Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 407 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 3 to late afternoon Friday, July 10, 2009. Question: "What should the state Legislature do to solve the budget shortfall?" * Cut social services & education (53 votes) * Cut fat-cat spending (224 votes) * Raise taxes & fees (21 votes) * Snatch $$ from cities (1 vote) * Resign en masse ...
Santa Clarita's annual summer Concerts in the Park series kicks off in Central Park at 7 p.m. Saturday.
SACRAMENTO - Sen. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) today announced he is stepping down from his role as chairman of the Senate Republican Caucus to allow more time to focus on the Vote SAFE initiative - slated for the November 2010 ballot - and his bid for membership on the Board of Equalization, district 2, also in 2010.
"Beauty and the Beast" comes to life on stage at the Canyon Theatre Guild this weekend, featuring a talented and energetic cast of teens. The cast of this "junior" version is made up entirely of students in the Canyon Theatre Guild's STARS Workshop. These young performers are 13 to 17 years old and they have been meeting for four weeks, learning the craft of musical theatre performance.
The Repertory East Playhouse will continue its "81 Series" on Friday, July 10, at 8 p.m., with the critically-acclaimed comedy, "Fat Pig," by Neil LaBute - sponsored by Ed and Dana Hill of Geotechnologies Inc. Be a part of the 81 at the opening night wine reception at 7 p.m.
I had a birthday on July 4. As I get older I find that birthdays are less a cause for joy and more a reminder of our own mortality. I certainly didn't need any additional reflection this year with the passing of Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, Karl Malden, Steve McNair, Billy Mays, and my wife's aunt over the preceding days.
"Bruno" is a no-holds-barred comedy permitting several holds I had not dreamed of. The needle on my internal Laugh Meter went haywire, bouncing between hilarity, appreciation, shock, admiration, disgust, disbelief and appalled incredulity.
The writer of "I Love You, Beth Cooper" says the story is based on a dream. I believe him. This is one of the very few movies where I WANTED the hero to wake up and discover it was only a dream. But it's a dream all the way through - a dream evoking just another teen romcom.
A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car in Canyon Country on Thursday as he dashed across Sierra Highway, far from a crosswalk, said sheriff's Sgt. Darren Harris.
The owner of Newhall Land and Farming Co. has netted a little more time to sort out its bankruptcy issues.
A territorial dispute in Valencia between two rival catering trucks may have become violent at the end of lunchtime Thursday, when one driver allegedly tried to serve the other a dish of piping-hot pain, a sheriff's sergeant said.
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There is an axiom that teaches that a borrower dies if lenders stop believing in him. The truer that saying, the more dire the economic scenario for California.
The Roth IRA is a generous tax avoidance vehicle. Unlike other qualified retirement plans, the Roth does not require distributions once the owner reaches age 70 1/2. Roth IRA money can be left to grow tax free not only for the life of the owner but also stretched based on the age of nonspouse beneficiaries. Many people balk at the idea of paying income tax now rather than it being deferred. They fail to consider ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - U.S. officials for nearly three years accessed data on thousands of domestic phone numbers they shouldn't have and then misrepresented their actions to a secret spy court to reauthorize the government's surveillance program, documents released Tuesday show.
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.