"New Year, New You" is the topic for a workshop on life success and goal-setting scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seminar will meet in the community room at Jo Anne Darcy Canyon Country Library located at 18601 Soledad Canyon Rd. The program is part of the LifeForward workshop series sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV and is open to the public free of charge.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To prepare for forecast winter storms that could produce up to eight inches of rain this week in areas affected by recent fires, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich encourages residents in hillside communities and fire-impacted areas to take precautions now.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works' 24-hour toll-free hotline, (800) 214-4020, provides homeowners with engineering advice and recommendations on how to prevent damage utilizing sandbags, k-rails, and deflection walls to protect individual properties. Sandbags are available at all Los Angeles County Fire Stations.
Santa Clarita resident Kirby Heyborne's song, "Keep It Inside," is the number one downloaded song and is now one of seven featured songs on this week's Playlist 7 by Microsoft.
The city of Santa Clarita won four awards from the California Park and Recreation Society for its recreational endeavors in 2009.
Vino 100 will be collecting donations for CARE's Haiti Relief Efforts from today until Jan. 23.
A former Rio Norte Junior High School aide and her daughter accepted plea deals from prosecutors this week, officials said.
I've never purposely watched an entire football game, but knowing our son would be at the Rose Bowl Jan. 1, on assignment to photograph the game between Ohio State and the University of Oregon, we tuned in, hoping to get a glimpse of him on the sidelines.
In the city's April election, Santa Clarita voters will choose from among 11 candidates to fill three City Council seats.
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:
It's time to stop with the "common defense." It's time to provide "common sense."
The William S. Hart High School award winning Show Choir will presents its annual Cabaret Pops Concert 7 p.m. Thursday Jan. 21 and Friday Jan. 22 in the Hart High School Auditorium.
Many of our customers contemplate charitable giving at the end of the tax year. The beginning of a new year also provides an opportunity to reevaluate your charitable giving objectives and develop a plan of action for the coming months.
January is bare root time, whether it be roses, as we covered on these pages last week, or fruit trees or berries or grapes. And, if you're an experienced bare rooter, you've probably noticed that, lately, you find your "bare root" trees and such already planted in pots when you buy them. While you still can find bare root fruit trees in poly bags, the trend seems to be away from this.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
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College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirms that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him after a round at the Memorial tournament. He says he is cooperating and has done nothing wrong.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.