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:
Hey, Bruce. I passed your test ("Are you a nut job?" The Signal, Aug. 24).
I took McFarlands' advice ("Are you a nut job?" The Signal, Aug. 24) and did a little research on my own regarding the proposed health bill, HR 3200.
Webster's dictionary defines liberty, our country's most precious asset, as "the quality or state of being free, freedom from arbitrary or despotic control."
How do you keep yourself up, inspired and motivated on a daily basis? How do you keep from forgetting that you are committed to living well and stressing less? What do you do when you get bogged down in life? When you are in the doldrums? When you feel stuck?
Firefighters brought the sprawling Station Fire under greater control Thursday as investigators declared the blaze deliberately set and sheriff's detectives launched a homicide investigation.
In today's economy, many individuals are, unfortunately, becoming familiar with the difficulties of retaining insurance coverage in the face of layoffs and other involuntary terminations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Investigators launched a homicide investigation Thursday into the wildfire north of Los Angeles after determining that the gigantic blaze - which has killed two firefighters, scorched 226 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes - was set intentionally.
Venturing outside today, you may have noticed ash falling from the sky resulting from the Station Fire. The smoke and ash in the air contain pollutants that can be harmful to your health. The EPA has a list of tips to protect yourself from smoke here which include:
Numerous city of Santa Clarita Recreation facilities will remain closed today due to air quality issues resulting from current Southern California fires.
The city of Santa Clarita is informing residents about the State's new "Cash for Clunkers" Program, this time for Appliances. The California Department of Energy received $35.2 million in appropriated federal stimulus package funding to assist California residents in swapping out old energy inefficient home appliances for new, Energy Star qualified ones.
LOS ANGELES -- Labor Day will be a much needed day of rest this year for Californians, as approximately half of the state's employed workers are working harder, toiling longer hours and experiencing less job security than they did two years ago, according to data released today in the California Labor Day Survey conducted by Harris/Decima on behalf of Everest College.
The Santa Clarita-based Community Hiking Club has cancelled all previiously planned September hikes due to the Station Fire. All printed paper schedules should be ignored in lieu of the following new schedule.
Pre-registration begins Friday for the Volcom Inc.'s Wild in the Parks skateboard contest tour, which rolls into the Santa Clarita Skate Park Sept. 19.
Someone has rightly said that a true friend is one who walks in when everyone else is walking out. In most areas of life, tragedy and trial bring truth to the surface. Your true character is best seen in the worst of situations, when the façade falls away and you no longer can hide who you are. When it comes to friendships, hard times bring out the reality of the relationship.
The last week and a half has provided interesting insight into exactly what Saugus is capable of.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and then scored 12:07 into the extra period to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse.
Signal Multimedia took home four awards, including top honors for enterprise reporting and feature photography, in an annual competition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association announced Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says it will appoint a chief executive officer to supervise the Los Angeles Clippers' operations.
DALLAS (AP) - A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.
HONOLULU (AP) - The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well has left the state, an official said late Friday.
Proposition 41 on the June ballot asks California voters whether $600 million in existing veterans bonds should be redirected to build, renovate and acquire apartments and multifamily housing for low-income veterans.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters have made progress overnight against a wildfire that forced the evacuation of about 1,600 foothill homes east of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life prep school upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to play the television roles that made him famous, that of hip Hollywood detective and brilliant G-man.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles police officer has been killed in a hit-and-run crash with an SUV.
The Canyon Cowboys baseball team has endured its fair share of struggles this season, but it wasn't about to hand Golden Valley its first league win of the season on Friday afternoon at Canyon High School.
Hart Indians shortstop Nick Valaika redeemed himself in a big way in the series finale against West Ranch.