Chili's of Stevenson Ranch is donating 15 percent of all sales on Monday, June 27, to the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita. The proceeds include sales from dine-in, take out, catering and alcoholic beverages. The fundraiser runs from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Internal Revenue Service increased the optional standard mileage rates for the final six months of 2011. Taxpayers use the rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating a vehicle for business and other purposes.
Without a state budget, the Santa Clarita Valley's only community college adopted a tentative spending plan this week that prepares for tough state cuts.
A fire damaged a mobile home in Canyon Country on Thursday, but nobody was hurt in the blaze, according to fire officials.
The Hart district has named Chad Powell and Melanie Hagman as junior high school assistant principals for the 23,000-student school district, officials said Thursday.
For all of you out there who, over the years, have wanted to hold California politicians' feet to the fire when it comes to making legislative progress, you have a champion in the form of state Controller John Chiang.
"Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption." - James Garfield, former U.S. president.
By Signal Staff
Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on The Old Road near Highway 14 in Newhall at around 6 p.m. Thursday.
Angel Castro of Newhall pets Sparky and settles in to read to the Great Dane. Sparky is curled up next to Castro on a blanket at the Santa Clarita Community Center in Newhall. The third-grader, who reads at a fifth-grade level, enjoys this bi-weekly ritual.
Regarding "Center's doors swing open," printed June 17 in the Business section:
W.E. Gutman's June 17 editorial, "The right to live equals a right to die," was a good example of our increasing inability to incorporate suffering into our lives.
Commuter traffic was slowed Thursday by a big-rig crash on southbound Interstate 5 south of the Newhall Pass.
Eleven local residents arrested for their alleged involvement in a theft ring two weeks ago are awaiting preliminary trial dates in San Fernando Superior Court, district attorney's officials said Thursday.
By Jim Holt and Laura Dixon
I often attend conferences where the attendees are given name tags that boldly announce who they are. This creates a phenomenon rarely seen elsewhere. As we walk the halls of the conference center or hotel, our eyes are fixed on the name tags of those we pass. We're anxious to see if they are "somebody." Is he a well-known speaker?
Now that our city has survived another local election, I thought it would be appropriate to make some comments regarding elections and city hall. After all, things can get pretty exciting, or should I say concerning around election time in Santa Clarita.
I don't do it as often as I should, but one of my favorite tools is asking thought-provoking questions of my clients.
As I look back I can see them just as so many years ago.
Mother's Day is May 11 and we have some great stories being readied for publication that readers sent us.
The West Ranch High School Dance Team Spring Showcase, "The Hunger Games" was April 19 in the school's gymnasium.
One weekend at the end of March, gathering inside the school gym, a group of students did something that they had never done before.
The fifteen 4th, 5th and 6th grade NAC representatives, Nutrition Advisory Council, at Peachland Elementary School eagerly applied, and were elected by classmates, to be part of the council at the beginning of the school year for a variety of reasons.
I take a great deal of pride in living in Santa Clarita. I am a lifelong resident, and I've dedicated myself to serving the community because I believe this is one of the greatest places to live in Southern California.
I've lived in Santa Clarita for decades and I've been privileged to serve you on our City Council.
Mercedes-Benz of Valencia only opened its doors in December 2005, but it already needs to expand.