Thirty local small businesses will undergo free business training because the Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons has been chosen to participate in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative Program. The training begins in August. Business leaders will meet every other Saturday for the free 10-week training session. A free information session about the program will take place from 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center. Parking is $2. To RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (661) 362-5900.
The California Institute of the Arts board of trustees this week announced that songwriter, musician and record producer Randy Badazz Alpert, Walt Disney Studios head Alan Bergman and entertainment industry executive William M. Campbell III have been made the Valencia art school's newest trustees.
A Castaic tow truck driver who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping for ransom last week is waiting for his day in court.
The primary season is behind us now, and the battle lines for the November elections have been drawn. Republicans in charge of the Senate and House campaigns are now quietly backing away from predictions of taking back Senate and House majorities. Clearly it is still a noble goal, but the events of the past couple of months have made it an increasingly unrealistic one.
I attended the William S. Hart Union High School District board's meeting regarding the Castaic high school.
When corporations are chartered, it is understood that they are required to demonstrate social responsibility.
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.
This is the last week that Zone for Kids will run. The first batch of essays is from seventh-grade students at Rancho Pico Junior High.
In today's unstable economy, and with deficit government spending, it is imperative you rely on your personal planning to achieve your goals for retirement and protecting your family.
Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone breakfast workshop, Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. at the city's Transit Maintenance Facility. The workshop will provide local businesses with information on how to benefit from the city's Enterprise Zone program and reduce their state income taxes. The Transit Maintenance Facility is located at 28250 Constellation Road. For more information or to RSVP visit www.SCEnterpriseZone.com or call (661) 286-4071.
The nomination period is open for the second annual 40 Under Forty Awards, presented by the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal and JCI Santa Clarita Valley. The awards, with a reception on Sept. 23, are presented to local business professionals who are 39 or under, and who serve in leadership roles in their job or as a volunteer. The voting period is open until July 16 at 11:59 p.m. For more information visit www.scvbj.com.
Santa Clara Valley Bank elected Suzanne Cole, a partner and office manager of Cole Ranches to its Board of Directors.
Much in the same fashion that Valencia High dominated the spring sports season, it was also the most notable of area schools in CIF-Southern Section awards.
The California Highway Patrol launched a mobile application on Wednesday that provides real-time updates on where officers are responding along California's roadways.
More than 250 classic cars showed up for Cruise Lyons Avenue's second night in a series of five on Wednesday, June 16.
It's one thing to know you and your wallet have been the victims of a legal money-grabbing scam, but to get repeatedly sucker-punched while you are still reeling is the second atrocity.
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin skated the length of the ice, got around a sliding defender, closed his eyes and shot just before his stick got ripped out of his hands.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.