I bet that got your attention. It's something that every business owner knows, but it seems to get lost in the shuffle of our day-to-day doing business. These days, when everyone is in a pinch, we all can use a reminder about little things that might have gotten lost in the high times. I'm not going to give you a lot of rhetoric on the subject. Instead I'm going to simply give you a list ...
TV broke, conversation a must At 9:22 p.m., Sat., Jan. 3, the TV in the master bedroom of my home stopped working. For the remainder of the evening, my wife and I were forced to hold steady and focused conversation. "At almost 10 p.m. on a Saturday, after our 5-year-old and his slumber buddies had already gone to sleep on the living room floor, what were my husband and I to do but talk quietly ...
It's been a week since Willy Gutman's nauseating letter to the editor appeared in The Signal, and the thought of it is still annoying.
The recent Senate confirmation hearing for Rep. Hilda Solis for the Secretary of Labor has become a platform for an issue that's front and center after the presidential election.
Wow! Now is the time for the big Hollywood awards. And the best way to get a big Hollywood award is to commit homosexual acts on the big screen.
With the Canyon boys basketball team down by two with 13 second left to go in the game, everyone in the Cowboys' gym knew where the ball was going. Sure enough, just like West Ranch had anticipated, the ball flew to the Cowboys' Mike Edwards, who was double-covered and forced into an off-balance miss from 3-point land with one second left and the Wildcats (14-8, 3-3) escaped with a 46-43 victory Friday night.
With the game seemingly in control, the West Ranch girls basketball team relaxed its suffocating defense for the last two minutes of the Friday night's game. That's when Canyon cut a 10-point deficit with 2:01 to go down to a one-point deficit with seven seconds left and the Cowboys having possession of the ball.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 267 votes from mid-afternoon Friday, Jan. 23 to mid-morning Friday, Jan. 30, 2009. Question: "When it opens in spring 2010, will the Cross Valley Connector save you travel time?" * Yes, a lot (78 votes) * Maybe some (72 votes) * Don't know (37 votes) * Doubtful (60 votes) * No way (20 votes) Click here to vote ...
Recycling and caring for the planet will take center stage at Sierra Vista Junior High School next week as the Canyon Country school's Associated Student Body and yearbook class sponsor Go Green Week.
As in 2002's "The Hours," director Stephen Daldry and screenwriter David Hare's last pairing, "The Reader" has the flawless production values and sheen of prestige that make it easy to admire, yet an emotional detachment that makes it difficult to embrace fully.
A great deal of the allure in "Taken" comes from the wild juxtaposition of its premise: the idea of Liam Neeson - esteemed, acclaimed, 56-year-old Liam Neeson - kicking all kinds of butt in a Euro B-revenge thriller.
We open on a gathering of the Scrappers Club, four women around a kitchen table pasting things into scrapbooks. The moment we hear one of them talking, we're not too surprised to find her name is Blanche Gunderson. Her sister Marge, the trooper, must have been the ambitious one. Not that Blanche isn't, just that she's relentlessly nice.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, has been recognized by the California Small Business Association (CSBA) for his support and dedication to small business issues. Smyth was awarded the distinction of Summa Cum Laude, the highest category of the CSBA Honor Roll.
Strange, how a man once so reviled has gained stature in the memory. How we cheered when Richard M. Nixon resigned the presidency!
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" hits the ground running. This is a breathless, exciting story, somehow heartbreaking and exhilarating at the same time, about a Mumbai orphan who rises from literal rags to literal riches, all on the strength of his lively intelligence.
oy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
The third annual Santa Clarita Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference is taking place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Valencia.