Baseball is one of America 's leading sports and it also a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball have an average value of $482 million, but one team, the New York Yankees, is worth an estimated $1.5 billion. In 2008, ticket sales and television revenue grew to $5.8 billion. That number is expected to fall this year due to the decline of discretionary spending by consumers.
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Individual tickets for the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center's 2009-2010 season at College of the Canyons will go on sale at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 13.
Single Mothers Outreach is represented by single mother Diane Banda in The Signal's Summer Slimdown Contest.
The Repertory East Playhouse will host a JCI "Rock Band Night" on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. at the REP theater, 24266 Main St., Newhall 91321.
All Corked Up will host their international wine, beer and food festival on Oct. 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m at Lot 7 of College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355.
Today, the city of Santa Clarita's Tourism Office announced that visitors can easily book their stay in the city online at VisitSantaClarita.com, the official travel and tourism portal for the City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Tourism Bureau.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today a joint solution has been reached between the state of California and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) concerning how tuition and fees are determined.
Concerts in the Park
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a neighborhood "National Night Out Against Crime" event on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Old Orchard Park, 25023 Avenida Rotella, Valencia 91355.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will exhibit the photography of landscape photographer and environmental advocate, Robert Glenn Ketchum from Aug. 24 through Sept. 19.
From "Star-Belly Sneetches" to "The Three Little Pigs," imaginations soar during "Storytime Adventures," the no-cost interactive program that encourages reading in Santa Clarita Valley youngsters.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
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.