Baseball is one of America 's leading sports and it also a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball have an average value of $482 million, but one team, the New York Yankees, is worth an estimated $1.5 billion. In 2008, ticket sales and television revenue grew to $5.8 billion. That number is expected to fall this year due to the decline of discretionary spending by consumers.
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:
Individual tickets for the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center's 2009-2010 season at College of the Canyons will go on sale at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 13.
Single Mothers Outreach is represented by single mother Diane Banda in The Signal's Summer Slimdown Contest.
The Repertory East Playhouse will host a JCI "Rock Band Night" on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. at the REP theater, 24266 Main St., Newhall 91321.
All Corked Up will host their international wine, beer and food festival on Oct. 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m at Lot 7 of College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355.
Today, the city of Santa Clarita's Tourism Office announced that visitors can easily book their stay in the city online at VisitSantaClarita.com, the official travel and tourism portal for the City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Tourism Bureau.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today a joint solution has been reached between the state of California and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) concerning how tuition and fees are determined.
Concerts in the Park The city of Santa Clarita's Concerts in the Park series is one of the most popular summertime traditions year after year. The 2009 talent lineup, complete with returning favorites and first-time bands, ensures that the hits will keep on coming. The concert series is free to attend at Central Park, continuing every Saturday evening at 7 p.m. through Aug. 29. For the complete summer series, visit santa-clarita.com/concerts. Commemorative 2009 ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a neighborhood "National Night Out Against Crime" event on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Old Orchard Park, 25023 Avenida Rotella, Valencia 91355.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will exhibit the photography of landscape photographer and environmental advocate, Robert Glenn Ketchum from Aug. 24 through Sept. 19.
From "Star-Belly Sneetches" to "The Three Little Pigs," imaginations soar during "Storytime Adventures," the no-cost interactive program that encourages reading in Santa Clarita Valley youngsters.
One of the games we play upon reaching a certain age is "where were you when ...?" In my life there have been many such moments; they have shaped my political views, my world view and the grownup I have become. I was in Mrs. Brown's sixth grade classroom at St. Cecilia's elementary school when John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Sister Francis DeSales came in and whispered the news to her. With tears streaming down ...
I read the recent article "Coyotes in the 'hood,'" by Jim Walker (Home, July 4). The article must have been written with a "tongue-in-cheek" attitude as I don't think anyone really wants to "use a grenade" on serenading coyotes, as Walker suggested.
Until Gary Horton's column started running on the opinion pages of The Signal, I wondered if Santa Clarita's No. 1 newspaper was willing to represent a viewpoint that wasn't awash in prejudice, right-wing extremism or just plain daft stupidity.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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