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:
Snow Safety Regardless of how you decide to enjoy the slopes - downhill or cross-country skiing, snowboarding, even toboggans and inner tubes - there's an element of risk. These practical and safety tips from the National Ski Areas Association may help you avoid potentially painful problems. Before You Leave Home Get in shape. Don't try to ski/board yourself into shape. You'll enjoy skiing and boarding more if you're physically fit. Obtain proper equipment. Be sure ...
Heavy rain tapered off, skies cleared sporadically and residents took stock of damage Sunday as a winter storm headed out of Southern California, allowing evacuated homeowners back to their houses.
Former Santa Clarita Valley resident Neshia Brathwaite Farhangi performs her latest comedy bits at the Starting Gate in Los Alamitos on Tuesday, Dec. 15, starting at 8 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The biggest disaster threat to families across our nation every day isn't floods, wildfires
Once again in 2010, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will have IRS/AARP-trained volunteers to complete and file income taxes for seniors at no charge.
Academy of the Canyons graduate Judith Hill, who most recently worked with the late Michael Jackson on his "This Is It" rehearsals, will host her first charity concert on Monday night, Dec. 14 at the historic El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Castaic Lions Club Santa Float welcomes everyone this holiday season while driving through the Castaic and Val Verde neighborhoods.
Van Thomas Barfoot's story reads like a lost scene from "Saving Private Ryan." Born one-quarter Choctaw, a 21-year-old Barfoot enlisted in the United States Army in 1940. The Mississippi native served in non-combat roles until 1943, when he shipped off to Europe. He landed with the invasion force at Sicily in July and Salerno in September. Early 1944 found him on the beachhead at Anzio - the battle that gave "Gunsmoke's" James Arness his signature ...
Recently, legislators were called back to Sacramento to vote on legislation to make California more competitive for "Race to the Top," a $4 billion federal program announced by President Barack Obama earlier this year to encourage innovation in our public schools.
There are many things that attract us all to the Santa Clarita Valley as a place to call home - great schools, a low crime rate and excellent dining and recreational opportunities.
In a letter to the editor ("Republican candidate already lying, Dec. 7"), Paul Sibek accuses Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of "peddling falsehoods" with her statements of California's (addictive) overspending while The Signal's editorial staff compounds the assertion entitling it as "Republican candidate already lying."
Last weekend the Canyon High School Thespian Society/Drama Class put on a production called "Flowers for Algernon" by David Rogers, based on the novel by David Keys.
President Barack Obama and many of his followers have dwelled on the past and attempted to blame former President George W. Bush for the country's ills.
Though it is reportedly more unpopular than "Hillarycare" was 20 years ago, the politicians in Washington are working weekends to force through Congress an ill-conceived, un-studied entitlement program.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lob City is undergoing renovations.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Corey Perry scored two goals and captain Ryan Getzlaf extended his point streak to 12 games in the Anaheim Ducks' 5-2 victory over the spiraling New York Islanders on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell has been convicted of corruption in a case that drove the blue-collar city to the brink of bankruptcy.
High winds buffeted the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, toppling at least two trees and sending deputies scrambling to respond to residential burglar alarms in several neighborhoods.
SANTA CLARITA - Two robberies were reported in a six-hour period in Newhall late Sunday and early Monday, and investigators say they may be linked.
NEW YORK (AP) - Skier Bode Miller and a former flame agreed on Monday to share time with their infant son for the next four months, calming a court fight over him as Miller heads toward the Winter Olympics.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Rescue teams were working against the clock and the bitter cold Monday to find a couple and four children who went to play in the snow in the remote mountains of northwest Nevada but didn't return after a night of sub-zero temperatures.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.