An event called the "Instrument Petting Zoo" was held at Wiley Canyon Elementary School in Newhall on Tuesday. Students were introduced to a variety of instruments in an effort to recruit them to the school's orchestra.
Having developed a reputation across the state as an institution where innovation can thrive, this spring College of the Canyons will take those efforts one step further with TEDxCollegeoftheCanyons taking place on April 18. Ideas worth spreading – that is the mission behind TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) and the independently organized, TEDx events that have been inspiring audiences. Held in Long Beach, Calif., the annual TED conference is traditionally focused around a central theme ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.
A young man arrested on drug charges but described as a prolific graffiti vandal has been charged with a dozen felony counts of vandalism, authorities said Tuesday.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO­– Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) attended a press conference this morning which introduced a series of bills to reform Prison Realignment in California. Assembly Bill 109 was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Brown, taking effect in October, 2011.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
Rock Club meeting The Sierra Pelona Rock Club, a member of the California and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies Inc., holds its general club meetings, which are open to the public, at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the clubhouse of the Greenbrier Mobile Estates East, 21301 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. The scheduled program is rock hunting in the Santa Monica Mountains. Refreshments will be served. Info: www.sierrapelona.com. Signal tip ...
A team of at least two thieves looted a Saugus woman's purse, lifted her credit cards and, within 20 minutes, racked up a $4,300 tab at a local computer store after pulling a scam in a Stevenson Ranch clothing store.
A young man suspected of committing 160 acts of graffiti vandalism was booked Monday at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance, officials said.
About two dozen supporters joined City Council contender Dante Acosta on Monday to show support for his campaign on the steps of City Hall.
Santa Clarita's "Summer Blast" kicked off this week, offering SCV youth up to eight weeks of afternoon activities to stay busy while school's out.
After taking his oath of office, Valencia resident Chris Fall said Wednesday that he is "pumped" to officially join the William S. Hart Union High School District board.
LANCASTER - A woman found inside the Acton mobile home of a convicted murderer was naked and "under the influence," a parole officer testified Wednesday in the rape trial of the woman's alleged assailant.
LOS ANGELES - An ambitious expansion plan for Disney's Golden Oak movie ranch in Placerita Canyon received unanimous approval Wednesday from the Los Angeles Regional Planning Commission.
A Canyon Country man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts in Tuesday's wrong-way crash on Highway 14 that injured 13 people, four of them seriously.
Santa Clarita Detective Bureau investigated a report of a male following a young girl and videotaping her while she was walking around inside "Target" located on Magic Mountain Blvd., Valencia. Through proactive work by Target's loss prevention, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Yale Yurman. Suspect Yurman is a registered sex offender.
Are you a veteran making between $45,000 and $83,650 a year combined family income and dream of owning your own home? Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley, the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate for North Los Angeles County, in collaboration with the California Department of Veterans Affairs, is building homes for veterans in Sylmar and Santa Clarita. The project in Santa Clarita will consist of an 87-home community and the one in Sylmar will ...
A red flag warning for high fire danger was issued today for the mountains in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
Members of the Saugus Union School District board voted 4-1 Tuesday night to declare Stephen Winkler's board seat vacant, saying he does not reside within the school district boundaries.
For the third time within four weeks, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a drivers' checkpoint within the city limits to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
A tense barricade situation in Canyon Country ended peacefully Tuesday following a five-hour standoff that resulted in the evacuation of some residents.
A 54-year-old Canyon Country man who allegedly drove the wrong way on Highway 14 Monday, causing a multi-car pileup that injured 13, has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at the time of the crash, a California Highway Patrol officer said Tuesday.
Local swimming pool jumped right into the fun Monday as worldwide participants sought to set a record for "the world's largest swimming lesson."
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on June 20, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
By Signal Staff