A recent survey stated that the single biggest challenge business owners face today is getting new business. Put another way, the issue is growing top-line revenue through the acquisition of new clients.
Adelante! Let's go!
Santa Clarita's City Council took the right action at its Jan. 25 meeting, when it voted to approve a new, tougher ordinance governing the city's massage parlors.
Dan Rasper has a notebook full of tally marks that keep track of all the graffiti he's cleared.
Among ancients, the greatest honor was given to those who, seeing the greater good of the greater number, chose valiantly to deny themselves certain rights and pleasures in order improve those around them.
Editor's note: The Northridge Earthquake of Jan. 17, 1994, devastated portions of the Santa Clarita Valley. The 6.7 earthquake was caused by a previously unknown fault. How many of us in the Santa Clarita Valley are really aware of the sleeping giant that lies nearly beneath our feet? The San Andreas Fault runs nearly through the SCV. The area known as the "Big Bend" - near Fraizer Park - has caused earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.5 or greater at intervals between 45 and 144 years. Have you updated your earthquake kit?
The Questers, Oak of the Golden Dream #381, are seeking new members interested in the preservation and restoration of historical sites, artifacts and the study of antiques.
A gavel was passed to familiar hands as Estelle Hoffman was sworn in for a second term as president of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Klassen Corporation announced today that it will be awarding five scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each in 2011 to California Community College students who are enrolled in construction, construction management or computer aided design/CADD programs.
As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities it serves, Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary, a Dignity Memorial® provider in Newhall, delivered 500 hats for children battling cancer last week at the conclusion of its second annual Holiday Hat Drive.
As part of a recent mission trip, a group of 20 Valencia United Methodist Church members and leaders visited Nicaragua, where they toured Managua dump, a shanty town home to some of the country's poorest families.
The Right Rev. J. Jon Bruno, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, will ordain Susan Dell Hathaway Bek and Cynthia Lynne Jew to the Sacred Order of Priests during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Feb. 12 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.
With the goal to help the struggling people of Haiti, Alicia Richardson Lamb has organized a benefit concert with her musician friends Feb. 13 at First Presbyterian Church of Newhall.
County law enforcement arrested more than a dozen people during a prostitution sweep in Castaic on Thursday night.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, recovering major parts of what it described as an advanced aircraft. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
CAIRO (AP) - The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State."
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - A 38-year-old man died Saturday after he was shot multiple times backstage during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley venue, authorities said.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his brother's friend with a bow and arrow during a dispute at his Southern California home.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story shopping center early Sunday, signaling a new escalation in seven weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
Recently I read a study on English language clichés that named "it is what it is" as the most annoying.
In response to the column "Superintendent bullying needs to be stopped" published in the Aug. 18 issue of The Signal: I've been wondering about the apparent persecution of the Albert Einstein Academy.
I'd like to applaud The Signal's editorial board for the Aug. 10 editorial "It's time for new leadership." It was right on the money.
Having known Connie Worden-Roberts since the 1970s, I am still amazed at her involvement and accomplishments in our community on so many levels. We do owe her a lot.
Families tossed, paddled and climbed Saturday during the city of Santa Clarita's Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez tied a season best with five RBIs, including a go-ahead, three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 7-4 Saturday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are hardly relishing being back in a first-place tie with the rival Los Angeles Angels.
Five young women put a spin on the now-famous "ice bucket challenge" in honor of a longtime Santa Clarita resident who has suffered from ALS for 11 years.
LANCASTER (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his brother's friend with a bow and arrow during a dispute at his Lancaster home.
ORTERVILLE (AP) - Hundreds of rural San Joaquin Valley residents no longer can get drinking water from their home faucets because California's extreme drought has dried up their individual wells, government officials and community groups said.