WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee today held a hearing on "Strengthening Worker Retirement Security," at least the third such hearing since last fall examining how turmoil in the financial markets has impacted retirement plans.
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Late last week Governor Schwarzenegger and the California State Legislature restored previously proposed reductions to the Cal Grant student financial aid program.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The head of the nation's largest sheriff's department is warning that nearly 4,000 jail inmates might be released early and about 600 deputy and professional positions could be eliminated to meet budget cuts.
Today's the fourth Tuesday of the month, which can only mean it's time to chat online with Santa Clarita "Mayor Dude" Frank Ferry.
The Newhall Community Center is now offering "Eat Your Words," a class specifically designed for Kindergarten through second graders who are struggling with reading.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - California Southern Baptist Disaster Relief was commended by L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich for the organization's efforts to provide vital disaster relief services to the residents at Sky View Terrace Mobile Home Park in Sylmar who experienced devastation and loss in the Marek Fire last October.
"Providing debris removal services for victims who have no insurance or have insufficient coverage, was an extraordinary effort by a group of dedicated volunteers - some coming from as far away as Sonora, California," Antonovich said. "The services they provide are vital to helping these residents get back on ...
An apparent crime spree came to an end in Saugus early Saturday morning thanks to an alert resident and an observant Sheriff's deputy.
Santa Clarita Valley residents bowled along side the developmentally disabled in the packed Valencia Lanes in Newhall Saturday night to raise funds for a disabled worker employment program facing future budget cuts.
Rick Murray of Foreclosure Prevention Consultants hosts a free foreclosure prevention workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Valencia Library, 23743 Valencia Blvd.
Picture Perfect Window Coverings is now the first and only distributor of custom area rugs by Masland Carpets in the Santa Clarita Valley.
President Obama has signed the stimulus bill, which really isn't a stimulus bill at all.
Mr. McKeon: Let's reflect a moment ("Stimulus or spending?" opinion column in The Signal, Feb. 15).
I nervously walk up to the microphone, curiously wondering what my word will be. The judges of the competition, teachers at my school, consult and finally decide what word I will have to spell.
The yearbook staff of Sierra Vista Junior High is spreading the Go Green message and educating the campus about the 3 R's: reduce, reuse, and recycle.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's mystery barge floated Thursday to its new home in the California delta after the Internet company was ordered to move it from San Francisco.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack Obama condemned the move and the West answered with the first real sanctions against Russia.
Congress missed another opportunity to curb the outrageous spending that is taking place in Washington. The tense political climate prevented a prolonged but necessary debate on the debt ceiling.
Years ago, city leaders pushed to pass the open space initiative, buying land around our city to prevent development and maintain scenery.
As a longtime Santa Clarita resident and a real estate professional, I know the importance of community. Santa Clarita is home to several vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own identity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."
Many health experts agree that whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Whole grains include the well-known wheat, corn, oats, rice, barley and rye. There are many whole grains with impressive health benefits that you may not have heard of, including quinoa, spelt, sorghum and kamut.
Jamie Dever was alone at the hospital with a nurse and midwife when she went into labor. The baby boy was big, almost nine pounds, he was face-down and she arrived too late for an epidural. The pain was terrific; the midwife held her hand and repeated "Be brave, be brave" with each wave of contractions. Dever was unattached to the child's father, and she labored without kin or partner. But she didn't feel lonely - she felt like it was an experience between her and her newborn child.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested nine people from Canyon Country on Thursday following an early morning probation and parole sweep that netted a marijuana "grow house."