Hosting get-togethers at home can often be stressful with all of the elements to consider - the invitation, the décor, and most importantly, the food and beverages. Planning the perfect party can overwhelm even the most seasoned hostess, but there are easy solutions for making your event memorable without becoming inundated.
Observational research suggests that most small- and middle-market companies don't spend enough time planning, and spend even less time writing plans that can help their businesses.
This semester, English students at Bowman High School joined tens of thousands of Americans challenged to reflect upon, write and share essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The unexpected e-mail arrived shortly after lunch last Thursday. "Keep Drinkin'," instructed the cryptic title, followed by just as strange a message:
This is EMS Appreciation Week and I think that there is a large group of folks who deserve recognition for the selfless work that they have chosen to do.
BUENA PARK - Hart High School rallied back from an early deficit with a five-run fifth inning to seal a 8-3 win over Rosary High School of Fullerton in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I softball playoffs on Tuesday at Clark Park in Buena Park.
A program approved Tuesday aims to get Los Angeles County residents on the solar grid.
The Santa Clarita Valley's only homeless shelter will have a new home this winter, officials said Tuesday.
John Boston, 60, answers his door wearing a red flannel shirt, jeans, boots and a cowboy hat.
Saugus High School is the only school in the Los Angeles area to have recipients for the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, NROTC, scholarship two years in a row.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita), in conjunction with the California Small Business Association, has named Valencia, Calif.-based Tensility International Corporation the Small Business of the Year for the 38th Assembly District.
WASHINGTON, D.C - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R, CA-25) today issued the following statement upon introduction of "America Speaking Out," an effort to provide an official forum to involve the American public in creating new policy for the 111th Congress:
Washington, D.C.- The Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), today called the rush by the White House and Congressional Democrats to repeal the Clinton-era "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and policy as an affront to military personnel and their families.
Saturday and Sunday
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed not to relinquish "a single centimeter" of his country's territory.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - A stage at a Southern California high school collapsed during a performance, sending 25 students to the hospital with mainly minor injuries, authorities said.
Our non-profit organization, the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association (SCYSA) Wildcats, with the insight of Coach John Torres launched our inaugural Boys U-9 Developmental Lacrosse program recently.
Santa Clarita-based Troop Real Estate, Inc. Realtor, Becky Sill, is preparing to train a team of Track athletes for the Special Olympics World Games planned for 2015.
Saugus resident, Alex Rogeo, a 23-year old female drag racer and business owner is trying to make her dream of national level NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) racing come true.
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Is there any mainstream religion that does not forbid homosexuality?
On April 8, citizens of Santa Clarita will have the opportunity to elect GLORIA MERCADO FORTINE to our City Council. I have known Gloria and members of her family for more than 40 years. In my opinion, she is the exact type of person our City needs at this time!
Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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