BURBANK, Calif. -- The California Jump$tart Coalition, a nationally recognized financial literacy organization, will present a "Financial Fitness Fair" on Saturday, Nov. 7 for teens to help them understand how money works and how to make smart personal financial decisions.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- The Save the Titanic Foundation (savethetitanic.org) today announced details of the 2012 Global telecast concert event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Titanic. The 100th anniversary event will be staged simultaneously at Madison Square Garden -- The World's Most Famous Arena in the heart of New York City, the celebrated Wembley Stadium in London and the Odyssey Arena -- The largest indoor concert arena in Ireland.
Santa Clarita-based marketing consultant and speaker Craig Duswalt of Craig Duswalt International hosts another free social marketing seminar at the Valencia Country Club Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.
The city of Santa Clarita's Central Park will be re-opened to the public this evening.
There's no better way to impart that Character Counts to students than to see respect, responsibility and citizenship demonstrated in the lives of everyday folk who give up life and limb to keep us safe.
The Repertory East Playhouse will return to its Main Stage Season on Friday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m. with the chilling crime drama "Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles," adapted by F. Andrew Leslie, from the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
SACRAMENTO - Traffic fatalities within the jurisdiction of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) declined sharply during the most recent holiday weekend. The extended holiday weekend was a Maximum Enforcement Period, which meant every available CHP officer was out patrolling California' s roadways.
The Interscholastic Equestrian League allows junior high and high school equestrians to represent their schools in four competitions during the school year. The students compete in hunters, equitation, jumpers and dressage.
Appointments are now being accepted for Santa Clarita Valley women who are uninsured or underinsured and want to receive a free woman's health screening at the eighth annual Healthy Woman's Day sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV in conjunction with the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center.
The next 661Arts meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Canyon Theater Guild in Old Town Newhall.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) hosts its next "VIA in Action" breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 on the second floor at Poole & Shaffery, LLP, 25350 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia 91355.
The Santa Clarita Service Center of the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles will honor local volunteers who have displayed heroic of humanitarian actions Friday.
Part 2 of 2
My prior column entitled "Making a good retirement deal even better" discussed why it would be advantageous for many to convert their traditional IRAs and dormant 401Ks into Roth IRAs. To recap:
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! 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:
Today is Thursday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2009. There are 112 days left in the year.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.