Over this past year, fixed-income investments in U.S. Treasury, municipal and corporate bonds have performed very well while the stock market has languished. For those who invested in 10-year treasury bonds over the past year, they received annual interest yields of between 2.5- and 3-percent and bond values increasing up to 4 percent or more. Not a bad return when compared to the stock market.
The SCV Community Expo begins Friday night with the Taste of Expo at 5 p.m. The admission fee is $20, which buys food and drink tickets.
Sometimes, you just have to be in the right place at the right time.
It was smooth sailing all the way as Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley launched its seventh annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser Sunday at the Oaks Grille located inside the Tournament Players Club in Valencia to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Four years ago, bipartisan majorities in the California Legislature approved a landmark clean-energy bill. Now a well-financed coalition of right-wing ideologues, out-of-state oil and gas companies and climate-change skeptics is seeking to effectively kill that law with an initiative on the November state ballot.
I suppose we have more than our fair share of tea party members here in the SCV. But I've been wondering why they blame the government for all of the country's troubles.
I am always amused by the protestations of Marxists/liberals/progressives who claim that the tea party is controlled by the Republican Party.
Who is in the working class? I have asked the question over and over, and it seems that the words "working class" apply to those who are employed by others and work on an hourly basis and are most often union workers.
Get a great meal, give back to your community, and save on your entry fee by participating in the Dink's Deli promo for Help the Children.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California's fight against impaired drivers hit a high note this past year, when the state recorded a decline in deaths related to driving under the influence (DUI) for the fourth year in a row.
The Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley will present the 3rd annual "Sip, Stroll, and Savor the Sounds" wine affair at the Westfield Valencia Town Center on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Students and community members are invited to the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus for an evening of Halloween-inspired cinematic suspense during the free outdoor screening of Alfred Hitchcock's classic "Psycho."
One of the most interesting behavior concepts discovered is the winning edge. This principle states that small differences in key action areas can translate into enormous differences in results.
Friday, Oct. 8
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.