How is golf like financial planning, and why do so many people have a difficult time with both?
Here is my response to Dr. Bruce Hector's April 16 Letter to the Editor, in which he states that universal-coverage Medicare for all is the most fair and cost-effective choice.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are productions that are currently shooting in town:
Jews around the world including the Santa Clarita Valley cleaned their houses, cars and offices Monday and cooked furiously in last-minute preparations for the weeklong holiday of Passover, which began at sundown Monday and marks the biblical story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt.
Authorities say a 15-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a car on the Antelope Valley Freeway near Acton walked into the path of an oncoming car.
Starting this Earth Day, April 22, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will launch a series of 50 stories for 50 consecutive weekdays that will explore the many ways accelerating climate change is impacting or may impact fish and wildlife across America. No geographic region is immune.
The state awarded Placerita Canyon Nature Center a $1 million grant for installing new exhibits and signs, according to a Los Angeles County statement Friday.
I am most disappointed by the William S. Hart Union High School District board's decision to yet again delay the decision to purchase the site for a high school.
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SCV Helping Hand recipient for the week ending April 17, 2011:
Army Pvt. Keith Mulhern has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Cameron Letz has made the Dean's List at California Lutheran University for the fall semester 2010. In order to quality for the Dean's List full-time students must achieve a minimum of a 3.6 grade point average. After graduation Letz plans on living in Japan with the JET program (Japanese English Translator).
Tanner Diaz, a 2009 Honors graduate from William S. Hart High School in Newhall was recently named to the Dean's List at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he is in his second year as an engineering student. He is the son of Ray and Susan Diaz, of Valencia.
Dr. Joel S. Miller of Valencia was awarded a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists at their recent convention in Las Vegas.
WASHINGTON (AP) - One in 13 children could see their lives shortened by smoking unless the nation takes more aggressive action to end the tobacco epidemic, the U.S. Surgeon General said Friday - even as, astonishingly, scientists added still more diseases to the long list of cigarettes' harms.
PARIS (AP) - President Francois Hollande has visited France's first lady for the first time since she was hospitalized late last week after a gossip magazine reported he was having an affair with an actress.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing the records.
GLENDORA (AP) - Firefighters were chasing early-morning flare-ups Friday in a damaging wildfire that was largely tamed but kept thousands of people from their homes in the foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles.
I am one of those folks who signed up for the Affordable Care Act. It was my first time on the open health care market, since I always had health care provided from employment, either mine or my spouse's.
Regarding The Signal's Jan. 6 front-page article, "Burglaries on the rise in SCV this past year," I would like to point out that all is not necessarily as it appears.
I honestly don't believe that Democrats and Republicans will ever sit down and compromise on anything. The simple act of governing for all of the people seems to be impossible.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.
Recently, the community of Santa Clarita has been buzzing over potential billboard removals and the possibility of sign ordinance changes. It began when the Metro Group, who owns the land on which the billboards in question reside, approached the city with a proposal to remove every billboard in the Metro (railroad) right-of-way, within the Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue corridors, in the center of the city. This amounts to the permanent removal of 118 billboards on 62 structures along the Metro right-of-way in exchange for a change to the current sign ordinance that would allow them to build three ...
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.