The following essays were submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School.
As baby boomers reach age 65 this year and begin planning for retirement, they are concerned how the economy will affect their retirement income and what they have paid into Social Security during their working years.
Senior lunch menu
What could be creepier?
Running on a jobs platform, newly elected Republicans have interpreted their temporary rise to power in an entirely different way.
An article in the Feb. 21 issue of The Signal ("Poll: A look at declawing, debarking your animals") claims that debarking your dog is painful, implies it's inhumane and that only 8 percent of pet owners polled approve of removing the vocal cords.
Planning a trip out of town?
Daniel Vreeland II
Located in the Santa Clarita Valley for 28 years, J. David's Custom Clothiers recently moved to a new location at The Shops at the Patios in the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall.
Hard work has always been an asset. Most business owners would state that hard work is their hallmark and what got them to where they are today.
Saturday, March 5
How many more hints from North Africa and the Middle East will it take before we as a people take control of our national dialogue? We have an economic tragedy staring us squarely in the face, yet we will not even acknowledge its existence. The talking heads on television and Hollywood elite, who can easily afford $7 a gallon gas, want us to argue homosexual marriage or Fox News vs. MSNBC. We are being held hostage by Third World tribal insanity.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.
The Saugus football team proved it can put up points in a hurry during its season opener against Simi Valley.
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is on the verge of regulating groundwater for the first time under legislation headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.