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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:
There are certain conclusions one must come to after reading Bill Kennedy's commentary ("On building walls and tearing them down," Nov. 27).
My wife and I were at the park with our 6-year-old son and saw a little boy wash his friend's face with a mouthful of juice - bad kid, bad parenting.
Where is the Supreme Court? The Constitution was set up with checks and balances. The president can override Congress and vice versa. The Supreme Court can override them. Likewise, Congress and the president can override the Supreme Court. It appears to me the Supreme Court is "absent without leave." Why is it not telling Congress and the president they are passing into law things which are completely unconstitutional? Why is it not stopping this ...
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 295 votes from late afternoon Friday, Nov. 27 to late afternoon Friday, Dec. 4, 2009.
Six Bands Qualify for Band Championships Marching bands from all six high schools in the Hart District have qualified for Marching Band Championships sponsored by the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association. This is the first time since the six schools have been open that all have qualified, based on points earned at competitions throughout the marching season. All championships will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, at locations varying from Downey to Corona ...
The Warrior Fitness will collect unwrapped gifts for needy children during its annual Christmas celebration at the Valencia Hyatt, in the Grand Ballroom, on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Literacy and Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at Hart Park in Newhall.
Here are events at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons this weekend and next:
Snow is coming to downtown Los Angeles Dec. 12 and 13, as part of the Free Winter Holiday Festival at Pershing Square, where live entertainment, puppet shows, a miniature train village, make and take arts & crafts, photo mementos and more, get you in the holiday spirit.
A man in his 60s after the death of his wife is a leaky ship without a bailer. Frank Goode has everything above deck shipshape, but he's sinking. The garden is his pride and joy. Everything inside is mopped, scrubbed, polished, dusted, arranged and alphabetized. He buys big steaks and a new electric grill to cook them on. He selects a wine with the advice of a clueless stock boy. He reclines in his lawn chair on his manicured lawn and awaits the arrival of his four children.
"Brothers" is the new film by Jim Sheridan, a director who has a sure hand with stories about families ("In America," "In the Name of the Father," "The Boxer"). This one is about a family twisted from its natural form when the father leaves for service in Afghanistan just after his brother comes home from prison. The good brother goes into harm's way while the bad brother is shielded by his own misbehavior.
Saugus High School's theater department will wrap up the vampire-themed production "A Vampire Story" tonight and Saturday.
The College of the Canyons Allied Health Division will introduce its new Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program in spring 2010.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball for seven innings, Mike Trout scored the only run on a wild pitch by Joe Saunders and the Los Angeles Angels edged the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks kept taking the lead until there were no more chances for Boston to come back and tie it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yasiel Puig kicked back in his chair, his well-worn uniform streaked in red clay, and calmly answered questions in Spanish. Then, suddenly, he threw his hands in the air and shouted, "Pow!"
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego man faces three felony charges in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 10-year-old boy.
Santa Clarita's "Summer Blast" kicked off this week, offering SCV youth up to eight weeks of afternoon activities to stay busy while school's out.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Mexican authorities have arrested a former University of Southern California professor who was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in the resort city of Playa del Carmen.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Legislature's Democratic leaders are pledging to address a budget bill that threatens public access to information held by local governments, but to do so in different ways.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The commission that sets the pay for California lawmakers and statewide elected officials such as the governor and attorney general voted Wednesday to restore a 5 percent pay cut it made to salaries last year as state employees faced furloughs.
A Canyon Country man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts in Tuesday's wrong-way crash on Highway 14 that injured 13 people, four of them seriously.
Santa Clarita Detective Bureau investigated a report of a male following a young girl and videotaping her while she was walking around inside "Target" located on Magic Mountain Blvd., Valencia. Through proactive work by Target's loss prevention, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Yale Yurman. Suspect Yurman is a registered sex offender.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A legislative committee has recommended that the Senate confirm Gov. Jerry Brown's choice to lead California's prison system.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The public is being asked to keep eyes to the skies for an exotic stork that flew the coop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - HBO and James Gandolfini's managers say the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos" has died in Italy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit alleging that immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody longer without investigating whether they're in the country illegally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - As the whir of the subway echoed throughout Union Station and crowds of passengers trickled in for their morning commute, Los Angeles' transit officials unveiled a new development to deter riders from evading fares: locked turnstiles that can only be accessed using a TAP card.