It never ceases to amaze me when a client walks into my office with a shoe box in hand, and canceled checks and receipts are spilling all over the floor. It's 2011, and one would think that with all of the organizational tools at our finger tips today, we would be prepared for tax time.
Mozart and Salieri would have been proud. At the stroke of midnight, more than 100 masked revelers toasted the new year in grand style with an enthusiastic "joyeuses fêtes!" on the set of "Amadeus" during the fifth annual Carnivale di Venezia at the Repertory East Playhouse.
Bishop Alemany High School has organized a special ceremony Jan. 23 to pray for the recovery of Frank Ferry, the private school's principal and Santa Clarita city councilman.
Two suspected drug dealers from Anaheim were arrested Thursday at a College of the Canyons parking lot with a 9 mm handgun and 250 ecstasy pills, authorities said.
Santa Clarita City Council members set aside $93,000 at a meeting Tuesday to pay for software needed to join a book-sharing co-op used by 73 library branches.
The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 enhanced loan packages and terms for small businesses. Included in the act were improved loan provisions, such as a 90-percent guarantee and reduced fees for small-business owners securing loans.
Jeff Norquist of Stay Green Inc. has been promoted as the new operations manager for the Santa Clarita-based company's clients in the Los Angeles area.
Today is Amber Alert Awareness Day, according to a statement by the California Highway Patrol.
Luncheon RSVP deadline
The sixth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival attracted nearly 40 films from all categories of filmmakers, from elementary school-age children to independent professionals.
Curt Scott's sarcastic letter in Sunday's edition, responding to Jeff Scott's Jan. 5 letter, clearly illustrates one thing: The now-laughable global-warming mantra has been changed to climate change. That's a pretty safe bet, too, since the climate isn't static. It's a dynamic system, which means it's always changing. So global-warming proponents have found a great way to cover their bets.
This letter is in response to comments made in a Jan. 6 Signal opinion column from Lynne Plambeck titled "Groups filed suit to help save our river."
Linda Skvarna, left, and Shelly Coleman discuss a sculpture titled "Journey" by artist Idelle Tyzbir, one of six local sculptors with works on display through Jan. 27 at the Art Gallery on College of the Canyons' Valencia campus Wednesday.
This month, the Peking Acrobats - a troupe of China's most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts - will bring their country's 2,000-year-old tradition of stunning acrobatics to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons, as part of their limited 40-city North American tour.
As the first exhibition of 2011, the College of the Canyons Art Gallery is showcasing the talents of six local sculptors in the aptly titled exhibition "Six Santa Clarita Sculptors."
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation and will likely remain there for two weeks, one of his attorneys said Saturday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A prosecutor investigating the South Korean ferry sinking that left 302 people dead or missing says all 15 crew members involved in the ship's navigation are now in custody.
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - An SUV driven by an elderly motorist plowed into a group of people waiting to enter an Orange County ice cream parlor Friday evening, killing a 73-year-old woman and injuring six others, authorities said.
DURHAM, Ore. (AP) - After months of trying to get its problem-plagued online health exchange to work, Oregon on Friday officially gave up on the state portal and decided to switch to the federal website - the first state in the nation to do so.
Like many churches across the Santa Clarita Valley, Valencia United Methodist wanted to complete a service project which would not only help others, but help change the world for the better in some way.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks scored four power-play goals in a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.
Different park. Same result.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, Jeff and David met at the Walmart on Newhall Ranch Road for the first time.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown issued a second executive order on Friday to deal with California's drought, taking additional steps to help fight wildfires and assist cities and farmers.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday, and police were investigating whether a boy attacked her after she turned down an invitation to be his prom date.
Looking for a public place to watch the Santa Clarita Valley Dodgers Day game tomorrow night? Don't expect to find the Boys in Blue on the TV at your favorite local watering hole.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pop legend Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers' former stadium.
Richie's Fight for Life Foundation's Fun Run is about a search for the reason a seven-year old boy is dying.
Chiquita Canyon, an innovative local business that is also home to a 9.2 megawatt clean energy facility, and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) celebrated their third annual Found Art Scholarship Program and announced the recipients of more than $8,000 in scholarship monies. The announcement – which was made at a gallery reception featuring more than a dozen artwork submissions – marks the third year of the highly successful art recognition program, which honors local art students.
ORLAND, Calif. (AP) - The drivers of a FedEx truck and bus that collided in a fiery accident earlier this month both started their work days in Sacramento.