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New business owners and seasoned entrepreneurs alike often ask their bankers what they can do to avoid making common mistakes. To start, they can learn from their own mistakes and from the mistakes of others. Many successful business owners failed at their first venture but persevered to build strong companies.
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.
A hiker who was stranded at the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park on Friday was rescued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department, authorities said. The hiker was found at the 10700 block of Escondido Canyon Road at about 6:30 p.m., fire officials said. The hiker wasn't injured, authorities said, but it was not clear on Friday if he had to be airlifted out of the area.
The National Association of Manufacturers has selected Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to receive the nonpartisan organization's Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for his support of manufacturers and their employees in the United States. Each key vote for the award was made by an association member-led advisory committee comprised of executives from small, mid-sized and large manufacturing companies.
Exhibiting roses at a show for the very first time can be formidable. Been there, done that! I plunged blindly into exhibiting about 15 years ago, and believe me, I have made every mistake imaginable. When you arrive at the rose show prep area and see the top rose exhibitors with their truckloads of roses it can be quite intimidating. But just remember that every rose exhibitor had to start from square one in the beginning.
For some, running is a way of life - a hobby that brings peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment. For others, walking is more their speed - a chance to enjoy the great outdoors without pushing the body to extreme limits.
We hear, courtesy of the Public Campaign Action Fund, that Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has received $400,000 in campaign contributions this year from defense contractors.
I encourage you to vote for Kevin Korenthal for Castaic Lake Water Agency Board of Directors.
In the letter by Matt Diederich that appeared in The Signal last Saturday, Diederich clearly states that the Los Angeles Times declined to endorse Barbara Boxer ("Boxer has accomplished nothing").
I can't help but ponder the question - if Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom should have to look for real jobs outside of the public sector with all their neat perks, etc. - and have to search in the private sector - what in the world would they do?
I will be voting for Kevin Korenthal for Division One, Castaic Lake Water Agency board.
There has long been discussion and debate on the legalization of illicit drugs. I am pretty sure we've all heard many arguments for and against.
Escalating U.S. Forest Service firefighting costs have forced cutbacks in other services provided by the agency, curbing recreation, maintenance and conservation efforts nationwide, says a report released Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland want to connect with you about cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A photographer who says he was assaulted by Justin Bieber's bodyguard on a Hawaii beach last year is suing the pop singer for assault and negligence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped repeatedly striking a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway could face serious charges, the agency said Wednesday after forwarding its investigation to the district attorney.
A vigil is planned tonight at Saugus High School for Jennifer Stift, a Saugus senior who died this week after being struck by a car.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor - the world's biggest bath toy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the president's go-it-alone approach to immigration.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.
U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, awarded local Santa Clarita resident Devon Black the Congressional Award Bronze Medal for her participation in The Congressional Award Program. Congressmen McKeon presented the medal to Devon in Santa Clarita.
WASHINGTON (AP) - At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Once the pink frills and princess themes are outgrown, how can you make a teen girl's birthday special? Much of her enjoyment comes as she plans her party herself, down to the littlest details, so ask your daughter how she wants to celebrate and get her involved. My oldest daughter loves planning her birthdays. She even likes to bake and decorate her own cake with gobs of colors, swirls and sprinkles.
With August being over half way done, many people are making their way back to places of learning. For those that are heading back to school in the near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.