Some might give up little joys like chocolate or games.
A year after the federal government set aside $868 billion to stimulate the economy, Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, joined other Republicans Wednesday claiming the stimulus bill hasn't done what it was supposed to. Meanwhile, President Obama and Democrats said the stimulus has prevented a second Great Depression.
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:
The Saugus Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association (USA) Regional Dance Competition at the Saugus Gym on Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team defeated New Harvest Christian 68-44 on Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VIAA playoffs.
The Cardinal offense got off to a sluggish start, but began clicking late in the first half.
It's time again to paint the Santa Clarita Valley yellow with hope. To do so, everyone - from school children to corporate CEOs - is being asked to support the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days 2010 campaign. Volunteer coordinators are needed to assist in taking requests for, packing and delivering the fresh-cut daffodils during February and March.
Anti-Catholicism appears to be alive and well, as witnessed in the hateful and ignorant commentary by W.E. Gutman ("Rewarding silence filled with guilt," Feb. 7).
On Feb. 11, a California Superior Court Judge ruled against the Community Advocates for Healthcare SCV and Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment in public-interest litigation filed in opposition a massive office expansion on the campus of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
The Department of Justice prosecutes cases of identity theft and fraud under a variety of federal statutes. Offenses carry with them maximum terms of up to 15 years imprisonment and fines.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The U.S. Olympic team came into the day with high expectations and surpassed those lofty goals, marking their best day ever in Winter Games history with six medals - half of them gold.
The big names justified the hype, and then some: Lindsey, Shani and Shaun won in convincing fashion. And their less-heralded counterparts were just as impressive.
BOCA RATON, FLA. -- American Exhibitions, Inc. announced today that the city of Los Angeles has been chosen for the world-debut of Mummies of the World, the largest traveling exhibition of mummies ever assembled.
SACRAMENTO -- Today, the California State Auditor announced that nearly 31,000 Californians applied to be members of the first-ever Citizens Redistricting Commission. The application period closed on Feb. 16 at 5 p.m.
AOC Named One of America's Best
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn lived up to expectations and won the Olympic downhill Wednesday, and childhood rival and American teammate Julia Mancuso took a surprise silver medal.
The city of Santa Clarita will host Freedom Child: The Civil Rights Children's 1963 'Bombingham' on Sunday, Feb. 21 as part of the city's A Season of Diversity program. The event, held at 2 p.m. at the Valencia Library, will feature an informative performance highlighting the Civil Rights Movement.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.
NEW YORK (AP) - Think you're in control? Think again.
There is no doubt that the legalization of marijuana is gaining favor throughout the country, and I have to say that I am for it - but with some very strong reservations.
I have been agonizing over our water shortage issues for some time now, and am worried at the impact of having neighbor snitching against water using neighbors, and the hard feelings it may cause.
I am old enough to remember a time when political arguments revolved around policy differences, and the solutions to the major issues of the day were often hammered out in smoke-filled back rooms.
Over the past year, eager fans of Porto's Bakery & Café have spread rumors that the family-owned Glendale eatery is opening at every spot in which a restaurant operation closes in Santa Clarita.
A real estate investment trust announced Tuesday that it has acquired an industrial park on Avenue Kearny in Santa Clarita for $11.5 million.
A Town Center Drive bookstore has moved and changed its name to The Open Book, said the owner of the retail store.
A joint federal-state task force announced a sweep Wednesday to shut down foreclosure relief schemes that duped thousands of Southern California home owners who were already struggling to keep their homes.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles have a knack for winning in extra innings, and it has nothing to do with luck.
As part of The Signal's 2014 Santa Clarita Valley Football Preview, we want you to pick the Greatest SCV Football Player of All Time.
A six-member L.A. congressional delegation tried to hit one out of the park this week in the long-simmering debate over TV access to Dodger games, but the effort ran afoul of the DirecTV team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a pedestrian was critically injured when a stolen minivan fled from police, ran a red light and crashed into a taxi cab.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who got separated from his group while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California has been found.