Four score and 153 years ago our Founding Fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Reading columnist Lynn Vakay's opinion column in the Sept. 18 Signal ("McKeon gets it: Access is rooted in a free market"), I must point out the fact that the "non-partisan Lewin Group" she refers to as expert on health care policy issues is, in fact, a subsidiary of United Healthcare, one of the biggest health insurance companies in the country.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bemoans the rhetoric that Americans are using in their rightful protests of what they perceive to be the ill-advised direction of implementing national health care.
Regarding The Signal's Aug. 2 editorial in the Opinion section, "No one goes back to Sacramento:" Hear! Hear!
Local voters have a mixed bag of decisions to make Nov. 3. Some will be easy, others not so easy.
Curtis and Jane Bates of Canyon Country are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rachel Ann Bates to Robert Allen Loutsios of Chatsworth.
Dolly Bretthauer of Saugus is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Annalee Bretthauer to Daniel Stephen Davis of Burbank.
June 29, 2009
Chase E. Kilfoyle
Chase E. Kilfoyle graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
Using the carrot rather than the stick
Increasing water use efficiency is anything but a pipe dream - and Santa Clarita Valley residents have already proven it.
I am a junior at Saugus High School and in the past few years I have taken up a strong interest in politics.
I missed the town meeting on Sept. 3 because my wife and I were on vacation. After we returned I checked your Web site and read the article about the results of the town meeting and some letters, plus The Signal's Sept. 5 editorial ("Bike lanes, open ears and the culture of entitlement").
NEWBURY PARK - Just three games into the 2009 football season, it is easy to see where the Saugus Centurions attention is focused - the Foothill League season.
First Presbyterian Church in Newhall is sponsoring free Life Academy courses running from Oct. 4 to Nov. 8, designed to allow the community to attend and learn.
Rabbi Howard Siegel is ready to renew a sense of culture and community at Congregation Beth Shalom.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
As far as Tuesdays go, The Masters's College baseball team had a pretty good one.
No one knows exactly which eight teams will make their way to Oklahoma City for the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
The following crimes were reported in the Saugus area over the past week:
There is a trend I have noticed among people who seek help in marriage and couples' counseling. Both partners usually have the best of intentions. Both usually want to save the relationship and make it better. But often people end up in marriage counseling because they are engaging in five selfish behaviors which prevent good communication and understanding for each other to take place.
Since 1937, the Tax Foundation has provided analysis and policy about federal, state and local taxes. A not-for-profit think tank based in Washington, D.C., the Tax Foundation promotes increased awareness of tax policies and the tax burdens on U.S. taxpayers.
As I unpacked my kids from the car for a fun afternoon at the park, I bathed them in sunblock and let them go. They ran, giggled and played in the afternoon sun as I chased them. My experience was the same as millions of mothers across the world. My kids called to me, showed me their tricks, and became very dirty very fast. I found myself looking around at the other mothers, their beautifully dressed and clean children then back to my messy, giggling brood. I became distracted from the great fun we were having. I had lost focus ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are hoping the public will help them identify an ATM thief with the release Tuesday of ATM photos taken of the suspect, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of California's largest utilities is poised to cut hundreds of jobs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Southern California's median home sale price hit $400,000 in March to set a fresh six-year high as tight supplies limited sales, a research firm said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say nobody was hurt in a fire that destroyed most of a Los Angeles-area Elks Lodge.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A new Field Poll shows that Californians are taking a dim view of a deeply divided Congress but have slightly warmer feelings toward their own representative.