Last week my column addressed three common IRA mistakes. This column will address another three by addressing beneficiary designations (or the lack thereof) that can have drastic effects on your IRA and protecting those assets for heirs. n Failing to review and update beneficiary designation forms. Whoever is named on an IRA beneficiary form is entitled to receive the assets. IRA owners should review their beneficiary designations at least annually or upon any ...
Dear ladies and gentlemen concerned over the imminent start-up of the Monticello Preparatory School in Hasley Canyon:
We understand that the city wants to keep children safe when they go to the park. When we went to Seco Park, we discovered that our favorite slide, the Robot Slide, was surrounded by bars, preventing us from playing on it. We all liked the Robot Slide and we have played on it since we were little. Our idea is that the city should make a "safe" replica so that we can play on it. ...
Senior Lunch Menu Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, and at Bouquet Canyon Seniors. Also available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595. Monday - Closed Tuesday - Sweet & Sour Chicken Wednesday - Salisbury Steak Thursday - Creole Chicken Friday - Knockwurst or Crabby Cakes Note: Menu is subject to change. Activities The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 Market St. in ...
I'm usually not one for conspiracies, but the evidence shows that Southern California Edison and the California Public Utilities Commission are in cahoots to destroy the visual landscape of Santa Clarita Valley.
Long before I began working at the SCV Senior Center in July, I knew that it was a "magical" place, truly "Support and Friendship Central" for hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley seniors. Then I learned they had some really interesting job openings - and I was immediately hooked.
Question: How can one get approval for a 110-student private school in a converted six-bedroom house in Castaic in four to five months without notifying the neighbors or the quisling town council?
The Santa Clara River is a part of of Santa Clarita in more ways than one. While providing a home to many species of plants and animals, the river also annually brings together thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time to ridding it of trash and debris. This year marks the 14th annual Santa Clarita River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo. This event will be held on Sept. 20, from 8 to 11 a.m. It ...
As a kid I often wondered, "If it's called 'Labor Day,' how come everyone gets to be off work?"
The implications from Barack Obama's condemnation of John McCain's not knowing how many houses he owns are quite disturbing.
Kudos to the City Council! I applaud you for appointing Matt Halliday to a seat on the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission.
California is in trouble. Our deficit is enormous. We need to solve the budget issue, and we need to do it now.
I recently spoke on the phone with the fraud section at Air Tran Airlines. It seems someone is sending bogus e-mails with a virus attachment, claming that your Mastercard or Visa account has been charged ($600.87 in my case) for the online purchase of Air Tran or Continental Airline tickets. Do not open the attachment. The issue is just a virus ment to kill computers, possibly politically motivated. Talk about dirty tricks!
As much as I appreciate and respect my third graders' responses when I ask them about their future careers and they provide me with ... firefighter, police officer, teacher, professional basketball player, veterinarian, movie star and president, I know that their minds will likely change several times throughout their school years.
America's in crisis. With an out-of-control national budget deficit, plummeting support from many countries, a U.S. dollar with Third World-country clout, a war on terrorism that is costly and seemingly endless, a government that has at its core pork-barrel spending - is it any wonder we are in the mess we're in?
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials from the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office are performing autopsies on two people - believed to be actor Paul Walker and Santa Clarita Valley business owner Roger Rodas - who were killed in a car crash in Valencia Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - To say that new academic standards have yielded strange bedfellows would be an understatement.
LONDON (AP) - Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to move past its website woes, the Obama administration is launching a two-pronged health care strategy this month aimed at avoiding enrollment snafus come January while also trying to refocus the public's attention on broader benefits of the sweeping law.
I have been a cat lover for many years. Being retired and disabled, the one thing that keeps me busy during the day are my two cats.
Regarding the Gary Morrison letter "Don't like Obamacare? Show us something better" (Nov. 20), your letter and the facts about Obamacare are scattered, flawed and subjective, I'm sorry to say.
Whenever people discuss where religious liberty should begin and end, I have a standard answer: It should begin in your heart, but end when it demands the compliance of people who don't share your religious beliefs.
SEATTLE (AP) - A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room still in full uniform.
The Santa Clarita City Council officially opened the new six-acre McBean Park and Ride facility last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing from Apple after police found him hiding in the bushes near the company's corporate campus in Northern California.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
Palmdale was ordered to hold a new election for City Council members next year after a Superior Court judge concluded there was discrimination against black and Latino voters in November citywide races.