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:
First Presbyterian Church will host an Alternative Christmas Gift Market from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at 24317 N. Newhall Avenue in Newhall.
Blessed Kateri open house Who: Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish What: Community Open House. Come see Santa Clarita Valley's newest church. Docent led tours, Indian games and jewelry making. Free fun, food and entertainment for the whole family for Catholics and non-Catholics alike. When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Where: 22508 Copper Hill Drive in Santa Clarita Contact: Paul Jacques at (661) 713-6716 or visit www.blessedkateriparish.org ...
Nobody knows exactly what the future has in store. In some instances, this uncertainty may be a source of fear and anxiety.
I appreciate the comments made by the West Ranch parent ("Neglecting real football news in the SCV," Nov. 19) about the David and Goliath story getting little coverage.
I read Steven Lunetta's commentary ("Uncle Earl and cyber bullies," Nov. 16) with amusement mixed with considerable astonishment.
Flair Cleaners Valencia location is among the chain's five shops hosting its seventh annual holiday clothing drive, from Nov. 27 to Dec. 31.
Dr. Debra Cooper has been named medical director of HealthWorks Medical Group's Saugus office.
Wahoo's Fish Tacos is marking its 21st anniversary Saturday, starting at 11 a.m. Everyone who attends will receive a gift ranging from free meals to gift cards, and the first 21 guests will receive a goodie bag including items from Famous Stars and Straps, Tony Hawk Inc. and Tilly's. Wahoo's Valencia location is located at 24230 Valencia Blvd.
Regarding "SCV youth interested in entrepreneurship," (Nov. 9): What a wonderful program the "Young Entrepreneurs Program" is in helping young people who are interested in starting their own businesses. To be taught at a young age how to create and run a business is so awesome. For young entrepreneurs to have this program is so powerful and rewarding in learning the "ins and outs" of the business world workings and so advantageous for their future. ...
It wasn't supposed to happen again. For the second time in two years, the Hart football team made an early exit from the postseason. Hart lost to Hueneme 23-15 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs on Friday night at Cougar Stadium. "It's disappointing," said Hart head coach Mike Herrington. "(The Vikings) were a lot better than I expected." Hueneme is a lot better than most people expected, going from 0-10 ...
Former Santa Clarita resident Neshia Brathwaite Farhangi returns to the stage at the world-famous Comedy Store nightclub on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood Sunday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
All Corked Up, Westfield Valencia Town Center, Bristol Farms and the Michael Hoefflin Foundation present "Decadence" on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the patios at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, Valencia.
Valencia High School and the Valencia High School Choir will host a holiday boutique in its gym Saturday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The SCV Food Pantry will host a night of comedy at the Higher Vision Church on Friday, Nov. 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.