In just three short weeks, roads will be closed and the Santa Clarita Valley will be taken over by runners. These are people have set a goal and, on Nov. 7, they'll try to accomplish it. Some will be completing a 5K, others a half marathon, and those who are really inspired will be running a full marathon.
Monday, Oct. 18
This week's spotlight in the SCV
In an agreement finalized on Oct. 13, CVS Pharmacy, Inc., the biggest operator of retail pharmacies in the United States, has admitted that it unlawfully sold pseudoephedrine to criminals who made methamphetamine.
Terri Wahrman, a housewife and mother of two who resides in the Mira Monte area of Saugus in the Santa Clarita Valley, has won a free Apple iPad in a random drawing that climaxed a contest designed to boost The Signal's print circulation.
The city will host the Old Town Newhall Heritage Haunt starting this weekend.
A Season of Diversity, a free program designed to promote cultural understanding in Santa Clarita, kicks off Tuesday at 6 p.m. with a presentation of multicultural performers at Canyon High School. The event will take place at the high school, located 19300 W. Nadal St. As part of the Season of Diversity program, which runs from October through February, the city has an essay and poster contest open to students in first through 12th grade in the Santa Clarita Valley. The deadline is Dec. 3. Contact community services administrator Janine Prado at (661) 250-3716 or visit www.santa-clarita.com ...
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, will present Linda Hafizi with a Healthcare Leadership Award tonight at 5 p.m. Hafizi has been a part of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation Board of Directors for seven years and publishes The Magazine of Santa Clarita. McKeon will present the award to Hafizi at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road.
The city of Santa Clarita will be participating in the Drop, Cover and Hold On drill to promote disaster awareness today at 10:21 a.m. Mayor Laurene Weste will conduct the drill over the radio broadcast KHTS AM 1220.
Brad Berens, former senior center executive director, was given an honorary Key to the City during Tuesday night's Santa Clarita City Council meeting.
Dale Donohoe, president of Valencia based Intertex General Contractor's Inc., will be inducted into the Claremont McKenna College Hall of Fame on Oct. 23. Donohoe will be the eighth men's basketball player to be inducted in the 52-year history of Claremont.
Westfield Valencia Town Center announced a host of new retailers and restaurants opening within the next few months at the Shops at the Patios.
The city of Santa Clarita's "Think Santa Clarita" regional campaign to attract businesses to the SCV is featured in the October issue of Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Valencia Vikings baseball may end up looking back at this week as a jumping-off point toward a big finish in the Foothill League.
In its first two wins against the Canyon Cowboys this season, the Hart Indians scored a total of five runs.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
Farmers and state water contractors who depend on the State Water Project - including the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler - will receive slightly more than nothing from the project this year, state officials said Friday.
A Palmdale man convicted of robbing a Newhall bank last May was sentenced to at least seven decades in state prison this week, court officials said Friday.
A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled over in a collision Friday at Valencia Boulevard and Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia.
A 38-year-old Valencia man and leader in the Armenian Power gang could face almost 1,000 years in federal prison after being convicted on 57 criminal counts, officials with the U.S. Attorney's office said this week.
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.