For seniors concerned about Los Angeles County's soaring population and the future availability of county services for seniors, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a Los Angeles County senior stakeholder meeting 1 p.m. Friday.
In February, Congress enacted the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which includes a new $2,500 college tax credit for 2009, 2010 and possibly beyond. Your family may have not qualified for earlier college tax credits, but it just might for this one.
It's spring, and flowers aren't the only things in bloom. Solar panels and new ideas about how to make or save energy are blossoming everywhere.
In response to Carole Lutness' "Is government really the problem?" column (March 31): The colonists revolted against England over taxes that were lower than the burden we have been paying. Effective April 1, we saw another tax increase. With a tax burden more than 50 percent of each dollar we earn, it should be obvious that the welfare state doesn't work.
As the central and eastern portions of the U.S. freeze on through the coldest and longest winter in recorded history, our school children and the public at large continue to be barraged with inaccurate (at best) and completely falsified (at worst) propaganda about how the planet is warming and carbon dioxide (the yin to oxygen's yang) is the primary culprit.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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:
Wine flowed, friends gathered and a good time was had for a good cause at The Betty Ferguson Foundation's eighth annual Vine 2 Wine event, held on Sunday at the Bridgeport Lake Club in Valencia.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Robbery and Assault team seek the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect in an armed robbery at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 at Art's Liquor Store, 18302 Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a request for the Sheriff's Department to apply for a $300,000 state grant to improve its off-highway enforcement capabilities and enhance public safety, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A dinner in recognition of outstanding Regional Occupational Program (ROP) students is set for Tuesday, April 14 at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Rio Norte Junior High School, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia 91355.
The committee planning the 2009 American Cancer Society SCV "Relay for Life" meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Residence Inn in Stevenson Ranch.
The College of the Canyons Animation Department was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Medtronic Foundation to support the ACME Animation Network, a fee-based online learning community.
ACME links students with other college students, high school students and animation industry professionals from across the nation through videoconferencing sessions.
CARPINTERIA -- California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) unveiled his 2009 energy bill package at a press conference in front of Clipper Windpower in Carpinteria today.
Brian McCoy, regional sales manager with Ben-e-lect, offers perspective about Southern California's health insurance market at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club located at 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
The pretrial conference for accused murderer Michael Dean Stephens was postponed Tuesday by Judge Barbara M. Scheper.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
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.