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
Valencia High graduate Danny Worth was sent down by the Detroit Tigers to Triple-A Toledo on Thursday to make room for veteran infielder Brandon Inge, who had been on the disabled list.
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.