Environmental awareness is a popular topic of discussion these days, with magazines, television shows and world leaders prompting us to "Go Green!"
Due to economic issues related to the recession, my former employer reduced my work week and salary by 40 percent.
I have received numerous campaign mailers over the last few weeks and glanced at them only briefly - except for one.
Children of the World
Raising kids who manage money and finances in a smart way may be an important goal for your family. With a little planning, you can incorporate financial lessons into daily activities and make learning about money fun for both you and your child.
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.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
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Timothy White, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, has died. He was 35.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is Sunday, April 11, through Saturday, April 17, and local law enforcement officials will join public service and safety entities nationwide to participate in a week of recognition and appreciation for all the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.
The Repertory East Playhouse's 81 Series opens for the 2010 season with the classic courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men" Friday, April 23.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods shot a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Masters and is only two shots off the clubhouse lead heading into the weekend.
Ian Poulter of England shot his second straight 68 for a midway total of 8-under 136. Woods is at 138, following up his opening-round 68 with a performance that might have been even more impressive in the tougher conditions at Augusta National.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is presenting four workshops in the LifeForward series to help women find and be successful in the "right" job.
In conjunction with Pride Day, Newhall Community Center will host its annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Project on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in East Newhall.
A Santa Clarita parolee, allegedly carrying a grudge toward the Yum Yum Donuts shop on Soledad Canyon road in Canyon Country, is being held without bail after being accused of trashing the business and causing damage to two cash registers, authorities said Thursday.
Steve Carell and Tina Fey play a nice, unassuming couple in "Date Night," and that's one of the reasons the movie works so well. Their Phil and Claire Foster are a normal, overworked, sincere, good-natured New Jersey couple whose lives have become routine. But they love each other, and all they really want is to hire a baby sitter and enjoy a nice night out on the town.
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.