In the past few years, there's been a big push by employers to have employees sign agreements stating that any dispute between them would go to an arbitrator rather than a judge and a jury.
Tuesday, Nov. 16
It's 3 p.m. Wednesday, and there's a whirlwind of activity at the Boys & Girls Club facility in Newhall.
Dear Smarties: I was recently laid off. I have a good severance package, and I know I'll be able to find something eventually. But my finances are getting strained.
Today's dedication of Elsmere Canyon as part of Santa Clarita's greenbelt of preserved wilderness marks a milestone of achievement.
We have yet another lawsuit filed against the city. By people who are speculating that the city will deliver substandard library services and suspecting a Brown Act violation occurred.
I have the easy solution to the library problems (changing hands from county control to city control).
Would you go to your friend's house and poop, then walk away and let someone else clean up?
Governor Schwarzenegger and the California Department of Veterans Affairs, through it Operation Welcome Home initiative, has partnered with six-time Heavyweight UFC Champion Randy Couture to reach out to recently returning veterans and connect them with the benefits and services they have earned.
In the past couple of days, while driving to work, I have witnessed vehicles on Stevenson Ranch Parkway and The Old Road running red lights. One car in particular ran two lights back-to-back.
Through a series of valuable partnerships with major arts organizations across the nation, the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program continues to provide arts-infused curriculum and unique educational opportunities for students throughout the SCV.
Every year as the holidays approach, it seems that the number of large projects moving through the city and the county public portion of the planning process increases.
The Santa Clarita Valley is home to more than 9,500 active and veteran military personnel. Those who have served this great nation have done so in times of peace and in times of war.
Residents who feel like celebrating the dedication of Elsmere Canyon as open space, thwarting a decades-old plan to turn the canyon into a giant garbage dump, need to RSVP to city officials today so they can join the ceremony Friday morning.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.