Avoiding probate is one of the major reasons (and often the only reason) that my clients give for wanting to establish an estate plan.
For some 30 years, McBean Parkway has offered an inviting tree-lined welcome into our city, helping to ensure Santa Clarita's long-held "Tree City" status. But apparently not for much longer.
Sorry to break it to you Lois Eisenberg ("Good riddance to bad rubbish," May 14), but Rush Limbaugh is not moving to Costa Rica.
I just wanted everyone to know the Castaic Animal Shelter is open on Sundays; the recording is incorrect.
The mayor of Los Angeles and his liberal colleagues are calling for an economic boycott of Arizona, which will hurt the legal citizens of this sister state, as well as the half-million illegal immigrants among them.
I believe Bill King ("Misusing handicap placards," May 13) needs to think twice before questioning someone using a handicapped placard.
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.
The sense of teamwork is often lost in a sport as driven by individual performances as tennis, but Valencia seniors Tyler Gottshall and Ben Inchalik have shelved that idea by teaming up to gain the Vikings' second-ever appearance in the CIF-Southern Section Division II round of 16 doubles tournament. The pair of Foothill League individual standouts will enter the round of 16 on Friday at Carpinteria High School.
Authorities on Wednesday were searching for an alleged Newhall gang member on parole who reportedly fled from detectives while carrying a loaded gun.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich called the proposal to divest and boycott Arizona over the state's passage of SB 1070, making illegal federal immigration law a violation of state law Stupid.
Saugus Artist Wins Congressional Contest Congratulations to Darryl Naito, a senior at Saugus High School, who has been named local winner of this year's Congressional Art Contest for Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon's 25th Congressional District. Naito's woodblock print of hands in various positions will be placed on display for one year in the Cannon Tunnel leading to the U.S. Capitol and will appear on the cover of next year's AT&T local phone directory. Darryl ...
Sacramento, Calif. - I Can Afford College issued a statement today in response to questions concerning state budget cuts and how they will affect financial aid opportunities for community college applicants.
The College of the Canyons Student Orchestras' End of Season Spectacular spring concert will take place at 7 p.m., Friday, May 28, on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC.
LOS ANGELES -- Thousands of California's elderly residents now in long-term care facilities across the state will not be affected by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plans, unveiled Friday, to plug California's budget deficit by slashing billions of dollars worth of funding for services designed to help the state's poor.
Valencia, Calif.-based Nexus, a leading national solutions provider of advanced technologies and network integration, has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America's top technology integrators.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" dictates the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response. But Obama's top aide says the administration lacks "irrefutable, beyond-a-reasonable-doubt evidence" that skeptical Americans, including lawmakers who will start voting on military action this week, are seeking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his underground survival shelter. It won't be the typical, cramped Cold War-era bunker. It will hold 20 people.
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.