As this is the beginning of the new year, one of your tasks should be to make sure your plan beneficiary choices are up to date.
Message for American businesses
Twenty-four days into the new Obama administration, a clear message is being sent out to small businesses across the nation - "Watch out!"
On Saturday, Feb. 21, the Amgen Tour of California returns to the city of Santa Clarita for the third consecutive year. The race has grown to be the largest cycling event in North America.
Regarding "Main Street in Newhall to receive facelift," published Jan. 8; I have to laugh at this.
As a parent of a Valencia High School senior and audience member during Friday evening's boys varsity basketball contest between VHS and the visiting WRHS Wildcats, I felt compelled to publicly recognize the outstanding sportsmanship displayed by the West Ranch players, specifically at the start of the game.
Bruce McFarland sees me as a Republican reprobate because I sincerely and truly hope that President Obama fails in his attempts to bring America closer and closer to a nanny state.
The car was packed. The snowboards, jackets and gloves were set out the night before. My two sons, Peter, 10, and Will, 9, came into my room that morning at 4:45 a.m. excited to celebrate a special day with their dad.
There's a lot of love in the air these days, and Cupid is ready with his bow and arrow to do some match-making and to make the love last. Good dating manners is a way to turn a potential romance into a lasting love affair. Here are a few of Cupid's pointers:
A Valencia man died after a four-vehicle freeway crash involving drivers all from the Santa Clarita Valley.
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:
"Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Imagine students without paper to write on or teachers without a board or marker. The future looks grim for schools in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Lance Armstrong (USA)
Members of the Student Task Force of the Human Rights Watch spoke in front of the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday regarding Red Hand Day in Santa Clarita.
Want a bird's-eye view of Lance Armstrong, Floyd Landis and the other stars of the Amgen Tour of California cycle race as it rolls out of the Santa Clarita Valley en route to Pasadena on Saturday, Feb. 21?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes, while a new blaze prompted evacuation of a community in Yosemite National Park.
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Del Mar will shift two turf races scheduled for Sunday to the dirt and make other adjustments after the deaths of some horses, including two Saturday, since the summer meet began nearly two weeks ago.
One of the key research findings outlined in Keith McFarland's book "The Breakthrough Company" is that there should only be one crown worn in every organization.
It is vacation season, and many of us are facing that age-old problem: We find it hard to relax!
There are three things we know for certain - death, taxes and that residents want an independent movie theater to open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Want to keep your kids occupied for hours? Tell them to photograph Santa Claus riding a dinosaur.