The Valencia High School dance team made history last month at the United Spirit Association National Competition when it captured a national championship title.
Adam Gardner, a junior at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, was recently nominated to participate in the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.
My friend George never thought much about the mental state of people advanced in age or those suffering serious or even terminal illness.
A Lake Los Angeles woman was arrested for allegedly possessing and transporting heroin for sale and using her teenage son to conceal bags of the drug in his pants, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan -- An Army specialist from Valencia, Calif., meticulously stuffs his rucksack and duffle bag until they are ready to burst at the seams. It wasn't the first time he packed his bags for his deployment, but this time the task was different - not many people have the opportunity of going home ahead of schedule.
To cork or to cap, that it is the question. Whether 'tis nobler on the palate to suffer the slings and arrows of undetected spoilage, or to take arms against a sea of stigma and enjoy a cork of a different type.
The "Good Earth Art Show" will take place at William S. Hart Park in Newhall on Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More than 50 Santa Clarita Valley teachers will be honored Wednesday during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's annual Teacher Tribute.
The county's top executive Monday unveiled a $23.3-billion Los Angeles County budget that promises to protect jobs by avoiding layoffs and furloughs.
Santa Clarita's famous oak tree, Old Glory remains in good health seven years after its quarter-mile move.
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A San Fernando Superior Court judge today called a recess until Monday, April 25, in the murder trial of Marco Antonio Valencia, 22, of Canyon Country. Valencia is on trial for murder for a July 2009 alleged drunken driving accident in which he struck four bicyclists, killing one.
Santa Clarita residents remember onetime SCV Woman of the Year Ruth Clark as a selfless volunteer at numerous nonprofit organizations throughout the valley. Clark died April 15. She was 81.
First of all, I would like to commend The Signal for printing Dr. Bruce Hector's Letter to the Editor, "Universal health care is most fair choice (April 16)," and realizing what a very profound and astute message that the doctor expounded on, and had the good sense to submit the letter to the newspaper for one and all to read.
A Palmdale man convicted of robbing a Newhall bank last May was sentenced to decades in state prison this week, court officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus in 2012.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook today for a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere around Southern California.
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program – the nation's largest.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.