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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:
I have never felt as affronted as when I read Doug Sink's complaint about the newly painted bike lanes on Decoro Drive ("The Decoro Drive change should be reversed," The Signal, Sept. 2).
The six months following the attack on Pearl Harbor were a whirlwind.
Your article regarding the dedication of our new church, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha was very disappointing ("Congregants fill new sanctuary," The Signal, Sept. 5).
In his lengthy rant over former Vice President Dick Cheney's defense of enhanced interrogation techniques ("Cheney still pathetic," The Signal, Letters to the Editor, Sept. 14), letter writer Paul Sibek says there is "not one iota of proof that torture accomplished much of anything."
Southern Oaks Mortgage has been selected for the 2009 Best of Valencia Award in the loan agents category by the U.S.
Michele Buttelman's column about knowing the significance and history of Labor Day was extraordinary ("Appreciate those who fought for your Labor Day," The Signal, Sept. 6).
Chinese sophomore Yichao Gao chose to come to America for his foreign-exchange experience because of what he thought it represented: a land of opportunity with copious amounts freedom and prosperity.
The insane right-wing fringe is at it over the appointment of advisors termed "czars."
Regarding her starving subjects, Marie Antoinette is popularly reported as having said, "Let them eat cake."
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.
SANTA ANA (AP) - A California appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Orange County woman who was convicted of killing her baby after giving birth in a restaurant bathroom.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."