Avoiding probate is one of the major reasons (and often the only reason) that my clients give for wanting to establish an estate plan.
For some 30 years, McBean Parkway has offered an inviting tree-lined welcome into our city, helping to ensure Santa Clarita's long-held "Tree City" status. But apparently not for much longer.
Sorry to break it to you Lois Eisenberg ("Good riddance to bad rubbish," May 14), but Rush Limbaugh is not moving to Costa Rica.
I just wanted everyone to know the Castaic Animal Shelter is open on Sundays; the recording is incorrect.
The mayor of Los Angeles and his liberal colleagues are calling for an economic boycott of Arizona, which will hurt the legal citizens of this sister state, as well as the half-million illegal immigrants among them.
I believe Bill King ("Misusing handicap placards," May 13) needs to think twice before questioning someone using a handicapped placard.
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 sense of teamwork is often lost in a sport as driven by individual performances as tennis, but Valencia seniors Tyler Gottshall and Ben Inchalik have shelved that idea by teaming up to gain the Vikings' second-ever appearance in the CIF-Southern Section Division II round of 16 doubles tournament.
The pair of Foothill League individual standouts will enter the round of 16 on Friday at Carpinteria High School.
Authorities on Wednesday were searching for an alleged Newhall gang member on parole who reportedly fled from detectives while carrying a loaded gun.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich called the proposal to divest and boycott Arizona over the state's passage of SB 1070, making illegal federal immigration law a violation of state law Stupid.
Saugus Artist Wins Congressional Contest
Sacramento, Calif. - I Can Afford College issued a statement today in response to questions concerning state budget cuts and how they will affect financial aid opportunities for community college applicants.
The College of the Canyons Student Orchestras' End of Season Spectacular spring concert will take place at 7 p.m., Friday, May 28, on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC.
LOS ANGELES -- Thousands of California's elderly residents now in long-term care facilities across the state will not be affected by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plans, unveiled Friday, to plug California's budget deficit by slashing billions of dollars worth of funding for services designed to help the state's poor.
Valencia, Calif.-based Nexus, a leading national solutions provider of advanced technologies and network integration, has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America's top technology integrators.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.