Emily Hood's message in her hand-made holiday cards she sends to U.S. troops in Iraq is only a few words:
'Twas the day before Christmas and stores were a mess,
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:
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials know the winter holidays are a time for celebration, which means more cooking, home decorating, entertaining and an increased risk of fire.
Wednesday's forecast called for gusty winds, heavy rain and hail that put travelers on alert but did not deter Santa Claus as he made his rounds through the Santa Clarita Valley on Christmas Eve.
Santa Clarita City Hall
Imagine being able to lose weight and feed the hungry at the same time.
Single Mothers Outreach seeks participants
A woman in a plush white bathrobe leisurely looks over her balcony at beautiful rolling green hills and a professionally designed golf course called Los Valles.
Bullying happens in the classroom, on the playground and online.
Continuing an upward trend in sales that started in April, 55 percent more homes were sold in the Santa Clarita Valley compared with December 2007, according to the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Two local community organizations filed a lawsuit Monday against the city of Santa Clarita asking for guarantees that hospital officials will build the 120-bed hospital tower.
Two local waste management companies joined forces, but the merger means selling the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, a company official said.
Battered women often seek emotional and physical shelter from fists, angry words and abusive partners at the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley in Newhall.
Accused identity-thief William Schaeffler got a holiday reprieve in his court proceedings, according to a court official.
A Canyon Country businessman will face charges of attempted, willful, deliberate and premeditated murder and solicitation of murder after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning in the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale.
Eight of the declared candidates for Santa Clarita's next City Council election in April gathered Wednesday morning in Canyon Country for a review forum sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley branch of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Even the most basic questions were difficult to comprehend.