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.
While Bill Kennedy ("Unintended consequences," The Signal, Aug. 28) is correct that the legacy of government initiatives in the Canadian north is a tragic one, his argument lacks nuance.
A recent article in The Signal expressed a concern about overwatering at Central Park ("City needs to conserve water," The Signal, Aug. 21).
With five seconds left in a tie football game, Hart kicker C.J. Reyes lined up the biggest kick of the Indians' still-infant football season. On his mind was only one thing, the jokes made by his holder Blake Borland.
Wow, I am so glad to hear that the city is going to re-restripe Decoro Drive. In this flourishing economy, I know they must be looking for places to spend the money that's just stacking up, and re-doing a job that has already been done is a great place to start. Although I did enjoy the added safety and slower speeds on Decoro for a few weeks it will be nice to get back to ...
My wife's grandmother, Grandma Ann, lived a long and happy life because she always "looked for the good" in every situation.
BAKERSFIELD - If the first game of the season is any indication, it looks like the Bakersfield High Drillers have put together another one of those dominant teams.
We watched the recent Station Fire very closely, and seeing those firefighters in action was amazing.
New Naz series Who: Newhall Church of the Nazarene What: Series on "The Key to Spiritual Breakthrough" When: 9 or 10:45 a.m. Sunday with life classes, Sunday school and nursery offered both hours Where: 23857 The Old Road, off Calgrove Boulevard Contact: (661) 259-5272 or visit www.newnaz.org Joy women's study Who: Grace Baptist Church What: Joy of Living Bible Study for women; an interdenominational, in-depth study of God's word in an informal, small group ...
A 44-year-old woman was nearly sexually assaulted early Friday morning when walking toward a bus stop in Valencia, sheriff's deputies said.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 271 votes from late afternoon Friday, Sept. 4 to mid-afternoon Friday, Sept. 11, 2009.
Space Shuttle Discovery will land at Edwards Air Force Base in California today at 5:53 Pacific time, according to NASA.
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.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.