LOS ANGELES (AP) - Investigators launched a homicide investigation Thursday into the wildfire north of Los Angeles after determining that the gigantic blaze - which has killed two firefighters, scorched 226 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes - was set intentionally.
Venturing outside today, you may have noticed ash falling from the sky resulting from the Station Fire. The smoke and ash in the air contain pollutants that can be harmful to your health. The EPA has a list of tips to protect yourself from smoke here which include:
Numerous city of Santa Clarita Recreation facilities will remain closed today due to air quality issues resulting from current Southern California fires.
The city of Santa Clarita is informing residents about the State's new "Cash for Clunkers" Program, this time for Appliances. The California Department of Energy received $35.2 million in appropriated federal stimulus package funding to assist California residents in swapping out old energy inefficient home appliances for new, Energy Star qualified ones.
LOS ANGELES -- Labor Day will be a much needed day of rest this year for Californians, as approximately half of the state's employed workers are working harder, toiling longer hours and experiencing less job security than they did two years ago, according to data released today in the California Labor Day Survey conducted by Harris/Decima on behalf of Everest College.
The Santa Clarita-based Community Hiking Club has cancelled all previiously planned September hikes due to the Station Fire. All printed paper schedules should be ignored in lieu of the following new schedule.
Pre-registration begins Friday for the Volcom Inc.'s Wild in the Parks skateboard contest tour, which rolls into the Santa Clarita Skate Park Sept. 19.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita City Council invite community members and local businesses to attend the Grand Opening event for the Magic Mountain/I-5 Expansion Project on Tuesday, September 8 at 9 a.m.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita City Council invite local businesses and community members to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Old Town Newhall streetscape project on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. at the intersection of Market Street and Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
UPDATE - Due to the brush fires, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department mobilization, the escape drill planned for this Friday, Sept. 4 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Who designs and decides the city's traffic solutions? The new bike lanes on Rockwell Canyon Road by College of the Canyons are a car-versus-bike accident waiting to happen. It requires bikes and cars to continually zig-zag between each other. What a horrible idea. The answer to my original question is "probably the same person who thought back-in parking was a good idea for Main Street in Newhall." Fortunately, that fiasco didn't last long - let's ...
If Teddy Kennedy was the best the Senate had to offer, God help The United States of America.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin: Today is Wednesday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2009. There are 120 days left in the year.
After being away for a week I read with interest the Signal article "City OKs portion of fluid plan" regarding the 21-point stimulus package that appears to be missing the back up for point seven. So I made a point of watching the tape of the city council meeting. I checked the city council minutes of April 28, 2009. There it was, Economic Development 21-Point Business Plan for Progress. It received a unanimous vote from ...
I have just received an e-mail from Assemblyman Cameron Smyth in which he decries the decision by a panel of judges to release 40,000 inmates within two years to resolve prison overcrowding. In this e-mail, he tries to generate fear in the minds and hearts of his constituents instead of explaining the problem and even asking for suggestions as to how to resolve this situation.
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.