About fifty days remain before the start of a new year. It is a good time to review, renew and refresh not just how the business is doing, but how business is being done. Here are six critical areas to keep in mind as planning begins for next year.
Move over, green bean casserole. It's time to bring something new to the holiday table. These recipes make the most of holiday favorites by adding unique and flavorful twists.
Enterprise Zone breakfast
A new local nonprofit organization focused on helping homeless families in the Santa Clarita Valley plans to make its formal launch on Valentine's Day.
Festival of Trees performers sought
The Signal has established objectives for the Business section with the goal of reflecting the community in which we live and work:
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is investigating a reported incident of attempted kidnapping this morning near Dockweiler Drive and Valley Del Oro in Newhall.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) has set its holiday hours for the remainder of 2010.
For millions of Los Angeles County residents who have access and functional needs including those relating to physical, medical, sensory, cognitive or age-related conditions; disasters such as earthquakes, wildfires or floods will present a real challenge.
On Friday, Nov. 12, at 11:30 a.m., the city of Santa Clarita will host a dedication to acknowledge its recently completed acquisition of 842 acres in Elsmere Canyon, located north of the Interstate 5/State Route 14 junction.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has been named to the transition team that will oversee the GOP's ascension to majority party in the House of Representatives.
The fate of alleged killer Michael Dean Stephens is still in the hands of the jury.
A judge ruled in The Signal's favor Monday, concluding that the newspaper does not owe Johnny Pride any money in his small-claims case. Pride, who ran for Santa Clarita City Council earlier this year, sued The Signal for $5,000 for defamation of character. The local resident alleged that The Signal misrepresented him; claims that the newspaper has rejected.
A month after getting rejected by the Newhall School District, leaders of a local Hebrew-language charter school will ask Hart district board members Wednesday for approval of its elementary school.
The following essays are from fourth-grade students at Newhall Elementary School.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The family of a pregnant American woman who went missing in Afghanistan in late 2012 with her Canadian husband received two videos last year in which the couple asked the U.S. government to help free them and their child from Taliban captors, The Associated Press has learned.
First, we must acknowledge that fighting or arguing exists in most marriages. The couples who don't have any arguments are likely in denial. Or one partner is simply far too submissive and that is not a happy situation for her or him. Let's be clear, there is nothing wrong with a healthy disagreement. However, there are some types of disagreeing that end up in verbal battles that can do serious damage if not dealt with correctly.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A huge new paperwork headache for the government could also be jeopardizing coverage for some of the millions of people who just got health insurance under President Barack Obama'slaw.