We now enter the fifth season of the year - tax season. The New Year has started and Uncle Sam wants you to settle up your taxes for last year.
The fifth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival will entertain families at the Repertory East Playhouse in Old Town Newhall, starting on Friday, Jan. 8, and running through Sunday, Jan. 10.
SACRAMENTO - California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) responded to today's State of the State address given by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger:
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
SACRAMENTO - California Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today after Governor Schwarzenegger presented his annual State of the State address to the Legislature:
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has joined Democrats and Republicans in passing bipartisan education reforms that will make California more competitive to receive up to $700 million in "Race to the Top" funds, calling the plan an important step forward that will empower parents and help the state improve its failing schools.
"Last night's bipartisan vote is a victory for parents, students, and taxpayers who want to improve the quality of our public schools," said Smyth. "This legislation makes California more competitive for Race to the Top dollars and allows us to continue working closely with the Obama ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Andre Dawson was elected to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his ninth try, while Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar fell just short of earning the sport's highest honor.
Recognizing the importance of bringing local businesses together, the Valley Industrial Association has set the date for the 2010 VIA Business-to-Business Industry Show -- Thursday, May 20 in Santa Clarita.
William S. Hart Park has started a Walk Club as part of the 2010 Healthy Parks Initiative. The program allows adults to participate in light exercise with opportunities to walk paths and pedestrian trails of the Newhall park.
The African Children's Choir will perform a free community concert at 6 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Grace Baptist Church, 22833 Copper Hill Drive. Members of the choir come from some of poorest parts of Africa and the organization works to better the lives of the children.
In case you missed it, the head coach of Texas Tech University was first suspended and then terminated a few days before his team was to play Michigan State in the Alamo Bowl football game on Jan. 2.
Leading a healthier lifestyle doesn't have to mean making dramatic changes. It means making smarter choices.
Grabbing the Wall Street Journal off the driveway in the morning and turning on "Mad Money" in the evening might be expected of a stock broker, but it may very well be the routine for the members of the award-winning West Ranch High Stock Market Club.
It wasn't Santa Clarita Valley high school football teams, but marching bands, that were making noise this year in their Southern Section championships.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
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Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.