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 year 2010 may be the Year of the Roth. Roth IRAs become more accessible next year. That's when the $100,000 income limit currently restricting the conversion from a traditional IRA to a Roth is repealed.
While not hitting a downbeat, nearly 100 musicians from Professional Musicians Local 47 hit the links early on a Monday morning for the eighth annual Fall Classic Golf Tournament held at the Robinson Ranch Golf Course in Sand Canyon to benefit the Local 47 Musicians Foundation.
According to a Congressional Research Office study conducted in 2002, California will lose one seat in Congress if Puerto Rico becomes the 51st state. That that is not good for California is obvious. What is not clear is why Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is sponsoring a bill designed to fake a Puerto Rican majority for statehood.
Thank you for writing the article about the Rubin family and adoption ("'It's like winning the lottery,'" Oct. 23).
For many years the Whittaker-Bermite facility made ordnance in the Santa Clarita Valley for the military. This 996-acre property, located off Soledad Canyon Road in the center of our city, is still polluting our groundwater with the chemicals used to make those bombs.
What an inspiring letter to the editor, written by Jake Calver who is a fourth-grader at Castaic Elementary School ("Seven reasons why you should vote for Valdes," Oct. 26).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This Thursday, Nov. 5, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will join his Republican colleagues, as well as Americans from across the nation who seek to have their voices heard on the health care debate, for a House Call on Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the GOP Health Care Solutions group, is hosting bill reading rooms at local libraries for constituents in the 25th Congressional District to personally read and research H.R. 3962, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest health care proposal aimed at a complete government takeover of health care.
The Valley Industrial Association has wrapped up its 2009 VIA STAR contest, a product development competition designed to partner local K-12 student teams with Santa Clarita Valley businesses.
EssayEdge, a leading college application essay editing service, announced today that it is launching its Tell Your Story College Admissions Essay Contest, which will award a grand prize of $1,000.
The Valley Industrial Association has set official judging presentations for its VIA STAR contest for Friday, Nov. 6.
In recognition of Veteran's Day, the city invites local job seekers, veterans seeking jobs, and businesses to attend its monthly Worksource Job Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Santa Clarita Worksource Center.
The committee planning the 2010 American Cancer Society's SCV Relay for Life will hold its first meeting of the new year at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Residence Inn on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch.
The New Home Company, builder of Santa Clarita's Villa Metro development on Soledad Canyon Road, has been selected as the fastest-growing company on Builder magazine's list.
Not yet using LinkedIn to help you find qualified professionals? You should be.
With so much attention being paid to Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil, it's hard to blame anyone who may not have noticed a freshman doing spectacular things over at Valencia.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - No sirens or local alert system warned an RV park housing workers in North Dakota's oil patch about a Memorial Day tornado that injured nine people and damaged or destroyed 15 trailers.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A treasure trove of rare gold coins discovered by a California couple out walking their dog is set to go on sale.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - State fire officials brought in hundreds of additional firefighters to battle a Central California blaze that had burned through 1.4 square miles as of Tuesday morning and was threatening about 100 rural homes.
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) - The bodies of four people have been found at a home in the Southern California city of Mission Viejo.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The state Court of Appeals has upheld the drug conviction for a man who claimed he should have been allowed to show that he can legally possess marijuana in California for medical purposes.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Close to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams of raw satellite data it used to determine that the flight ended in the southern Indian Ocean, a step long demanded by the families of some of the passengers on board.
NEW YORK (AP) - They're the $10 million men and women.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - High-caliber weapons fire echoed sporadically Tuesday through the eastern city of Donetsk and the mayor urged residents to stay home a day after fighting between Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels reportedly killed dozens.
The American Cancer Society promotes cancer awareness, gives individuals and
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - As a group of children walked home together from school in Providence, they held hands and played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?"
GOLETA (AP) - Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.