Just one year ago, California legislators expanded enterprise zones across the state, qualifying the majority of Santa Clarita Valley businesses for performance-based tax credits and other incentives.
"Kids, this is just pretend," said Los Angeles County Fire Department Battalion Chief Mark Savage over a speakerphone.
I have had the pleasure of spending time with Rick McPartlin, the CEO of The Revenue Game. Rick gets companies focused on revenue growth and helps to get rid of what stands in the way of profitable sales.
This morning I read The Top 12 American Boomtowns by Bloomberg about the most economically and culturally thriving cities in America.
Every new home built creates three jobs, as well as expands and increases the tax base that supports schools and our community.
About 90 contestants raced, roped and rode in the Antelope Valley Youth Rodeo Association Junoir Rodeo on Sunday at JPK Arena in Agua Dulce.
We have much to be thankful for here in the Santa Clarita Valley where, like elsewhere in California, rising resale prices benefit the one out of five homeowners statewide who owe more than the current resale value of their home.
Off of politics for awhile, let's deal with a very important matter - the UCLA vs. USC football game on last Saturday at the Rose Bowl.
As American-Muslims, Thanksgiving holds a special meaning for us. The Holy Prophet of Islam laid strong emphasis on the practice of offering thanks and the quality of gratefulness, not just to God but also to fellow human beings.
BRUSSELS (AP) - EU officials have failed to reach a deal on giving Greece more aid, prolonging uncertainty over the future of the euro.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - The heirs of late author J.R.R. Tolkien are suing the producers of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movie trilogies over alleged exploitative merchandizing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco lawmakers disappointed committed nudists Tuesday by narrowly approving a ban on public nakedness despite concerns the measure would undermine the city's reputation as a sanctuary for free expression.
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal labor officials said Tuesday they don't expect to decide before Thursday on whether to seek an injunction on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to culminate Friday. That's the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that threatens to spark a new, regional war, officials and witnesses said.
DALLAS (AP) - The city of Dallas will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy next year with a ceremony featuring the tolling of church bells, a moment of silence and readings by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough from the president's speeches.
Regional queens and princesses were crowned on June 14 as the second night of the 35th annual Miss Santa Clarita Valley Scholarship Pageant, "The Magic of the Crown," came to a close.
The BJMUTA Wrestler of the Week, 6-year-old Slater Hicks has a bright future in youth wrestling, amassing plenty of wins and medals.
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Karl Mueller seemed as Germanic as his name; he had a very crisp manner of speech, a short-clipped flattop and impeccably neat clothes.
College of the Canyons Jazz Ensemble set out to win a first-place award at a competition this year, and it achieved that goal in May.
During a performance at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center, Mark Twain impersonator and actor Hal Halbrook read excerpts from Twain's work, including a piece from "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
I had been standing at the Naval Air Station in New Jersey watching for the arrival everyone was waiting for.
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LOS ANGELES - County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, whose Fifth District includes Santa Clarita, praised the election Thursday of Rep. Kevin McCarthy by House Republicans to serve as majority leader.
LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles-area doctor will plead guilty to a federal drug trafficking charge for illegally distributing the powerful painkiller best known by the brand names Vicodin and Norco.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is seeking public assistance to identify two cases of possible child annoyance.
I've always liked watching team sports. Sometimes you don't even have to be watching a game to know how things are going. You simply have to listen. You can hear the winners.
Thousands of Santa Clarita Valley community members learned safety and prevention tips Saturday during the fourth annual "Children Drown Without a Sound" Water Safety Expo.
The Great Wall of China is so large it can be seen from space.