He thought he was buying a personal training package for his wife Stella. That's why Jim Pilarski bid $1,200 on the live auction item at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley fundraiser in June.
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:
An open letter to all local high school track coaches:
The Canyon Theatre Guild's production of "Miracle on 34th Street" during the month of December is sure to bring back fond memories of the well-loved movie and is a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays.
The Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter is hosting their annual community dance and fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 29, from
Betty Ferguson Foundation hosts its annual holiday fundraiser boutique at 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 104, Valencia, CA 91351
Every year, Santa Clarita Chapter of Pet Assistance Foundation of California holds two "Pet Photos with Santa" events. The first was this past Saturday. The second is this Saturday, December 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Canyon Country, at the "Pet Stop" store located at the corner of Sand Canyon and Soledad Canyon roads, in the "Vons" Shopping Center, across the parking lot from the Von's store.
Meadows Elementary School is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The community is welcome to stop by and donate blood. The school is located at 25577 Fedala Road and the school phone number is (661) 291-4050.
The city's monthly job fair will be from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at the Santa Clarita Worksource Center at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite 25. People interested in attending should dress professionally,, and bring copies of their resumes. There will be no access to computers or copiers at the fair. Go to scworksource.com for more information. Employers that want to participate should call (661) 424-1062.
Prosecutors chose Tuesday not to file charges against a Newhall woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend with a fold-up knife, officials said.
On this Thanksgiving holiday, I want to take the opportunity to publicly thank Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, one of the unsung heroines of Santa Clarita.
Did you receive a Community Assessment Survey for the former Whittaker-Bermite site from the Department of Toxic Substances Control?
Two stories last week emblematize the death of the mainstream media.
Isn't it refreshing Lynn Vakay ("To whom should Americans give thanks?" Nov. 20) saw fit to use Thanksgiving as an opportunity to push her political and religious propaganda while simultaneously launching a preemptive strike against the Obama White House?
Outraged does not describe my reaction to this article ("Dog allegedly shot, young girl present," Nov. 29). I have read many articles in the paper that have upset me, but none of them to the level that would prompt me to write to you.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She said the CIA's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
TOKYO (AP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Martin Jones made a habit of winning big games at the Saddledome during his Western Hockey League career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
A Signal reader's complaint about apparent Santa Clarita City Council campaign signs placed in the Newhall roundabout produced a bit of a mystery Monday: the candidate whose name is on the offending placards says he knows nothing about them.
It's so easy to love a lovable child. When she or he comes to you with open arms and says "I love you, Daddy", your heart melts. When this child does his chores without repeated urging, you can't help but love him. When she does her homework without you holding a metaphorical stick over her head, you can't help but love her. It's so easy to have loving, tender feelings toward a child who simply seems to do what obedient children do.
A recent study found women consume more social media than men, and this usage is occurring primarily on mobile devices.
For many of us, this time of year represents a little extra in our bank accounts from tax returns. It is a perfect time of year for identity thieves to strike. If you want to make he bad guy's job easier, here are some bad habits to keep up.
The College Board is once again redesigning the format and scoring of the SAT college-entrance exam.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing on the trails of Towsley Canyon earlier today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - In an age when people assume that any bit of information is just a click away, the thought that a jetliner could simply disappear over the ocean for more than two days is staggering. But Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is hardly the first reminder of how big the seas are, and of how agonizing it can be to try to find something lost in them.