In response to several inquiries from residents in the 5th District regarding my position concerning annexations, I appreciate this opportunity to share my views. Under state law, known as the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000, it is the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) which processes annexations in Los Angeles County.
Nearly 20 years ago, federal officials approved an aggregate mine in Santa Clarita's Soledad Canyon. A lot has changed since then.
Assistance League of Santa Clarita Valley celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Footsteps 5K Run/Walk with more than 300 participants "taking their mark" under sunny skies.
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The College of the Canyons nursing department received a $10,000 donation from the Facey Medical Foundation to add to the COC Foundation's Yvonne Wiggins Memorial Scholarship Endowment in April.
The boys of summer are ready to go with Santa Clarita's most popular community sports traditions: Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day.
Mayor Gavin Newson: I am personally offended that the city of San Francisco is boycotting Arizona.
The Signal's letters to the editor are becoming repetitious and continue to dwell on the same subject matter.
Regarding "Legislator calls for Arizona boycott" (The Signal, April 28):
Managing finances can be one of the most time-consuming parts of running a family owned business. Finances are vital to your company's growth and success.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for mail thefts in the Santa Clarita Valley.
With West Ranch High trying to stay in the hunt for a share of first place and Hart battling for the final playoff spot in the Foothill League, both baseball teams needed to hit big in Friday's game at Hart High School.
Offense was definitely the story of the game, with the Wildcats collecting 13 hits to the Indians 12.
After Wednesday's baseball game between Canyon and Golden Valley, Grizzly head coach Scott Drootin made it clear that Canyon's Patrick Roxbury wasn't going to beat them.
The children of the Blessed Kateri Religious Education program donated more than 2,300 gently used books to San Miguel Catholic School in Los Angeles on April 30.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.