Every Sunday morning and Thursday afternoon our city hosts a real farmers market. Visiting the market in Newhall has become an enjoyable Thursday afternoon ritual for me.
As the May 19 special election made clear, Californians are fed up with the budget shenanigans in Sacramento.
This column isn't about Sarah Palin. It's about us and how we dysfunctionally relate to her dysfunctions.
There was a time in the past when a continental power rose to world dominance. That nation was divided between two distinct factions, who were toward each other, aggressive, divisive, and rivals at every level, save physical violence. The Hu dynastic line was the more conservative of the two. Hu wielded power in great part due to their historic control of gold and trade routes. Their clan members were extremely dedicated and loyal to their ...
When I was a younger fellow, I learned about a unique little marketing trick called "bait and switch."
I have, on occasion, been told the ending to a movie I wanted to see or a book I was reading. Now I get the chance to tell you the ending of this article before you read it. I believe the William S. Hart Union High School District does not want to build a high school in Castaic. My initial involvement on this issue began about eight years ago while I was serving on the ...
Say what you will about Carrie Prejean - the former, then reinstated, and again former - Miss California, but I must grant kudos for her on the fly invention of the term "opposite" marriage to describe traditional marriage between a man and a woman.
In the July 2, 2009, Signal, local environmental activist Lynne Plambeck urges us to support the Democrat "cap and trade" legislation that would put energy utilization under government control.
I am writing to correct a verifiable and completely incorrect statement made by Carole Lutness in her most recent Opinion column ("Conflicts of interest and other sorts," July 7).
The city of Santa Clarita's Concerts in the Park series is one of the most popular summertime traditions year after year. Spanning multiple genres, the 2009 talent lineup features returning favorites and first-time bands including popular tribute bands and high-energy performers, ensuring eight weeks of non-stop fun for the whole family.
There is an axiom that teaches that a borrower dies if lenders stop believing in him. The truer that saying, the more dire the economic scenario for California.
Many years ago, street sweeping used to be an activity carried on by all responsible cities and paid for by the general fund. Then the state passed its stormwater pollution runoff rule.
Most agree the role of good government is to provide citizens the important goods and services that private industry either can't, won't or is too inefficient to provide.
I believe the time has come for me to reveal a critical piece of information. With the passing of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, I must now publicly announce that I am the only holder of Michael's true and actual will. Sure, there are pretenders who claim to hold a will or lay claim to Michael's empire. There is the lady in London who claims to be the true mother of all three of ...
Front page headline, The Signal, June 21, 2009: "Hate Crimes on the rise in the SCV."
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
"Libraries are community treasure chests, loaded with a wealth of information available to everyone equally, and the key to that treasure chest is the library card. I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." - Former First Lady Laura Bush
Right now we have an economy in transition, with close attention paid to job reports and which business sectors are hiring.
As President Obama considers retaliating against the Syrian government for the alleged use of chemical weapons against its people, I couldn't help but think about the lessons we should have learned following the Iraq War.