Is it unlucky to rework your Friday the 13th column from last year? Let's find out:
You may recall my column in 2010 about how Barbie got spanked by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in its litigation against Bratz. In 2010, the 9th Circuit reversed a $100 million verdict in favor of Mattel against MGA, the owner of the Bratz line of dolls.
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Thanks to the voter-approved Proposition 11 and Proposition 20, the method of drawing new boundaries for Congress, State Board of Equalization, Senate and Assembly has been given to an independent citizens commission.
Popular Santa Clarita Valley rock band The McGrath Project has just signed a three-album recording deal with Brooklyn West Records, a division of Universal Records.
The SCV Senior Foundation will host its third annual Summer Golf Showdown at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia on Monday, June 20 teeing off at 9 a.m.
Editor's note: Jane Robison, the court's Public Information Officer, said she gave Signal reporter Jonathan Randles "the wrong sentencing" for Armik Sohrabian. The lead of this story has been updated to reflect the correct sentence. Comments relating to the error have been removed.
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Bill Lively sang his way around the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Valencia until he stopped next to the new 2011 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year.
One set of housing statistics jumped out at me recently, numbers that reflect the stark reality, opportunity and tenuous recovery under way in the local residential real estate market.
The great American author Henry David Thoreau once said, "We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea-coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the thunder-cloud, and the rain."
The Signal reported on April 28 in "City says 'no' to library tax," and again in a May 1 editor's note on "Where's the democracy in library-board pick," that it was "common" for a city council to appoint itself to a library board of directors.
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.