The first responsibility of an entrepreneur is to develop a business model that works. This means having a long-term relationship between the two parties (supplier and customer), multiple revenue streams and multiple product lines.
I did something Thursday night that I've never done before in my 52 years on earth. I finally, formally embraced compassionate humanity. I stopped looking through that glass darkly. I turned away from childish things. I shed the snaky, scaly skin of corruption and greed. Yes, after 34 years as a registered Republican, I officially changed my political party affiliation to Democrat. Mild-mannered, moderate columnist Gary Horton made the long-overdue formal switch to the Democratic ...
The award-winning Saugus High School Dance Team hosted its first U.S.A. Regional Dance Competition Saturday.
When I found out that I had been selected to be the North American delegate presenting the Red Hand Campaign to the Secretary General of the United Nations, I was overwhelmed with excitement. It didn't all really sink in until I was about to board a Continental flight to New York.
Some of the most talented student musicians in the William S. Hart Union High School District will be in the spotlight during the annual Hart District Honor Band Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hart Auditorium.
On Monday, Feb. 23, Saugus High was fortunate to receive 180 gift bags from CVS Pharmacy to recognize everything the teaching staff has done for Saugus' students.
Well, Hollywood once again celebrated itself at the Academy Awards the other night. How wonderful that people pretending to be someone else while reading words written for them by someone else can exhibit such self-adoration. And they almost made it through the night without spewing their political views with a forum afforded only to them and to very few others. Sean Penn once again tried to marginalize those whose opinions differ from his by accusing ...
Journalism, investigative or otherwise, is near-dead. Its primary tool is the English language, yet (journalists) reinforce the abuse of the language by failing to hold "spin doctors" accountable for altering the actual definition of words. Not coincidentally, these occurrences involve protecting those who do not genuinely accept responsibility for their actions. The short list: Athletes forced to acknowledge use of illegal substances have "made a mistake." Athletes and entertainers caught with weapons or drugs or ...
I've read several kooky assertions in the Opinion section of The Signal lately. Here are three:
County supervisors took aim at "puppy mills" Tuesday, agreeing to review regulations on dog kennels and breeding facilities in Los Angeles County.
The Arthritis Foundation will hold an Arthritis Walk Kick-Off Dinner and Program starting at 4 p.m. Thursday at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Valencia High School sophomore Lars Morgan practices with the school's lacrosse team at Valencia Heritage Park Tuesday afternoon.
Dates to watch March 7 Certified sommelier instructor DiMaggio Washington will host wine tasting classes at TPC Valencia. Lunch is provided, class runs 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $84/per class. March 7, Wines of Italy, Part 1. March 21, Italy, Part 2. April 11, Wines of Spain, Part 1. April 25, Wines of Spain, Part 2. TPC 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia. (661) 288-1995. Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll. ...
Graduating seniors in the Santa Clarita Valley who have spent at least seven years in local schools have until March 30 to apply for scholarships offered by the SCV chapter of the Association of California School Administrators.
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Both houses of the state Legislature passed resolutions Monday endorsing the legal effort to overturn California's same-sex marriage ban, just days before the issue goes to the state Supreme Court. The resolutions passed along party lines, 18-14 in the Senate and 45-27 in the Assembly, with several members absent in both chambers.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
The ghastly images reveal rows of the dead, many of them children, wrapped in white burial shrouds, and survivors gasping for air, their bodies twitching, foam oozing from mouths.
This week began the National Football League's season. In a few weeks patterns will emerge and the contenders and pretenders will emerge.
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.