With the advent of constant cell phone use and texting it seems that nice table manners have gone by the wayside. We are all now so anxious to have our say, talking with one's mouth full now appears to be acceptable.
On Saturday, Sept. 12, roughly 60,000 aggrieved conservatives converged on Washington, D.C., to participate in the "grass roots" but Glenn Beck-inspired anti-Obama rally.
I have become increasingly alarmed and angry with the level of disrespect I see toward our President.
I would like to thank the volunteers who do such an excellent job of delivering food to the seniors here in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley "Light the Night® Walk" to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's battle against cancer is set for Saturday, Oct. 17 at Bridgeport Park in Valencia starting with check-in at 4:30 p.m.
LETMESAIL hosts an "Evening of Inspiration" on October 8 at 7 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at The College of the Canyons.
Great food, cheap entertainment, steals, deals and free stuff. There is so much happening in the Santa Clarita Valley you don't know about! The "SCV Moms Blog" community helps moms connect with each other and express their passion for all things family. Members share honest opinions about the valley, including the services, businesses and people it's made up of.
The city of Santa Clarita invites Newhall Redevelopment Area businesses and property owners to attend informational workshops regarding the Newhall Redevelopment Small Business Grant Program, and Old Town Newhall Building Improvement Grant Program.
Since Obama has already taken over the auto industry and banking industry, why not let him take over the health industry? Get another czar in place to oversee it all and report to him.
I do not believe The Signal properly informed its readers of the true circumstances regarding the boundary changes adopted at the Sept. 16 Hart School District board meeting ("Hart board approves teacher contract," Sept. 17).
Tuesday, Sept. 1, marked the resurrection of the China Palace Restaurant on Lyons Avenue.
It is absolutely mind-boggling to me that here in America, our school systems and media can be so heavily influenced by fear-mongering and hatred. In virtually every other country on this planet, if a leader has a speech to give, the speech is available to citizens of that country to hear.
I see by the Sept. 17 political cartoon in the Opinion section, cartoonist John Darkow works the same way the Democratic Party does. When you cannot dispute the argument, use the race card. It's nothing less than an insult to all Americans. Disgusting.
In the Sept. 21 edition ("Firefighters gear up for hot, dry week"), reporter Jessica Selva seems to have misunderstood her source from the National Weather service. She quotes Stuart Sevo as saying, "Offshore winds generally originate from the ocean, travel over the mountains and settle into the valleys."
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Jim Colorado, the famous soccer player, visited me last week. It seems while in Brazil for the World Cup, he reluctantly (quite reluctantly according to him) succumbed to the wiles of the shapely football (because in the rest of the world, soccer is called football) fan, Lola Palooza, a resident of West Covina, that hotbed of drama and intrigue.
LOS ANGELES - In observance of Labor Day, Metrolink will not operate service on Monday, Sept. 1, with the exception of two round-trip trains on the Antelope Valley Line. The special Metrolink service will run from Lancaster to Los Angeles Union Station and back.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the country readies for Labor Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists to employ lifesaving measures on the roadway. The final three-day weekend of the summer travel season is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
This fall, 16 graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District's Upward Bound program will begin their first semester of college after completing the college preparatory program that helps empower students to graduate from high school and pursue their education at a college or university.
We have all heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but two new studies published in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that breakfast isn't as important as everyone says.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.
MIAMI (AP) - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world's third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy has suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.
Santa Clarita's emergency preparedness czar says Sunday's Napa earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale is a reminder to residents that the Santa Clarita Valley could be hit any time with a devastating earthquake or fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."
ANAHEIM (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Jim Ventress, retired Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley leader for 37 years, received a commendation letter from President Barack Obama on Monday during a surprise ceremony at Santa Clarita City Hall.