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.
Last week several readers contacted us to let us know that the beautiful bird captured from the prior week by Louie Gallardo was an Egret.
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College of the Canyons Chapter of the National Student Nurse Association chapter joined forces with Habitat For Humanity, in an effort to build new homes for United States veterans on March 22.
It was a proud day for "Mustang" students on Rancho Pico's Science Olympiad team Saturday, March 8th, when they competed against 28 other junior high schools.
I was divorcing my first husband, and as a stay at home mom for 17 years, I needed a job.
John Paul Carmona ("JP"), a senior at Canyon High School and member of the marching band, wanted to ask his girlfriend Destiny Hernandez to the upcoming prom.
Business leaders from Santa Clarita returned from their economic trade and investment trip to China this past week.
Baseball is a leading sport in America and it is a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball are valued in the hundreds of millions and annual combined revenues are in the billions of dollars.
Leveling the playing field has been a struggle our country has mightily faced throughout history, but denying the existence of inequality creates an even larger hurdle.
One certainly wonders what the great minds behind the idea of electronic signs along the freeways running through Santa Clarita are thinking.
This year's Santa Clarita City Council elections will give arm-chair experts lots to talk about after the voters returned both incumbents Laurene Weste and Marsha McLean to office and replaced Frank Ferry with Canyon Country businessman Dante Acosta.
Every year as the "spring break" scene is played out with unfettered passion on the beaches of Florida we are treated to news footage of college students throwing caution – and restraint – to the wind. For a week they act out their core ethic, that the best life is one without care or constraint.