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:
Being an entrepreneur is not for the weak in spirit, but it is a rewarding adventure. If you've decided you're going to begin your own business, you've probably already had your share of friendly advice from well-meaning friends.
The following was sent to Barack Obama's Web site idea page.
Regarding Steve Lunetta's Opinion column "Shame on Miss USA pageant" (The Signal, May 4):
A small item in The Signal (April 30, 2009) detailed the cost to Los Angeles County of illegal alien children in March 2009, citing $21 million collected in welfare and an additional $22 million collected in food stamps for a total of $43 million.
With 18 hits and a nine-run first inning, Saugus High kept its Foothill League title hopes alive with a 17-5 win over Golden Valley on Friday at Saugus High School.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 436 votes from early evening Friday, May 1 to late afternoon Friday, May 8, 2009.
After hundreds of area job seekers attended last week's job fair on College of the Canyons' Valencia campus, COC will host a second event aimed at providing job, career and internship opportunities for local residents.
A play within a play, the College of the Canyons Theatre Department production of "Noises Off" will charm audiences at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the campus of College of the Canyons in Valencia, now through May 10.
Downtown Fillmore bustles with action next weekend during the Fillmore May Festival (May 14 to 17). On Thursday, May 14, the action begins at 3:30 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. The festival continues on Friday, from 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday form 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Raise your hand if you think rosé wine is the lightweight stepchild of fine wine.
"Next Day Air" is a bloody screwball comedy, a film of high spirits. It tells a complicated story with acute timing and clarity, and gives us drug-dealing lowlifes who are almost poetic in their clockwork dialogue. By that I mean they not only use the words, they know the music.
"Star Trek" as a concept has voyaged far beyond science fiction and into the safe waters of space opera, but that doesn't amaze me. The Gene Roddenberry years, when stories might play with questions of science, ideals or philosophy, have been replaced by stories reduced to loud and colorful action. Like so many franchises, it's more concerned with repeating a successful formula than going boldly where no "Star Trek" has gone before.
The terms for using Web sites, which often take on a form of legalese few users pay attention to, are more important than they are interesting to read.
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I am one of those folks who signed up for the Affordable Care Act. It was my first time on the open health care market, since I always had health care provided from employment, either mine or my spouse's.
Regarding The Signal's Jan. 6 front-page article, "Burglaries on the rise in SCV this past year," I would like to point out that all is not necessarily as it appears.
I honestly don't believe that Democrats and Republicans will ever sit down and compromise on anything. The simple act of governing for all of the people seems to be impossible.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.
Recently, the community of Santa Clarita has been buzzing over potential billboard removals and the possibility of sign ordinance changes. It began when the Metro Group, who owns the land on which the billboards in question reside, approached the city with a proposal to remove every billboard in the Metro (railroad) right-of-way, within the Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue corridors, in the center of the city. This amounts to the permanent removal of 118 billboards on 62 structures along the Metro right-of-way in exchange for a change to the current sign ordinance that would allow them to build three ...
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
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.