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:Today is Wednesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2009. There are 78 days left in the year.
Mediterranean cuisine, featuring abundant fruits and vegetables, and richly flavored with herbs and spices, is hailed by chefs, nutrition­ists and health-minded Americans as the "gold standard" of healthy eating.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Sunday afternoon after he crashed a motorcycle into a car in Canyon Country, officials said.
The night of April 14, 1912, the captain of Titanic had a single adviser on board, the chief builder.
Senior year is a time for reflection as well as anticipation. The challenges lie in wait for my transition from high school to college, and I don't know what to expect.
Dave Scholes of Newhall stands at a bus stop near Town Center Drive holding a sign advertising his free pumpkins with a donation Tuesday afternoon.
There's a book review in the latest issue of The New Yorker magazine entitled, "Not so fast. Scientific management started as a way to work. How did it become a way of life?" It is fascinating in the details of the origins of scientific management.
The Student Task Force members of Canyon High School, who are part of a youth leadership training program, are thrilled by any opportunity to meet with human rights advocates.
Two teenage girls were arrested Tuesday morning in Castaic after deputies caught them in a car with stolen goods and their two male friends ran away, officials said.
Community members turned up early to beat the crowds at the city of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's semi-annual "Safe & Secure" community collection event held at the College of the Canyons campus on Saturday.
Due to popular demand, the city of Santa Clarita has expanded the sales locations for transit access pass (TAP) cards.
The College of the Canyons Associated Student Government (ASG) has scheduled a candidates forum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, for the candidates vying to fill two seats on the Santa Clarita Community College Board of Trustees.
A reminder to the Santa Clarita Valley arts community: Thursday, Oct. 15, is the monthly 661Arts meet-up.
The city of Santa Clarita invites residents to view the Art Challenge, the latest installment of the city's Public Art Exhibits featured at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Due to current weather conditions, the city of Santa Clarita is postponing its local Walk and Bike to School Month events to Wednesday, Oct. 21.
In 2008, Santa Clarita was named the most business- friendly city in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game - a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
If you listen loud enough you can almost hear the siren song of the Republican Party spread its dulcet tones across Washington. It's scandal season boys and girls, and for the GOP it's Mardi Gras, Christmas and The Spanish Inquisition all in one!
Valencia indoor trampoline park Jump 5150 is helping to raise money for Brain Cancer Awareness Month by holding a fundraiser Friday.
Earlier this month, the Southern California Association of Governments recognized the city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County with a sustainability award for the joint general plan known as "One Valley, One Vision."
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers 103-102 in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels celebrated Arte Moreno's 10 years as owner by cruising to another easy victory over the slumping Seattle Mariners.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly has been sharply critical of his slumping team.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (AP) - Toy maker Fisher-Price said Wednesday it's moving or eliminating roughly 100 jobs from its operations in the state as part of restructuring by parent company Mattel Inc.
LAKELAND, Minn. (AP) - When high school student Zach Sobiech learned he didn't have much longer to live, his mother suggested he write letters to tell his loved ones goodbye. Instead, the Minnesota teenager turned to writing music - and his farewell song, "Clouds," became a YouTube sensation that has attracted more than 4 million views.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A volunteer searcher who broke his back while looking for a teenager who was lost in Orange County wilderness wants restitution if the teen is convicted on drug charges.
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
NEW YORK (AP) - In running for mayor, Anthony Weiner is seeking to get past the tawdry-tweeter punch line that has dogged him since his congressional career imploded two years ago. And while he's facing an uphill sprint, his campaign could help his long-term prospects even if he loses, some experts say.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.