Today, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) joined his Republican colleagues on the Education and Labor Committee in a forum to examine the culture of favoritism by Democrats for certain powerful special interest allies in the labor unions.
California State Senator Tony Strickland, Vice-Chair of the Senate Health Committee and representitive of the California Senate District 19, which includes portions of Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties, reacted to the Senate Appropriations passage of SB 810 (Leno, D-San Francisco) and released the following statement: "The Democrats in Sacramento aren't listening. The people don't want a government run healthcare system. The lack of support for the federal proposal and the election results in ...
In an effort to raise money for programs, equipment or other needed projects, teachers from Golden Oak Elementary School will take orders and serve dinner to students, parents and other school supporters as part of "McTeacher's Night" from 5 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 27 at the McDonald's located at 19401 Golden Valley Road. Twenty percent of the lobby sales during the three-hour period will benefit Golden Oak Elementary School.
In the pantheon of such legends as Santa Claus and the Bogeyman, the Tooth Fairy ranks down in the minor leagues, I'd say, with Jack Frost and the Easter Bunny. There is a scene in "Tooth Fairy" when the hero is screamed at by his girlfriend for even BEGINNING to suggest to her 6-year-old that there isn't a Tooth Fairy, but surely this is a trauma a child can survive. Don't kids simply humor their parents to get the dollar?
"Extraordinary Measures" is an ordinary film with ordinary characters in a story too big for it. Life has been reduced to a Lifetime movie. The story, based on fact, is compelling: Two sick children have no more than a year to live when their father determines to seek out a maverick scientist who may have a cure. This is "Lorenzo's Oil" with a different disease, Pompe disease, although it fudges the facts to create a ...
Bayonetta is the most flamboyant video-game heroine in a long, long time. Leggy, bespectacled and clad in a skintight black catsuit, she struts across the screen like a model stalking the runway. That model, however, is more campy than sexy, more RuPaul than Gisele.
The Repertory East Playhouse will open its 2010 Season with "Lost in Yonkers," by Neil Simon and sponsored by Mission View Public Schools. "This is classic piece of American literature by one of the finest American playwrights in history. It is an honor to be able to have this magnificent piece on our stage. We are all very excited for this production," said Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston.
Etiquette is needed everywhere, including driving and riding in a vehicle. Being a polite and considerate driver - and passenger - also supports the safety issues of being on the road.
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I am still waiting for Andre Hollings' point from his latest column, ("The taking of America," Jan. 15).
Santa Clarita has been one of the entertainment industry's most-favored back lots for decades.
On Jan. 15, many community members gathered at Santa Clarita City Hall to participate in a public hearing on the topic of the cost of business regulation. The event was hosted by state Sen. George Runner and Assemblyman Cameron Smyth to gauge the impact state regulations are having on small businesses.
In light of the budget crisis which consumed much of the 2009 legislative session, the California Legislature was relatively quiet on the employment law front.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of Jan. 15 - Jan. 21, 2010 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
PASADENA, Calif. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse deep inside Mars.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
There were a total of five part one crimes reported in Zone 3 during the above dates. Here are some details regarding some of the crimes.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.