Having your Webmaster review your site every one to two years for upgrades is a good idea, but site traffic should be measured much more frequently. The days of having a simple counter that tells the world how many people have visited a site are long gone.
California lawmakers voted this week to cut $1 billion from a statewide children's agency, raising concerns that money for low-cost preschool programs in the Santa Clarita Valley could be reduced.
Editor's note: This column was intended to be printed in Tuesday's edition of The Signal.
In a recent opinion column published in The Signal ("City ignoring local concern over OVOV," March 3), guest columnist Lynne Plambeck provided erroneous information. The following is being provided to correct the misstatements.
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, who represents Val Verde and portions of Castaic, has been called back to active duty with the U.S. Navy, and is mobilized to serve a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan, his office announced Thursday.
The city of Santa Clarita calls for teens and adults age 16 years and older to volunteer at the 2011 Cowboy Festival, which will take place at various locations across the city from Wednesday, April 27, through Sunday, May 1.
Saturday, March 19 will mark 33 years since Deputy Arthur E. Pelino made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting residents of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Foundation will host its 27th annual All Schools Dance tonight from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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We are humbled by the honor of being named 2010 Business of the Year by the SCV Press Club at its prestigious Newsmakers Awards dinner last weekend, and greatly appreciative of the community support we continue to receive each and every day.
In a commercial setting (as opposed to leasing residential property, such as a home or an apartment), one of the landlord's main concerns is getting the property leased at the highest possible rate as the market will bear.
Although this is supposed to be a Republican column, there are some issues so important that it draws us all together. Human trafficking is one such issue.
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BAGHDAD (AP) - The al-Qaida-inspired group that led this week's charge in capturing two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq vowed Thursday to march on to Baghdad, raising fears about the Shiite-led government's ability to slow the assault following lightning gains.
The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.
Protecting Our Youth. Know Where They're At! Know What They're Doing! Staying Involved = Staying Safe.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in coastal Maine, delivering on a vow he made five years ago even though he can no longer use his legs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.
NEW YORK (AP) - The oil market has balanced out quite nicely for OPEC in recent years. Now, upheaval in Iraq shows that balance may be more precarious than it has seemed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even before a judge's scathing ruling against California's teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been weakened in many states - and even removed altogether in some places.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts from energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes. The initiative follows Ohio's discovery in April of a probable link between the drilling practice called hydraulic fracturing and five small tremors in eastern Ohio, a first in the Northeast.
My Uncle Earl was recently invited to give the commencement speech at the Robert Oppenheimer School for Really Smart Kids, a charter school approved by the Newhall School District but located in Lancaster.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Vogt hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot against Jered Weaver, and the Oakland Athletics increased their AL West lead over the Los Angeles Angels to 3 1/2 games with a 7-1 victory Wednesday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery says she will receive an honorary diploma during her school's eighth grade graduation.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan as investigators look into what role his long commute to work played in the accident.
SAO PAULO (AP) - American fans decked out in red, white and blue watched their team's lone public training session in Brazil, cheering and seeking autographs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 55-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of his estranged wife as she worked at a Southern California supermarket.