The problem with disaster preparation is it can be so darned overwhelming, Santa Clarita emergency management supervisor Donna Nuzzi admits.
Editor's note: September is National Preparedness Month, and The Signal begins a four-part series today examining natural disasters in the Santa Clarita Valley and ways to ready for them.
The Santa Clarita City Council has voted to fight back over a lawsuit alleging the city's system for electing council members prevents Latino voters from having full access to the political process.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted 4-0 Tuesday night to acquire 302 acres of hilly land in the Newhall Pass that was once planned for a major development.
Cheri Fleming rummaged in her purse for ID to go with the grocery store check she was writing, but she didn't panic when she couldn't find her wallet.
A Walmart Neighborhood Market proposed for Westfield Valencia Town Center has been pulled off city planners' agenda for Tuesday night at the request of the mall.
The year 2012 opened with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station housed in the same cramped structure that it has occupied since the early 1970s, detectives' offices in a nearby leased building because the station had long since outgrown law-enforcement needs of the valley's 1970s population.
The year 2012 saw two dramatic bank robberies in the Santa Clarita Valley. In each case, the robbers "hit" a local Bank of America branch. In each case, the alleged robbers fled in vehicles with Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies in hot pursuit. In both incidents, they fled on freeways and then tried to lose their pursuers on surface streets while throwing money out the windows of their cars. But both the endings and the ...
What started as a third-grade school assignment has blossomed into a youthful community service club at Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School, and on Thursday those youngsters made good on the "service."
Man-made bodies of water regularly draw migrating Canada geese, coots and ducks to the Santa Clarita Valley, but on Tuesday it was a small flock of American white pelicans that stopped at the Vista Valencia Golf Course and drew the attention of some golfers.
A record 18.2 million voters are eligible to cast ballots in today's presidential election, up by nearly a million people compared to four years ago, California's secretary of state said.
Some 240 Santa Clarita Valley residents enjoyed a dinner of steak and salmon and applauded local leaders at The Signal's eighth annual Top 51 Most Influential People celebration Thursday night.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, and his Democratic challenger in the November election, Dr. Lee Rogers, traded barbs Wednesday in their second appearance during the campaign, a pay-to-view forum hosted by local business interests.
Sheriff's officials want the Canyon Country bank's money back after Wednesday's flamboyant robbery and chase that ended with suspects tossing cash out the windows of an SUV as they fled through the streets of Los Angeles, attracting crowds of people.
Former Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, who was termed out of office this year following six years in the California Legislature, said Tuesday it's no secret he would be interested in a congressional seat but he supports Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon 100 percent.
They came with their parents Tuesday and stood by the makeshift memorial for actor Paul Walker: some babes in arms, some solemn-looking teenagers, few children of ages between.
There was no turkey on the Walker dinner table on Thanksgiving 1946 - but there was pork roast, and a fresh-picked watercress salad and, of course, beans.
A program to help set girls at two Santa Clarita Valley probationary camps on the road to academic success through creative writing and mentoring has been honored at the White House by first lady Michelle Obama.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's founding families lost a member this month with the death of Frank R. Walker at the age of 90.
The chloride-removal option that could cost Santa Clarita Valley ratepayers the least amount of money - or the most - was named Thursday by the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District as the plan to go with to comply with state mandates.
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