The drivers of a car and a motorcycle suffered moderate and minor injuries, respectively, in a collision at the intersection of McBean Parkway and Decoro Drive about 1:20 p.m. Friday, according to the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's Lt. Bill Weiss.
A brush fire scorched 20 acres of land in east Lancaster.
Hart High School's student government handed out bracelets to classmates Friday as a way to remember the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The bracelets read "9/11 Never Forget," and students were encouraged to wear them throughout the day.
SIMI VALLEY - The Golden Valley football team didn't want to make the same mistakes against Royal of Simi Valley that it did in its season-opening loss to Simi Valley.
The first confirmed bird infected with West Nile virus in the Santa Clarita Valley this year was found in Valencia, a vector control official said Friday.
A suspected drunken driver traveling against traffic on Rye Canyon Road near Avenue Stanford struck another driver, injuring both parties, about 2:54 p.m., according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials.
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Los Angeles County will premiere three short films by local youth from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force invite community teens and parents to attend the 2011 Teen Scene Unplugged: Navigating the Teenage Years from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Valley High School.
The Santa Clarita Jazz Festival comes to the beautiful Valencia Country Club on Friday, Sept. 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 1, from noon to 10 p.m. An Ultimate Promotion Production, brought to you by Good Neighbor Pharmacy, the Friday night event will feature performances by high school jazz bands, local talent and special guests. The top-flight jazz event on Saturday features performances by award-winning recording artists including Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, Diane Schurr, Rick Braun and Everette Harp.
Sometimes, it seems like the different branches of government are about as skilled in communicating as those twin baby boys in the YouTube video titled "Talking Twin Babies." (You ought to check it out. It's hilarious.)
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Around the SCV
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.
My late father, a European-trained physician, did everything himself without benefit of nurses, clerical staff or drafty assembly-line consultation cubicles.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
By now, most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy that happened in Santa Barbara before Memorial Day. A very confused young man committed a series of violent acts that resulted in the deaths of six college students.
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.
Family owned for 35 years, CBC Cleaning and Restoration has offered the Santa Clarita Valley's residential and commercial homeowners a slew of services to help restore and maintain flooring of all types.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce reached a significant milestone when it recently marked 90 years of support for local businesses.
When Monica Harrison launched L.A. Film Locations in 2003, the Santa Clarita-based company that serves as a film location property resource for location managers, it was the perfect marriage between Harrison's background in commercial property asset management and coming from a family of film industry professionals.
If you change your own motor oil and filters, the city of Santa Clarita is asking you to recycle it – for free.