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:
Regarding Betsy Hart's column ("'Cheating rules' change," Dec. 14) - I could not agree more.
In response to Kevin Buck's column ("Mid mid-term political musings," Dec. 15), I must say, au contraire, Kevin.
Traditionally thought of as the "safer" investment, especially for older investors, bonds have recently come into the limelight as a good way to diversify and protect against stock market fluctuations.
It was quiet at the dinner table - maybe we were tired from a long, busy week. Then the 6-year-old boy cleared his throat to speak.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 309 votes from late afternoon Friday, Dec. 11 to late afternoon Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station conducted a D.U.I. checkpoint starting 6 p.m. Friday night and ending at 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
The Westfield Valencia Town Center has added protection this holiday season.
SACRAMENTO - Reducing motorists' speed and enhancing public safety on our highways has long been a major concern for the California Highway Patrol (CHP), and now it's been awarded a federal grant to help enhance its traffic safety efforts.
Saugus Flag on Loan in Afghanistan
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons was recently honored with three 'highest achievement' awards at the annual Los Angeles Regional SBDC Award and Recognition Dinner - including the organization's prestigious 'Overall Highest Performer' award.
VAZIANI TRAINING AREA, Republic of Georgia - Clad in bandanas and wearing Taliban attire, U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif., trained with Georgian soldiers here in November 2009, as they role-played as the opposing force for the field exercises of Immediate Response 2010.
The American flag in the display case in the front lobby of Saugus High School once flew proudly in the Apache helicopter of Saugus graduate Capt. Aaron Schilleci.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said. In Gaza, a health official said the Palestinian death toll in 19 days of fighting had surpassed 1,000.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - State transportation officials are reserving the right to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
Next Sunday, more than 2,000 children and their parents will flock to Iglesia Vida Real to receive backpacks and school supplies in preparation for the start of the school year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Relatives of an 8-year-old boy who was beaten to death are suing Los Angeles County for failing to remove him from his Palmdale home.
As part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on Interstate 5 between Pico Canyon Road and Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, Caltrans will implement several freeway closures next week. Closures will begin Monday and continue through Friday, Aug. 1.
Department of Motor Vehicles officials will hold two public hearings, in Los Angeles and in Northern California, to receive the public's comments on proposed regulations related to a new law allowing driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented California residents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.