The Small Business Development Center, (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons, was awarded the 2009 Service Excellence and Innovation Award by the United States Small Business Administration-Los Angeles District Office.
AdPros, an affiliate member of the American Advertising Federation, will host its monthly luncheon meeting today at noon at Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Attorneys Chris Jacobsen and David Poole, from Poole & Shaffery, LLP, will be on hand to discuss contracts and collections from a perspective of a small business or sole proprietor. Cost: $10 members; $30 visitors. For more information, visit www.adprosla.com.
The zucchini is a true champion of summer - an over-achiever and vigorous grower that is amazingly easy to start from a tiny seed, pushed down into a mound of soil as soon as it's warm enough. Its savory fruits, yes fruits, we eat eagerly at first, hungry for a taste of the season.
Robert, a 42-year-old diabetic, enjoyed medical care provided through his health insurance for years. His doctor's visits and medications were provided for a small co-pay. Unfortunately, he was laid off from his job and lost his health insurance. He didn't know what to do with bills piling up; he worried about his home, providing food for his family and how he would pay for his two boys to attend a sports camp in the summer. ...
People who are healthy and brimming with energy will walk Saturday to benefit those who are neither.
College of the Canyons officials have announced introduction of a program for students interested in learning about opportunities in nanotechnology.
Tonight marks the second of two community meetings that will disseminate the findings of the community-commissioned and county-funded Initial Feasibility Analysis for incorporation of communities in the northwest Santa Clarita Valley.
A note to smoking drivers: I do not care whether you smoke while driving your vehicle. You have every right to do so unless there are children in your vehicle.
Last Thursday, community members filled a large local school auditorium to talk to the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Fish and Game about their proposed Newhall Ranch permit.
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The current condition of the economy and the nation's unemployment figures give rise to more and more people considering turning their hobbies into viable businesses.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, released the following statement after the passage of the Conference Committee budget proposal:
Study Spanish, biology and tourism. Hand out school supplies to local schoolchildren. Meet with two former presidents. Take a boat ride on the Panama Canal. That is what the itinerary reads like for the 25 College of the Canyons students who will leave later this month for a four-week trip to study abroad in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Republican Health Care Solutions Group today unveiled a health care reform plan that will make health care more affordable, reduce the number of uninsured Americans, and increase quality at a price our country can afford.
The city of Santa Clarita's Transit Division will hold two workshops for community seniors on the new Senior TAP Card (Transit Access Pass) Program application process.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Adults who've begun working toward their GED are being urged to finish up this year, before the test for a high school equivalency diploma changes and they have to start all over.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Police chiefs in New Hampshire wanted more money for their youth training program. A youth hockey team in North Dakota needed more ice time.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In mathematical terms, divide the circumference of the world by its diameter, and you have pi. In Hollywood terms, add a United Nations mix of ingredients and you have the blockbuster "Life of Pi."
Roger Ailes, the head of Fox News Channel, is a very smart man. And he knows how to count, a skill that has apparently eluded many of his fellow conservatives.
Those who have said goodbye to the work-a-day grind now have many hours to settle down and relax. People who have continually put off vacations in lieu of work responsibilities may now have all the time they need to explore the world.
Presidents' Day is a time set aside to celebrate the legacies of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and also remember all of the Presidents of the United States (POTUS) that have made our nation great.
The city of Santa Clarita went 3-D to teach students how to prevent pollution at the Newhall Library one day last week.
A friend of mine recently sent me one of those political emails that screams for fact-checking. You know the ones I mean - "Obama is really a space alien and we have proof!" or "Hilary Clinton Smokes Pot with Harry Reid."
SCV Mindful Meditation Group