Like most drivers, I don't think much about how my car gets me from point A to point B. The idea of fiddling with my Nissan Sentra's engine, brakes or suspension is as appealing as being stuck in traffic. About the only thing I can do to my car is fill it with gas.
I can say we were getting inklings of this fraud before the elections began. ("Runoff ordered in Afghan election marred by fraud," Oct. 19.)
"Law-Abiding Citizen" is a taut thriller about a serial killer in reverse: He's already in prison when he commits all but one of his many murders, and in solitary for most of that time. So the story is a locked-room mystery: How does he set up such elaborate kills? Does he have an accomplice outside the walls, or what?
Today is the last day the local assistance center for fire victims will be open at Veterans Memorial Community Park in Sylmar, located at 13000 Sayre St. The center has served as one-stop information point regarding federal, state and regional disaster relief services.
The first images are spellbinding. In close-up, thick fingers make the final stitches in a roughly humanoid little rag doll, and binocular eyes are added. This creature comes to life, walks on tottering legs, and ventures fearfully into the devastation of a bombed-out cityscape.
"I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught."
I am so tired of reading political commentary in The Signal scolding Republicans because, excuse the mantra, "not one Republican in the House voted for the bill."
The Foreclosure Center in Newhall will host a free foreclosure seminar 10 a.m. Saturday at 24002 Lyons Avenue in Newhall. Bill Greene, vice president of Countrywide/Bank of America, will speak on understanding the foreclosure and short-pay process. Munzer Ghoshel will speak on investing IRA and 401k money into real estate, and Phil Nordella, owner of the Foreclosure Center, will speak on the best way to buy a foreclosure. A question and answer session will follow. Call (661) 312-3561 to R.S.V.P.
Regarding Gary Horton's "Who's the real sap?" column (The Signal, Feb. 17): What planet is Horton from?
Santa Clarita Valley high school students have a very good reason to attend the Literature to Life presentation of "The Kite Runner" on Feb. 22, 2009 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons: They'll be eligible to enter an essay contest based on the novel and the presentation.
Sponsored by College of the Canyons and the PAC, the essay contest's prizes are $250 for first place and $150 and $100 for second and third place, respectively.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Bristol Farms hosts a Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at 23975 Newhall Ranch Rd. in Valencia. For information, call (661) 284-5970.
Hello. My name is Kelsey Gonzalez I am a junior at Golden Valley High School.
Valencia United Methodist Church WOW Ministries Team hosts a free workshop for individuals seeking employment from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at 25718 McBean Parkway in Valencia.
Rummage sale for flood victims in Philippines
Valencia graduate Alison Lee helped the United States claim the Curtis Cup victory Sunday, beating Great Britain and Ireland at St. Louis Country Club.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) - Nine wildfires covering more than 14 square miles scorched San Diego County on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee their homes and prompting the closures of a college campus and Legoland California. No major injuries were reported.
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