SAN FRANCISCO -- In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Architecture For Humanity, the Bezos Family Foundation and Global Nomads Group have partnered to create studentsrebuild.org, a $500,000 matching challenge grant and call to action for junior high and high school students around the globe to help rebuild stronger, safer, permanent schools in Haiti.
Bicycle riders are invited to participate in the second series of community workshops on the countywide Bicycle Master Plan, currently being developed by the Los Angeles County Public Works Department.
The Santa Clarita Skate Park already had bowls, stairs, rails and ramps; now it has something else - WiFi.
All 11 a.m. today, the California Department of Education released the Academic Performance Index, or API, figures, which measure the academic growth of public school students by using standardized tests. Scores range from 200 to 1,000.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance public safety in the Santa Clarita Valley, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced new traffic control measures at following locations:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance public safety, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that portions of Acton Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon Road will be resurfaced and new thermoplastic striping and pavement markings on roads will be installed.
The city of Santa Clarita and its Redevelopment Agency is encouraging residents to apply for a position on either the Planning Commission, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, the Arts Commission or the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability Audit Panel.
The fact that the Valencia boys tennis team won the Foothill League championship, but is unseeded in the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs is curious.
The planned Newhall Library - which had been criticized for its ski chalet-like appearance - received a $117,000 Western-style makeover that won over Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday night.
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.
At a recent Santa Clarita Planning Commission meeting, commissioners approved an amendment to Title 17 of the city's Unified Development Code (UDC), "to add Section 17.01.180 Annexations to authorize the City Council to (1) grant certain exceptions from development standards contained in the city's Unified Development Code (UDC) (i.e.: permitted uses, parking, setbacks, floor area ratio, signage, architectural design elements, right-of-way improvements, landscaping, and/or hillside development) for properties proposed for annexation to the city in accordance with entitlements approved by Los Angeles County; and (2) approve modifications to these projects in accordance with the ...
My wife and I were eating outside at Kabuki early Friday evening, and noticed a middle-aged gentleman getting out of his car after parking in a handicap-designated space.
Sport Clips Haircuts, a men and boys hair care provider, is asking its 690 stores, including those in the Santa Clarita Valley, to gather their vaccumed hair and send it to Matter of Trust, an organization that makes oil-soaking mats and booms from hair and fur.
The College of the Canyons physics, music and media entertainment arts (MEA) departments will host the presentation "The Power of the Sound," designed to help audiences better understand the perception, physics, and power of sound in our daily lives.
LOS ANGELES -- John Torres, Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), announces the release of aggregate trace data for crime guns recovered in Los Angeles and submitted to ATF for tracing for calendar year 2009.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year, a bipartisan compromise that all but banishes the specter of an election-year government shutdown and underscores lawmakers' fatigue with budget battles.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A lawyer representing Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf in his high treason trial said Thursday that his client needs to go to the U.S. for further medical treatment following a heart scare.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.