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 year 2010 may be the Year of the Roth. Roth IRAs become more accessible next year. That's when the $100,000 income limit currently restricting the conversion from a traditional IRA to a Roth is repealed.
While not hitting a downbeat, nearly 100 musicians from Professional Musicians Local 47 hit the links early on a Monday morning for the eighth annual Fall Classic Golf Tournament held at the Robinson Ranch Golf Course in Sand Canyon to benefit the Local 47 Musicians Foundation.
According to a Congressional Research Office study conducted in 2002, California will lose one seat in Congress if Puerto Rico becomes the 51st state. That that is not good for California is obvious. What is not clear is why Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is sponsoring a bill designed to fake a Puerto Rican majority for statehood.
Thank you for writing the article about the Rubin family and adoption ("'It's like winning the lottery,'" Oct. 23).
For many years the Whittaker-Bermite facility made ordnance in the Santa Clarita Valley for the military. This 996-acre property, located off Soledad Canyon Road in the center of our city, is still polluting our groundwater with the chemicals used to make those bombs.
What an inspiring letter to the editor, written by Jake Calver who is a fourth-grader at Castaic Elementary School ("Seven reasons why you should vote for Valdes," Oct. 26).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This Thursday, Nov. 5, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will join his Republican colleagues, as well as Americans from across the nation who seek to have their voices heard on the health care debate, for a House Call on Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the GOP Health Care Solutions group, is hosting bill reading rooms at local libraries for constituents in the 25th Congressional District to personally read and research H.R. 3962, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest health care proposal aimed at a complete government takeover of health care.
The Valley Industrial Association has wrapped up its 2009 VIA STAR contest, a product development competition designed to partner local K-12 student teams with Santa Clarita Valley businesses.
EssayEdge, a leading college application essay editing service, announced today that it is launching its Tell Your Story College Admissions Essay Contest, which will award a grand prize of $1,000.
The Valley Industrial Association has set official judging presentations for its VIA STAR contest for Friday, Nov. 6.
In recognition of Veteran's Day, the city invites local job seekers, veterans seeking jobs, and businesses to attend its monthly Worksource Job Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Santa Clarita Worksource Center.
The committee planning the 2010 American Cancer Society's SCV Relay for Life will hold its first meeting of the new year at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Residence Inn on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch.
NEW YORK (AP) - The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resuming Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The judge in the case against an Army general believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be tried on sex assault charges is considering new evidence that a top lawyer at the Pentagon may have unlawfully interfered in a decision on whether to accept a plea agreement that was ultimately rejected.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal according to the pathologist who performed her autopsy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
KELLER, Texas (AP) - The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist as the Los Angeles Kings won their seventh straight with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, helping the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin Durant to win 114-110 on Sunday.
Sunday night, March 2, I watched the 86th Oscars.
The Feb. 26 edition of The Signal published an article on the billboard proposal talks ("Billboard proposal talks draw hefty crowd to City Hall").
During each City Council election cycle the citizens of Santa Clarita are subjected to a plethora of campaign blight on public property created by candidates who are asking for voters to entrust them to represent their interests in our beautiful community.
County supervisors have approved a new community standards district for Agua Dulce, OK'ing residents' bid to maintain the rural nature of the area.
CORONA - Once the tears of heartbreak were wiped away on Saturday afternoon, the Hart Indians girls soccer team began to regain some perspective.
Last week, the men's and women's basketball teams at The Master's College battled through the first portion of postseason, while Mustangs men's golf competed in its annual home tournament, the TMC Spring Invitational. Finally, baseball hosted Westmont in its first conference series since late February
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.