Summer day camp may qualify as a tax deduction for working parents, the Internal Revenue said. Parents who work, or are looking for work, might be eligible for a tax credit for the expenses related to the care of a child under age 13 during the summer vacation.
The Business Education calendar has moved to a new day. Look for it every Thursday in the business section.
The capacity crowd of real estate professionals, business leaders and elected officials who attended a recent housing forecast were eager for positive news, which an economist was happy to provide, along with, of course, doses of reality.
Boy Scouts visiting Castaic Lake were given a break by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Tuesday, when supervisors approved a motion to reduce the cost of parking for scouting volunteers.
County supervisors abandoned plans for an easement on an Agua Dulce road this week after five years of inactivity on the proposal.
Pack up the family, picnic basket and a blanket - it's time again for the city's popular live music summer series Concerts in the Park, which debuts with Eagles tribute band Hotel California at 7 p.m. Saturday.
In a recent Signal article "Court dismisses suit over hospital addition (July 2)," City Attorney Joe Montes is quoted as saying, "I think the city is very pleased that the Court of Appeals upheld the determination of the trial court indicating and validating the city's environmental analysis for the project."
Breast-feeding support group
Negotiators for the union that represents Southern California grocery store employees are still in talks with supermarket representatives, a source said today.
Two local nurses received an Award of Excellence from Valley Presbyterian Hospital, it was announced today.
Deputies found a Castaic man about an hour after he was reported missing Independence Day, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.
Rioux Park walking group
During the Memorial Day holiday, we lost nearly all of the wildflowers known as mariposa lilies growing in two areas of Ed Davis Park. They were stolen while in gorgeous full bloom.
A truck driver escaped unhurt after the box truck he was driving rolled over and landed on its side on San Francisquito Canyon Road on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.
The California Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley next week as part of a truck lanes improvement project that began in mid-2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health and wellbeing of children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who accosted Brad Pitt on a red carpet pleaded no contest to battery Friday and was ordered to stay away from the actor and Hollywood red carpet events.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday granted a daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem regular visits after she raised concerns about his well-being.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beset by growing evidence of patient delays and cover-ups, embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned from President Barack Obama's Cabinet Friday, taking the blame for what he decried as a "lack of integrity" in the sprawling health care system for the nation's military veterans.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included grand theft autos, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA has called off a hearing to oust embattled Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling in advance of a vote on a potentially record-breaking deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
It's nearly time to break out that outrageously tall Uncle Sam hat, find the garish red-white-and-blue sunglasses for the family dog and locate the zaniest vehicle possible to decorate - the Fourth of July Parade in the Santa Clarita Valley is right around the corner.
"Sleeping Beauty" took almost a decade to reach theaters and cost $6 million to produce, far and away the most expensive Disney animated feature at the time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for some people who don't identify with their biological sex.