The Transportation Security Administration is representative of what is wrong with a bureaucracy. It grows and adds bodies, but it does not add quality people.
Most of us are learning to do more with less these days - it's the new normal. That extends to local nonprofit organizations, too.
If nominations were taken to determine the primary underlying ethos of modern America, some might rightly suggest consumerism. We are a people who often equate well-being with buying something, even if we don't need it.
Robert Sutton was interviewed for the current issue of Inc. magazine to promote his new book, "Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be The Best …and Learn from the Worst." One of the frequent comments Sutton heard during his research is that there is an overabundance of talking done by the person at the top, and not enough listening.
Dilbeck Real Estate of Santa Clarita hosts its annual photo session with Santa Claus on Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Whittaker-Bermite Citizens Advisory Group hosts a meeting Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Greenhouse Cafe.
The monthly Art Walk returns to Main Street in Old Town Newhall on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Local Girl Scouts will host a food drive at the Santa Clarita Food Pantry on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be no third straight title-game appearance for the Santa Clarita Christian football team.
With Thanksgiving behind us, it means the year-end holiday season is officially here.
As a business owner, it is important to protect your company and its assets from financial risks caused by unexpected events. Business insurance may help minimize some risks.
Philip Bialowitz, 84, has not only painful memories of his time spent in Sobibor, a Nazi extermination camp in Poland during World War II. He also has a physical reminder.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The search for the next SCV Chamber of Commerce president and CEO has yielded well over 70 applicants, according to Sue Reynolds, senior partner at New Market Careers in Santa Clarita.
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.