The current state of our nation's economy has been difficult for many homeowners. Mounting foreclosures, plunging home values and swelling adjustable-rate mortgages have left some property owners facing bankruptcy or foreclosure.
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:
Regarding the gentleman painting stripes on his house in an HOA Old Orchard I neighborhood ("Shades of beige," Jan. 18): If any of you are not familiar with the Old Orchard I and II neighborhoods, take a drive through them sometime.
Piles of garbage lay stacked everywhere.
Higher Vision's new location
The Supreme Court just ruled that corporations and unions can spend unlimited amounts of money on election campaigns.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales for 2009 were up 3 percent over last year, according to a realtors association.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is participating in the Safe Drug Drop-Off program. Three safe drop storage containers have been installed in front of the station.
SAN FRANCISCO, PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Book Alliance Thursday formally filed Amicus Curiae in opposition to the proposed settlement between the Authors Guild, Inc., Association of American Publishers, Inc. and Google, Inc.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - "Releasing criminals is a problem not a solution -- opening a Pandora's Box that threatens public safety and places additional burdens on local law enforcement and taxpayers," said Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on the state's planned release of more than 6,500 inmates. "It is a reckless and irresponsible band-aid on a wound that could hemorrhage into a public safety crisis."
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Kurt Warner has called an end to one of the great storybook careers in NFL history.
The 38-year-old quarterback announced his retirement from the game on Friday after a dozen years in a league that at first rejected him, then revered him as he came from nowhere to lead the lowly St. Louis Rams to two Super Bowls, winning the first of them.
The Prayer Angels for the Military nonprofit group will host its annual Operation Hearts for Heroes event from 12p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Santa Clarita Community Center, 22421 Market Street, Old Town Newhall.
Let's see. Jackie Chan is a spy working for China and the CIA, who falls in love with a widow with three kids. He retires to be with them, but his job follows him home. Mom goes to be with her sick dad. Evil Russians have a plot to control the world's oil supply, and this requires them to chase Jackie and the kids through shopping malls, large empty factories and so on. Jackie's character is named Bob Ho, which reminds me of someone.
Can we think of Mel Gibson simply as an action hero? A star whose personal baggage doesn't upstage his performances? I find that I can. He has made deplorable statements in recent years, which may be attributed to a kind of fanatic lunacy that can perhaps be diagnosed as a disease. The fact remains that in "Edge of Darkness" he remains a likable man with a natural screen presence.
Restaurant wine lists can be a little overwhelming, especially if they bring you the wine list in a leather bound book or a wine "kindle." However, don't let that intimidate you. Ordering wine in a restaurant should not be scary. That's what we always tell people who say they dread the moment it's time to order the wine.
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
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.