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:
"Race to the Top" education "reform" (first applications due in January) has got to be the second most disheartening shock to my system since learning the truths of our Department of Education's "dumbing down of America."
You know a number of businesses in different industries such as financial firms, car manufacturers and clothing/retailers went through bankruptcy proceedings last year - events that are painful to remember if you owned stock in a now-defunct company.
State legislators have long seen an urgent need to provide adequate water supply information to planners. It was obvious to everyone that increased population in California would escalate pressure on the state's water resources.
Judgments shouldn't be made by just one game, but the opening day of the Foothill League winter season definitely had its share of interesting moments.
Not everything you read is true.
Elaine Gellar, a Holocaust survivor who became one of the youngest survivors of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during World War II, will share stories from her childhood and offer inspiration and insight into her personal experience in a special presentation Wednesday, Jan. 13 starting at 6 p.m. at the Rio Norte Junior High School auditorium.
TEXARKANA, Arkansas (AP) - Five young women who testified last year that evangelist Tony Alamo took them as "wives" and sexually assaulted them when they were minors are entitled to $500,000 each from his multi-million-dollar ministry, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
U.S. District Judge Harry F. Barnes ordered restitution after a government witness said the women suffered physical and mental pain at the hands of Alamo, who is serving a 175-year prison sentence for taking the women when they were underage across state lines for sex.
When is it advantageous for a woman to consider buying a home and how should she go about doing it?
Santa Clarita resident Kirby Heyborne's song, "Keep It Inside", is the number one downloaded song and is now one of seven featured songs on this week's Playlist 7 by Microsoft!
The city of Santa Clarita began installing eight directional signs on four local roadways today to assist the public in locating two of the most frequented commercial destinations in Santa Clarita.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin's first season with the Los Angeles Clippers is over before it even began.
SAN FRANCISCO -- If you got a rebate from holiday shopping this year, there's a good chance it came in the form of a rebate card. More and more retailers are switching from issuing rebate checks to providing rebates on prepaid cards that look like gift cards. But rebate cards come with fees and other restrictions that can diminish their value, according to Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports.
GENEVA (AP) - Sniffer dogs, high-energy biscuits and tons of emergency medical aid were heading to Haiti on Wednesday as governments and aid groups launched a massive relief effort for the estimated 3 million people reeling from a devastating earthquake.
Aid officials in the impoverished Caribbean nation worked to clear rubble from roads, build makeshift hospitals and remove bodies from the rubble despite transportation problems and broken phone lines.
The city of Santa Clarita encourages local skaters of all ages to come and whip out their hardest tricks at the Santa Clarita Skate Park Thursday, Jan. 14 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a chance to win a prize package from Active Ride Shop.
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.