The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (HR 5297), which President Barack Obama signed on Oct. 4, will provide approximately $30 billion to small banks (those with less than $10 billion in assets) for lending to small businesses; provide approximately $12 billion in tax incentives to small businesses and expand the loan programs of the Small Business Administration (SBA).
The Santa Clarita Community Development Corporation received a $1,300 donation Tuesday from the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Teabags.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is holding an orientation Tuesday introducing the resources it offers to job-seekers.
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From right to left, Rabbi Choni Marozov of Chabad of SCV, Rabbi Howard Siegel of Congregation Beth Shalom and Rabbi Mark Blazer of Temple Beth Ami sing Maoz Tzur at Westfield Valencia Town Center as part of a Hanukkah Festival on Dec. 5. The event brought together the three local congregations to celebrate Hanukkah with food and live entertainment to celebrate the Jewish holiday.
When it was her turn, Debbie Longworth lit her candle and rode in her electric wheelchair to the altar, where she placed it in a growing row of lit candles.
College of the Canyons has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, which will allow the college to grow and develop its Gardens of the Canyons project located on the community college's Valencia campus.
Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that the innovative Transit Information Network (TIN) is in the final stages of phase 1.
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Chris Varner has resigned as head coach of the Canyon High School football team after four seasons.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to sign up to attend its Rose Parade Excursion on Jan. 1.
College of the Canyons has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, seed money that will allow the college to grow and develop its Gardens of the Canyons project located on the COC Valencia campus.
Editor's note: This column has been updated from one that ran in December of last year.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Europe's moves to rein in Google - including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name - may be seen in Brussels as striking a blow for the little guy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A team of mutants overpowered one massive mutant monster at the box office during the Memorial Day holiday.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - The official World Cup song is definitely striking a chord - the wrong one with many in host country Brazil.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A robbery and shooting left two men injured early Sunday, authorities said, just 24 hours after an Indiana man was fatally shot in the same parking lot near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - The threats of suicide and violence captured in Elliott Rodger's online videos were unsettling, even terrifying.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The finish at the Indianapolis 500 was worth the wait for Ryan Hunter-Reay.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Josh Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his stellar career and the first in the majors this season, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Sunday.
At approximately 6pm, on Saturday, May 24, 2014, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Summer Violent Crime Enforcement Program (SVCEP) stopped a vehicle for routine traffic violations. Upon contacting the driver, deputies could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver was detained pending a narcotics investigation, and the vehicle was searched. Inside the vehicle's trunk, deputies found all the makings for a lab, used to extract hash oil (also known as honey oil) from marijuana. Seized were hundreds of cans of butane, laboratory style glassware, a scale, a portable stove ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - An exit poll on Sunday showed that billionaire candy-maker Petro Poroshenko won Ukraine's presidential election outright in the first round - a vote that authorities hoped would unify the deeply fractured nation.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps' chaplain has reminded a New York City congregation not to forget the sacrifice of fallen soldiers around the world.
Some things you just don't forget. One of those things for me was lining up with my siblings before leaving for school. There was one thing we had to do before running out the door to catch the bus. Let me explain. My mother was involved. She held a large bottle in one hand and a tablespoon in the other. That's right, a tablespoon, not a teaspoon.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Appearing loose and ready to go, Kurt Busch chatted with family and well-wishers hours before he tried to become just the second driver to complete the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 in a single day - a grueling, 1,100-mile slog that will include an airplane ride from Indiana to North Carolina in time for the longer of the two races Sunday evening.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) - President Barack Obama secretly slipped into Afghanistan under the cover of darkness Sunday for a weekend visit with U.S. troops serving in the closing months of America's longest war.
When a workplace injury occurs, actual injury costs are often between five to 50 times the size of the obvious direct costs of medical expenses and salary for the injured worker. Indirect costs include money spent on things such as repairing damaged equipment, time and money spent on hiring and training replacement personnel as well as lost productivity and quality because less experienced employees replace key injured employees.