Regarding Bruce McFarland's opinion column "America: Love it or leave it" (The Signal, April 21): My husband and I were among the "tea-baggers."
Pittsburgh, PA - Memorial Day is right around the corner. You're probably looking forward to a great holiday weekend - maybe a small get-away, a picnic, parade, the opening of the community pool or just the day off from work so that you can plant your summer garden or get that overstuffed garaged cleaned out. And, Memorial Day tells us that summer is almost here with all of its pleasantries and treasures.
The Space Shuttle Atlantis is now scheduled to land Saturday morning, May 23, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to conclude mission STS-125, the final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement on the results of Tuesday's California Special Election:
It was one-two-three for SCVTV on Thursday, as the city of Santa Clarita's public television operator captured three awards at a major industry conference.
Eager fans will blow into Hurricane Harbor for another season of slide-riding, river-wading and funnel-cake gobbling as the popular park wades into its 14th summer season starting Saturday.
One of Hollywood's oldest axioms teaches us: The story comes first. Watching "Terminator Salvation," it occurred to me that in the new Hollywood, the story board comes first. After scrutinizing the film, I offer you my summary of the story: Guy dies, finds himself resurrected, meets others, fights. That lasts for almost two hours.
We remember when selecting a wine sometimes came down to whether or not we liked the artwork on the label. Needless to say, we drank our share of wine that didn't have much more to offer than a pretty label.
The 40th anniversary edition of Circus Vargas pitches its tents at the Westfield Valencia Town Center from Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, June 7. Billed as "California's Own Circus," the 2009 version unites skilled performers with the silliness of clowns in a blending of tradition and modern innovation.
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" comes to the Canyon Theatre Guild's stage for a six-weekend run that opens this Saturday night, May 23.
Opening this Friday night, May 22, The Repertory East Playhouse will present the hilarious musical-comedy production "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" as part of its 2009 Main Stage season.
Don't trust me on this movie. It rubbed me the wrong way. I can understand, as an abstract concept, why some people would find it entertaining. It sure sounds intriguing: "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian." If that sounds like fun to you, don't listen to sourpuss here.
Don Johnson won his first auto racing championship in 1961. He won four in a row at Saugus Speedway from 1969-72. Back then he raced a blue and yellow 1957 Chevy convertible with the No. 15 on it.
Thursday morning offered a media preview of Six Flags Magic Mountain for the of the park's newest roller coaster, Terminator: Salvation, a tie-in with the latest film in the apocalyptic/action franchise. Riders' screams and cheers filled the air as we made our way up to the loading area.
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.
Getting your child's first pet is a momentous occasion. Even if your toddler grew up with the family cat or dog, having his very own pet is a rite of passage. So how can your family make the best decision for a mini addition while considering the safety and responsibility of every member of the household?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer.
With housing prices remaining steady, interest rates low and contractors back in full swing, this is a prime time for home remodeling.