The headlines are everywhere. Corporate layoffs and downsizing have become commonplace among companies of all sizes and in varying industries. From Lehman Brothers to Coca-Cola to Borders, companies are adjusting to the declining financial market by cutting jobs.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined the growing opposition to state ballot measure Proposition 1A. "At a time when budget deficits and unemployment are hitting record highs, Proposition 1A only continues the State Legislature's and Governor's reckless and irresponsible tax increases which are threatening jobs, increasing the tax burden on California families and delaying our economic recovery," he said in a statement today.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Figures from the Department of Public Social Services show that children of illegal aliens in Los Angeles County collected over $21 million in welfare and over $21 million in food stamps in February 2009 -- an increase of $1 million from the previous month, announced Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
On Thursday, April 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., an "Energy Workshop" will be held in the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center's dining room.
Based in Santa Clarita, the Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPaws) was founded in February 2002 by a group of pooper scoopers who believe every dog should have its day.
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9.
Communications skills are essential to establishing and maintaining positive relationships in every area of life. That's the premise behind the fourth in a series of LifeForward workshops for local women sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $60,000 in grants to three California organizations working with communities to tackle environmental justice challenges.
Matthew Rubin, an eighth-grade science teacher at Castaic Middle School, has been named 2009 State Middle-Grades Educator of the Year by the California League of Middle Schools.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation hosts its Family Swap Meet on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
UCLA regional support group the Santa Clarita Bruins is offering $500 scholarships to high school seniors and College of the Canyons students accepted to UCLA.
With a series of local wine tasting events already dedicated to wine aficionados across the Santa Clarita Valley, next month the College of the Canyons Foundation Library Associates will present a unique beer-tasting experience as the latest installment of the "In Good Taste" series.
A trip to a Board of Supervisors meeting in downtown Los Angeles is never a pleasant experience for the public. It means a day off work, a long drive in traffic, usually about an hour and a half from Santa Clarita and a hefty parking fee. A long wait faces the intrepid traveler before the agenda item is heard. Then finally, the resident is granted the opportunity to speak to a supervisor who is not listening because he is having a conversation at the dais with someone else.
In the Sunday, March 22 edition of The Signal, columnist Michele E. Buttelman expressed despair at the closing of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
I would like to expand the observations of the red-light cameras that ticket people at intersections, by observing the historical characteristic of government to always get bigger and more intrusive - never smaller.
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.