Holding public office is not for the faint of heart, as evidenced by Congressman Anthony Weiner's, D-NY, press conference this week.
In times of economic hardship, especially when people are out of work, many head back to school to learn new trades, improve their skills or simply better themselves for the future.
If you are one of those people who likes to brag that they attended the inaugural affair of any event that becomes a classic - or if you merely like great wine, music, food and fun - then you should definitely get out to the Mann Biomedical Park in Valencia this Sunday, June 12, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the first-ever Vine 2 Wine Classic.
As summer approaches (and it will surely get here soon enough), it's that time again when we get new barbecue tools and clean and fire up the grill. Whether you enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs or any other grilled and savory dishes, we have a few wine suggestions for your summertime barbecue, cookouts and camping meals.
Anime Expo, a celebration of all forms of anime and manga, is North America's largest anime and manga convention.
Hart Park Walk Club
Some real estate brokers I know like to form new limited liability companies or corporations for each development they represent.
As Californians teeter on economic recovery, ranks of the under-employed and unemployed continue to attest to a dismal job market.
Monday, June 13
Richard Myers' May 24 letter, "Bush's paychecks for speaking unbelievable," emits mocking of former President George W. Bush making $100,000-$150,000 per speaking engagement while Bush at some point mispronounced the word "nuclear." Myers then stretched to the taunt that Bush probably donated the money to Hurricane Katrina victims.
Several months ago, out of frustration over our constant dilemma of being forced to vote for GOP candidates lacking conservative principles, I joined the Santa Clarita Valley's California Republican Assembly desiring to have a voice in such endorsements.
Realtors are eternal optimists, typically seeing golden sunrises brimming with splendid possibilities where laymen see gathering storm clouds.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Reid Brignac got Tampa Bay's offense started with his first homer of the season and delivered the deciding run with a safety squeeze bunt in the 10th for the Rays, who completed their first-ever three-game sweep in Anaheim with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.