The Santa Clarita Valley Signal launched a new weekday afternoon e-mail blast, dubbed the "Qwik-e," Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m., just in time for afternoon drive.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - U.S. troops landed on the lawn of Haiti's shattered presidential palace to the cheers of quake victims on Tuesday, and the U.N. said it would throw more police and soldiers into the sluggish global effort to aid the devastated country.
Opening the season with commanding performances at the 2010 Miss Dance Drill Team California over the weekend of Jan. 15 and 16, the Saugus Dance Team proved why it has a long history of being a top contender in competitive high school dance.
Local non-profits have until Feb. 1 to submit their nominations for the 2010 Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV. The event honors outstanding women volunteers from throughout the community and is scheduled for Saturday, March 20, at Robinson Ranch clubhouse.
Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, the city of Santa Clarita will begin a right turn pocket circulation and safety improvement project on northbound Whites Canyon Road at Soledad Canyon Road.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Chan Gailey was hired by the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, getting a second chance to prove himself as an NFL coach and inheriting a team that has missed the playoffs for 10 straight years.
Newhall Land dedicated the 17-acre West Creek Park and handed it over to Los Angeles County on Jan. 15.
In its first meeting of 2010, the Santa Clarita planning commission will decide whether to allow a charter school that tutors at-risk students to open in a shopping center at the corner of Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway.
This year's hottest state issue will be an initiative to change Sacramento's two-thirds budget vote rule to a simple majority.
"A majority ... united by a common interest or a passion cannot be constrained from oppressing the minority, what remedy can be found?"
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:
A group of local youngsters organized a "lemon-aid" fundraiser on Saturday at The Paseo Club and raised $456.24 for relief efforts in Haiti.
There were 148 customers around Rye Canyon who were without power around Rye Canyon earlier today, said Anna Frutos-Sanchez, the company's public affairs region manager.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Jose Offerman was banned for life by the Dominican winter league for throwing a punch at an umpire during an argument on the baseball field.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they have issued 28 citations for public consumption of marijuana and arrested one person accused of attempting to distribute the drug so far this weekend as revelers celebrate the traditional pot holiday of April 20.
TORONTO (AP) - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man suspected of making threatening statements about a shooting and forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building was being held Saturday for a mental health evaluation, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.
Plum Canyon Elementary continued its kindness journey during their recent Penny Wars fundraiser.
In light of Easter Sunday, pivotal events in history – and in our personal lives – often impact us in ways we never imagined.
Last week several readers contacted us to let us know that the beautiful bird captured from the prior week by Louie Gallardo was an Egret.