Eighth-grade teacher Connie Howard gave her students something to think about this semester as she and several other teachers at Placerita Junior High and Old Orchard Elementary schools combined to teach interactive creative writing to more than 100 students.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station assisted in "arresting" more than 40 local business executives Wednesday to raise money for the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
The Pet Assistance Foundation will offer pet photos with Santa to benefit low-cost spay and neutering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Pet Stop, at 16522 Soledad Canyon Road. On Dec. 13, the foundation will be at Pet Supply from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 26831 Bouquet Canyon Road. Photo packages start at $10. For more information call (661) 260-3140.
Rocky, a poodle mix, smiles at the camera after Margie Hathaway, the owner of Dog Gone Fancy mobile pet grooming salon, finishes grooming him.
Dozens of local mobile home park residents packed City Hall Wednesday night to plea with the city's Manufactured Home Rental Adjustment Panel to accept their appeals against a proposed rent hike at two local mobile home parks.
Kelly Kinney hopes her two Thursday morning interviews are her last - at least for a while. Kinney is the job-hunting former marketing professional who wears her resume on her T-shirt to attract attention and, she hopes, a job. She is scheduled to interview for a job at the Valencia Swim Club at 9 a.m. Thursday. Immediately following her job interview, Kinney meets with CNN to talk about T-shirt resumes and job hunting, she said. ...
A handful of "health care heroes" were acknowledged by colleagues as they posed for a snapshot against the fully decked Christmas tree at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED 1:20 p.m. Thursday The Crossover Fire is 100 percent contained as of 10 a.m. Fire crews remain on the scene monitoring the fire and mopping up hot spots, according to a Forest Service statement. The Crossover fire broke out about 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, said John Lane, Divisional Chief for the United States Forest Service. The fire burned 75 acres along the northbound edge of Interstate 5 just south of Templin Highway, and threatened several rural ...
McGrath Elementary School students plastered their little faces against the windows watching a sheriff's helicopter make an emergency landing behind the school Wednesday, a school employee said.
City staff will make a presentation on the proposed process Burrtec Waste Industries will go through in order to find a location for its materials recovery facility, also known as an MRF during the City Council Waste Diversion Subcommittee meeting at 2 p.m. today at City Hall.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons and Santa Clarita school districts launched a new kindergarten through 12th-grade arts education program designed to use the college's cultural and community resources to expose students to the visual and performing arts.
The Soledad Canyon Mine Act (H.R. 5887) remains stuck in committee without a hearing as the 110th Congress' second session comes to a close, and representatives are focused on the nation's financial crisis.
Those looking for extra income should be wary. Scammers using classified advertisements are ripping off people in Santa Clarita Valley, a sheriff's official said. The second of two Santa Clarita Valley residents reported getting ripped off in a secret shopper scam Tuesday. The first victim told deputies the advertisement ran in the classified section of The Signal, said Sgt. James Anderson of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station. Scammers duped the first victim July 20 ...
UPDATED 10 p.m. Sheriff's deputies took a 17-year-old Saugus girl into custody Thursday after she boarded a Santa Clarita city bus armed with a loaded 45-caliber pistol. The teenager sent a text message to a friend at a local high school stating she had a gun and was going to kill herself, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Darren Harris. Shortly after 10 a.m., deputies received a phone call from the friend who was worried ...
Just two days after the dust from "Black Friday" settled in stores across the country, shoppers took part in "Cyber Monday," what is supposed to be the online shopping realm's take on the year's busiest shopping day.
A multi-vehicle crash in Newhall stalled southbound traffic on Railroad Avenue Sunday afternoon, officials said.
Officials with the County Coroner's office have identified the Canyon Country man shot and killed Thursday as 53-year-old Juan Mejia.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country thanks to a tip supplied by a citizen, a sheriff's spokesman said.
The Women Empowerment Build for Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys attracted a sold-out crowd Saturday.
With a ceremony that was at times somber and celebratory, the Santa Clarita Valley's annual Relay for Life event to raise money and awareness for cancer research kicked off Saturday morning in Central Park.
Carrying signs that read, "No More Cages" and "Education not incarceration," about 50 people lined the intersection of The Old Road and Biscailuz Drive in Castaic to protest a potential expansion of the Pitchess Detention Center.
A brush fire that scorched more than 700 acres in Castaic is now completely contained, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
As is typical of the California Institute of the Arts, the school's graduation ceremony Friday was anything but ordinary.
Santa Clarita's April jobless rate fell to 5.7 percent, a drop from 6.1 percent in March, according to statistics released Friday.
With no new schools planned for the foreseeable future, the Hart district is taking steps to shutter the nonprofit foundation set up to manage land purchases and development, according to officials.
Sacramento– California is slated to be the first state in the nation to provide voter registration through a Health Benefit Exchange similar to "Motor Voter" registration through the DMV. Last year, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 35, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), which expands voter registration by requiring that California come into full compliance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA), commonly known as Motor Voter. The new law became effective January ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released today the attached letter from the Federal Aviation Administration announcing that it will no longer close Los Angeles County's air traffic control towers. Congress passed the "Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013" act which allows the FAA to transfer funding from other accounts to keep the nation's 149 contract towers open.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detectives are asking for public assistance in locating a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country.
The Paseo Club in Valencia will host a free tennis festival Saturday as part of United States Tennis Professionals Association's "Tennis Across America" month in May.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes, ramps and connectors listed below as part of a $100.1 million pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. Closures are subject to change.