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Dr. Amy Wagner, Canyon Country pediatrician, won it all at the Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley's first annual Fiesta Poker Texas Hold'em tournament Saturday night, June 6 at the Westridge Horizon Clubhouse.
Sophie Johnson, a junior in American University's Kogod School of Business majoring in business, language, and culture studies, was named to the spring 2009 Dean's List.
Air Force Airman Tommy G. Callaway graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Miss Emily Van Houdt, daughter of Robert and Christina Van Houdt of Valencia, has been selected the twenty-ninth annual California's homecoming queen.
Ron Ippolito, of Canyon Country, still remembers where he was the day men first landed on the moon.
So you say you want a Castaic high school? Prove it. Run for a seat on the Hart school board. Seriously. The filing period opened Monday and you've got until Aug. 7 to file for one of three open seats in the November election. Actually you've got until Aug. 14 because two of the three incumbents - Dennis King and Patricia Hanrion - have announced plans to retire. The filing period is extended by one ...
Barry Golob and Theresa Kolb of Saugus are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Golob, to Jeffrey Nickolas Gallegly of North Carolina.
UPDATED 4:21 p.m. today: Fire officials say a 55-acre wildfire in northern Los Angeles County has been fully contained. County Fire Dispatcher Brendan Peart says the Castaic-area blaze was 100 percent surrounded early Saturday. No structures burned and no injuries have been reported. More than 200 firefighters fought the blaze, which erupted Friday afternoon in medium brush. UPDATED 1:28 a.m. today: A passenger bus went up in flames Friday on Interstate 5 northwest of Los ...
College of the Canyons will raise the cost of one-day parking passes from $1 to $2, effective Aug. 3, to help fund the college's new free bus program for students, which will launch in the fall. "In an arrangement that has been reached with the City of Santa Clarita, College of the Canyons students will be able to ride any city bus-anywhere, anytime-for the first three weeks of the Fall 2009 semester, free of charge," ...
Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department/city of Santa Clarita's Community Interaction Team (CIT) conducted a parole search and compliance operation in Santa Clarita Wednesday.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's COBRA Team are investigating a shooting incident early Friday morning in the 23700 block of Valle Del Oro in Newhall.
An alert deputy arrested Richard Vigil, MH/33, of Tracy, Calif. in connection with a vehicle burglary which occurred in the parking lot of Valencia High School as the victim sat, unaware, watching a football game late Tuesday afternoon.
Here's The Signal's Photo Spotlight for the week of July 10-17, 2009 featuring photos taken in the Santa Clarita Valley by Signal staff photographers.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll. The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 383 votes from late afternoon Friday, July 10 to late afternoon Friday, July 17, 2009. Question: "What sort of health care system would you like to see in America?" * Private only (74 votes) * Public only (8 votes) * Private and public (choice) (178 votes) * Free for all (71 votes) * No change (52 votes) Click ...
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.
Last August Santa Clarita Valley entrepreneurs, Alex and Benjamin Haslam, ages 11 and 9, decided to parlay a favorite activity into their own business distributing flyers door to door for local businesses.
From the Nov. 25 SCV Signal: