Recent heavy rains and snowfall have prompted Angeles National Forest officials to reduce the fire danger level from high to low.
A former Internal Revenue Service employee from Valencia has been ordered to pay $127,116 in restitution after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges that he filed false tax returns for himself and members of his family.
On Monday, several organizations, including the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment, filed legal objections to the California Fish and Game's River Alteration approval. This permit would allow massive filling of the floodplain of the Santa Clara River to accommodate the proposed 21,000-unit Newhall Ranch project west of Interstate 5.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently honored Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for its top organ-donation rates.
Tyler Anderson, 10 dives for a throw from his father, Thomas, at Valencia Heritage Park in Valencia on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry has been released from the hospital after recovering there for more than a month.
Families interested in enrolling their children in Newhall District's preschools for the 2011-12 school year can pick up an application Jan. 24 at the Newhall Preschool office.
A 23-year-old Canoga Park man was arrested Monday after trying to evade officers on a 24-mile chase from Acton to Lancaster.
It is obvious (to all who will take the trouble to observe with care) that vast numbers of people - young and old - are growing progressively more depressed by dark forebodings about the current course of events and deteriorating quality of life.
It's difficult to imagine the outcome of the pivotal battles of World War II without the contribution of British scientist Alan Turing. Turing was Britain's top cryptanalyst and computer scientist working to decode Hitler's "unbreakable" Enigma cipher communication system.
Thank you for printing Tom Purcell's syndicated column, "Focus on the fascinating rather than the famous," in the Tuesday edition of The Signal.
As I looked out my office window at the snow falling on Sunday, I was extraordinarily grateful that Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature will be back at work soon to help solve the global warming issue.
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.