With massive yearly deficits the new norm, we have passed the crossroads and are heading down the path to ruin. What the Democrat Party - a wholly owned subsidiary of the public employee unions - has done for the city of Los Angeles and the state of California, it is now doing for the country as a whole.
I had to respond to Gary Horton's column today ("It's what you don't see that matters most," March 3), in which he says that the fact that the major news media aren't reporting any "bad news" about Obama's presidency means that we're all enjoying the "benefits" of "hope and change."
I think back to a personal story told to me by a friend who works in the financial industry. Intrinsic to this story is that my financier friend is black and grew up in South Los Angeles. That makes his life experience much different than the majority of the Santa Clarita Valley.
I write in response to a letter from Phil Hart, ("The real Democratic fun," March 1).
You've probably heard the saying, "You are what you eat." If this is true, you should eat healthy, right? In reality, most people struggle with their taste buds and their conscience on doing what's right.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital announced Tuesday that it has been certified as an advanced primary stroke center, which hospital officials said is a vital focus given the valley's growing senior population.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Last Wednesday, I was given the opportunity to see the documentary called, "Hurricane Season: Walking on Dead Fish."
PACOIMA, Calif. -- Conan O'Brien might have well said, "Children's Hunger Fund, your life is about to change." Even with near perfect efficiency ratings with Forbes, Ministry Watch, and Charity Navigator, Children's Hunger Fund (CHF) has remained under the radar for nearly 20 years, until now.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA today unveiled an interactive computer simulation that allows virtual explorers of all ages to dock the space shuttle at the International Space Station, experience a virtual trip to Mars or a lunar impact, and explore images of star formations taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball commissioner Bud Selig says it's too soon to determine whether a blood test for human growth hormone can be used for minor leaguers.
The city of Santa Clarita will host an open house event celebrating its new Permit Center at the first floor of city hall on Tuesday, March 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Three men suspected of running a high-tech identity theft ring that netted $2 million over two years by stealing credit and debit card information at gas pumps have pleaded not guilty to two dozen charges, authorities said.
Santa Clarita Valley residents have until March 19 to register for the Castaic Union School District's annual golf tournament on April 9.
Students at Monticello Preparatory School have begun taking ice skating lessons, and horseback riding lessons are scheduled to start in the spring.
The deadline for filing taxes is midnight tonight. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend with a sword in front of her four children in Lancaster nearly six years ago.
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have not found the source of a reported gas smell that prompted the evacuation of Alhambra High School.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Opponents of the City Council's vote to locate three electronic billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing aging billboards on city thoroughfares have launched a drive to get the decision reversed.
Nearly 1,000 more ballots for the Santa Clarita City Council election held last Tuesday will be counted this Tuesday - and they are expected to determine the council's newest member.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
As Lance Armstrong stood on the podium after winning his seventh Tour de France title in 2005, he was exultant.