According to the New York Times, "Student loan debt outpaced credit card debt for the first time last year, and is likely to top a trillion dollars this year as more students go to college and a growing share borrow money to do so."
Realtors in the Santa Clarita Valley and nationwide have been receiving enough calls from confused, irritated clients about two widely distributed false email chains stating that their state and national trade associations have taken the unusual step of issuing a "MythBusters" flier in an effort to separate fact from fiction.
There have been several letters to the editor recently, requesting community support for our local doctors and nurses, thus giving the impression that the hospital administration is not doing just that.
Newhall business-owners Joel Green and Charlene Perrone will be recognized for outstanding business performance this week at the Home Instead Senior Care annual international meeting.
The eighth annual Play Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the College of the Canyons Honor Grove in Valencia.
The SCV School & Business Alliance will host this year's Discovering Careers expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at College of the Canyons in Valencia.
The deadline to apply for the Master of Social Work program at California State University, Northridge is May 1.
Foreign trade-zone workshop
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today offered a response to President Barack Obama's speech calling for massive cuts to defense spending in the coming decade.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama coupled a call for $4 trillion in long-term deficit reductions with a blistering attack on Republican plans for taxes, Medicare and Medicaid on Wednesday, laying down markers for a roiling debate in Congress and the 2012 presidential campaign to come.
Mayor Marsha McLean stated, "The city ... looks forward to providing the public with outstanding library services come July 1."
Last week, I wrote - and some chatted on The Signal's website - about how, while the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter does a great job three months of the year, its seasonal services are insufficient to meet the real-world needs of the homeless here in the SCV.
Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich wants to stop plans for half-price beer at the upcoming Los Angeles Dodgers "throwback" games.
Authorities arrested 18 drivers, impounded 10 vehicles and issued four vehicle citations during a DUI checkpoint in Santa Clarita on April 8, according to a statement Tuesday.
Rioux Park walking group
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.