The number of Santa Clarita residents renovating their homes spiked in October, while construction on new homes was stagnant, according to economic data the city released this week.
As we say goodbye to 2010, I'm going to suggest that you forget about making resolutions - those long lists of how you think you need to improve yourself. Most of us have failed so many times at those resolutions that we don't take them seriously anymore.
SACRAMENTO -- Recent changes in the law require the IRS to reprogram its processing systems for three provisions that were extended in the Tax Relief, Unemployment Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, which became law on Dec. 17.
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Three entrepreneurial startup companies from California founded by students joined forces this year to offer students help with homework, college planning and saving money on textbooks.
Valencia-based company Nexus held its fifth annual food drive to benefit local food banks across Southern California and the response was generous. Seven regional offices across the United States participated in the three-week drive to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, Alameda County Food Bank, Murrieta Fire Department Station No. 1, San Diego Food Bank, Northwest Harvest Food Bank and Valley Food Bank.
This rainy New Year's holiday presents a gift, an opportunity and a question.
Santa Claus came early to make the holidays bright for the Santa Clarita Valley's children in need.
Community leaders and parents interested in knowing what it's like to run a school can now sign up for the annual Principal for a Day fundraiser slated for Feb. 11.
The city of Santa Clarita has an offering for those wanting a winter-like experience New Year's Day: a "polar bear" swim.
For the first time, Bowman High School students were able to experience the "Every 15 Minutes" program, which shows teenagers the effects of drunken and reckless driving.
Using a series of creative outreach projects, a group of 26 students from Hart High School's honors anatomy and physiology class were able to raise more than $3,700 to help cancer patients.
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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.