Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the first week of the April 1949 Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise. There's oil in 'dem hills
College of the Canyons administrators, Board of Trustees members and Michael Hoefflin Foundation members deliver donated gifts to children suffering from cancer Saturday, April 4 from 9:30 a.m. until deliveries are completed.
The College of the Canyons Foundation invites wine connoisseurs from across the Santa Clarita valley to partake in an evening of great wine, gourmet food and good company at the 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Wine Classic, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 30, in the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) main gallery.
Residents looking to keep up with all things city-related can visit the new Public Meeting Page on the city's Web site.
Sulphur Springs Elementary hosts its annual Mustang Milestone celebration ceremonies to honor the academic achievements of students on Friday, May 29, fourth grade; Monday, June 1, sixth grade; Tuesday, June 2, first grade; Wednesday, June 3, third grade; Thursday, June 4, fifth grade; Monday, June 8, second grade; and Tuesday, June 9, Kindergarten. All ceremonies start in the school's gymnasium at 8:15 p.m. For more information, call Alan Reinstein, assistant principal, at (661) 252-2725.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined the opposition against state ballot measure Proposition 1A, citing its adverse effect on the state's record-high budget deficits and unemployment rate.
Golden Valley High School will present a celebrity basketball game on May 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to benefit the nonprofit Actors for Autism and the Golden Valley High School Grizzlies basketball program. One person who attends the game will win a pair of signed basketball shoes worn in an Olympic event by WNBA player and Olympian Delisha Milton-Jones.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are still looking for a man who robbed a Canyon Country liquor store at gunpoint Tuesday and fled with the clerk's wallet and money from the register, a sheriff's official said.
Talks between California Nurses Association negotiators and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital officials continue in an attempt to settle a compensation dispute between the two sides, hospital spokeswoman Laura Young said Wednesday.
April 15 is just around the corner and millions are frantically getting their tax returns completed and in the mail. Here are some last minute details to consider.
In 1999, Castaic Lake Water Agency bought Santa Clarita Water Company in a deal that, for the most part, occurred behind closed doors. Unbeknownst to the public, they filed for condemnation, paid $63 million in cash to the Bonelli family, apparently without a board vote on the matter, and bought a company that they could not legally own. They used public tax dollars to pay four times more than the appraised value of the water ...
As a resident of Santa Clarita Valley for more than 15 years and someone who has to deal with identity theft on a regular basis due to my job, it makes me sick that once again our government has bowed down the Mexican government ("Mexican consulate forces deal in ID theft case," March 20).
Isn't it remarkable that those who support the majority in our Congress today continue to disparage the "eight Bush years" as the only precursor to the economic problems of today?
To find proof that no one can control the scorched-earth developers, one needs only to look at the flattened hilltop next to Mountasia Family Fun Center off Soledad Canyon Road in the Centre Pointe development.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball for seven innings, Mike Trout scored the only run on a wild pitch by Joe Saunders and the Los Angeles Angels edged the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks kept taking the lead until there were no more chances for Boston to come back and tie it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yasiel Puig kicked back in his chair, his well-worn uniform streaked in red clay, and calmly answered questions in Spanish. Then, suddenly, he threw his hands in the air and shouted, "Pow!"
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego man faces three felony charges in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 10-year-old boy.
Santa Clarita's "Summer Blast" kicked off this week, offering SCV youth up to eight weeks of afternoon activities to stay busy while school's out.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Mexican authorities have arrested a former University of Southern California professor who was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in the resort city of Playa del Carmen.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Legislature's Democratic leaders are pledging to address a budget bill that threatens public access to information held by local governments, but to do so in different ways.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The commission that sets the pay for California lawmakers and statewide elected officials such as the governor and attorney general voted Wednesday to restore a 5 percent pay cut it made to salaries last year as state employees faced furloughs.
A Canyon Country man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts in Tuesday's wrong-way crash on Highway 14 that injured 13 people, four of them seriously.
Santa Clarita Detective Bureau investigated a report of a male following a young girl and videotaping her while she was walking around inside "Target" located on Magic Mountain Blvd., Valencia. Through proactive work by Target's loss prevention, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Yale Yurman. Suspect Yurman is a registered sex offender.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A legislative committee has recommended that the Senate confirm Gov. Jerry Brown's choice to lead California's prison system.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The public is being asked to keep eyes to the skies for an exotic stork that flew the coop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - HBO and James Gandolfini's managers say the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos" has died in Italy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit alleging that immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody longer without investigating whether they're in the country illegally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - As the whir of the subway echoed throughout Union Station and crowds of passengers trickled in for their morning commute, Los Angeles' transit officials unveiled a new development to deter riders from evading fares: locked turnstiles that can only be accessed using a TAP card.