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The Big Game calls for fun food with big flavor. These winning recipes start with flavor-packed Johnsonville Sausage. From bratwurst to Italian, smoked-cooked and more, there's a sausage variety to satisfy all your hungry guests.
One day I'm sitting at this bar when a blind man walks in with his seeing-eye dog. The dog leads the man straight to the bar and the man pulls up a chair. All of a sudden, the blind man yanks the dog up by the leash and starts spinning him around and around over his head.
Last December marked the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, the last significant engagement of ground forces in Europe in World War II.
Don Cuco Mexican Restaurant in Newhall will host a fundraiser from Feb. 8 to 11 to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The restaurant will donate 25 percent of sales to relief efforts. The restaurant is located at 24130 Lyons Avenue in Newhall. For more information, contact Gus Salazar or Jose Mendez at (661) 254-4874.
Spots are still available for community leaders and parents interested in participating in the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 19.
Temple Beth Ami's Relay for Life Team will host a panel discussion about the BRCA gene mutation at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
More than 150 youngsters participated in the Y-Guides Pinewood Derby Race, sponsored by the SCV YMCA, on Sunday at Saugus High School.
Hart district board members on Wednesday will consider approving a proposed Hebrew-language charter school amid concerns the academy would focus on religion.
Starting in the early 1820s, Stephen Austin led a group of 300 Americans into the land we know as Texas. At the time, the land was owned by Mexico.
The Signal's editorial on health care reform ("The people have spoken: Pay attention," Jan. 24) lists some of the low-hanging fruit which might find favor in Congress on both sides of the aisle.
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 "Hebrew school put on hold" (The Signal, Jan. 21):
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he was a faker.
TORONTO (AP) - Four games, four wins, two shutouts and three goals allowed. Martin Jones is off to quite a start in the NHL.
BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.