I have sung in many different choirs before, but when I began participating in the Santa Clarita Master Chorale as a senior intern this past September, I discovered that a master chorale is something completely different.
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:
In 2008, the management of United Airlines made a decision to run a better airline. According to the Wall Street Journal, United opted to follow an industry leader and borrowed ideas from Continental Airlines, a company that formerly resided in the public opinion doghouse.
Saugus High School's production of the musical, "The Fantasticks," opens this week and stars Broadway veteran and Saugus senior Sara Niemietz as Luisa. Niemietz is a 17-year-old senior and professional actress/singer who starred in Carol Burnett's play "Hollywood Arms" and in Jason Robert Brown's recent musical "13" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
The health care plan started off with the best of intentions. Coverage for all that would not omit those with pre-existing conditions, would be portable so you could move from job to job and would make it easier for the self-employed to have affordable insurance.
The magnitude 6.6 Sylmar earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley 6 a.m. Feb. 9, 1971. I remember that morning like it was today.
Children are naturally curious when it comes to the ways of the kitchen, and parents are equally curious about how to include them in cooking and baking activities.
West Ranch boys basketball forced 25 Hart turnovers with a frenetic, pressing defense and withstood a late rally to hold off the Indians and win their first Foothill League game 62-56 on Tuesday night at Hart High.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will host his first Women's Conference in the 25th Congressional District of California at the College of the Canyons cafeteria Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To assist and provide relief and support to the victims of the Haiti earthquake, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Molina amended by Supervisor Antonovich to encourage county residents and employees to make monetary contributions to the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army.
Fire officials have issued a mandatory evacuation of 40 homes in Acton, effective 9 a.m. Wednesday, hours before forecasters predict the most powerful storm of the week will begin.
BOSTON (AP) - In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to win the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Edward M. Kennedy for nearly half a century, leaving President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in doubt and marring the end of his first year in office.
The loss by the once-favored Democrat Martha Coakley in the Democratic stronghold was a stunning embarrassment for the White House after Obama rushed to Boston on Sunday to try to save the foundering candidate. Her defeat signaled big political problems for the president ...
On Wednesday, Feb. 10 "Stroke Prevention" will be the subject of a presentation by Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital health care professionals from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
The Chancellor's Business Council will present "A Symposium on 21st Century Solutions" at College of the Canyons' University Center in Valencia on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
A husband and wife were arrested in Valencia this morning after a lengthy investigation involving identity theft.
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.