The payback deadline is looming for Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s owner, which filed for bankruptcy protection nearly one year ago. But as the payback date approaches, the effects of the bankruptcy have trickled down to the local level.
Summer may be several months away, but it's not too early to start planning what the kids will be doing when school ends and the long summer days begin. Here's a quick roundup of some of the possibilities.
A public hearing on the reduction of storm-water pollution-prevention fees to the city of Santa Clarita is scheduled for May 26.
Colleges in the Santa Clarita Valley are dealing with an increase in applications as students shift their approach to higher education in a tight economy.
Under a blazing sun and temperatures in the low 90s, Santa Clarita Valley Dodgers fans turned out in force for the 32nd annual SCV Dodger Day celebration Sunday to participate in pre-game ceremonies on the field, where the boys in blue later scorched the Colorado Rockies 14-2 in front of a crowd numbering more than 40,000 people.
Hundreds of pink ribbons fluttered in the breeze Saturday as more than 750 breast-cancer survivors and supporters took steps to "de-feet" cancer at Circle of Hope's fifth annual Walk for Hope at Castaic Lake.
This week, Wednesday is more than hump day. It's the 39th observance of Earth Day. Observed around the world, Earth Day was founded by U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wisc., and coincided with the formation of the federal Environmental Protection Agency. In an article marking the 10-year anniversary of Earth Day, Nelson wrote that his main objective in planning it was to show the political leadership of the nation that there was broad and deep support ...
A Valencia woman believes that an attempt was made to victimize her 95-year-old mother in a scam masquarading as the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.
Tiered water rates work under one simple premise - make wasting water so expensive that ratepayers have to conserve.
Nearly 1,000 students from Pico Canyon Elementary School received a hands-on lesson about conservation and recycling this week when the school launched its "Go Pico Green" program to celebrate Earth Day.
The SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91 hosts a "Casino Night" fundraiser at the Newhall American Legion Hall tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Singer and actress Camille Gray, an A-student at Rancho Pico Junior High School, has just been booked by the Los Angeles Dodgers to sing the National Anthem to kick off SCV Dodger Day festivities at Dodger Stadium Sunday.
For the Posners of Saugus, Calif., the fight to beat multiple sclerosis is a family affair. Karla Posner, 47, and one of her four children, Samantha, 17, both have MS, as it's more commonly known, a potentially crippling disease that attacks the central nervous system causing numbness and pain, but can be controlled with medication. Posner's older sister and one of her sisters-in-law also battle MS. "I say, 'I may have MS, but MS doesn't ...
A local teacher wants the Boy Scouts of America to be prepared for metal. The organization offers merit badges for plumbing, woodwork and coin collecting. So why not a merit badge for welding? Jack Compton, welding professor at College of the Canyons, is part of a committee initiated by the American Welding Society that plans to submit a curriculum to the Boy Scouts of America in the fall for a welding badge. "There's a great ...
A developer is hoping to transform an empty lot into the sort of project Santa Clarita officials say they want as part of Newhall's revitalization.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.