An adult hawk watches over its two babies up on a tree located in the Friendly Valley real estates. Resident Beverly Fox believes the hawks have made their home near hers for about two weeks now.
When Evelyn Adams first moved to Placerita Canyon in 1947, it was a place of virtually unspoiled wilderness.
I am very respectful of all police officers. They do a great job. I was pulled over at 2 a.m. on my motorcycle by a CHP officer for having a blue light over the license plate and my permit had expired. The officer had an attitude from the beginning, telling me that his specialty is catching motorcycle riders that try to run from him, which I had not done. I pulled over when I saw ...
First place My favorite book of all time is "Onion John." In this book, Andy, a local kid who plays baseball, has always wanted to follow his father's dream of becoming an astronaut. He has this friend, Onion John, who nobody knows. He lives in a tree in the forest, makes wishes with stones and eats onions for dinner every night. When the townspeople hear about Onion John, they don't like him. They decide to ...
Sean Ward, a sixth-grade student at Newhall Elementary School, knows how to look at the field of forensic science in his own way.
Several fires charred more than 25 acres in and around the Santa Clarita Valley on a blisteringly hot Monday, including a prescribed burn that raged out of control during a training exercise in Castaic.
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How sad and ironic to read Friday's headline story, "$8M flow could be savior" (The Signal, May 8).
Santa Clara Valley Bank announced that Ralph DeLeon has been elected chairman of the board. DeLeon replaces Guy E. Cole, who has served as chairman for the past two years. He will continue to serve as a director of the bank. Additionally, Elias Valdes has been selected as vice chairman.
Santa Clara Valley Bank has hired Janet Olmos as a client service representative at the Valencia branch location.
The Canyon Theatre Guild recently finished its 8th annual Junior Cabaret with this year's theme as "Fairy Tales Can Come True."
Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Parent-Teacher Association from three local elementary schools were awarded for their involvements with school and community outreach at the California State PTA Convention.
The story "Lion, bear seen near home" in the May 7 issue of The Signal is illustrated with a quite large (larger, in fact, than the text) photo of a snarling, savage-looking mountain lion, helpfully identified (in case the reader doesn't know what a mountain lion looks like) and, we are told, "like the one ... seen (in) Santa Clarita."
Parents, students and staff of Ekata Martial Arts & Fitness are working together to host the 1st annual "Warrior Appreciation Day" event on Friday, May 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m at 23333 Cinema Drive, #150, Valencia 91355.
"Relay For Life" is looking for a few good breakfasts! That's the word from the committee which is working on last-minute plans for this year's American Cancer Society SCV Relay For Life, scheduled May 30-31 at Central Park. The Survivors Village subcommittee is looking for juice, coffee and breakfast breads to serve to cancer survivors the morning of Saturday, May 30, as the survivors wait to walk in the opening Survivors Lap. The committee expects ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A police bomb squad was detonating homemade explosive devices found in an apartment on Wednesday after a traffic stop revealed a potentially dangerous liquid in a man's car, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress Wednesday that a serious national security leak required the secret gathering of telephone records at The Associated Press as he stood by an investigation in which he insisted he had no involvement.
Snapshot for the week of 05/06/2013 to 05/12/2013
Good morning Saugus. I hope that the traffic congestion due to the Amgen Tour did not disrupt your travels too much yesterday. The Amgen Tour is a great event which brings a new experience and revenue to Santa Clarita.
CHICAGO (AP) - In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper tantrums get a fancy name. And certain "senior moments" are called "mild neurocognitive disorder."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase its latest services. Announcements included new features for online games, maps and search, a new music-streaming service and enhancements to its Google Plus social network, including tools for sharing and enhancing photos.
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement after the Senate voted 83 to 14 to pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA).
WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee rebuffed Democratic efforts Wednesday to keep the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program whole, as debate on the farm bill turned into a theological discourse on helping the poor.
American Medical Response, the company that supplies the Santa Clarita Valley with ambulances, is providing CPR training sessions at three SCV locations next week during National Emergency Medical Services Week.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - More than four years after the world last heard from O.J. Simpson in court, one of the nation's most famous prisoners spoke again Wednesday in a bid to win freedom from a sentence that could keep him behind bars until he dies.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies born alive at his rogue clinic dodged a possible death sentence on Tuesday in a hasty post-verdict deal with prosecutors.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Two hikers lost for days in the Southern California wilderness won't be charged the $160,000 it took to find them.
The following road closures are planned within the city of Santa Clarita today for the Amgen Tour of California as racers head out of town about noon on their way to Santa Barbara.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday, widening a probe that includes investigations by three committees in Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) - States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half- from .08 blood alcohol level to .05_matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries, a federal safety board recommended Tuesday. That's about one drink for a woman weighing less than 120 pounds, two for a 160-pound man.