Longtime community leader and local realtor Mary Ree was recently elected to serve as the President of the Board of Directors for the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley.
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Jackson claimed to have a net worth of $236 million as of March 31, 2007, according to financial documents obtained by The Associated Press that shed light on the late pop star's murky finances and prodigious borrowing.
The documents also show he had little cash on hand to finance his lavish lifestyle. They offer the clearest account yet on the state of Jackson's financial empire, which is expected to become the focus of a legal battle between the singer's family and creditors.
From car washes to restaurants, service businesses are feeling the economic crunch.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
I see that Dick Ramirez, in "Not the way to go," and Steven Brooks, "California crisis solvable" (both in Opinion, Letters June 19), feel that their particular spending priorities should be California's priorities, even to the point of raising, again, the already overwhelmingly high taxes on the people and businesses of California.
Oh, wait a minute, you already are united.
There is a great amount of angst flowing through the conservative base of the Republican Party these days, and as a lifelong Democrat, I could not be more pleased.
Helmers Elementary School teacher Elaine Ahad had a unique helper in her classroom this past school year: 8-year-old Patrick Sweeney.
Registration is now open for the city of Santa Clarita's September CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) class, which will coincide with National Preparedness month.
SACRAMENTO - As motorists prepare to head out onto the highway for some summer fun this Independence Day, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is doing its part to help keep the fireworks where they belong... in the sky.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club will take on a new project to assist wounded veterans returning from service in Iraq and elsewhere.
The College of the Canyons Automotive Technology program has achieved National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification - ensuring that the college's automotive training programs meet or exceed industry-recognized, uniform standards of excellence.
To protect Los Angeles County's natural resources and enforce laws pertaining to off-highway vehicles (OHVs), Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has allocated $35,000 to the sheriff's COPS teams to purchase four motorcycles, a motorcycle trailer and personal safety equipment for the teams' off-highway vehicle enforcement program.
The First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall opened its latest exhibit, "A Week in the Life," on June 7, featuring more than 20 photographs depicting life in Santa Clarita.
To identify and prevent child abuse and neglect, Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Zev Yaroslavsky have introduced a motion directing county departments to immediately implement an automated information sharing system using data about clients simultaneously served by public agencies.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.