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In 2008, the management of United Airlines made a decision to run a better airline. According to the Wall Street Journal, United opted to follow an industry leader and borrowed ideas from Continental Airlines, a company that formerly resided in the public opinion doghouse.
Saugus High School's production of the musical, "The Fantasticks," opens this week and stars Broadway veteran and Saugus senior Sara Niemietz as Luisa. Niemietz is a 17-year-old senior and professional actress/singer who starred in Carol Burnett's play "Hollywood Arms" and in Jason Robert Brown's recent musical "13" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
The health care plan started off with the best of intentions. Coverage for all that would not omit those with pre-existing conditions, would be portable so you could move from job to job and would make it easier for the self-employed to have affordable insurance.
The magnitude 6.6 Sylmar earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley 6 a.m. Feb. 9, 1971. I remember that morning like it was today.
Children are naturally curious when it comes to the ways of the kitchen, and parents are equally curious about how to include them in cooking and baking activities.
West Ranch boys basketball forced 25 Hart turnovers with a frenetic, pressing defense and withstood a late rally to hold off the Indians and win their first Foothill League game 62-56 on Tuesday night at Hart High.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will host his first Women's Conference in the 25th Congressional District of California at the College of the Canyons cafeteria Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To assist and provide relief and support to the victims of the Haiti earthquake, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Molina amended by Supervisor Antonovich to encourage county residents and employees to make monetary contributions to the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army.
Fire officials have issued a mandatory evacuation of 40 homes in Acton, effective 9 a.m. Wednesday, hours before forecasters predict the most powerful storm of the week will begin.
BOSTON (AP) - In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to win the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Edward M. Kennedy for nearly half a century, leaving President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in doubt and marring the end of his first year in office.
The loss by the once-favored Democrat Martha Coakley in the Democratic stronghold was a stunning embarrassment for the White House after Obama rushed to Boston on Sunday to try to save the foundering candidate. Her defeat signaled big political problems for the president ...
On Wednesday, Feb. 10 "Stroke Prevention" will be the subject of a presentation by Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital health care professionals from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
The Chancellor's Business Council will present "A Symposium on 21st Century Solutions" at College of the Canyons' University Center in Valencia on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
A husband and wife were arrested in Valencia this morning after a lengthy investigation involving identity theft.
The Santa Clarita Valley Signal launched a new weekday afternoon e-mail blast, dubbed the "Qwik-e," Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m., just in time for afternoon drive.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.