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:Today is Wednesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2009. There are 78 days left in the year.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will leave to individual teachers the decision whether to recognize Harvey Milk Day, a day set aside to honor the accomplishments of the controversial gay Bay Area politician, a district official spokeswoman said.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Sunday afternoon after he crashed a motorcycle into a car in Canyon Country, officials said.
Dave Scholes of Newhall stands at a bus stop near Town Center Drive holding a sign advertising his free pumpkins with a donation Tuesday afternoon.
Two teenage girls were arrested Tuesday morning in Castaic after deputies caught them in a car with stolen goods and their two male friends ran away, officials said.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch and a high wind warning for parts of the Santa Clarita Valley, forecasting heavy overnight rains Tuesday that would probably ease up tonight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Historic legislation to expand U.S. health care and control costs won its first Republican supporter Tuesday and cleared a key Senate hurdle, a double-barreled triumph that propelled President Barack Obama's signature issue toward votes this fall in both houses of Congress.
"When history calls, history calls," said Maine Republican Olympia Snowe, whose declaration of support ended weeks of suspense and provided the only drama of a 14-9 vote in the Senate Finance Committee.
The William S. Hart Union High School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library. The evening is part of the district's Comprehensive Alcohol and Drug Reduction and Education (CADRE) program.
Suzan Solomon, one of five candidates running for three open seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District, has received the endorsement of County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its second monthly job fair from 10 a.m. to noon today at the WorksSource Center at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #25.
After spending more than 20 years taking millions of pictures, including on the African savannah of wildlife as diverse as any on the planet, Rick Edwards has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge that could inform any aspiring photographer.
A local canyon once projected to be home to a gargantuan garbage dump was protected by the stroke of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's pen late Sunday, among some 200 bills signed.
A 21-year-old Texas resident was riding westbound on Copper Hill Drive, west of Tesoro del Valle Drive when he lost control of his vehicle at about 2 p.m. while changing lanes at about 35 to 40 mph, said California Highway Patrol Officer Michelle Esposito.
When cancer patient Kathylane Hess' friend set up a yard sale over the weekend to help the single mother pay for her future funeral expenses and her daughter's college education, they expected it would give Hess a little help.
The National Weather Service is forecasting an 80 percent chance of showers for tonight through Wednesday evening, marking the start of California's rainy season.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
Despite a temporary roadblock in the form of limbless reptiles, officials with the county Department of Public Works hope to complete a planned bridge on Highway 126 on schedule.
Hart High School's dance team will be leaving for New York today in hopes of winning this season of "America's Got Talent" TV show.
Relatives of a baby girl orphaned in an Acton traffic collision have responded to an outpouring of support and concern for the little girl by setting up a donation fund to benefit her, a family member said Monday.
Fourth-generation dentists Kelly and Allen Smudde threw a patient appreciation party Monday at Santa Clarita Lanes.
Homicide detectives have identified the murder victim whose skeletal remains were found near Gorman, a detective heading up the investigation said Monday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are looking for at least three youths who broke into and trashed a Canyon Country school last week, causing more than $10,000 in loss due to damage and stolen property.
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.
Over the years, longtime resident and volunteer Harry Bell built deep ties in the Santa Clarita Valley through his history of service.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
Women profoundly affected by reports of a baby girl orphaned in an Acton traffic collision last week have expressed a desire to somehow help the little girl who survived and contribute to a fund in her name, The Signal has learned.