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 annexation of the Hasley Hills/Commerce Center areas of Castaic to the city of Santa Clarita has been stalled by recent demands from the county of Los Angeles.
Overcoming obstacles is not something Riley Weinstein, 16, will walk through. Instead, she dances over them. Weinstein, a Junior at Canyon High School, suffered a traumatic, life-altering brain injury at the age of 2 1/2, when a large tumor was removed from the base of her brain, leaving her paralyzed.
When man's best friends are left friendless, Nancy Anderson of The Brittany Foundation knows how to come to the rescue. As owner and operator of the no-kill, all-breed dog sanctuary in Agua Dulce, Anderson has spent the last 20 years bringing new life and new friends to thousands of abandoned dogs.
A friend on Facebook recently wrote the following in a private message to me: "I agree that the mainstream news media is extremely left on all news reports and such, my question is why? What do they gain by reporting the news the way they do? Can you help me understand why it leans the way it does?"
My concern is medications that are so costly we have to get generics instead. (Drug manufacturers) advertise the new medications on TV, but they are so expensive we can't buy them.
Spirit Games needs volunteers
Response to April 23 "Environmentally Speaking" commentary in The Signal: "A perfect storm for water woes in the SCV."
Recently, the city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission met jointly with Castaic Lake Water Agency staff to help familiarize the city's land use decision makers with our current water-supply management and planning activities.
Grizzlies football supporters have a chance to enjoy some pizza, support the program and schmooze with Golden Valley High School's new head football coach tonight.
Friendly Valley Bible study
I read Bruce McFarland's column in the April 21 Signal with shock and awe.
If it wasn't so ridiculous, it would be laughable.
Your "Mexican consulate forces deal in ID theft case" article (March 20) inaccurately portrays the Los Angeles County District Attorney's handling of the 54 identity theft cases resulting from a search warrant at L&M Optical.
In these revenue-tight times, small-business entrepreneurs are cutting corners where ever they can.
A McDonald's restaurant opens May 4 in Santa Clarita at the Golden Valley Ranch Center shopping mall, 19401 Golden Valley Road.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.
This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)
I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).
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.