Twenty-five years ago, Costco opened its first warehouse store. At that time in the retail industry, selling annual memberships for the privilege of buying things was almost unheard of. The company has since grown to 544 locations in seven countries, employing 142,000 people and has annual revenue of $72.5 billion.
The new half-hour daily version of "Deal or No Deal" will feature Santa Clarita resident Alex Shahin today at 3:30 p.m. on KNBC Channel 4.
College of the Canyons technicians will shut down the school's Web sites today for planned maintenance of servers and network equipment. Access should be restored by Wednesday.
The southbound I-5 off-ramp and northbound I-5 on-ramp are closed at Magic Mountain Parkway for widening through Jan. 13.
The McGrath Elementary School staff is beating the odds, said Newhall School District Superintendent Marc Winger.
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Savvy conservatives long ago figured out that those of us on the political left are not guided by conscience or individually acquired thought. So they've concluded.
Advertising Professionals Association is accepting entries for its advertising, graphic design and related creative fields competition.
First place My favorite holiday tradition is on Christmas. I like to deliver corn bread, pumpkin bread, cookies and muffins to my neighbors. I cook all these sweets so they're homemade. All of my neighbors want me to deliver that every year. My sister and I love to make and cook sweets. We make lemon squares, brownies, Christmas balls and lemon pudding. Our friends and family love it. We always give the fire department cookies ...
I do believe most of us are ready for 2008 to end and see some better New Year's resolutions in 2009, especially from our financial markets. Everyone I know is tired of seeing their 401(k) plan look like a 201(k).
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 266 votes from Sunday afternoon, Dec. 21 through early morning Dec. 30, 2008. Question: "What do you think about bailed-out Wall Street execs still getting bonuses?" * Shows gross mismanagement by Feds (83 votes) * We should boycott those companies (10 votes) * Execs should be made to pay it back (65 votes) * No more free billions for ...
At Fair Oaks Ranch Community School, there's always a question of character. Last week, students celebrated Character Counts Week in commemoration of the school's "six pillars" of character: Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. "Character pillars are embedded in everything that we do at our school," Principal Marie Stump said. "The six pillars are reinforced on daily basis and are the core of our school discipline policies. This week was a celebration of these ...
Northlake Hills Elementary School set the national record for the most units of blood collected at a one-day elementary school blood drive. The school collected 163 units of blood from staff and parents between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at the school's campus, topping the previous record of 151 units.
The Vasquez High School principal states that Vasquez High School has a zero tolerance for bullies. If there truly was a zero tolerance policy in place, the bullying of the boy that committed suicide would not have continued on a daily basis.
In response to the editorial "Snippets? Associations? Who is Barack Obama?" (The Signal, Oct. 24): Mr. Eliasberg leads what he believes is a logical response to Obama's political moves, such as his snippets argument and denial of guilt by association. While these methods may be politically motivated, we should also examine what Mr. Eliasberg says about Mr. Obama.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
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.