Lack of creativity, not lack of money, is threatening health care coverage for more than 160,000 children. Like most of the state's health-care safety net, California's Healthy Families program for uninsured children in low-income families is facing the budget ax.
Isn't it interesting that regulation and oversight were fighting words for the investment houses, until they stopped making huge profits. Then, when the marketplace started working and their short-sighted risky business practices caught up with their bottom line, they want to be bailed out even before they straighten out their own shops!
Lack of creativity, not lack of money, is threatening health care coverage for more than 160,000 children.
In the far-right's non-reality-based universe - in which logic was entirely abandoned in lieu of whatever reality the Rovian twisters deemed essential - they are already attacking a popularly elected president-elect before he has spent a minute in the Oval Office.
I've followed the presidential campaign from the beginning, riding its roller coaster of events. I've had a hard time putting my finger on exactly what it was that bothered me about John McCain and the prospect of facing four or eight more years with Republicans in the White House.
Let me get this straight. John McCain says that the failure of the Wall Street bailout is Barack Obama's fault? Let's backtrack to 1980 and the beginning of the Reagan era.
I live in the American Beauty Classic housing tract in Canyon Country. Recently I received a letter informing my family and me that our board members - seven homeowners - decided to kill off our squirrel population by poisoning them due to burrowing problems.
No SAG strike! The petition has started to go around.
Look to history. In 1929, the Great Depression, the 1989 recession, and now in 2008, the country was under the command of the Republican Party, Herbert Hoover, Bush Sr., and Bush Jr.
This was a letter sent to the Santa City Council.
It looks like the 19th District state Senate race will be one to watch closely. It appears two very different viewpoints are represented in this race. From my perspective, this election is about sending a message to Sacramento.
Thank you, Patricia Lester. It is about time a "real woman" stood up for Sarah Palin.
"Psst! Hey, kid!"
I wanted to write to The Signal to let you know of the sincere kindness of one of your local dentists.
I was there at the start of the Great Depression. It was November 2008. It happened in a Mervyns in Santa Clarita.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.