WASHINGTON (AP) - In a major breakthrough, union leaders bowed Thursday to White House demands for a new tax on high-cost insurance plans as part of landmark health care legislation taking final shape in intensive negotiations.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the George A. Caravalho Sports Complex Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Following a briefing Wednesday by senior officials from the Department of Defense and the intelligence community, U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), the senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, called on the Administration to immediately cease transfers of detainees from Guantanamo Bay to countries where terrorists formerly held at the Cuban detention center have returned to terrorism.
Santa Clarita Valley-based volunteers with Organizing for America will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event Monday, Jan. 18.
Santa Clarita picked up four prestigious awards from the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) for the city's recreational endeavors in 2009.
Two workshops addressing the current economic conditions and the impact of the recession on businesses and politics will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church on Thursday, Jan. 14 and Thursday, Jan. 21.
Beginning Monday, Jan. 18, the city of Santa Clarita will begin its street sweeping schedule for winter, spring and summer, with all city streets swept once per month.
The Santa Clarita Valley Signal will not be affected by a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing planned by Morris Publishing Group.
Augusta, Ga.-based Morris Publishing Group owns 13 daily newspapers including The Augusta Chronicle, Savannah Morning News and Florida Times-Union of Jacksonville.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Desperately needed aid from around the world slowly made its way Thursday into Haiti, where supply bottlenecks and a leadership vacuum left rescuers scrambling on their own to save the trapped and injured and get relief supplies into the capital.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Offensive coordinator Norm Chow is staying at UCLA, rebuffing overtures from Lane Kiffin to return to Southern California.
The National Park Service (NPS), Friends of Manzanar, and Manzanar History Association invite the public to attend a barracks groundbreaking event at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- David Woodruff, co-founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation and brother of ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, who was severely injured by a roadside bomb while reporting from Iraq, testified today before California's State Senate Health Committee.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Michael D. Antonovich announced that the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved three grants from the California Department of Insurance in the amount of $17.2 million to automobile insurance and worker's compensation fraud.
(Vocus/PRWEB) -- U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, a leading operator of workplace health care and urgent care centers in the nation, today announced that they have H1N1 vaccine available for $15 per shot for both walk-ins - no appointments necessary - and onsite clinics for businesses.
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:
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.