Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste recently visited two businesses to hand-deliver checks from the Newhall Redevelopment Small Business Grant Program.
The monthly 661Arts meeting will take place at Santa Clarita City Hall Thursday, Aug. 19 from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Century Room.
A Chatsworth woman remains in custody after Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputiues arrested her on drug charges and outstanding warrants in Newhall Friday night, according to a report from the station.
Teachers in the Santa Clarita Valley from public, private and home schools are invited to submit essays written by their students to be published in The Signal's "Zone for Kids."
College of the Canyons' i3 Advanced Technology Incubator has been selected to join the new Microsoft BizSpark Program as a Network Partner.
A 27-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a man at the corner of Pine Street and 5th Street in Newhall on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
A new support group designed to help Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organizations will host a panel discussion featuring local business leaders and nonprofit professionals next Wednesday at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on the College of the Canyons campus.
One of the reasons I'm so old and wrinkly is that back in my teens my older sister Adria would routinely take me to Malibu for a Saturday or Sunday at the beach. We'd hang out in that small stretch of sand across from the Jack in the Box on Pacific Coast Highway.
Dear Santa Clarita City Council: There seems to be a direct connection between literacy and well-being. A community that fosters literacy is stronger, more adept at self-sufficiency and citizens are better able to participate in and give back to the community.
Concerning the libraries being taken over by the city: I think it is wrong. The libraries are doing good, and I think it wouldn't help them.
Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to amnesty for illegal immigrants. To override the "will of the people" and Congressional authority under the U.S. Constitution, President Barack Obama plans "back-door" amnesty by using executive orders to change the rules in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and immigration service to legalize millions of illegal immigrants.
After reading the Aug. 15 article "'Fair and firm' cash grab" on the proposed and present water-use enforcement, I have a few comments. With the increased water rates and shortages, many residents have cut back watering lawns until they die or turn into dirt patches. Others have changed grass for rocks as their forced alternative landscaping choice around their houses.
This community has grown and changed since I moved here in the 1980s. We've seen expanded shopping and eatery opportunities for everything from coffee to drive-through and high-end restaurants. We are happy about that.
If there is one area every business owner wants to see an improvement in, it is sales. Every owner is looking for more quotes, orders, deposits, shipments, collections and revenue.
It's all about laying the foundation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.
SANTA ANA (AP) - A California appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Orange County woman who was convicted of killing her baby after giving birth in a restaurant bathroom.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."
Life is full of events that can knock you down. Sometimes it's an actual tumble or accident that lands you in the hospital. Sometimes it's a death of someone you love dearly and can't quite imagine life without. Maybe it's the tragedy of being abused as a child.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Bell city councilwoman has been given two years in state prison and ordered to pay $242,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.