Owners of small and mid-sized businesses are a different breed. These individuals are the risk-takers, idea people who launch and grow businesses. These kind of people are essential to a vibrant economy, because the majority of new jobs are created by small and mid-sized businesses.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
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We lost an old friend the other day. Someone we'd hooked up with way back in our first days in Santa Clarita.
There have been various editorials and columns about the census and how many people have or haven't sent their census in.
After reading the horrific front-page story of the girl who committed suicide in Massachusetts ("'Bullies' charged in suicide," March 30), I am shocked at this quote from the article: "(Jeremiah) Lasater's family was unreachable for comment."
On March 2, West Ranch TV drove to Anaheim to compete in the 2010 Student Television Network Convention. For five nights and six days, the TV production students worked to create a 15-minute broadcast, film and several individual productions. This year's competition was more successful than ever before, and the students were proud to come home with six awards, including first place in the Blue division Sweet 16 broadcast and second place in the film category.
On March 5, Sen. Harry Reid took to the airwaves and actually smiled announcing that there were only 36,000 jobs lost across the nation in February.
Katelin Farenbaugh, 16, knows what it means to be avid about making top grades.
LOS ANGELES - Following a prestigious festival run, "When You're Strange: A Film About The Doors" opens in select markets on Friday, April 9.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), a senior member on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, issued the following statement regarding Monday's tragic explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in Whitesville, W. Va., where 25 miners were killed and four others still remain missing:
Santa Clarita-based aftermarket auto audio installer SoundMan Car Audio has produced a video detailing how to install the Apple's new iPad in a car, two days after the touchscreen device's release.
The 2010 Solar Company Scorecard (solarscorecard.com) released by the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) in March underscores the need for greener production methods in the manufacture of solar modules, says Dr. David Lee, CEO of BioSolar, Inc., a Valencia, Calif.-based developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic solar modules.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local job seekers to attend a Job Fair Prep Workshop on Friday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center.
This May, the College of the Canyons Library Associates will present its inaugural "SuperTasting" Wine Dinner, providing guests with answers to many of their wine-related questions.
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.