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:
Fear is a great motivator. After all, it keeps us out of harm's way most of the time - but it can also paralyze you if you let it.
Imagine "Little House on the Prairie" meets "The Beverly Hillbillies" and you'll have a good idea of what Mentryville was - a remote boom town sprouted from gushing rivers of oil more than 130 years ago.
If I have to listen to one more whining, crying, spoiled-brat conservative lament that we're in a class war; that the new administration is conducting reconnaissance on the innocent upper-class (characterized as those who have benevolently and lovingly spread their wealth to all those below them), I may have to petition for the return of the Bastille and the good old-fashioned guillotine.
Cameron Smyth signed a "No new taxes" pledge and promised, in writing, that he would not vote for new taxes, yet he voted to put Measure 1A on the ballot, which would extend taxes until 2013.
For all you Republican apologist know-it-alls who spew the party line about things you should know more about, why not try a little reading?
A tribute to teachers
Over the course of my design career, I have seen many varieties of remodel and new construction projects. However, one thing has remained constant throughout them all - they are resource intensive endeavors.
The Santa Clarita Bruins, a regional support group of the UCLA Alumni Association, is once again offering $500 scholarships to UCLA- bound seniors and College of the Canyons students who have been accepted by and plan to transfer to UCLA.
The current economic recession is forcing consumers to scrutinize their purchases on even the most essential items such as food and gas. So why would anyone of sound mind think of purchasing expensive, green home improvement products now?
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The unsolved crimes unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's homicide bureau has reopened an investigation into the death of a former Newhall resident 42 years ago.
Join Vons and Pavilions stores in the Santa Clarita Valley as they raise money during April for services provided by Easter Seals to local residents with disabilities.
The weather forecast is calling for cool temperatures and intermittent showers for this Sunday's Inaugural Pasadena Marathon presented by Kaiser Permanente.
Kids across California will rally against tobacco on March 25 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 14th annual Kick Butts Day, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Hundreds of events are planned across the nation.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.