Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good do-it-yourself resources to help me write my will? At age 62, I want to get my affairs organized, but I hate paying a high-priced attorney fee if I can do it myself. Don't Have Much Dear Don't If you have a simple, straightforward estate and an uncomplicated family situation, writing your own will – with the help of a good do-it-yourself guide – is a viable alternative ...
The great American conservative thinker Russell Kirk once observed that some disasters are so catastrophic they require a re-examination of first principles. On Election Day, the Republican Party suffered such an existential shock.
Activities The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 Market St., Newhall. For a detailed monthly calendar, call the center at 661-259-9444. All the following activities will occur at the SCV Senior Center, 1 p.m., in rooms A1-A2 unless otherwise indicated. Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m., blood-pressure checks held, Activity Room 6. Every other Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, hearing screenings held, Supportive Services modular. The Santa Clarita and Castaic Lions Clubs have ...
The Signal will publish a commemorative publication, "Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence," Dec. 15 in honor of the City of Santa Clarita's anniversary.
I respectfully request that all liberals and Democrats skip this column and read the political cartoon at the top of this page. Or flip over to the next page and read the story about the latest problems at Whittaker-Bermite.
For the third time in six weeks, metal thieves have snipped local power lines to steal $300,000 of copper wire in one incident and, most recently, leaving $150,000 of cut cable on the ground sparking a brush fire.
Santa Clarita Artist Association meets 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 24445 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. The meeting will feature the 2012 Art Classic winners discussing their winning pieces. Info: 661-244-7689; www.santaclaritaartists.org.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots superb offense finally got some help from the rest of the team.
DETROIT (AP) - Twinkie lovers, relax. The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy court. Hostess Brands Inc., baker of Wonder Bread as well as Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Ho's, will be in a New York bankruptcy courtroom Monday to start the process of selling itself. The company, weighed down by debt, management turmoil, rising labor costs and the changing tastes of America, ...
GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda advanced to within two miles (three kilometers) of Goma, a crucial provincial capital in eastern Congo, marking the first time that rebels have come this close since 2008.
In 15 years of teaching, University of Pennsylvania classicist Peter Struck has guided perhaps a few hundred students annually in his classes on Greek and Roman mythology through the works of Homer, Sophocles, Aeschylus and others - "the oldest strands of our cultural DNA."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco may be getting ready to shed its image as a city where anything goes, including clothing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Damon Vix didn't have to go to court to push Christmas out of the city of Santa Monica. He just joined the festivities.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Along with Rihanna, Nicki Minaj is the top nominee at Sunday's American Music Awards, but the rapper-singer isn't concerned with her four nominations.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As crews searched Sunday for a worker still missing after an oil platform explosion and fire, doctors said one of four men burned in the blaze is improving and is now in fair condition.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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