Oh, boy. Monday's stock market crash signaled a resounding kiss goodbye to the Great Lipstick Debate. The worst day in finance since 9-11. A 500-point crash on top of a real estate and mortgage meltdown of epic and unprecedented proportions.
Benefits to short sale negative equity home I am writing in response to the Aug. 15th column penned by attorney Hale Antico regarding the options homeowners have when needing to sell a home that has negative equity.
First place I am thankful for my grandfather because he brought my father here. My father met my mother and they got married, but if my grandfather hadn't brought my father here, my mother and my father would not have gotten married and I wouldn't be here right now. So that's why I am thankful for my grandfather. Hailey N. Grade 4 Helmers Elementary Second place I am always thankful for my family. They are ...
I am an old guy 75 - soon to be 76. I have found that I can change! When I was a kid in L.A. (yes, I'm a native) in the pre-Sam Yorty years we used to separate the garbage (i.e. veggies and organics) from the trash. There was a special way of lining the small galvanized garbage can with newspaper. This was my job. My parents taught me to line the bottom of our ...
Note to my old friend, Keenan Warner: Do you honestly think anything, absolutely anything, could be worse than the last eight years of a secretive, dishonest (to put it politely), war-mongering, torture-sanctioning, divisive, hateful government the Bush administration has put this country through?
Everyone else is getting a Federal bailout, why not you? If you are a small business owner, you may be able to enjoy an interest-free loan from the government. Employer contributions don't need to be made until the filing date of the tax return, including extensions. This means that for a calendar-year taxpayer with extensions, the actual contribution does not have to be made (depending on the type of retirement plan) until Sept. 15, 2009 ...
Students at Old Orchard Elementary stopped what they were doing and ducked under their desks at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. Principle Sandra Reveles's voice blared over the intercom, instructing students to prepare for a school-wide earthquake drill.
This presidential election is one for the history books. Around-the-clock political analyzing and second-guessing had as its downsize the tendency for pundits to misconstrue or blow out of proportion every word, gesture, deed, acquaintance and faux pas of politicians. Whether the commentators appear malicious or simply attention-grabbing, the influence of the news organizations played a pivotal role in America's democratic journey.
West Ranch High School Senior Ashley Mc Sorley was choking on a strawberry-flavored Pixy Stix while watching "2001: A Space Odyssey" during her science fiction appreciation class when she darted from her chair and into the hallway just before lunch Friday.
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District Acton-Agua Dulce schools are unaffected by smoke at this time and are under no inclement weather condition. If smoke drifts to the Acton-Agua Dulce area, school officials may make changes during the day. Castaic Union School District Schools in the Castaic Union School District are restricting outside activities today and checking individual schools for smoke-related problems in the air and heating systems, said Jamie Garcia, district director of facilities. Newhall ...
This is the third and final part in a series of columns about 10 common IRA mistakes. Naming trusts as beneficiaries of IRAs may become a tax trap. Although it eliminates the spousal IRA option, estate planning attorneys frequently use trusts as beneficiaries of IRAs. If the trust is not structured properly, however, and does not qualify as a look through trust, the IRA assets will be paid out within five years after the owner ...
Santa Clarita Christian beat Trona, 59-20, in its football season opener Friday night in Trona.
Results Fitness trainers and clients made the most of messy situation. Although contractors vowed to be finished with renovations of the Newhall gym by Monday morning, owners Rachel and Alwyn Cosgrove, showed up to work at 5 a.m. to find fitness equipment covered in dust and an unfinished new juice bar. The Cosgroves shifted classes and training sessions to the parking lot. When clients were told they would exercise outside, they were surprised but not ...
Signal right in real estate article In response to Steve Lawenda's letter regarding The Signal's "unfair" reporting on the real estate market, I would like to give some insight into that market.
Assemblyman Smyth will visit IHOP The Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of the California Republican Assembly will be welcoming Assemblyman Cameron Smyth at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the international House of Pancakes in Stevenson Ranch. Assymblyman Smyth will address issues such as the state budget crisis and several "Job Killer Bills" identified by the California Chamber of Commerce. The meeting is open to the public, and is free. Dinner will be available for $11.00. Contact ...
CHICAGO (AP) - A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city's new Public Enemy No. 1 - the same notorious label assigned to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.
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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A cruise ship disabled for five nightmarish days in the Gulf of Mexico finally docked with some 4,200 people aboard late Thursday, passengers raucously cheering the end to an ocean odyssey they say was marked by overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors. About four hours later, the last of the passengers had gotten off the ship.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges growing out of what prosecutors said was a scheme to use $750,000 in campaign funds for lavish personal expenses, including a $43,000 gold watch and furs.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter dubbed the Blade Runner, was charged Thursday in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend at his upscale home in South Africa, a shocking twist to one of the feel-good stories of last summer's Olympics.
BERLIN (AP) - It was only a matter of time. With many of its debt-ridden euro partners in recession, Germany could only swim against the tide for so long.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the nomination of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel as the nation's next defense secretary over unrelated questions about President Barack Obama's actions in the aftermath of the deadly raid on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. Obama accused Republicans of playing politics with national security during wartime, and Democrats vowed to revive the nomination after Congress' weeklong break.
DALLAS (AP) - US Airways CEO Doug Parker has landed the big merger he sought for years. Now the soon-to-be CEO of the new American Airlines has to make it work.
Newhall's Railroad Cafe will stop selling transit-access passes for Santa Clarita's bus system on Wednesday, according to the city.
Anyone interested in weighing in on the name of the proposed Castaic-area high school can now do so online through a survey run by the William S. Hart Union High School District.
With an editorial titled "Pope Sets Example For Other Aging Leaders," USA Today tried laying a major guilt trip on the nation's authority figures.
If Mr.Gandelman ("Can the Republican Party rebrand itself?" Jan. 31) feels obligated to criticize the Republican Party, he should look at the behavior of the Democrat Party as well.
Welcome to Delaware, reader. While "our own" Joe Biden was promoting government control of your gun accessories in the nearby major media market of Philadelphia, network, local and national press reporters wheeled into "DelaWhere?" to document the horrible carnage of a most violently dysfunctional custody and child support battle.
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