Hello Mr. Lamoureux, I'm one of your readers and I want to put in a pellet stove. Are you familiar with these? I just had my living room carpeted, and I heard they are safe enough to place on top of carpeting. Is this true, or does it have to be on bare concrete? And what sort of precautions do I have to take to vent up through the roof? Jack W. Hi Jack, Yes, ...
It's hard to believe that anything that takes nearly 800 pages to describe could be time sensitive, however, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 was recently enacted and, for many, it may provide the incentive needed to act now, and finally buy a home of their own. A new $7,500 tax credit for first-time home buyers is a temporary incentive from the government to boost interest in real estate - but the time frame to take advantage of the credit is limited.
This is the conclusion to the 36 tips I promised to help keep your business expenses in control:
Varsity Tennis Valenica 13, West Ranch 5 Valencia defeated West Ranch on Thursday afternoon, 13-5 to move to 2-0 on the season. The Vikings top singles and Foothill League champion Isabella Fraczek swept Ana Lucia Fuentes, Gavelyn Poonnopatam and Lena Poonnopatam, respectively, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0, while No. 2 Valenicia player, Thalia Wilczynski added another two sets, 6-0, 6-1. On the doubles side, Emily Fraczek and Amanda Jansson swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-1 their West Ranch opponents, ...
Offense was abundant in the first quarter of Saugus' matchup with Alemany, but a lackluster second half and controversy proved to be just what the Warriors needed on Friday night.
Newhall hosts Street Art Fair Old Town Newhall will host the fourth Street Art Festival on Main Street, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. This free outdoor event is open to the public. Many different art forms and cultural dance performances will be featured. Visitors can create their own "Crazy Hat," watch short films, or try some pastel art. Free parking is available at the Newhall ...
"You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life."
A Thanksgiving Feast was held at Mary's Schoolhouse (also known as Gregory Family Child Care) in Santa Clarita.
Reading Steve Lunetta's Uncle Earl column ("Uncle Earl's view on the election," Nov. 20) summed up what is wrong with the Republican Party: a loss of ideals, finger-pointing, idle gossip, fear-mongering and a considerable state of denial.
Santa Clarita businesswomen Carolyn Goedike and Mary Elliott are sponsoring a contest, "A Toast to You!" through Dec. 5.
The city of Santa Clarita launched its first online boutique this month, featuring specialty Santa Clarita-branded items designed to help residents and visitors enjoy the good life in Santa Clarita.
We have been brainwashed by the automobile industry in telling us that we have to have bigger, faster and flashier cars.
In Los Angeles, Gil Garcetti's name is often associated with politics and cracking down on crime.
What if you walked into a store to purchase something and you saw a sign over the item you want that read, "This item is marked UP 18 percent or 20 percent or 28 percent or more"?
When the federal government required one of its defense contractors to reduce its workforce, the contractor first evaluated its employees based on the criteria of performance, flexibility and critical skills.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
Princess Cruises has appointed Stuart Hawkins as senior vice president of Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Compliance.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.