Signs, signs, everywhere there are signs, and I'm not talking the mobile billboard kind. I'm talking about garage-sale signs.
Your Nov. 13 Opinion section has two items I would like to applaud.
I really appreciated Tammy Marashlian's Nov. 4 article "Thinking outside the gift box" about school fundraising, and can completely relate to schools' ongoing need for support from parents, businesses and the community as a whole.
Relying on oil extracted from tar sands is not a good idea. By subsidizing tar sand production, the federal governments of Canada and the United States are suppressing development of any green-energy industry.
Hart High senior Tim White says if you tell him to be somewhere at 5 p.m., he'll be there at 5 p.m.
Small-business loans ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 are being offered to new and existing businesses in Los Angeles County by the Valley Economic Development Center.
The Valley Industry and Commerce Association will elect and install its 2012 board of directors and executive committee at the organization's 62nd annual meeting on Dec. 15.
Tuesday, Nov. 22
The Democratic Club of Santa Clarita Valley will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the banquet room of El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant, 19132 Soledad Canyon Road.
The Canyon High School band has scheduled a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. As a part of the growing tradition at Canyon High School, alumni of the Canyon band and Canyon High School employees join students during the winter concert performance. The concert is free and will be held at the Canyon High School gym, 19300 W. Nadal St. in Canyon Country. For details, visit www.canyonhighcowboys.org.
Local school districts are bracing for additional budget cuts as the state's nonpartisan fiscal analyst says California faces a $13 billion budget shortfall over the next 18 months.
California Highway Patrol officers and local firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Highway 14 near the Soledad Canyon Road exit when a red-colored Ford F150 pulling a trailer spun-out while traveling southbound at 3:15 p.m.
Local residents can now apply to be part of the Newhall School District's Measure E Citizens Oversight Committee.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - California officials are recalling and putting under quarantine raw organic milk from a company after E. coli sent three California children to the hospital.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Trustees of the huge California State University system on Wednesday were to consider another tuition hike, this time a 9 percent increase that would raise student costs $498 to $5,970 a year.
The driver of a pickup truck was injured during a two-vehicle collision early Wednesday at 8th Street and Railroad Avenue in Newhall.
The California Assembly passed a bill Wednesday that would renew and extend the tax credit for filming in the movie industry's home state.
LONDON (AP) - Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis.
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BOSTON (AP) - A spilled drink in a Boston nightclub led former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to kill two people in a drive-by shooting two years ago, prosecutors said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More pets are buried in U.S. backyards than any other place, but that is becoming illegal in more and more places. For those who want something unique, though, the sky's the limit, literally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.
THE LIVING ROOM DEFENSE: Can something Sterling said in the privacy of his girlfriend's living room, without knowing he is being recorded and with no expectation that the comments will become public, be considered a "willful" violation of the league's bylaws. A big part of Sterling's defense is based on the idea that "a jealous rant to a lover never intended to be published cannot offend the NBA rules."
There's a new digital currency in town, but this one doesn't seem interested in playing nice.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Residents of California's largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and out of sync with major urban areas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A court commissioner has dismissed a guardianship proceeding over Paul Walker's daughter after hearing about a plan that calls for the teenager to live with her mother and a nanny.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Eddie Espinoza will be cheering a little louder than anyone else for California Chrome in the Belmont Stakes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost to the U.S. manufacturing industry and create jobs.
Emergency preparedness is a universal necessity for families facing any kind of difficulty. Women who are alone during an emergency can help themselves in several ways.
SANTA CLARITA - On May 31, 2014, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will open a new 2,000 square foot Mega Passport Office at the Castaic Branch Post Office, located at the Santa Clarita Processing and Distribution Center, 28201 Franklin Parkway in Santa Clarita. This new unit will have additional staffing and expanded hours to make it easy and convenient to apply for a U.S. passport.