Monster Marketing Mistakes
This is in response to the Jan. 13 column, "If not common-sense gun control now, when?" by Bonnie Erbe.
A couple of days ago, I had business on Lyons Avenue. As I traversed that asphalt line, I had an out-of-mind, but not out-of-body, experience. All of a sudden it was 1950, and I was in the rumble seat of Grandpa's 1929 Ford. The old car was jumping in and out of dirt ruts in the road. It brought back so many old memories.
When Andrew Acda was 16, he came to the Small Business Development Center during a Young Entrepreneurs Program meeting with an idea for a business, because he had heard the program might be able to help.
Crime reports at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station can now be filed and tracked digitally.
Vlad Sok, 73, of Los Angeles, fishes at Castaic Lake on Tuesday. Sok said he has been fishing the lake for the last three years, and he has seen some big catches, but this year has been quiet for him so far.
It's Monday, and Carrie and I may have the last Christmas tree standing in Santa Clarita. There's no rush to tear it down - it's not like it's dying. Ours was never alive in the first place.
I read The Signal's Jan. 9 editorial about the improvement project on Interstate 5 in this area. I have been following this issue and attended meetings where it was discussed over the past few years.
What better way is there for the principal and his senior staff of a local high school to show his support for arts and music education than waiting on students tables and bussing dishes?
The City of Santa Clarita is scheduled to start street maintenance construction on Jan. 26 at the intersection of Lyons Avenue and the I-5 freeway over a two day period. This work will be accomplished both at night and during the day in order to reduce the inconvenience to the traveling public.
The Southern California Gas Company repaired a gas leak at a single residence on the 28000 block of Big Oaks Lane in Castaic on Monday morning. The leak was reported at 10:30 a.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said. Gas company workers came to the house and fixed the leak at 11 a.m. No homes were evacuated, authorities said.
Local motorists can soon expect a smoother ride on Lyons Avenue as they make their way onto Interstate 5 northbound.
The Jan. 13 letter in The Signal refuting the concerns expressed by "Environmentally Speaking" columnist Lynne Plambeck regarding the cost of the salt cleanup in her Jan. 6 column, "Groups filed suit to help save our river," did not really get my attention until I saw the source of the letter.
Rand Ferris, a resident of Santa Clarita, has been named vice president of operations for Togo's Sandwiches. Ferris will assume all responsibilities for operations including: franchised and company-owned restaurant operations, training and new restaurant construction.
The deplorable Citizens United 5-4 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court was handed down one year ago Friday. Now corporations are continuing to claim even more rights of "personhood" by saying they can be "embarrassed" by what is said about them, which is another way of squelching citizens' voices protesting the power of the superrich controlling the corporations and banks.
Every kid probably thinks that their mom is the best mom ever and that they're probably the best mom to them. There are reasons why us kids think our mother is the best.
Last April an event at Hart Campgrounds had 784 legs and was covered in mud and sweat before the end of the day.
"Are you here for the auction?" this from who I assume is the owner, or manager, of the storage establishment; the person behind the clipboard, keys, and information on which spaces were to be sold today.
I would like to address briefly two letters to the editor that were published Sunday in The Signal.
As the College of the Canyons Theatre Department performs "Rent" at the Performing Arts Center on May 9, 10, 11, 16, and 17, it puts the spotlight on Marfan syndrome, which is believed to have caused the death of "Rent" playwright Jonathan Larson at the age of 35.
Someone has rightly said that a true friend is one who walks in when everyone else is walking out. In most areas of life, tragedy and trial bring truth to the surface. Your true character is best seen in the worst of situations, when the façade falls away and you no longer can hide who you are. When it comes to friendships, hard times bring out the reality of the relationship.
The last week and a half has provided interesting insight into exactly what Saugus is capable of.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and then scored 12:07 into the extra period to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse.
Signal Multimedia took home four awards, including top honors for enterprise reporting and feature photography, in an annual competition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association announced Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says it will appoint a chief executive officer to supervise the Los Angeles Clippers' operations.
DALLAS (AP) - A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.
HONOLULU (AP) - The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well has left the state, an official said late Friday.
Proposition 41 on the June ballot asks California voters whether $600 million in existing veterans bonds should be redirected to build, renovate and acquire apartments and multifamily housing for low-income veterans.