This morning (April 28), I woke to the sound of the jail alarm. I know this sound; we've heard it before, and I'm sure we'll hear it again. Soon after waking I heard prisoner-hunting helicopters overhead. I told my daughter I would take her to school instead of her walking, and upon arriving at Valencia High School we were greeted to the sight of a helicopter hovering over the campus. Clearly, the officials at the ...
As a county resident, living just two miles outside city limits, I watched the recent (City Council) election with much concern.
There was a recent letter to the editor ("Get it right the first time," April 3) asking if the city of Santa Clarita could get it right the first time.
When we think of forests, majestic trees, precious wildlife and clean, fresh air might come to mind. We probably don't think about the water we drink.
The College of the Canyons baseball team went into its final game of the season on Thursday, hoping to get a win and a chance to go after its third straight Western State Conference championship. The Cougars got the win, but it wasn't enough to get them a title or into the Southern California Regional playoffs.
The West Ranch boys tennis team closed the Foothill League season with a 16-2 victory over Saugus on Thursday at West Ranch High School. After failing to win a match in the preseason, the Wildcats have established themselves as the No. 2 team in league.
While the Valencia boys volleyball team marches toward the state record for consecutive league victories, the focus never changes. Even after earning their 90th consecutive Foothill League match with a 3-0 win over Golden Valley on Thursday by scores of 25-20, 25-17, 25-15, the Vikings' mindset remains firmly set on winning championships.
"If I see you on the news wearing a crazy hat with Lipton tea bags stapled around the brim, with a misspelled sign, screaming at Parkinson's patients and biting people's fingers off - all bets are off. I will, at that point, stage an intervention!"
An off-duty sheriff's deputy died late Wednesday in Valencia after his motorcycle clipped another vehicle and crashed into the median, sheriff's officials said early today.
Grammy-winning pianist Bill Cunliffe and his Septet will present their innovative, swinging sound and vocalist and bandleader Johnny Crawford and His Orchestra will evoke the romance of another era when they perform in a free concert in Beverly Hills on Sunday, May 2.
The National Weather Service has extended its current wind advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley to Friday at 6 a.m., as strong wind persists.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Russell Westbrook surely must have known Kobe Bryant was coming for him. Now he has two days to decide on a comeback.
Residents have just a couple of days left to buy tickets to the 33rd annual Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day, slated for May 8 this year.
The Canyon baseball team snapped its 24-game Foothill League losing streak by finally put together a complete game in a 2-0 victory over Hart Wednesday afternoon at Hart High.
Six in 10 Americans - approximately 175 million people - are living in places where air pollution often reaches dangerous levels, despite progress in reducing particle pollution, the American Lung Association said in a report released Wednesday.
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
Princess Cruises has appointed Stuart Hawkins as senior vice president of Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Compliance.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.