A business executive was answering questions on an application for a $3 million life insurance policy that named as the beneficiary a company he had started with others.
Editor's note: In Thursday's article "Two take plea deal in chop shop case," The Signal reported several details incorrectly, including the exact charges each man faced and their pleas. The following article corrects those errors.
Hart girls volleyball needed this one.
Living in Santa Clarita, it is sometimes easy to forget there are people in need. As a community, Santa Clarita residents are some of the most giving people you'll ever meet.
It took Moses 40 years to lead the Children of Israel across the desert to the Promised Land. So why should we be surprised, in an era of environmental impact reports and NIMBYism, that the William S. Hart Union High School District has yet to finalize its 10-year search for a home for the proposed Castaic high school?
Seventeen years ago it was Hillarycare and gays in the military. Today it's Obamacare and gay marriage.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Today is Friday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2009. There are 62 days left in the year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the House Health Care Solutions Group, today issued the following statement after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled the latest version of the Democrat health care plan for a government-run system:
"I'm shocked, but not surprised that Speaker Pelosi announced formal plans for a government takeover of America's health care system, despite overwhelming opposition by the citizens across the country.
First and foremost, I would like to thank The Signal's Editorial Board for endorsing my candidacy for the Castaic Union School District's Governing Board. I am humbled.
The Signal recently endorsed Mike Berger for the seat on the College of the Canyons Board of Tustees that I will be vacating in December, noting that he possessed "... the kind of leadership COC needs as it marches into an uncertain future of enrollment and curriculum challenges and further state budget cuts."
I want to voice my strong support for Bob Jensen in the William S. Hart Union High School District board election this Tuesday.
Suzan Solomon has my support and my vote for a seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District board.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After months of struggle, House Democrats rolled out sweeping legislation Thursday to extend health care coverage to millions who lack it and create a new option of government-run insurance.
Sierra Vista PE Program Wins Golden Bell
The Wednesday pre-trial conference of a 20-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing and running over a Canyon Country man with his car and stabbing and hitting with his car a second man was postponed to later this year, officials said.
Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it's summer.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
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.