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:
Shame on you, Department of Motor Vehicles. I recently sent a refund request to the DMV for my vehicle registration fee of $254.
Over the last month I have watched with as the GOP has distanced itself from what Americans and Californians want and need at this time.
A tribute to teachers
Skyrocketing federal insurance due to a cascade of bank failures will cost Bank of Santa Clarita an unexpected $400,000 the bank president said Friday.
Buyers took advantage of low prices and interest rates boosting sales of single-family homes in the Santa Clarita Valley 10.1 percent in 2008, the first increase in annual sales after three consecutive years of declines.
Santa Clarita welcomes the AT&T Champions Classic, March 9-15, 2009.
Some of the most talented student musicians in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will be in the spotlight during the annual Hart District Honor Band Concert Saturday, March 7, at Hart Auditorium. Each honor band is composed of approximately 85 students chosen by audition from the top student musicians at each local junior high and high school.
At 8:00 AM on Saturday, May 16, hundreds of runners and walkers will follow the cross-country course along the hills and tree-lined trails of Central Park in Saugus.
How do schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District fare on standardized tests and how do local test results compare to schools in Los Angeles County and the state of California?
In these difficult economic times, the Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley Foundation is offering non-profit organizations a chance to receive much-needed funds. Organizations that improve the status of women of any age are encouraged to apply for a possible $3,000 grant in time for the March 14 deadline.
Tickets are still available for the City of Santa Clarita's excursion to see a live musical production of "Grease" on Saturday, March 14 at the Pantages Theater. Transportation is included in the ticket price and guests attending the event are asked to arrive at City Hall by 11:45 a.m. for departure and will return to the same location around 6:00 p.m. Tickets, $60 per person for residents and $75 for non-residents, are available until March 6 at 5 p.m.
Santa Clarita's Transit Division is inviting residents to participate in an online commuter parking survey at www.santaclaritatransit.com where a direct link to the survey is available. The City is interested to learn local commuters' parking habits and hear their opinions on what is efficient and detrimental to the current parking system, as well as ideas on what can be done to improve it.
Offering more than the typical summer camp experience, the popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons is back and better than ever, with new curriculum tracks and activities that are sure to provide students with a fun and engaging atmosphere all summer long.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - A gunman opened fire outside of a Jewish community center on Sunday, killing a doctor and his teenage grandson before heading to a Jewish retirement community a few blocks away and killing someone else, authorities said.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
The following criminal incidents reported during the past week included: vehicle burglaries, theft from unlocked vehicles, grand theft and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Canyon Country West: Zone 7 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine is deploying troops in a "large-scale anti-terrorist operation" to resist attacks by armed pro-Russian forces, Ukraine's President Oleksandr Turchynov said on Sunday in a televised address.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Prosecutor Gerrie Nel fired another tough question at murder suspect Oscar Pistorius.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people and also sipping tea passed to him from the crowd.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - Federal investigators could not corroborate on Saturday a driver's claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a freeway median, sideswiped her car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in a fiery wreck.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The world's top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right.