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Catholic Sisters profess vows
Couples have important decisions to make regarding how to manage their finances. Basic choices, such as opening a joint checking account, filing jointly or separately on your taxes and determining how you will invest in the stock market are a few of the decisions you are likely to face.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 527 votes from late afternoon Friday, March 5 to afternoon Friday, March 12, 2010.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District opened its "Project Prom" boutique this week, complete with dressing rooms curtained in red satin and racks of new and nearly-new gowns, tuxes and dress suits. The shoppers are among 600 carefully selected students invited to participate, who make an appointment to meet with an adult "personal shopper" who helps the student select the perfect outfit for the upcoming high school prom.
Tickets are now available for the city of Santa Clarita's Youth Sports Clipper Day, featuring the Los Angeles Clippers vs. the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center on Sunday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. A variety of ticket options are available for the event at up to $25 off the original ticket price.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a groundbreaking event for the new Old Town Newhall Library on Tuesday, March 16 at 2 p.m.
The Citizens Advisory Group (CAG) for the Whittaker-Bermite Site Clean-up will be holding a meeting 7 p.m. on March 24 in the Century Room at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Santa Clarita 91355.
NEW YORK, March 12 -- In releasing a new report on maternal health nationwide, Amnesty International today revealed that flaws and shocking disparities in maternal health care that the government is ignoring lead to two to three women dying daily in the United States from pregnancy-related complications, with half of these deaths believed preventable, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The 2010 Youth Expo theme is "Feed Your Brain," which is what local students are encouraged to do at this annual fun-filled event.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, member of the Governing Board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), has secured a $300,000 grant from the Mobile Sources Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee to operate a no-cost Express Bus connecting Dodger Stadium to Union Station for the 2010 season.
The Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment (SCOPE) will be holding their regular business meeting 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 18 at Valencia Hills Club House, 24060 Oak Vale Dr., Valencia 91355.
SACRAMENTO, CA - California American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency to promote its annual "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21.
Academy of the Canyons, the Wm. S. Hart High School District's middle college high school, has been named one of America's Best High Schools by "U.S. News & World Report," placing it in the top 10 percent of high schools across the nation.
The following crimes were reported in the Saugus area over the past week:
There is a trend I have noticed among people who seek help in marriage and couples' counseling. Both partners usually have the best of intentions. Both usually want to save the relationship and make it better. But often people end up in marriage counseling because they are engaging in five selfish behaviors which prevent good communication and understanding for each other to take place.
Since 1937, the Tax Foundation has provided analysis and policy about federal, state and local taxes. A not-for-profit think tank based in Washington, D.C., the Tax Foundation promotes increased awareness of tax policies and the tax burdens on U.S. taxpayers.
As I unpacked my kids from the car for a fun afternoon at the park, I bathed them in sunblock and let them go. They ran, giggled and played in the afternoon sun as I chased them. My experience was the same as millions of mothers across the world. My kids called to me, showed me their tricks, and became very dirty very fast. I found myself looking around at the other mothers, their beautifully dressed and clean children then back to my messy, giggling brood. I became distracted from the great fun we were having. I had lost focus ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are hoping the public will help them identify an ATM thief with the release Tuesday of ATM photos taken of the suspect, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of California's largest utilities is poised to cut hundreds of jobs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Southern California's median home sale price hit $400,000 in March to set a fresh six-year high as tight supplies limited sales, a research firm said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say nobody was hurt in a fire that destroyed most of a Los Angeles-area Elks Lodge.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A new Field Poll shows that Californians are taking a dim view of a deeply divided Congress but have slightly warmer feelings toward their own representative.
The deadline for filing taxes is midnight tonight. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend with a sword in front of her four children in Lancaster nearly six years ago.
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have not found the source of a reported gas smell that prompted the evacuation of Alhambra High School.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.