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:
Editor's note: Through the vagaries of e-mail, Hart district school board candidate Bob Jensen's responses to columnist Jonathan Kraut's questions did not make it into Tuesday's Democratic Voices column. Here are Jensen's responses, along with the questions that prompted them.
A 13-year-old boy died today in a collision on northbound Interstate 5 just south of Calgrove, California Highway Patrol officials said.
UPDATED Wednesday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m. (see Related Content for links to previous and subsequent Station Fire updates and coverage):
'NStyle salon is hosting several events between Saturday and Oct. 17, raising money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
The city is hosting workshops about the Newhall redevelopment small business loan program and the Old Town Newhall building improvement program, Oct. 15.
The Santa Clarita Valley Corvette Club is hosting a car show to benefit The Painted Turtle, Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country.
City officials will dedicate 140 acres of open space in Placerita Canyon at 4 p.m. today. The so-called East Walker Ranch property, formerly home to Special Devices, Inc., was purchased last summer with funds from Santa Clarita's Open Space Preservation District.
Busy families looking to stretch their food dollars are discovering they can save time and money by starting or joining a cooking club. Three or four families team up, pool resources and spend part of one day cook­ing a week's worth of meals together. It's a fun way to put nutritious food on the table without spending a fortune.
A note to Michael Kulka regarding his "Dierderich a 'fear-mongerer'" letter to the editor in The Signal, Sept. 19): Although I am not familiar with the letter you were responding to by Matt Diederich ("Sulpizio a 'rabid Democrat,'" The Signal, Sept. 13) I am going to jump in with my opinion on two issues.
As a candidate for the Castaic Unified School District governing board, it is my observation that the district's most valuable asset is its teachers.
For the next five weeks, I will be posting "Full Speed to Port" all the way from U Penn.
Right on cue, Canyon High students trickled through the school's front gates, hurrying to beat the tardy bell to their first period classes. Mornings on campus usually mean drowsy adolescents dashing to class.
The West Ranch High School Wildcat Marching Band and Color Guard have been competing for four years, but in that time have grown from parade exhibitions to a Division 2A contender and into the Division 3A Champions and High Auxiliary for the past two years.
Friday Canyon Theatre Guild's "A Taste of Adventure" pirate-themed fundraiser, 6 p.m., $40. Entertainment, refreshments, and fun. Info: (661) 799-2702. Saturday All Corked Up hosts the International Wine Festival at College of the Canyons on Saturday, Oct. 3. Enjoy wine tasting, regional foods and a raffle, tickets: $50. Proceeds will benefit the SCV Performing Art Center's K-12 Arts Education Outreach program. Info: (661)799-7979 or www.allcorkedup.com. Oct. 4 The Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita ...
On the unlikely event that Mark Pryor wins re-election as Arkansas' senior U.S. senator in 2014, he should send New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg a thank-you gift. Something like a sugary 44-ounce Big Gulp or a case of Dr. Pepper.
On June 6, Fox News reported Buck McKeon's Armed Services Committed had passed another $650 billion "defense" budget.
"I can't believe the government is invading my privacy! We might as well be living in Russia!" said the guy in aisle 3 into his cellphone.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nick Vander Tuig scattered four hits over seven-plus innings and UCLA produced just enough offense to defeat North Carolina State 2-1 in the College World Series on Tuesday night.
For the third time within four weeks, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a drivers' checkpoint within the city limits to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Local swimming pool jumped right into the fun Monday as worldwide participants sought to set a record for "the world's largest swimming lesson."
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - The latest possible resting place of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is an overgrown farm field where the normal calm of chirping crickets is being drowned out by a beeping backhoe, the chop of an overhead news helicopter and the bustle of reporters and onlookers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles City Council has given initial approval to an ordinance banning stores from providing customers single-use plastic bags.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - An unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park has grown into a blaze that has led to the evacuations of 800 homes and 1,500 people, officials said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Major League Baseball is dragging its feet on having team owners vote on the Oakland Athletics' proposed move to a new ballpark 40 miles south in San Jose, San Jose city officials said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler abruptly agreed to recall 2.7 million older model Jeeps Tuesday, reversing a defiant posture and avoiding a possible public relations nightmare over fuel tanks that can catch fire in a rear-end collision.
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on June 20, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch meticulously planned his own funeral, but his tombstone has the wrong birth date.