The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has been providing deposit insurance coverage to depositors of insured banks since 1933. This protection is important to all investors. Given the current economy, individuals are more concerned their money is protected. The elderly tend to be most heavily invested in cash and are dependent on this money to cover living expenses.
In response to the letter by Robert Davenport ("American values," June 19): Wow! Quite the diatribe.
Residents of Castaic have been promised a high school, and have suffered long school commutes for many years. The entire Santa Clarita Valley voted in bonds to help build that school, but for one reason or another, it has still not been built.
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Robert DiPrimio, president and general manager of the Valencia Water Company, will be leaving the water retailer next month for a job with a San Gabriel Valley utility, it was reported Wednesday.
A summary of events Wednesday, July 14, Day 85 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast killed 11 workers. Since then, oil has been pouring into the Gulf from a blown-out undersea well.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The locals are famous for saying that if it's "nae rain and nae wind then it's nae golf."
There was rain. And there was wind.
The Career Center at College of the Canyons hosted CareerCampSCV for more than 100 people at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on Saturday, July 10.
College of the Canyons will begin selling single-event tickets for the 2010-2011 "COC Presents Series" season on Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. Ticket sales will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and will continue during regular box-office hours, which are Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Headlining acts for the 2010-11 season include Michael Bolton, War, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and One Night of Queen.
Sheriff's deputies arrested three Sacramento men this week who allegedly tried to get people in Stevenson Ranch to donate money for what they said claimed an anti-gang youth group - but turned out to be their own gasoline fund.
"So, what's the bottom line?" Arnie resolutely and warmly asked. Behind him in a wooden casket lay his beloved wife, Candi. Before him, hundreds of friends overflowed the sanctuary into the cemetery courtyard.
Enriching an already impressive crop of NCAA Division I softball recruits from the Santa Clarita Valley over the last few years, Karlie Habitz verbally committed to Penn State last week.
The shelves at most bookstores are crammed with interesting books. Unfortunately, most business owners don't have the time to read everything they would like to. Some don't read anything at all, particularly when it comes to books on business.
A Valencia father was reunited with his missing son Tuesday morning after some restaurant employees spotted the teen wandering near Castaic Road and matched his face with a picture in The Signal.
I am just heartsick over the fact that our government intends to bring a lawsuit against Arizona. It is mind-blowing. Usually, I get angry. But this is unforgivable.
With regards to Linda McCaskill and Curt Scott's criticism of Rob Kerchner's claim to know what liberals are thinking, I guess I have to agree with them, because I often wonder "What in the world are they thinking?"
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."
I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the food supply were harmful or create health problems.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.
The Valencia Vikings nearly came back from six runs against the West Ranch Wildcats in the Foothill League opener.
Pitching has never been the issue for the Saugus Centurions.
Hart girls swim has put decades-long locks on the Foothill League and has dominated its rivalry with Valencia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The title character of "Jessie" heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar.
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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Advocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday. Ranchers and state wildlife officials oppose granting the species legal protections.
BOSTON (AP) - Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack only hours after the city marked the anniversary of last year's deadly bombing.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Even after every momentum swing, dramatic hit and terrible relief performance in an 11-inning game, the Oakland Athletics still were unshakably confident somebody would pull them through.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez had his wife and young daughter waiting in the parking lot. He had to do something to end the game.