When the issue of estate planning comes up, some people tell me, "Oh, we've already taken care of that." Then I ask them some specific questions about their plan, and the answer is almost always "I don't know."
My son and I attended the fabulous Almost Free Family Theater Series at College of the Canyons last Saturday (Jan. 30).
Connie Ragen Green, a resident of Santa Clarita, was the first place winner in the Better Your Best Contest, held this year in Las Vegas, Nev.
Today, Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) announced the availability of applications for the 2010-2011 California Senate Fellows program.
LOS ANGELES -- This week has turned out to be a busy week for movie lovers with nominations for both the Academy Awards and the Green Globe Film Awards being announced, and the launch of the online voting site for the 2010 Green Globe Film Awards (GGFA) allowing 100 Viewer's Choice Awards to be selected by film lovers, critics and movie viewers from around the world.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will open on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at its new location in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons. The WorkSource Center will continue to serve clients at its current location at 20655 Soledad Canyon until Feb. 16.
AT STAKE - National Football League Championship for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
PARTICIPANTS - Indianapolis Colts (AFC) and New Orleans Saints (NFC). This the fourth appearance for the Colts and the first appearance for the Saints.
Union Bank will present "Celebrity Waiter Dinner 2010: Senior Prom" at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Feb. 27, starting 6 p.m.
A woman and her child were uninjured after the car they were in became engulfed in flames on northbound Interstate 5 in the Castaic area Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
Registration applications for the Wiley Canyon and Oak Hills elementary school sites for the 2010-11 school year are available at the Newhall Preschool office, located at Newhall Avenue and 13th Street.
California lawmakers are pushing legislation that would act as a welcome mat to the burgeoning green technology industry by not charging sales tax to businesses that buy eco-friendly equipment.
On three occasions that I visited Walmart, I asked the employees where I could find something and they couldn't answer, as they spoke no English. They just smiled and put their heads down, the same reaction I had twice in the produce section. How could they pass the interview to get a job?
Los Angeles County officials released a report detailing the effects that the first phase of the massive Newhall Ranch development would have on the environment, which has drawn concern from at least one prominent local activist.
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:
Jonathan Randles and Brandon Lowrey ("Kellar's war with words," Jan. 24), I want to commend you both for writing a balanced and fair approach to City Councilman Bob Kellar's remarks at the Save our State, Santa Clarita Valley/Antelope Valley Independent Minuteman Rally, Jan. 16 in Valencia.
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.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man suspected of making threatening statements about a shooting and forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building was being held Saturday for a mental health evaluation, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.
Plum Canyon Elementary continued its kindness journey during their recent Penny Wars fundraiser.
In light of Easter Sunday, pivotal events in history – and in our personal lives – often impact us in ways we never imagined.