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.
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.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.