Signal reader Bob Baxton brings up an interesting point ("Tired of the mantra," Letters, Feb. 27) about our politics in general. Most recently in Sacramento and presently in Washington, D.C., we have seen the results of a system that has been prevalent in our two-party system for much too long.
Congratulations to Gary Horton for officially joining the Democrat party ("Can the Buck be passed?" published Mar. 4).
Pro golfer Denis Watson, who is playing at the AT&T Champions Classic at Valencia Country Club through Sunday, recently offered up his take on food to The Signal.
Landscaping not only makes your home more beautiful it can also make it more valuable. In fact, a Michigan State University study found that, depend­ing on where the house is located, high-quality landscaping adds between 5 percent and 11 percent to its price.
Hello Robert, I have a Formica countertop in the kitchen and where the seam was placed, I put something hot on it and it buckled in one spot. Can this be repaired? Can a strip be glued over the whole seam? Thank you so much for your help, Hi Harriet, Now is a good time to start thinking about a new countertop. You could glue Formica over the top of the damaged area, but ...
Hundreds of teachers, administrators and parents dressed in pink lined Santa Clarita Valley intersections Friday to protest pink slips issued to teachers across the state - and the impact they say those layoffs will have on children's futures.
I've got all my kids here, so it's going to be a totally different night than it's been the last couple of nights.
A little bit disappointing. Fred played well enough to shoot two or three under probably, just the putter.
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Editor's note: Tim Haddock has an extensive motor sports background and is a former staff writer at The Signal.
When we read what the Lord says to us in Proverbs 2, "My son, if you receive my words, and treasure my commands within you, so that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; yes, if you cry out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding, if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures; then you will understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God."
When American Jewish University held its 11th annual Prejudice Awareness Summit on Feb. 25, Valencia resident Sarah Rensin was one of the facilitators for almost 200 students attending from middle schools from all over the Los Angeles area.
A tribute to teachers Who: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints What: "A Beacon to the Future - A Tribute to Teachers." Public is invited to attend for free. Eighteen teachers were chosen by students to be recognized for their influence in the student's life. State Assemblyman Cameron Smyth will be the keynote speaker and music will be presented by the Saugus High School Choir. When: Saturday, March 21, at 7 p.m. Where: ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 1,369 votes from mid-afternoon Friday, March 6 to late evening Friday, March 13, 2009.
Joey Sindelar shot an 8-under-par 64 to take the opening round lead in the AT&T Champions Classic at sun splashed Valencia Country Club. One shot back is Tom Purtzer, winner of the 2003 and 2007 AT&T Champions Classic here.
(Sacramento, CA) – More than 57,000 drivers were ticketed for handheld cell phone talking or texting during April's Distracted Driving Awareness Month, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The citations written by CHP officers as well as over 250 local law enforcement agencies across the state match the number handed to drivers in last year's April campaign. The monthly number of cell phone tickets outside of ...
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities at his home early Wednesday while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma medical examiner's office says two infants are among 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles voters have approved a proposition limiting the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become next mayor of Los Angeles after a caustic campaign in which he depicted his fellow Democrat as a pawn of powerful labor bosses.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children.
Finally, an issue Republicans and Democrats can agree on:
Obama and his minions are mired up to their eyeballs in scandals, what with Benghazigate, the IRS targeting of conservative groups for harassment, and the Justice Departments secret grab of Associated Press phone records, not to mention the lingering Operation Fast & Furious debacle.
A world-famous entertainer announced that she and her boyfriend were splitting up in one of the saddest tweets I've ever read: "We have decided to go our separate ways. Please respect our privacy."
The still-rugged beauty of the Santa Clarita Valley provides a natural appeal for motorcyclists. For the past six years, chapter 101 of the legendary Boozefighters Motorcycle Club has enjoyed our rural spirit and open roads by making Canyon Country their home.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns helped San Jose jump off to a fast start with his second goal of the postseason and the Sharks tied their second-round series against Los Angeles at two games with a 2-1 victory over the Kings in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Summoned by Congress, a key figure in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups plans to invoke her constitutional right against self-incrimination and decline to testify at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles say a man was found dead on campus after an apparent fall from a building.