I don't know whether it was good luck, poverty you could recognize from the street, or the phony sign I posted in my front window that read "Security provided by Abner's Alarms" - but my Canyon Country home was never burglarized or invaded - and no one was robbed there, in 25 years. I, and my family, lived safe and sound behind the moat for a very long time.
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - The California Student Aid Commission is launching its official start of the 2011 financial aid and Cal Grant application period.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The American Lung Association in California released its annual State of Tobacco Control report that issues grades to cities and counties in California on key tobacco control policies, including those for smokefree outdoor environments, smokefree housing, and reducing sales of tobacco products.
The Santa Clarita Valley's own Men of Harmony will be at it again this Valentine's Day. They say "Nothing tells someone you love them like a singing Valentine," and the Men of Harmony Barbershop Quartets will serenade your sweetheart at home, at work or anywhere you choose in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Repertory East Playhouse will open its 2011 season with "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune," by Terrence McNally. "This is an amazing piece of theater, and a challenge for us. We are all very excited for this production," said REP Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston.
The 2010-2011 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center continues its eighth season with the contemporary Brazilian dance company Grupo Corpo, Jan. 28, 29 and 30, at the Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
One of the most exciting aspects of wine is the world of blends. As much as we enjoy a big, bold Cabernet Sauvignon, a silky, velvety Pinot Noir, or a lush Zinfandel, we are always intrigued by blends. We love the nuances and layers of flavors in these wonderful wines. Each sip of a blend brings a different experience to the palate; it's like having a tapestry of flavors in your mouth.
Editor's note: This column has been UPDATED with proper attribution.
Following up on Jan. 14's article, you are in the middle of negotiating a contract for any number of possible different scenarios, including selling a business, buying property, or conducting some kind of other business.
Friday, Jan. 21
The city of Santa Clarita should be commended for its Extreme Neighborhood Makeover program. The program, which began operating in spring 2008, helps boost the appearance of local neighborhoods.
When I told a friend Alwyn Cosgrove and I were writing "The New Rules of Lifting for Abs", the third in our "New Rules of Lifting" series, he laughed.
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.