Now that all the debate about whether we're in a recession or not is over, it's time to keep business afloat.
In Steven Sturgeon's "A letter to Hart teachers" (Letters, March 15), he wrote: "The board encourages [teachers] to look past the current budget uncertainties and consider what [they] bring to the Hart District next year after we have defined our financial directions."
A profitable dividend that makes good sense is teaching our kids to be financially responsible, and to integrate character traits such as integrity and responsibility in their daily lifestyle.
Gary Horton's column in The Signal ("Honestly, we're socialists in the SCV," March 18) is the best example I have seen yet as to why socialism is one of the worst things that can be allowed to happen.
"One man's junk is another man's treasure." In the recycling business, that saying couldn't be truer. To Gerri McCorkle, Jan Fear and Corinn Miklosovic - members of the volunteer group the GRANDS - the axiom symbolizes a novel way to spruce up the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. Members of the GRANDS, an acronym that stands for "Giving Respect and Nurturing to Deserving Seniors," are planning a special e-waste recycling event Sunday from 9 a.m. ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 369 votes from mid-afternoon Friday, March 20 to early evening Friday, March 27, 2009. Question: What do you think about the new Santa Clarita Skate Park? * Great to have world-class park here (83 votes) * Gives kids an active alternative to sofa (143 votes) * Big waste of money (100 votes) * Couldn't care less (43) Click ...
On Wednesday, April 1, Emily Iland and Victoria Berry from the SCV Autism Asperger Network present information on "What Every Grandparent Should Know about Autism," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center.
LOS ANGELES -- This Mother's Day, May 10, many people are thinking outside the box -- the gift box, that is.
The city of Santa Clarita, South Coast Wildlands and Visual Journeys, along with the Santa Clara River Trustee Council, invite the community to come and learn more about one of California's most diverse watersheds -- the Santa Clara River.
The College of the Canyons Jazz Band's Spring Concert, featuring the Studio Ensemble big band and the lab jazz band, takes the Main Stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Pardee Homes announced its new home neighborhoods in Los Angeles County have qualified for the California Green Builder designation.
The bodies of several teenagers lay lifeless in the mangled wreck of a two-vehicle collision near a local high school. But on this day, it was only a drill.
Like any business or industry, the world of wine has its own vocabulary. With dozens of wine terms to choose from, we've compiled a list of those we think are practical.
"Monsters vs. Aliens" is possibly the most commercial title of the year. How can you resist such a premise, especially if it's in 3-D animation?
"The Haunting in Connecticut" isn't based on just any old true story. No, it's based on "THE true story."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Sometimes it turns out that famous clichés are just plain wrong, or at least wrong in enough important situations to make them suspect. One with which I particularly disagree is "Familiarity breeds contempt." I know what it is supposed to identify, and I flatly disagree. Familiarity, with the right people, in the right way, and for the right reasons, actually breeds contentment.
LAKE ELSINORE (AP) - A former councilman for the Southern California city of Lake Elsinore has been found slain in his home.
ROME (AP) - An influential Italian Catholic magazine is asking its readers if disgraced former Los Angeles archbishop Roger Mahony should participate in the upcoming election for a new pope.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Ruby-throated hummingbirds are migrating to North America weeks earlier than in decades past, and research indicates that higher temperatures in their winter habitat may be the reason.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the '80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.
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."
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