R.J. Kelly's July 19 Opinion column in The Signal ("Striking a balance in solving delta water crisis") hit most of the right notes in most of the right places.
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 Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will be having their next "VIA in Action" breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14 at the Michael Hoefflin Foundation Office, 26470 Ruether Avenue, Suite 101, Saugus 91350.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will host a "Contracting Connections" workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 9:30 a.m. at Antelope Valley College, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster 93536.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion calling for the expansion of the criterion used by the county-run Medical Hubs to assess the medical and mental health needs of children to include a select number of children who remain in the homes of their birth parents while a child abuse investigation is underway.
The city of Santa Clarita's Special Districts division began median construction on Wiley Canyon Road between Orchard Village Road and Lyons Avenue, as well as on Soledad Canyon Road just east of Bouquet Canyon Road, on Monday.
The city of Santa Clarita and Waste Management remind residents to properly dispose of horse manure to protect the environment and health of local residents. Recycling horse manure prevents harmful urban run-off contamination and local groundwater pollution.
The city's popular Concerts in the Park series continues this Saturday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. with a performance by Urban Dread, one of L.A.'s best reggae bands.
The members of Zonta Club of SCV and the SCV Jaycees will volunteer with hands-on service by painting the new pasture fences for Gentle Barn this Saturday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Earlier today, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) made the following statement concerning an agreement made by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to make a technical fix to the post-9/11 GI Bill that will allow California veterans to receive their full educational benefit: "After months of work to ensure California veterans would receive the full educational benefit they earned and deserve, I am incredibly pleased to announce that Veterans Affairs is ...
Santa Clarita Valley business owners Bob Ramirez and Chris Handley have combined talents and expertise in marketing and technology to offer a series of training seminars for local business people and entrepreneurs interested in learning how to market and advertise their businesses through social media outlets Facebook and Twitter, and using blogs and video.
Like many nonprofit, volunteer-based organizations, New Leash on Life Animal Rescue has been hit hard by the recession, putting their mission to save shelter animals in jeopardy.
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Thursday, Sept. 10 and Thursday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The van offers a wide variety of services for the visually impaired without requiring the time or trouble of visiting the Braille Institute in Los Angeles.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will exhibit the work of landscape photographer and environmental advocate Robert Glenn Ketchum from Aug. 24 through Sept. 19.
The Santa Clarita Certified Farmers Markets invites parents and school-age kids to come to the markets, sample the items and talk to the many farmers as a way to promote healthy eating in kids.
PHOENIX (AP) - A woman charged in the stabbing and shooting death of her Arizona lover traded barbs with a prosecutor under a withering cross-examination as she struggled to explain why she can recall precise details of her life from years earlier, yet can't remember crucial aspects of the murder case against her.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A car bomb exploded Thursday near Syria's ruling party headquarters in Damascus, killing at least 53 people and scattering mangled bodies among the blazing wreckage in one of the bloodiest days in the capital since the uprising began almost two years ago.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A Haitian judge on Thursday summoned Jean-Claude Duvalier to appear in court after the former dictator defied an order to attend a hearing to determine whether he should again face charges for human rights abuses committed during the nearly 15 years of his brutal regime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - You think the Academy Awards are boring? Try the nominations. They only last a few minutes, but it's generally a sleepy academy suit and a sleepy starlet droning a list of names at 5:30 in the morning.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - A small private jet carrying a surgeon and members of his clinic staff aborted its landing at a Georgia airport before it hit a 60-foot utility pole and crashed in a flaming wreck, killing five people onboard and injuring two, federal authorities said Thursday.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In an agonizingly slow announcement, a magistrate allowed Oscar Pistorius to go free on bail Friday, nine days after the Paralympian was arrested in the Valentine's Day killing of his girlfriend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bullets were flying from a black Range Rover at a gray Maserati as the vehicles raced toward a red light on the Las Vegas Strip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Four young adults have been stabbed after a feud spilled out of a downtown Los Angeles nightspot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More testing must be done to determine the cause of death of a 21-year-old Canadian tourist whose body was found wedged in a water tank atop a downtown Los Angeles hotel, authorities said Thursday.
Leftists of late have become very defensive about being called socialist in their ideology, as typified by Kevin Buck's column (Feb. 19, "Straw men live in glass houses").
Just a few short days ago the lanterns fell, bringing an end to Chinese New Year season for 2013.