Being an entrepreneur is not for the weak in spirit, but it is a rewarding adventure. If you've decided you're going to begin your own business, you've probably already had your share of friendly advice from well-meaning friends.
The following was sent to Barack Obama's Web site idea page. Perhaps it is too late to comment on the auto industry problem, but as you say, there is hope. I would like to offer an idea on how we could get the auto industry back on its feet. Start by telling the Big Three to have a big sale. First month they could offer their cars at 50 percent off their price. The government ...
Regarding Steve Lunetta's Opinion column "Shame on Miss USA pageant" (The Signal, May 4):
A small item in The Signal (April 30, 2009) detailed the cost to Los Angeles County of illegal alien children in March 2009, citing $21 million collected in welfare and an additional $22 million collected in food stamps for a total of $43 million.
With 18 hits and a nine-run first inning, Saugus High kept its Foothill League title hopes alive with a 17-5 win over Golden Valley on Friday at Saugus High School.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 436 votes from early evening Friday, May 1 to late afternoon Friday, May 8, 2009.
After hundreds of area job seekers attended last week's job fair on College of the Canyons' Valencia campus, COC will host a second event aimed at providing job, career and internship opportunities for local residents.
A play within a play, the College of the Canyons Theatre Department production of "Noises Off" will charm audiences at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the campus of College of the Canyons in Valencia, now through May 10.
Downtown Fillmore bustles with action next weekend during the Fillmore May Festival (May 14 to 17). On Thursday, May 14, the action begins at 3:30 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. The festival continues on Friday, from 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday form 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Raise your hand if you think rosé wine is the lightweight stepchild of fine wine. We would expect to see a lot of hands raised about now. That's unfortunate because rosé deserves more respect than it often gets. Rosé is an incredibly user-friendly wine, whether it's paired with a variety of elegant, simple foods, or served alone to sip on a balmy summer night. Not only that, rosé is one of the most reasonably priced ...
"Next Day Air" is a bloody screwball comedy, a film of high spirits. It tells a complicated story with acute timing and clarity, and gives us drug-dealing lowlifes who are almost poetic in their clockwork dialogue. By that I mean they not only use the words, they know the music.
"Star Trek" as a concept has voyaged far beyond science fiction and into the safe waters of space opera, but that doesn't amaze me. The Gene Roddenberry years, when stories might play with questions of science, ideals or philosophy, have been replaced by stories reduced to loud and colorful action. Like so many franchises, it's more concerned with repeating a successful formula than going boldly where no "Star Trek" has gone before.
The terms for using Web sites, which often take on a form of legalese few users pay attention to, are more important than they are interesting to read.
Today, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Castaic Lake Water Agency, 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road (above Central Park) (Note: The CLWA Open House runs concurrently with the Smart Gardening Workshop.) The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works Environmental Programs Division sponsors the Smart Gardening Program. Smart Gardening Workshops cover all of the Smart Gardening program components in a presentation of approximately two hours in length. Each component provides residents with tools and techniques necessary to ...
Located on the hill above Central Park, the Castaic Lake Water Agency's Conservatory Garden and Learning Center is a community project put on by CLWA in an effort to increase water awareness in the Santa Clarita Valley.
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) - Vallejo police say a standoff with an armed man ended after officers entered the home and the suspect was found dead.
MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) - The fatal shooting of Colorado's top prisons official when he answered the front door at his house highlights a troubling reality for the nation's judges, prosecutors and other legal officials: At a time when attacks on them are rising, it's difficult for them to remain secure, even when they are off duty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits - and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats rejected a call to reopen White House tours scrapped because of the tightened spending.
A former California Department of Corrections official has been named assistant sheriff in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Custody Division.
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed this week to spend $1 million to install new signs, markers, road striping and guardrails on Angeles Forest Highway near Acton.
Many Americans may find it difficult to believe, but North Korea and its imperious leader, Kim Jong-un, have yet again hurled a threat to wipe South Korea and the United States off the face of the Earth with a nuclear strike.
Ah, the income tax preparation season is upon us.
He was getting older, he worried about losing his balance fishing on the end rocks, and his hearing was failing him. So was his short-term memory.