The not-so-rich - sometimes called the middle-class, the lower-middle class and the lower-lower-middle class - are between a rock and a hard place.
You know how you wonder about stuff? Like the years we have floods and washed out roads, and just a few months later, we are being warned about a huge water shortage or why those new eco-friendly light bulbs that cost a fortune can't be tossed in the trash because they are dangerous to the environment?
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The Valley Industry Association's monthly business lunch is scheduled for Dec. 21.
Leaders take action when others freeze. This statement is true for many things in life (and in this case - death).
An 8-foot-tall menorah sits outside of the ice-skating rink where it was later used as the centerpiece for a Hanukkah celebration at Ice Station Valencia on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Lennon's fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honor, while a newly released interview he gave shortly before his death showed he was optimistic about his future.
Washington, D.C. -- The House Republican Conference today ratified U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) as the next Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services.
Headline your holiday with the quintessential flavor of the season - peppermint. These extra special sweets offer a bountiful buffet of peppermint possibilities. Choose one or more for cookie exchanges, après caroling nibbles, gifts for teachers and Santa.
Axl Rose. Pat Benatar. Mick Jagger. Paul McCartney. Johnny Rotten. Not exactly the people you would look to for marketing advice. What could they possibly know about growing your business?
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Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste remembers a lobbying trip that she and Councilman Bob Kellar took to Washington, D.C.
Named among the best places to live in California by CNN Money Magazine in 2006, Santa Clarita has drawn many tourists as one of California's entertainment destinations.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - The first of August dawned as a day of promise for the Mahmoum clan and thousands of other Palestinians stuck in United Nations shelters in Rafah - thanks to a temporary cease-fire with Israel they could go home for three days.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's finance minister says his country and other regional powers should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip and disarm Hamas militants that rule the territory.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
OS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.