OAKLAND -- Banks and credit unions collected nearly $24 billion in overdraft fees last year, an increase of 35 percent from just two years earlier, a new study by the Center for Responsible lending shows. Since Californians make up about 12 percent of the U.S. population, Californians shoulder an estimated $3 billion of the national total, assuming they are charged a proportionate share of these fees.
The College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering Technologies (MSET) division will host a special physics presentation designed to shed scientific light on natural phenomena including rainbows, thunder and lightning.
From an evening movie on the lake to a vintage car show, Castaic Days Outdoor Festival offers residents several family-friendly activities Friday and Saturday.
Rob Kerchner's Letter to the Editor, "Bring back free market" (The Signal, Oct. 5), was absolutely ridiculous.
Thanks for the article ("Town hall meeting draws ire," Sept. 27), but in my humble opinion, the article is so skewed, I was wondering what meeting the reporter was writing about. My sister was unable to come on Sept. 26 and she was under the impression from this article that it was rowdy and kind of out of control.
Here is a review of the town hall meeting from a registered Independent:
As teams take the field in a battle for victory, fans head into "Tailgateville," firing up the grill and cooking a pre-game feast.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
More than 250 runners race off the starting line in the Kiwanis 18th annual 5K run on Sunday morning. Saugus Olympian Allyson Felix, center right in black pants, was the Honorary Chair of the event, which was a collaboration between the Kiwanis and the SCV Senior Center.
Saugus High School's student government held its first blood drive of the year recently, with more than 150 donors participating, and collected enough blood to save 400 lives.
Students at Saugus High School are invited to learn more about the unseen war in northern Uganda and its effect on the children of that country during a screening of "Invisible Children: Rough Cut" on Oct. 12.
Last week I wrote that I'd be sending my upcoming columns from the University of Pennsylvania.
A common perception in the rest of the business community is that "everyone who works at a bank is a vice president."
The West Ranch Wildcat Marching Band and Color Guard have been competing for only four years.
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College of the Canyons Chapter of the National Student Nurse Association chapter joined forces with Habitat For Humanity, in an effort to build new homes for United States veterans on March 22.
It was a proud day for "Mustang" students on Rancho Pico's Science Olympiad team Saturday, March 8th, when they competed against 28 other junior high schools.
I was divorcing my first husband, and as a stay at home mom for 17 years, I needed a job.
John Paul Carmona ("JP"), a senior at Canyon High School and member of the marching band, wanted to ask his girlfriend Destiny Hernandez to the upcoming prom.
Business leaders from Santa Clarita returned from their economic trade and investment trip to China this past week.
Baseball is a leading sport in America and it is a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball are valued in the hundreds of millions and annual combined revenues are in the billions of dollars.
Leveling the playing field has been a struggle our country has mightily faced throughout history, but denying the existence of inequality creates an even larger hurdle.
One certainly wonders what the great minds behind the idea of electronic signs along the freeways running through Santa Clarita are thinking.
This year's Santa Clarita City Council elections will give arm-chair experts lots to talk about after the voters returned both incumbents Laurene Weste and Marsha McLean to office and replaced Frank Ferry with Canyon Country businessman Dante Acosta.
Every year as the "spring break" scene is played out with unfettered passion on the beaches of Florida we are treated to news footage of college students throwing caution – and restraint – to the wind. For a week they act out their core ethic, that the best life is one without care or constraint.
In the world of giving every little bit counts, and a little can quickly add up to a lot, as learners at SCVi Charter School in Castaic recently discovered.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Golden State Warriors stumbled out of the gate, missing their first eight shots while falling behind by 11 points and forcing coach Mark Jackson to call two timeouts to steady his young team.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dan Haren didn't let a little thing like a four-run inning discourage him. He had plenty of confidence in his teammates' ability to get him some runs, and they didn't disappoint him against a pitcher they'd never seen before.