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Editorial: Laying Down The Law, With Your College Grad’s Finances

Editorial - Santa Clarita News

By: Arif Halaby | Total Financial Solutions When the day comes that you receive that phone call that your son or daughter is returning home after graduating college and having to deal with college grad’s finances, how are you going to feel?  For some relationships, having each other close is “a dream come true”.  For others, it could be a ...

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Santa Clarita Residents Being Scammed

Santa Clarita Crime News

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are warning Santa Clarita Valley residents against phone calls from scammers misrepresenting themselves as Sheriff’s Department employees. The caller usually tells the citizen that there has been a warrant issued for their arrest for failure to appear for Jury Duty.  The caller will tell the victim that they have to pay a sum of money ...

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Santa Clarita Real Estate & Market Report: October 03, 2014

Santa Clarita Real Estate & Market News

By: Fred Arnold This morning, the September payrolls and unemployment results were announced. Nonfarm Payrolls were expected at 215k (after only being up 142k last month) and came out at 248k with a back-month revision to 180k. The Unemployment Rate, expected to be unchanged at 6.1%, came in at 5.9% (the lowest since July 2008), and Hourly Earnings were roughly ...

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State Tax Officials: Lower Gas Tax Not Likely To Improve Gas Price

State Tax Officials: Lower Gas Tax Not Likely To Improve Gas Price

The state’s Board of Equalization announced a July 1 drop in the excise tax on gas, but that does not guarantee gasoline prices will be lowered. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Now that summer is underway and California drivers are on the road en masse, the state’s Board of Equalization ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Lawmakers Discuss California’s $156.4B Budget

Santa Clarita Valley Lawmakers Discuss California's $156.4B Budget

Santa Clarita Valley lawmakers discussed the last-minute budget approval that took place Sunday. The state’s Constitution set Sunday as a deadline for the spending plan’s approval. The plan doesn’t put enough money toward education, said Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, while Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, welcomed the job-creation aspects of the budget and its funding levels for veteran services.

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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Investigating Bank Robbery

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Investigating Bank Robbery

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a bank robbery at a Bank of the West branch on McBean Parkway in Valencia. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The incident was reported shortly after 3 p.m. Friday on the 27000 block of McBean Parkway.  Deputies have identified ...

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Santa Clarita City Council Race ’14: Last Look At Campaign Disclosures, Votes

Santa Clarita City Council Race '14: Last Look At Campaign Disclosures, Votes

Santa Clarita City Council race is less than 10 days away, candidates have filed their last campaign disclosures before voters hit the ballots and nearly 7,000 votes have been cast. In the last three City Council elections, votes by mail report have shown a turnout of about 2-to-1 in favor of mail-in or absentee ballots for Santa Clarita. In 2012, slightly more than 11,600 of the 15,390 votes cast were sent by mail. Only 3,783 votes were cast at the polls on election day. Absentee or mail-in ballots may be submitted up until the close of polls on election day, said Susan Caputo, assistant city clerk, noting that 6,888 ballots already have been received.

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