Environmental awareness is a popular topic of discussion these days, with magazines, television shows and world leaders prompting us to "Go Green!"
Due to economic issues related to the recession, my former employer reduced my work week and salary by 40 percent.
I have received numerous campaign mailers over the last few weeks and glanced at them only briefly - except for one.
Children of the World
Raising kids who manage money and finances in a smart way may be an important goal for your family. With a little planning, you can incorporate financial lessons into daily activities and make learning about money fun for both you and your child.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
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Timothy White, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, has died. He was 35.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is Sunday, April 11, through Saturday, April 17, and local law enforcement officials will join public service and safety entities nationwide to participate in a week of recognition and appreciation for all the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.
The Repertory East Playhouse's 81 Series opens for the 2010 season with the classic courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men" Friday, April 23.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods shot a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Masters and is only two shots off the clubhouse lead heading into the weekend.
Ian Poulter of England shot his second straight 68 for a midway total of 8-under 136. Woods is at 138, following up his opening-round 68 with a performance that might have been even more impressive in the tougher conditions at Augusta National.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is presenting four workshops in the LifeForward series to help women find and be successful in the "right" job.
In conjunction with Pride Day, Newhall Community Center will host its annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Project on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in East Newhall.
A Santa Clarita parolee, allegedly carrying a grudge toward the Yum Yum Donuts shop on Soledad Canyon road in Canyon Country, is being held without bail after being accused of trashing the business and causing damage to two cash registers, authorities said Thursday.
Steve Carell and Tina Fey play a nice, unassuming couple in "Date Night," and that's one of the reasons the movie works so well. Their Phil and Claire Foster are a normal, overworked, sincere, good-natured New Jersey couple whose lives have become routine. But they love each other, and all they really want is to hire a baby sitter and enjoy a nice night out on the town.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.
When the Hart Indians girls soccer team last won a CIF-Southern Section championship, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Davis was still months from being born.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.