I don't talk much about geopolitics in these columns, though I do read the Economist cover to cover each week and consider myself fairly well informed about events world-wide, but I like to bring them into play here when they match up with local events.
Around the SCV
This week's Helping Hand recipient: Robert and Cynthia Conner
Patrick and Diane Kenney of Valencia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cristina D. Kenney to Matthew I. Beebe of Santa Clarita.
Air Force Airman Christopher J. Nores graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Beta Research Corporation conducted a survey of 2,000 Americans in middle management and above, aged 25 and older, for Bloomberg Business Week. The margin of sampling error for this particular research study is plus or minus 2.2 percent.
After beginning as a subsidiary of Band Pro Film & Digital Inc. 11 years ago, a digital explosion has led Valencia-based distributor 16x9 Inc.to a presence in the global marketplace for filmmaking equipment.
This is in response to the articles that have been in The Signal since the terrible incident recently.
Gently used clothing needed
Third Thursdays, ongoing
After many meetings and lobbying, the redistricting process is done. But some aren't happy about the outcome.
In 1980, "Megatrends," a book by John Naisbitt, took the nation by storm. He reasoned that our culture was in the transitional period between the old industrial society and the coming, new informational society.
Santa Clarita has the dubious distinction of inspiring California bill AB 438.
Jonathan Kraut ("Don't buy into the political ad schemes," Aug. 23) accurately remarked on "false advertising, misrepresentation and deception (that) have become mainstream American expectations (and) firmly embedded in our culture."
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.