Apologize? Are you kidding me?
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 Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind the three Santa Clarita City Council incumbents for the April 13 election.
More than a quarter of the Santa Clarita Valley's office space sits vacant, according to a commercial real estate tracker.
Christian Poets contest
The Hart girls soccer team is out to prove that it's a contender.
The Saugus High School boys basketball team combined a smothering zone defense in the second half with strong post play and a breakout performance from point guard Jawhar Purdy to trip up Sunny Hills of Fullerton in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Two races, two medals. Bode Miller is putting together one heck of a Vancouver Olympics.
Miller picked up a silver in the super-G Friday to go with the bronze he won in the downhill.
The Area IX chapters of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will gather for the annual Spring Festival breakfast on Mar. 20 at 9 a.m. at The Castaway in Burbank. Valerie Boer, a member of Epsilon Nu chapter in Central California will be the keynote speaker. She graduated from CSU- Stanislaus. She received an advance degree in herbalism and a Master Gardener Certification. She has become an outspoken advocate for plant and environmental risk issues.
The musical entertainment will be the Grant High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Paul Simms, from Van Nuys.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a groundbreaking event for Phase II of its new Discovery Park on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 430 votes from late afternoon Saturday, Feb. 13 to afternoon Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart Union High School District schools are throwing two more fundraisers for the annual Summer Meltdown concert May 8 at Golden Valley High School's outdoor amphitheater.
Santa Clarita-based marketing consultant and speaker Craig Duswalt of Craig Duswalt International hosts another free social marketing seminar at the Valencia Country Club Saturday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
It is now five weeks since Haiti was rocked by a catastrophic earthquake and there is still an urgent need for secure shelter which can stand up to the Haitian climate.
Due to rain, Saugus Speedway's Battle of the High School Bands event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20 has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 6, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) - Three people were fatally shot and two others injured early Sunday in three separate attacks within the span of an hour in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles. The attacks could be related, police said.
As more Californians tear out their lawns and plant drought-friendly gardens, many homeowners wonder how the effort will pencil out.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama's summer vacation off the Massachusetts coast is nearing an end.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer- an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and rrithe Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf.The storm was upgraded from a tropical depression Sunday morning. The U.S. National Hucane Center in Miami said the storm may strengthen into a hurricane on Wednesday while over the open waters of the Atlantic. The storm's center was expected to curve away from the U.S. East Coast.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of the rebel stronghold Donetsk as bystanders shouted abusive slurs and tossed eggs, bottles, and tomatoes at them.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, recovering major parts of what it described as an advanced aircraft. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
CAIRO (AP) - The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State."
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - A 38-year-old man died Saturday after he was shot multiple times backstage during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley venue, authorities said.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his brother's friend with a bow and arrow during a dispute at his Southern California home.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story shopping center early Sunday, signaling a new escalation in seven weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
Recently I read a study on English language clichés that named "it is what it is" as the most annoying.
In response to the column "Superintendent bullying needs to be stopped" published in the Aug. 18 issue of The Signal: I've been wondering about the apparent persecution of the Albert Einstein Academy.
I'd like to applaud The Signal's editorial board for the Aug. 10 editorial "It's time for new leadership." It was right on the money.
Having known Connie Worden-Roberts since the 1970s, I am still amazed at her involvement and accomplishments in our community on so many levels. We do owe her a lot.