Did you know that only about 45 percent of us actually write out New Year's resolutions? According to a survey, that's down from 88 percent. The reported reason was that only about 8 percent of us achieve our resolutions, so most people don't believe they work. The problem is most people don't follow through.
As most business owners are acutely aware, 2008 witnessed unprecedented freefall dips in the global economy.
One of the biggest myths offered by the California insurance industry to justify its eliminating your legal right is the need to control the "litigation explosion" under which we are supposedly burdened. It is simply not true.
Flex Your Power, California's statewide energy efficiency campaign, recognized Pools By Ben, Inc. as a leader in energy efficiency with a Flex Your Power Award.
Tears welled precariously close to the edge of Sydney Yarbrough's lashes as the Newhall man whispered a stanza of a love song he longed to sing to his 28-year-old daughter, Crystal Diane, who died in 2004 from Lou Gehrig's disease.
The mother of a Golden Valley High School student allegedly molested by his guidance counselor filed a lawsuit against the school, the William S. Hart Union School District and former guidance counselor Roselyn Hubbell Thursday.
"There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again."
The Agua Dulce Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Agua Dulce Woman's Club in Agua Dulce at 33201 Agua Dulce Canyon Road. Board members will hear agency, county, council and committee reports and host an open forum.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, will refuse the recently instituted per diem increase for state Legislators.
The city of Santa Clarita is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway in Canyon Country, for those interested in jobs as camp counselors, recreation leaders and lifeguards.
Mayor Frank Ferry and the Santa Clarita City Council host a groundbreaking event 3 p.m. Jan. 26 at the intersection of Valley Center Drive and Golden Valley Road for the last phase of the cross-valley connector.
Providence Health & Services in California began a new service for people 50 and older with limited resources that identifies programs to help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, food and other basic needs.
HuckleBerry Center for Creative Learning in Stevenson Ranch is an experiential hands-on zone of freedom, presented for students to experiment with ideas, play with words and noodle thoughts with joy and disregard for confines.
A breast cancer survivor turned businesswoman gave $25,000 to fight the disease that nearly killed her, part of $34,000 raised locally last year for Newhall Memorial's Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center.
California Foreclosure Institute hosts a free, two-hour workshop for investors and realtors on finding and buying foreclosure properties from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Valencia Public Library. Reservations are required. Visit www.ForeclosureWorkshop.net or call (888) 285-0101.
The Dodgers defeated St. Louis 3-2.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Billy Buckner needed to jog his memory to recall his previous major league win.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt, who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Protesters rallied in dozens of cities Saturday as part of a global protest against seed giant Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, organizers said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Customers will not be paying the massive fines being sought by state regulators in the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, but PG&E's shareholders will cover that cost, an official at Pacific Gas & Electric said Saturday.
CHAFFEE, Mo. (AP) - A highway overpass in southeast Missouri collapsed early Saturday when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision, authorities said. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.
LONDON (AP) - Police, politicians and activists in Britain are warning of rising anti-Muslim sentiment following the slaughter of an off-duty British soldier in a London street, an apparent act of Islamic extremism that has horrified the nation.
SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.
PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A California man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in a scheme to fraudulently bill Medicare and Medicaid more than $21 million for medical tests at New Orleans area clinics.
The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The last of the brothers accused of creating an infamous Mexican drug cartel pleaded guilty Friday to helping send hundreds of millions of dollars in proceeds from the United States, marking one of the final milestones in an investigation that began two decades ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama left plenty of ambiguity in new policy guidelines that he says will restrict how and when the U.S. can launch targeted drone strikes, leaving himself significant power over how and when the weapons can be deployed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was always been a special connection between space shuttle Endeavour and California, where it was built.
One thinks about milestones in life, but few can actually point to a day when their life really changed, for good or ill.