The Signal reported on April 28 in "City says 'no' to library tax," and again in a May 1 editor's note on "Where's the democracy in library-board pick," that it was "common" for a city council to appoint itself to a library board of directors.
Burglary-squad detectives began tagging items found inside a "flophouse" in Newhall on Wednesday, following an all-day standoff that shut down the tree-covered street.
Investigators are searching for a man who is believed to have followed a 12-year-old boy while the boy was walking to Placerita Junior High School on Tuesday morning.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- A California truck driver has pleaded guilty in a New Mexico court to a charge that he transported illegal immigrants.
Charles Hill Morris Jr., regional manager of The Signal, announced today that Ian Lamont, publisher for almost three years, has resigned, effective immediately.
United Methodist Bible study
A Valencia woman remained in serious condition Tuesday at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after suffering injuries from a McBean Parkway car crash earlier this week, hospital officials said.
A Saugus man was arrested earlier this week after he allegedly assaulted his 83-year-old grandmother, authorities said. The 33-year-old man allegedly hit his grandmother several times, picked her up and threw her against a chair and pinned her down with a bench pressed against her chest during an argument about the cleanliness of their home, Lt. Brenda Cambra of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said in an email.
A 1.7-magnitude earthquake rolled through the SCV just after 1 p.m. Tuesday. The quake's epicenter was about four miles away from Castaic Lake Dam, and seven miles away from Saugus, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.
The College of the Canyons Fine and Performing Arts Division will host the third annual ARTstART Festival on Friday and Saturday, showcasing the achievements of students studying in the music, dance, theater, animation, media and entertainment arts, graphic design and studio arts departments.
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West Ranch softball still has a shot at winning a Foothill League title.
Rioux Park walking group
Driving southbound on Interstate 5 from Bakersfield toward Valencia, one heads up the winding Grapevine through the Tejon Pass. Just south of the tiny mountain town of Lebec, you'll cross the Caltrans Tejon Pass rest stops - those welcome oases for weary and pit-stop-needy drivers.
Increasing numbers of students with impressive GPAs are being turned away from four-year colleges and universities, as entrance standards now include criteria once optional. Today's high school seniors and community-college-transfer students must demonstrate much more than academic prowess.
HESPERIA (AP) - Interstate 15 is expected to remain closed northeast of Los Angeles for up to two days after a fire erupted where a bridge is being constructed.
NEW YORK (AP) - There were stunners, snoozers and bummers at the Met Gala, the former led by Sarah Jessica Parker, Karolina Kurkova and Sarah Silverman in stunning princess ball gowns and the latter led by, well, many.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" comment to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom Tuesday after his murder trial was adjourned for the day. Pistorius denied the allegation.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian troops tightened a security cordon around a major insurgent-held eastern city Tuesday, but pro-Russia militia acted with impunity elsewhere in the turbulent region bordering Russia, surrounding a major Interior Ministry base.
SAUSALITO (AP) - A marine mammal rescue group said Monday it's seeing a record number of stranded sea lions and seals along the Northern and central California coast - some of whom appear to have been sickened by toxins and others weaned by their mothers earlier than usual.
CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) - Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught. On Monday, he walked out of a southeast Missouri courtroom a free man again - this time with no need to look over his shoulder.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Becky Domokos-Bays of Alexandria City Public Schools has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she said, they rejected it.
I know there are quite a few people in the SCV who can remember back to the '40s, '50s and '60s during the big strikes that some of the big companies had - and how violent they were.
Editor's note: The following was copied to The Signal but sent to members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - When the Los Angeles Kings are on top of their formidable defensive game, they revel in the silence they can create in a frustrated road arena.
With a vast swath of the West primed for wildfires, federal foresters are preparing for the worst with a budget that might run dry and a fleet of air tankers that in some cases aren't ready for takeoff.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place.
Spencer Simons said he sends at least 30 texts an hour, checks Facebook at least 20 times a day, and sends or receives a Snapchat message as many as 40 times a day.
You experienced a nightmare of a day. You hope for a better day tomorrow, but you're not overly optimistic about it. When the alarm goes off, you expect the worst – today is will be a continuation of yesterday. You begin the day with a negative mindset, not allowing the day to unfold.
It's time for round two of College of the Canyons' Spring Job & Career Fairs.