As a candidate for the Castaic Lake Water Agency board of directors, I am often asked by ratepayers why the water seems to be of such low quality. They cite taste, hardness and odor as major concerns.
A Palmdale man was booked for felony drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence after his vehicle slammed into a tree off Bouquet Canyon Road on Saturday morning, killing his female passenger, officials said Saturday.
The Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley will host a free workshop to help Santa Clarita Valley women find balance between their responsibilities and their personal lives on Saturday, July 31, in the community room of Valencia Library.
Regarding "Sorry for the bad news" (June 5): In his letter, Paul Henry Sibek tells us, "The government made a $3 billion profit from selling Bank of America stock because of the success of the bailout."
Well, it is official. The people who voted for the challengers in the recent Santa Clarita City Council election - where one David Gauny came painfully close to unseating incumbent Councilman Frank Ferry, who particularly upsets the loyal opposition - are really upset.
Last week, I received an e-mail after a Signal column I wrote, titled "Lamenting a 'stupid' county decision" (June 6).
You might as well tattoo "sucker" onto the Santa Clarita Valley's forehead and paste a "kick me" sign to our back.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The first through-the-night flight ever by a solar-powered plane, the Solar Impulse, lasted 26 hours and 9 minutes. The battery-equipped aircraft landed with more charge on its batteries than it had at takeoff. This historic event happened on July 9.
San Buena Ventura State Beach - California State Parks is now accepting proposals starting today for the operation of The Promenade at San Buenaventura State Beach in Ventura County. Proposals are due on Oct. 7 by 2 p.m.
A woman was killed and a driver taken into custody Saturday morning after a suspected alcohol-related collision on Bouquet Canyon Road, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Smoke that hovered over the Castaic area Friday morning was caused by firefighting research led by the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Members of the Newhall Community Center's karate team won several honors at an international competition in Las Vegas recently.
Green beans are one of the quintessential veggies of summer, and they are hard to beat for the quantity of food they provide per square foot. They are also easy to grow, providing you can keep the bugs and diseases from getting the upper hand. Here are some routines that will help keep your crop healthy and productive.
Helping AIDS patients
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.
NEW YORK (AP) - Think you're in control? Think again.
There is no doubt that the legalization of marijuana is gaining favor throughout the country, and I have to say that I am for it - but with some very strong reservations.
I have been agonizing over our water shortage issues for some time now, and am worried at the impact of having neighbor snitching against water using neighbors, and the hard feelings it may cause.
I am old enough to remember a time when political arguments revolved around policy differences, and the solutions to the major issues of the day were often hammered out in smoke-filled back rooms.
Over the past year, eager fans of Porto's Bakery & Café have spread rumors that the family-owned Glendale eatery is opening at every spot in which a restaurant operation closes in Santa Clarita.
A real estate investment trust announced Tuesday that it has acquired an industrial park on Avenue Kearny in Santa Clarita for $11.5 million.
A Town Center Drive bookstore has moved and changed its name to The Open Book, said the owner of the retail store.
A joint federal-state task force announced a sweep Wednesday to shut down foreclosure relief schemes that duped thousands of Southern California home owners who were already struggling to keep their homes.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles have a knack for winning in extra innings, and it has nothing to do with luck.
As part of The Signal's 2014 Santa Clarita Valley Football Preview, we want you to pick the Greatest SCV Football Player of All Time.
A six-member L.A. congressional delegation tried to hit one out of the park this week in the long-simmering debate over TV access to Dodger games, but the effort ran afoul of the DirecTV team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a pedestrian was critically injured when a stolen minivan fled from police, ran a red light and crashed into a taxi cab.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who got separated from his group while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California has been found.