The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 enhanced loan packages and terms for small businesses. Included in the act were improved loan provisions, such as a 90-percent guarantee and reduced fees for small-business owners securing loans.
Jeff Norquist of Stay Green Inc. has been promoted as the new operations manager for the Santa Clarita-based company's clients in the Los Angeles area.
Today is Amber Alert Awareness Day, according to a statement by the California Highway Patrol.
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The sixth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival attracted nearly 40 films from all categories of filmmakers, from elementary school-age children to independent professionals.
Curt Scott's sarcastic letter in Sunday's edition, responding to Jeff Scott's Jan. 5 letter, clearly illustrates one thing: The now-laughable global-warming mantra has been changed to climate change. That's a pretty safe bet, too, since the climate isn't static. It's a dynamic system, which means it's always changing. So global-warming proponents have found a great way to cover their bets.
This letter is in response to comments made in a Jan. 6 Signal opinion column from Lynne Plambeck titled "Groups filed suit to help save our river."
Linda Skvarna, left, and Shelly Coleman discuss a sculpture titled "Journey" by artist Idelle Tyzbir, one of six local sculptors with works on display through Jan. 27 at the Art Gallery on College of the Canyons' Valencia campus Wednesday.
This month, the Peking Acrobats - a troupe of China's most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts - will bring their country's 2,000-year-old tradition of stunning acrobatics to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons, as part of their limited 40-city North American tour.
As the first exhibition of 2011, the College of the Canyons Art Gallery is showcasing the talents of six local sculptors in the aptly titled exhibition "Six Santa Clarita Sculptors."
SACRAMENTO -- California joins other states nationwide in recognizing Thursday, Jan. 13 as National AMBER Alert Awareness Day, a day to acknowledge the collaborative efforts and successes of the AMBER Alert program to assist in the recovery of abducted children.
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously agreed to join the Inland Library Network, a collaboration of eight independent library systems totaling 76 branches, allowing for more than one million unique titles to be available to Santa Clarita library visitors.
In February the College of the Canyons theatre department will hold a pair of open auditions for students and community members interested in participating in either the department's spring production of "Death of a Salesman" or the college's annual New Works Festival (NWF).
The murder trial of a woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter six years ago is scheduled to be heard in San Fernando Superior Court on Jan. 24.
William S. Hart Union High School District district board member Joe Messina said Tuesday has asked the school district's legal counsel to review information about conflict-of-interest concerns involving fellow board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) - Divers have ended a search in the waters off Dana Point for the body of a man who disappeared after going under a large wave.
VENTURA (AP) - A former Ventura neurosurgeon facing allegations of performing unnecessary procedures has surrendered his California medical license.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Powerful Hurricane Marie kicked high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast on Monday, even as it weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said it would likely raise waves along Southern California later in the week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday's earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within an hour in the Los Angeles area was taken into custody after a daylong search.
Smoke slinks across pavement in the darkness, cries from gassed citizens fill the air, people break into a McDonald's to provide milk-based relief to a person hit with tear gas, sound weapons pass levels that cause permanent damage, police shoot pellets at journalists.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians can thank their starting pitching for keeping them in playoff contention.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks at The Master's College. During the first week of August, official practices for the fall sports season began. Since then, Mustangs volleyball has competed in five matches, while the men's and women's soccer teams have been out of state playing against some of the nation's best teams.
A 3-year-old boy was airlifted to Children's Hospital Los Angeles Sunday evening after falling into a pool in Valencia, according to a sergeant at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.
As the new school year begins Monday at College of the Canyons, school officials are launching a program to help students succeed when they arrive at college inadequately prepared.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.