LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- During the month of September, DISARM officers confiscated 109 weapons, including 34 handguns, four assault rifles, and 21 rifles/shotguns, $17.5 million in illegal drugs, and arrested 207 probationers during 1,660 unannounced searches of residences, persons, vehicles, and businesses, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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New business owners and seasoned entrepreneurs alike often ask their bankers what they can do to avoid making common mistakes. To start, they can learn from their own mistakes and from the mistakes of others. Many successful business owners failed at their first venture but persevered to build strong companies.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
A hiker who was stranded at the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park on Friday was rescued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department, authorities said. The hiker was found at the 10700 block of Escondido Canyon Road at about 6:30 p.m., fire officials said. The hiker wasn't injured, authorities said, but it was not clear on Friday if he had to be airlifted out of the area.
The National Association of Manufacturers has selected Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to receive the nonpartisan organization's Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for his support of manufacturers and their employees in the United States. Each key vote for the award was made by an association member-led advisory committee comprised of executives from small, mid-sized and large manufacturing companies.
Exhibiting roses at a show for the very first time can be formidable. Been there, done that! I plunged blindly into exhibiting about 15 years ago, and believe me, I have made every mistake imaginable. When you arrive at the rose show prep area and see the top rose exhibitors with their truckloads of roses it can be quite intimidating. But just remember that every rose exhibitor had to start from square one in the beginning.
For some, running is a way of life - a hobby that brings peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment. For others, walking is more their speed - a chance to enjoy the great outdoors without pushing the body to extreme limits.
We hear, courtesy of the Public Campaign Action Fund, that Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has received $400,000 in campaign contributions this year from defense contractors.
I encourage you to vote for Kevin Korenthal for Castaic Lake Water Agency Board of Directors.
In the letter by Matt Diederich that appeared in The Signal last Saturday, Diederich clearly states that the Los Angeles Times declined to endorse Barbara Boxer ("Boxer has accomplished nothing").
I can't help but ponder the question - if Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom should have to look for real jobs outside of the public sector with all their neat perks, etc. - and have to search in the private sector - what in the world would they do?
I will be voting for Kevin Korenthal for Division One, Castaic Lake Water Agency board.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected in their to-go order in a McDonald's drive-thru: A bag of cold cash.
Since the beginning of cityhood in 1987, the city of Santa Clarita has been spending significant time and money addressing blight with the goal of beautifying our city.
Congress will soon have to, again, discuss and debate the federal budget and debt ceiling - national crises which they "kicked down the road" instead of solving in September.
At-large voting has all of us voting on all Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
Instead of lambasting the ACA, why not put that energy and time into trying
The ardent zeal of the pitiful mind set constantly at fever pitch to maintain the imbecilic quest to paint Americans as racists pushes the boundary of sanity versus psychosis.
Just when I thought maybe it was time to settle down over Common Core, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan renewed the fire of discontent on both ends of the political spectrum with the following: "It's fascinating to me that some of the pushback (against Common Core) is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who - all of a sudden - their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn't quite as good as they thought they were, and that's pretty scary."
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.