My prior column entitled "Making a good retirement deal even better" discussed why it would be advantageous for many to convert their traditional IRAs and dormant 401Ks into Roth IRAs. To recap:
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: Today is Thursday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2009. There are 112 days left in the year.
In one section of his column ("Health care reform inching toward consensus," The Signal, Aug. 23), Dr. Bruce Hector asks if we shouldn't trust Obama to make the right choices for us regarding health care.
County supervisors may offer a $20,000 reward to anyone who can help locate and convict a man police say raped a 30-year-old woman in Castaic last month, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced Wednesday.
The Station Fire is still burning in the Angeles National Forest. It has scorched more than half the forest, destroying watersheds on both sides of the San Gabriel Mountains that will flood and silt up this winter. Much of the local wildlife will not survive. Even if they manage to avoid the flames, they will die slowly of burned paws, starvation or thirst in the next month. There is nowhere for them to flee. Our ...
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday morning who led them on a chase in a car he stole from a Saugus house last week, authorities said.
Heritage Haunt Halloween will take place on Oct. 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31. Six new attractions will be added to this year's haunt including the Pyscho's Fun House, Chewy's Pirate Cove and the Desperados' Hanuted Hay Ride. For more information, visit www.SCVHaunt.com.
Emma Kehl and Sophie Kehl, age 8, and Madeline Kehl, age 12, of Valencia, received Honorable Mention in the April 2009 Cricket League writing competition hosted by Cricket magazine.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in connection with the sexual assault, assault with a deadly weapon, rape and sodomy of a 30-year-old woman in Castaic on Thursday, Aug. 20 around 6 p.m.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation will present the inaugural William S. Hart Park "Music 'n the Park" series" on Sundays from Sept. 6 to Sept. 20 from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the park picnic grounds, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
College of the Canyons has introduced a new program for the fall for students who need additional academic support and skills to help them succeed in the college classroom. Sponsored by the Skills for Success initiative, the new program will offer instructor-led one-hour workshops on a variety of topics from fractions to essay writing.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is hosting Fright Fest auditions at 5 p.m. Friday at the park's Human Resources Building off Feedmill Road. The park is looking for people with energy, boundless enthusiasm and a bit of a dark side for their Fright Fest celebration.
Los Angeles County officials have issued a $50,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrests and conviction of the suspect or suspects who started the 160,000-acre Station Fire. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the reward during its Tuesday meeting, days after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Unit ruled the fire as being caused by arson.
A 2-year old boy died Saturday after he fell into a pool at a home on the 24000 block of La Glorita Circle in Newhall, said Sgt. Dan Peacock of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.