With all of the press and publicity over sensational cases like Congressman Anthony Weiner (unfortunate last name, that) and Wal-Mart, you'd think that employers throughout the United States would have learned from the bonehead mistakes of their predecessors.
Boston Scientific announced the launch of a new product called the Mustang PTA Balloon Catheter, designed for a wide range of peripheral angioplasty procedures.
U.S. HealthWorks, one of the nation's largest providers of healthcare for on-the-job injuries and urgent care, said it has completed a $205 million refinancing initiative. The refinancing was arranged with the assistance of a lending group led by GE Capital, Healthcare Financial.
Chili's of Stevenson Ranch is donating 15 percent of all sales on Monday, June 27, to the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita. The proceeds include sales from dine-in, take out, catering and alcoholic beverages. The fundraiser runs from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Internal Revenue Service increased the optional standard mileage rates for the final six months of 2011. Taxpayers use the rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating a vehicle for business and other purposes.
Without a state budget, the Santa Clarita Valley's only community college adopted a tentative spending plan this week that prepares for tough state cuts.
A fire damaged a mobile home in Canyon Country on Thursday, but nobody was hurt in the blaze, according to fire officials.
The Hart district has named Chad Powell and Melanie Hagman as junior high school assistant principals for the 23,000-student school district, officials said Thursday.
For all of you out there who, over the years, have wanted to hold California politicians' feet to the fire when it comes to making legislative progress, you have a champion in the form of state Controller John Chiang.
"Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption." - James Garfield, former U.S. president.
By Signal Staff
Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on The Old Road near Highway 14 in Newhall at around 6 p.m. Thursday.
Angel Castro of Newhall pets Sparky and settles in to read to the Great Dane. Sparky is curled up next to Castro on a blanket at the Santa Clarita Community Center in Newhall. The third-grader, who reads at a fifth-grade level, enjoys this bi-weekly ritual.
Regarding "Center's doors swing open," printed June 17 in the Business section:
W.E. Gutman's June 17 editorial, "The right to live equals a right to die," was a good example of our increasing inability to incorporate suffering into our lives.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Parents want their children to grow up happy, healthy and perfect. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, unless it means putting unfair expectations on children or not holding them accountable for their actions. And while all parents try their best to make sure their children have good childhoods, aren't overindulged and have appropriate amounts of discipline and rewards no one is perfect. Parents will make mistakes (I know, I have) and they'll learn how to be better as time goes by. (Ever notice how differently parents tend to raise youngest children as opposed to oldest children ...
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown turned his focus to education and energy Tuesday on the second day of a trip to Mexico, but talk about immigration reform remained high on his agenda.
NEW YORK (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 percent to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported very strong second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.
SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.
CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
POMONA, Calif. (AP) - Pomona police have arrested a man suspected of stealing $10,000 worth of copper wire from a school.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.