In today's challenging economic environment, small business loans may seem harder to come by. During 2009, much emphasis was placed on programs encouraging banks to increase access to credit for businesses to help support a speedy economic recovery.
Local artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik has brought together comic books, fine art, and the Bible for a new show entitled "Paper Midrash," soon to be on view at the Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County.
As I read Jonathan Randles' article "Shades of beige" (The Signal, Jan. 18), in which he detailed a disgruntled home owner's dispute with the Old Orchard 1 homeowners association, I could not help but notice a less-than-subtle anti-HOA bias on the part of the reporter.
We've subscribed to the Signal for years and are so exceptionally disappointed by your coverage of the Minutemen on page A1 ("Minutemen back for seconds," Jan. 15), especially in light of the other stories that you had available for headline - the Haitian earthquake and Elaine Geller's Holocaust presentation.
Daddy Man (DM): If you move, I'll know. If you make a peep, I'll know. If you blink ... I'll know.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
The Saugus boys basketball team got back on track after two straight league losses with a big 77-55 victory over Hart Friday night at Saugus High School.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 330 votes from late afternoon Friday, Jan. 15 to afternoon Friday, Jan. 22, 2010.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Though the all-star telethon was titled "Hope for Haiti Now," for most of its two hours, it was filled with tear-jerking, depressing moments, from mournful songs and grim-faced pleas from celebrities to the suffering faces of the quake-battered victims themselves.
It took Haiti's own native son to lift Friday evening's despairing tone to one of hope and even revival as the two-hour broadcast came to a close.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today regarding Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed budget, which provides no funding for domestic violence programs in California:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement marking the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and as a welcome to the faithful participants of March for Life:
This week's rainy weather has taken its toll on Carousel Ranch, threatening to flood horse stalls and postponing lessons. In an effort to keep their horses comfortable, the staff are asking for shavings and sand.
The SCV Historical Society will host the event, "History of Radio Broadcasting," with Carl Goldman, co-owner of the radio station KHTS-AM 1220, at 2 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Saugus Train Station in Heritage Junction at William S. Hart Park, 24101 Newhall Avenue. The event was originally scheduled for Jan. 30. The general public is welcome and the event is free.
The College of the Canyons I3 Advanced Technology Incubator reopened with a new location in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center With a mission to attract, launch, grow and graduate advanced-technology businesses into the local economy.
Washington, D.C.- On the eve of the President's self-imposed deadline to close the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay,
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An accounting professor has been charged with secretly taping students in his San Francisco apartment's bathroom.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
TORRANCE (AP) - A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million to dismiss his federal lawsuit, police said Thursday.
SANTA ANA (AP) - An Orange County jury has convicted two women of kicking to death a third woman during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:
MIAMI (AP) - Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.