard Battalion Commander completed a 10-month tour in Iraq, stationed just outside Tikrit. On Friday, the U.S. and California flags that flew over his headquarters were given to Tesoro Del Valle Elementary School, where his two children attend. "I wanted to recognize the school and the teachers for paying special attention to the children of citizen soldiers," he said. ...
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My son: Hey, Daddy, why doesn't E.T. come back to Earth? Me: Because E.T. is from a movie. My son: But Santa Claus is from a movie, and he comes back to our house every Christmas. Me: Well, E.T. can't come back to Earth because ... Remember in the movie when he gets really sick and he turns really pale white? My son: Yeah, I remember. Me: Well, that's because ...
SIMI VALLEY - Golden Valley debuted the 2009 season with a 36-0 loss against Royal High in Simi Valley.
They say there are angels among us all the time. Well, I can verify that. I was traveling south on San Fernando Road (Railroad Avenue) in the fast lane with my dog when all of a sudden my car lost power and simply died there on the spot. What could I do but sit there and wait? After about five minutes a big SUV pulled up behind me. Two angels in street clothes stopped as ...
Steve Lunetta's column, "Death of a lion?" (Aug. 31) sets a new low for him and The Signal and was one of the vilest and repugnant articles he has had the opportunity to write and have printed.
Dirk Marks' rather amusing double-speak in his "Noltemeyer inaccurate" letter to the editor (The Signal, Aug. 20) first states that I was inaccurate because the Castaic Lake Water Agency did not file the lawsuit to overturn the National Marine Fisheries Service's biological opinion.
In response to Kevin Buck's Shakespeare-laden column in the Sept. 1 edition of The Signal ("The dog days of discourse"), I have some thoughts.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - An Orange County employee of mortgage giant Fannie Mae has pleaded not guilty to charges that he demanded kickbacks to provide listings of repossessed homes to a real estate broker.
A red flag warning for high fire danger was issued today for the mountains in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings, whose unflinching reporting ended the career of a top American army general, died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles, his employer and family said.
DENVER (AP) - Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
NEW YORK (AP) - Men's Wearhouse Inc. has dismissed its founder and executive chairman George Zimmer.
NEW YORK (AP) - The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
ZARQA, Jordan (AP) - Under the watchful eye of stern-faced American advisers, hundreds of U.S.-trained Jordanian commandos fanned across this dusty desert plain, holding war games that could eventually form the basis of an assault in Syria.
On the unlikely event that Mark Pryor wins re-election as Arkansas' senior U.S. senator in 2014, he should send New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg a thank-you gift. Something like a sugary 44-ounce Big Gulp or a case of Dr. Pepper.
On June 6, Fox News reported Buck McKeon's Armed Services Committed had passed another $650 billion "defense" budget.
"I can't believe the government is invading my privacy! We might as well be living in Russia!" said the guy in aisle 3 into his cellphone.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nick Vander Tuig scattered four hits over seven-plus innings and UCLA produced just enough offense to defeat North Carolina State 2-1 in the College World Series on Tuesday night.
For the third time within four weeks, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a drivers' checkpoint within the city limits to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Local swimming pool jumped right into the fun Monday as worldwide participants sought to set a record for "the world's largest swimming lesson."