Monday, June 13
Richard Myers' May 24 letter, "Bush's paychecks for speaking unbelievable," emits mocking of former President George W. Bush making $100,000-$150,000 per speaking engagement while Bush at some point mispronounced the word "nuclear." Myers then stretched to the taunt that Bush probably donated the money to Hurricane Katrina victims.
Several months ago, out of frustration over our constant dilemma of being forced to vote for GOP candidates lacking conservative principles, I joined the Santa Clarita Valley's California Republican Assembly desiring to have a voice in such endorsements.
Realtors are eternal optimists, typically seeing golden sunrises brimming with splendid possibilities where laymen see gathering storm clouds.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Reid Brignac got Tampa Bay's offense started with his first homer of the season and delivered the deciding run with a safety squeeze bunt in the 10th for the Rays, who completed their first-ever three-game sweep in Anaheim with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
We humans often seem to forget that the past is at least an indication of the future. Those who ignore history are condemned to repeat it, as they say.
I am very unhappy about the May 31 article about the Memorial Day tribute at Eternal Valley.
I just finished reading Carole Lutness' May 29 letter, "We're living through end times" and would like to respond to her many questions.
Chili's of Stevenson Ranch is donating 15 percent of its sales to the SCV Domestic Violence Center on Monday. Purchases include dine-in, takeout and beverages.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra performed at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on May 14 as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra's annual Youth Orchestra Festival.
Rioux Park walking group
NEW YORK (AP) - In a city piled high with ambitious architecture, a seven-floor structure off the beaten path boasts a distinction of its own: It's billed as the first multistory, modular-built apartment building to open in the nation's apartment capital.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Escalating their ground offensive, Israeli troops backed by tanks and warplanes battled Hamas militants in a crowded neighborhood of Gaza City early Sunday. The fighting, including heavy Israeli tank fire, killed scores of Palestinians, forced thousands to flee and damaged or destroyed dozens of homes.
TOREZ, Ukraine (AP) - Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the U.S. and European leaders demanded that Russian President Vladimir Putin make sure rebels give international investigators full access to the crash site.
NEW YORK (AP) - Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago.
HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) - International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.
John Boehner is the Speaker of the House of Representatives. He leads the House of Representatives as majority leader. Senator Mitch McConnell is the minority leader of the Senate. He's been attacking the President for the last six years unsuccessfully!
I agree with Gary Horton (Opinion, July 9). It seems though that our country is less civil. If I speak of our President, I will state "our President" or "Mr. Barack Obama."
The Signal's opinion piece titled "The high speed rail hoodwink" (Opinion, July 13) recycles many of the myths and misinformation about the California High-Speed Rail Program that have been put forward by opponents.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Logan Morrison hit a go-ahead RBI double during Seattle's two-run 12th inning, and the Mariners hung on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Saturday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Zack Greinke is getting tripped up by first innings.
Both the West Ranch and Valencia baseball teams chose not to participate in the Valley Invitational Baseball League this summer.
The signals I pick up on the economy continue to show a mixed bag. One week I think things are getting better; the next week I see signs of impending doom.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria's military, just 85 kilometers (53 miles) from the northeastern state capital of Maiduguri, a civil defense spokesman and a human rights advocate said Saturday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A YouTube video that shows Kacy Catanzaro, a 5-foot, 100-pound gymnast, breezing through an obstacle course where others twice her size often fail has garnered more than 6 million views since she competed in the "American Ninja Warriors" TV show.