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:
Many readers have responded to Bruce McFarland's "Democratic Voices" column on "nut jobs" (The Signal, Opinion, Aug. 24), but nobody has really addressed the most important point McFarland was trying to make.
Thank you, community of Santa Clarita for all the books you generously donated to the recent Feeding Body & Mind book drive.
I admit, I, like the president, haven't read much of the so-called public option health reform bills. However, unlike the president, I don't need to read them to know they are bad.
LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The Entrepreneurs Organization - Los Angeles's Board of Directors embarks on an ambitious fundraising event to raise monetary support and awareness for the Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organization (IREO).
PHILADELPHIA -- Daniel Laikin, 47, of Indianapolis and Los Angeles, the former CEO of National Lampoon, Inc. (National Lampoon), pleaded guilty today to his role in a conspiracy to manipulate the company's stock price from March through June 2008.
Legendary U2 frontman Bono has described this artist's work as "brilliant...God's creations with the colour turned up."
He is revered from his native Ireland all the way to the self-described "glossy barbarity of Los Angeles" that he now calls home.
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed frozen water hiding just below the surface of mid-latitude Mars. The spacecraft's observations were obtained from orbit after meteorites excavated fresh craters on the Red Planet.
SAN FERNANDO - Assemblyman Smyth spoke at a press conference sponsored by Home Depot Thursday, Sept. 24.
Capelli Salon on Main Street in Old Town Newhall invites members of the community to get clipped at a "Cut-a-Thon" Sunday, Oct. 4 to benefit pancreatic cancer research.
Local Democratic organizers in association with Organizing for America plan a rally in support of President Obama's proposed health care reform at the Newhall Post Office Saturday, Sept. 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Leona Cox Elementary School is throwing their Harvest Festival on Oct. 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m to help earn money for the school.
College of the Canyons officials have received notice from some local residents that solicitors, representing themselves as COC students, have been going door-to-door in Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods allegedly selling magazine subscriptions and claiming that sales will help them defray the high cost of college textbooks.
The high-cost of textbooks has been at the center of a multi-year debate about the skyrocketing costs of going to college and has been the topic of numerous press reports locally, statewide and nationally.
Thursday, Sept. 24 11 a.m. update:
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.
Moms have more influence on their young kids than they may realize. Mothers who exercise are more likely to have kids with high activity levels, too, according to a study from the UK.
We all have a dreamer in us. Oftentimes, it is easier to envision things as oppose to putting our best foot forward to bring that vision to light. Many of our dreams require money or we believe we do not have what it takes. So, we continue to dream. But is it fair?
Everywhere you look kids and adults are glued to their iPhones, iPads, or some other electronic device. We were visiting a relative recently and there on the couch were four teenage cousins, boys and girls, all on digital devices, laughing and sharing youtube videos.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Morris Claiborne got on Terrance Williams' nerves the minute the competition started at training camp for the Dallas Cowboys.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento officials are canceling the city's annual Gold Rush Days festivities because of the ongoing drought.
SACRAMENTO – Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.