Local fire and sheriff's units responded to calls of a possible downed helicopter Friday afternoon north of Hasley Canyon Road in Castaic.
A man wanted for murder in the San Fernando Valley was being held Friday at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
After 24 years of teaching and administrative work, Denise Davis has taken over the reins as principal at Castaic Elementary School.
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California lawmakers have made several changes to individual income tax rates and collection schedules this year in their attempts to close multibillion dollar budget deficits.
Kudos to The Mighty Signal for a brilliant as well as comical editorial, "No one goes back to Sacramento" on Aug. 2.
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 Saturday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2009. There are 138 days left in the year.
In today's challenging economic climate, it is all the more important for Santa Clarita Valley residents considering the purchase of a home to determine the price range they can afford prior to their search.
Regarding Peter Kavounas' opinion column, "Got questions about water rates? Logical answers await," Aug. 2:
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) is set to host a health care tele-town hall on Monday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. PT for constituents of the 25th Congressional District of California to discuss current proposals being debated in Congress to reform the nation's health care system.
Fellow Member of Congress, Dr. Tom Price (R-GA), will also be a participant in the tele-town hall and available to serve as a medical resource for concerned citizens. The tele-town hall forum has extraordinary benefits, allowing over 67,000 constituents to be called throughout the district over the ...
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department is holding auditions for five of next season's biggest productions, which include Broadway, Shakespeare and a variety of other genres.
D.E.E. Studio Productions Performing Arts Academy is hosting a talent search for Santa Clarita's "Most Talented Performer." The contest is open to vocalists, musicians and actors. There are four age categories: 5 to 8, 9 to 12, 13 to 17 and 18 and up (including seniors). This year's Grand Prize includes: a $2,000 cash award and a recording session valued at $1,000 (for a winner who is a vocalist or musician) or a screen test (if he/she is an actor). Additionally, first place in each of the other age categories will receive a ...
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) - Three people were fatally shot and two others injured early Sunday in three separate attacks within the span of an hour in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles. The attacks could be related, police said.
As more Californians tear out their lawns and plant drought-friendly gardens, many homeowners wonder how the effort will pencil out.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama's summer vacation off the Massachusetts coast is nearing an end.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer- an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and rrithe Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf.The storm was upgraded from a tropical depression Sunday morning. The U.S. National Hucane Center in Miami said the storm may strengthen into a hurricane on Wednesday while over the open waters of the Atlantic. The storm's center was expected to curve away from the U.S. East Coast.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of the rebel stronghold Donetsk as bystanders shouted abusive slurs and tossed eggs, bottles, and tomatoes at them.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, recovering major parts of what it described as an advanced aircraft. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
CAIRO (AP) - The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State."
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - A 38-year-old man died Saturday after he was shot multiple times backstage during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley venue, authorities said.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his brother's friend with a bow and arrow during a dispute at his Southern California home.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story shopping center early Sunday, signaling a new escalation in seven weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
Recently I read a study on English language clichés that named "it is what it is" as the most annoying.
In response to the column "Superintendent bullying needs to be stopped" published in the Aug. 18 issue of The Signal: I've been wondering about the apparent persecution of the Albert Einstein Academy.
I'd like to applaud The Signal's editorial board for the Aug. 10 editorial "It's time for new leadership." It was right on the money.
Having known Connie Worden-Roberts since the 1970s, I am still amazed at her involvement and accomplishments in our community on so many levels. We do owe her a lot.