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 Starbucks Coffee at 23880 W. Copper Hill Drive in Valencia is one of about 40 other California Starbucks' stores scheduled to close, according to the company's Web site.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved the county's proposed budget for 2009-2010.
In The Signal's April 10 front-page story about the end of the Loose Goose and the cancellation of the Loose Goose Wine Festival by Peter Goossens, writer Josh Premako interviewed me about my ongoing attempt to be compensated for the work I did for the company.
Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most military and police forces around the world. While businesses don't have the rank of sergeant, those organizations that have individuals performing the functions of that role are more successful than those that do not. Without a strong sergeant, what suffers are the initial orientation and indoctrination of new employees into the organization; getting things done in a timely and efficient manner so that leaders can ...
At the very moment photos snapped of President Obama shaking hands with Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, conservative commentators blood-letted and vented of Obama bespoiling the dignity of the office of U.S. President. FOXies might prefer Obama acting as high school prom bully, but Obama told us during the campaign he intended to employ diplomacy over bravado.
If President Obama's health care plan gets changed to exclude a public option like Medicare, then it is not a health care reform. A public option is the only way to guarantee health care for all Americans.
Genocide is the "premeditated expulsion and mass-murder of a people because of its indelible identity - race, ethnicity, religion, culture and language."
On Cesar Chavez Day, Bowman "Bulldogs" celebrated the life of a man who began a crusade that created better working conditions for all Americans.
Students at Hart High School participated in the school's annual eye glasses drive to give new eyes to people with visual impairments from all over the world.
Homes sales increased again in March while the median price of homes sold dropped, ending a two-month period that seemed to signal a stabilization of prices.
More than 50 employers will be at College of the Canyons this Saturday, April 25, to give students of all ages a chance to match their own interests with a potential career. Discovering Careers 2009 is a free career exploration fair with hands-on activities for students from 5 to 20 years old. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Valencia COC campus.
SACRAMENTO - Senate Bill 463, authored by State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) which would create a tax credit for the purchase and installation of renewable energy resources, passed the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee.
Since the age of 5, Cristina Romero always has had a love of dance. Now 16, she is dancing as a member of the Grandeza Mexicana, a professional dance company based in Los Angeles. She started dancing as a member of the city of Santa Clarita's Ballet Folklorico at the Newhall Community Center.
LOS ANGELES - The Reading Rights Coalition will participate in the L.A. Times "Festival of Books" to educate authors about the need to enable text-to-speech for books available for Amazon's Kindle 2 reading device.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
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.