It took Moses 40 years to lead the Children of Israel across the desert to the Promised Land. So why should we be surprised, in an era of environmental impact reports and NIMBYism, that the William S. Hart Union High School District has yet to finalize its 10-year search for a home for the proposed Castaic high school?
Seventeen years ago it was Hillarycare and gays in the military. Today it's Obamacare and gay marriage.
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: Today is Friday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2009. There are 62 days left in the year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the House Health Care Solutions Group, today issued the following statement after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled the latest version of the Democrat health care plan for a government-run system: "I'm shocked, but not surprised that Speaker Pelosi announced formal plans for a government takeover of America's health care system, despite overwhelming opposition by the citizens across the country. "The 'People's ...
First and foremost, I would like to thank The Signal's Editorial Board for endorsing my candidacy for the Castaic Union School District's Governing Board. I am humbled.
The Signal recently endorsed Mike Berger for the seat on the College of the Canyons Board of Tustees that I will be vacating in December, noting that he possessed "... the kind of leadership COC needs as it marches into an uncertain future of enrollment and curriculum challenges and further state budget cuts."
I want to voice my strong support for Bob Jensen in the William S. Hart Union High School District board election this Tuesday.
Suzan Solomon has my support and my vote for a seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District board.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After months of struggle, House Democrats rolled out sweeping legislation Thursday to extend health care coverage to millions who lack it and create a new option of government-run insurance.
Sierra Vista PE Program Wins Golden Bell The physical education program at Sierra Vista Junior High School has received notice that it will be awarded the prestigious Golden Bell award at the California School Boards Association conference in December. This makes the third Golden Bell that the Hart District has earned and the most recent in an impressive series of awards the Sierra Vista program has received this year. PE Department Chair George Velarde devised ...
The Wednesday pre-trial conference of a 20-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing and running over a Canyon Country man with his car and stabbing and hitting with his car a second man was postponed to later this year, officials said.
A Superior Court judge postponed the Wednesday preliminary hearing of a Canyon Country man accused of hitting and killing a bicyclist while driving drunk to later this year, officials said.
John Abrams performed magic tricks and delivered an anti-drugs message to children at Santa Clarita Elementary School on Tuesday.
A few years ago, the legislature tried to pass a law that would make environmental review for projects less biased. It seems developer-funded environmental impact reports (EIRs) often left something to be desired in the areas of accuracy and full disclosure.
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Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.