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:
The bell rings at 2:10 p.m. and the students start filing into room 617. They talk amongst themselves, excited to help out in the community and hang out with the coolest teachers, Ms. Stauch and Mrs. Skoczylas.
Regarding the Sunday article "LaRouche supporters draw ire of passers-by:" It is clear there are loons on each side, right and left.
Where do activists come from? Are they just born, or are children sent to training camps and returned to their families versed in the ways of the movement?
It seems like President Barack Obama is once again trying to consul with top Republicans, having invited Boehner, Cantor and other top Republicans to the White House. The Republican lawmakers spent 90 minutes recently talking about Afghanistan with the president. Once again he was reaching out to the people who question his citizenship, call him vile names and revel in their public stupidity.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Top education, law enforcement, traffic safety leaders and others joined today to announce steps to reduce teen deaths from distracted and reckless driving through the Impact Teen Drivers awareness and education program. It includes a new contest for teens and schools, called Create Real IMPACT grants, that encourages teens to create meaningful messages for other teens about being safe behind the wheel.
Coroner's officials identified the 3-year-old girl who died in a crash on the Highway 14 freeway Saturday as a Monterey Park resident, authorities said.
Eleven local businesses were singled out for special recognition at the annual Employer Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the SCV Mayor's Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities.
The Brittany Foundation hosts "A Day In Their Paws" on Nov. 7 at the corner of Sierra Highway and Anthony Road.
I use a catalog to buy some clothes because they do have bargains. The problem is that the shipping and handling fees have gone sky high. They are called bargains, but with the cost of handling and shipping gone up, it is no bargain.
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The Buck McKeon health care town hall meeting Oct. 3 made Fox News. You can see snippets at scvyoungdems.org. Click on "Events," then open the Howard P. "Buck" McKeon picture.
Parents discovered "what's cool for kids in Santa Clarita" at the Child & Family Center's seventh annual Kid Expo on Sunday at Golden Valley High School.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man is accused of setting a trap and blindly blasting a shotgun into his garage, killing a 17-year-old German exchange student. A Minnesota man is convicted of lying in wait in his basement for two teenagers and killing them during a break-in.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia state officials were still trying Thursday to determine the environmental impact of a train derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into the James River in downtown Lynchburg.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle, killing two inmates, injuring as many as 150 people, and creating a chaotic scene Thursday after inmates were bussed to hospitals and nearby jails when the crippled building had to be evacuated.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a thousand-acre wildfire in the foothills east of Los Angeles did not grow overnight and is now 10 percent contained.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included domestic violence, grand theft auto, petty theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.