As I reflect back and rejoice on Nov. 2's massive GOP/tea party avalanche election, I want to publicly express my deep appreciation to Jon Stewart and his devotees who greatly aided our highly popular tea party movement with his recent "Rally to Restore Sanity" in Washington, D.C., and several other locations across America.
Victor Ramirez, from Sinaloa, Mexico, suffered from an aggressive ameloblastoma - a tumor on the enamel of the teeth.
For several months prior to the Nov. 2 elections, Paul Henry Sibek peppered us with several letters laughing and poking fun at Republicans.
Brecken Anthony Falasca, son of Anthony G. and Jennifer L. Falasca, of Valencia, was born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia. He weighed 6 lbs., 5 oz., and was 20 inches in length. He is the brother of Gino Murrietta. Grandparents are Jeff and Maria Falasca, of Santa Clarita, and Jim and Susan Henderson, of Three Rivers. Great-grandparents are Ester Henderson, of Three Rivers, and Paul Olivares, of Los Angeles.
In conjunction with National Memory Screening Day, Visiting Angels will host a free, confidential memory screening event on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The race to sell the most luxury cars heats up as the auto industry revs up for the final two months of sales for 2010.
More Americans are increasingly working from home as a result of technological advances, changes in the job market and employer flexibility. According to the latest statistics available from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 5.9 million people worked from home in 2008, and the trend is continuing.
A celebration in honor of the new Veterans Center at COC will be held Tuesday. Special recognition will be paid to those veterans who have served the country since 9/11.
Just as they made the claim that their 2006 midterm takeover of Congress was a referendum and rejection of the policies of Bush, the Democrats are now trying to claim that Nov. 2's election results weren't an identical rejection of Obama's policies.
I want to point out how delusional the GOP is about the American health care system. There is an editorial in the Washington Post by Richard Cohen that shoots holes in the GOP's take on the American health care system.
I just wanted to extend my thanks to the staff, volunteers, organizers and crew that run the Santa Clarita Marathon.
It has been reported that the City Council will once again consider allowing the location of a materials-recycling facility, or MRF (euphemism for trash dump) along Sierra Highway between Golden Valley Road and Placerita Canyon.
Isabelle Howell, 17, remembers driving more than 15 hours through 13,000-foot mountain passes to reach the Tibetan village where the nonprofit organization Bodhicitta Inc. plans on building a girls school.
Although I was never a fan of Robin Williams, I am sad to hear that he has died - and from his own hand.
There is not enough emphasis on the safety factor of kids going back to school.
By my count, this column is #211. Two hundred eleven times I have put my thoughts into writing and offered them up to the public conversation and critique. I must admit, when I first suggested a column on ethics to the leadership of the Signal I never dreamed it would come to this. This column has become part of my weekly routine. More than that it has become a bit of a master. It has me under its thumb, always reminding me another 750 words will be required, and should make at least some sense.
The Santa Clarita Valley lost an irreplaceable resource last week.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp.
A mattress in the road triggered a traffic accident Saturday night at the northbound Interstate 5 Freeway connector road to the northbound 405 Freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - It took the Los Angeles Angels 4½ months to catch the Oakland Athletics and move into first place in the American League West.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On a night when Clayton Kershaw couldn't keep the ball in the ballpark, Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo held the Los Angeles Dodgers in check and sent the major leagues' ERA leader to his first loss in over 2 1-2 months.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Not many players birdied the tricky final hole at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday.
KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) - Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian authorities expanded Ebola treatment centers in the capital Saturday to cope with increasing numbers of patients, while two more airlines announced they were halting flights to the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone amid the deepening crisis.
On the last day that the iconic Colossus roller coaster is open to the public, members of the "Save Colossus!" group made one final attempt at preserving the 125-foot-tall wooden coaster.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing.
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Holding flickering candles, fans of Elvis Presley made a slow, nighttime walk past his gravesite at Graceland on Friday, marking the anniversary of his death 37 years ago.