WASHINGTON, D.C. - Earlier today, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) made the following statement concerning an agreement made by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to make a technical fix to the post-9/11 GI Bill that will allow California veterans to receive their full educational benefit:
"After months of work to ensure California veterans would receive the full educational benefit they earned and deserve, I am incredibly pleased to announce that Veterans Affairs is taking an important first step to fixing the California glitch and restoring some equity for our veterans. The formula still creates disproportions for ...
Santa Clarita Valley business owners Bob Ramirez and Chris Handley have combined talents and expertise in marketing and technology to offer a series of training seminars for local business people and entrepreneurs interested in learning how to market and advertise their businesses through social media outlets Facebook and Twitter, and using blogs and video.
Like many nonprofit, volunteer-based organizations, New Leash on Life Animal Rescue has been hit hard by the recession, putting their mission to save shelter animals in jeopardy.
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Thursday, Sept. 10 and Thursday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The van offers a wide variety of services for the visually impaired without requiring the time or trouble of visiting the Braille Institute in Los Angeles.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will exhibit the work of landscape photographer and environmental advocate Robert Glenn Ketchum from Aug. 24 through Sept. 19.
The Santa Clarita Certified Farmers Markets invites parents and school-age kids to come to the markets, sample the items and talk to the many farmers as a way to promote healthy eating in kids.
Many people are talking about "health care" and how "the government" has some responsibility to step forward and make sure they have some form of affordable insurance. Many letters to that effect have been published right here in The Signal.
At this time, I consider myself very fortunate. I have a job and health insurance.
In case our Congressman doesn't know it ("Leave government out of health care," Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, Opinion, July 19), he is already part of a government-run health care system called the Government Employees Health Benefits Program.
Regarding "Leave government out of health care" (Howard P. "Buck" Mckeon, Opinion, July 19): I am very proud to have Congressman McKeon as my representative in Congress. He has his head on straight. It is really a shame we can not have this kind of representation from the Democrats who are in power.
Sylvia Acuna thinks everyone should get what Congress gets in the way of health care ("All Americans need health care," Opinion, July 16).
Those who criticize the U.S. for some of the few blemishes that our form of democracy exhibits are essentially un-American.
The Feb. 26 edition of The Signal published an article on the billboard proposal talks ("Billboard proposal talks draw hefty crowd to City Hall").
During each City Council election cycle the citizens of Santa Clarita are subjected to a plethora of campaign blight on public property created by candidates who are asking for voters to entrust them to represent their interests in our beautiful community.
County supervisors have approved a new community standards district for Agua Dulce, OK'ing residents' bid to maintain the rural nature of the area.
CORONA - Once the tears of heartbreak were wiped away on Saturday afternoon, the Hart Indians girls soccer team began to regain some perspective.
Last week, the men's and women's basketball teams at The Master's College battled through the first portion of postseason, while Mustangs men's golf competed in its annual home tournament, the TMC Spring Invitational. Finally, baseball hosted Westmont in its first conference series since late February
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 10 cents over the past two weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) - The shirtless warriors of the "300" sequel "Rise of an Empire" ravaged the post-Oscars box-office weekend with a domestic debut of $45.1 million but an even bigger international haul of $87.8 million.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Amane Gobena ran two marathons in two months, and after winning the second in Los Angeles, she'll now have enough money for that dream home.
Is there any mainstream religion that does not forbid homosexuality?
PARIS (AP) - Interpol knew about stolen passports that two passengers used to board an ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight bound for China, but no country checked the police agency's vast database on stolen documents beforehand, it said Sunday. Interpol said it hopes authorities will "learn from the tragedy."
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed not to relinquish "a single centimeter" of his country's territory.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - A stage at a Southern California high school collapsed during a performance, sending 25 students to the hospital with mainly minor injuries, authorities said.