For many Santa Clarita business owners, donating to a charity is probably something we do regularly. Philanthropy on a local or global scale benefits our society and promotes good will. It may also improve how people perceive your business and help you maximize your tax return.
A blown transformer sparked a fire at a business in the Valencia Commerce Center that makes aircraft parts Monday afternoon causing about $50,000 worth of damage, authorities said.
A 24-year-old Castaic man was in jail Monday after authorities said he stole his father's car from a College of the Canyons' parking lot.
Northlake Hills Elementary School in Castaic is slated to host its annual blood drive from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Castaic school's multipurpose room. The event is sponsored by the school's Parent-Teacher Association and the American Red Cross. The school is located at 32545 Ridge Route Road in Castaic.
The California Institute of the Arts this week announced the creation of a new office overseeing international initiatives at the Valencia art school. Carol Kim has been appointed to the role of vice president for international relations. The office will oversee CalArts' existing international collaborations as well as work with faculty to identify and prioritize new opportunities around the world.
Two women, 19 and 21, were in jail Monday after fighting inside a Valencia Holiday Inn, authorities said.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host a free drug awareness seminar from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Canyon High School auditorium. Sgt. Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police Department will discuss student drug and alcohol abuse. For more information, e-mail Andrew Gilberts at email@example.com. Canyon High School is located at 19300 W. Nadal St. in Canyon Country.
The following is a collection of essays written by fourth-grade students at Newhall Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Grand visions have changed the tides of history. They captured my imagination and inspired my life. Historical leaders sporting crowns of glory often went through hard times.
The subject of my column is the name of one of my favorite books and it seems particularly apt today: "The Death of Common Sense."
In response to "The anti-incumbency aftermath," (Sept. 19): Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Marsha McLean should be embarrassed, but for different reasons. She should be embarrassed that her handling of Planning Commissioner Dianne Trautman revealed hypocrisy and a lack of integrity.
I see the governor is giving days off to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
In addition, Greg Milleman, vice president of administration of Valencia Water Company, has been promoted to its senior vice president. Milleman has been with Valencia Water Company for 18 years. He has a degree in business administration from California State University, Northridge and is a CPA.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area.
OLYMPIA, Wash. - David Simonsen wanted his teenage son to earn money, so he offered what he thought would be a tempting task: the chance to sell stuff on eBay.
In an effort to help local business owners see their enterprises thrive and expand, Rick Hernandez, President, Syntesis Global, LLC will deliver the presentation "Growing Your Business in the 21st Century, A New Era" during the spring 2014 College of the Canyons Chancellor's Circle Breakfast Briefing.
HONOLULU (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
Meb Keflezighi of San Diego won the men's race in the Boston Marathon Monday, giving the city its long-hoped-for American champion a year after the bombings.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) - With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of finding their friends alive.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they have issued 28 citations for public consumption of marijuana and arrested one person accused of attempting to distribute the drug so far this weekend as revelers celebrate the traditional pot holiday of April 20.
TORONTO (AP) - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.