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:
Though admittedly I live outside your area, we also suffer from the failure of our local, state and federal government to deal with illegal immigration.
A storm is expected to dump several inches of rain on Southern California today and Saturday.
It's Olympic time again! How exciting to watch the athletes make their dreams come true and get inspired by their stories.
This is not being written in defense of what Bob Kellar said, or of his right to say it, because his words need no defense or approval.
When the issue of estate planning comes up, some people tell me, "Oh, we've already taken care of that." Then I ask them some specific questions about their plan, and the answer is almost always "I don't know."
My son and I attended the fabulous Almost Free Family Theater Series at College of the Canyons last Saturday (Jan. 30).
Connie Ragen Green, a resident of Santa Clarita, was the first place winner in the Better Your Best Contest, held this year in Las Vegas, Nev.
Today, Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) announced the availability of applications for the 2010-2011 California Senate Fellows program.
LOS ANGELES -- This week has turned out to be a busy week for movie lovers with nominations for both the Academy Awards and the Green Globe Film Awards being announced, and the launch of the online voting site for the 2010 Green Globe Film Awards (GGFA) allowing 100 Viewer's Choice Awards to be selected by film lovers, critics and movie viewers from around the world.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will open on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at its new location in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons. The WorkSource Center will continue to serve clients at its current location at 20655 Soledad Canyon until Feb. 16.
AT STAKE - National Football League Championship for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
PARTICIPANTS - Indianapolis Colts (AFC) and New Orleans Saints (NFC). This the fourth appearance for the Colts and the first appearance for the Saints.
Union Bank will present "Celebrity Waiter Dinner 2010: Senior Prom" at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Feb. 27, starting 6 p.m.
A woman and her child were uninjured after the car they were in became engulfed in flames on northbound Interstate 5 in the Castaic area Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
Registration applications for the Wiley Canyon and Oak Hills elementary school sites for the 2010-11 school year are available at the Newhall Preschool office, located at Newhall Avenue and 13th Street.
Every year I speak to thousands of students in public and private schools across the country. At the end of the day, when I walk out the front door and climb back into my rental car, I always have a bit more faith that the future is in pretty good hands.
Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it's summer.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - It's been so much fun winning their past seven games, the Columbus Blue Jackets don't want to quit now.
The Hart Indians boys basketball team is tough to beat.
Works of beloved comedian Charley Chase and Betty Compson lead the way with these older films and TV movies now on DVD for the first time. (Available online at warnerarchive.com)
SALT LAKE CITY - When son Lucas Irwin couldn't come home during summer break from college, Susan and Jeff Irwin were disappointed but understanding. But they didn't know it was all part of Irwin's plan to give them an unforgettable Christmas present revealing his 130-pound weight loss.
Recent graduates may not be ready for the workforce for a reason increasingly common in the 21st century: soft skills, or the lack thereof. According to USA Today, businesses say potential employees "lack the proper business skills and other professional abilities that will help make them good employees."
A Saugus woman has turned herself in concerning a hit and run that happened more than a year and a half ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three men have been charged in federal court with illegally setting a campfire that erupted into a wildfire and burned five homes in the Southern California mountains.