The third annual Stephanie's Hope Holiday Boutique is set to take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Rio Norte Junior High School auditorium. The event features 26 vendors, a bake sale and a raffle. Funds from the bake sale and raffle, as well as a portion from the vendors, benefits the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance, a nonprofit organization that funds research to find treatment and a cure for Friedreich's Ataxia. ...
The Castaic Area Town Council election will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Castaic Regional Sports Complex, 31230 Castaic Road. Voters must be moe than 18 year old and produce a proof of address. Visit www.castaicareatowncouncil.org or call (661) 295-1156 for more information.
Sheriff's deputies are hunting for a man they described as armed and dangerous. Jeremy Mark Singh, 20, of Canyon Country, is wanted in connection with numerous crimes, the most recent an alleged assault of two males in Canyon Country on Sept. 14, Sgt. Darren Harris said. The assault sent both victims to the hospital, one victim with a stab wound. "We want to get this guy off the street. He's very dangerous and is wanted ...
It was only a re-enactment, but it felt real to many students at Golden Valley High School. They walked out to Robert C. Lee Parkway on Thursday to find two wrecked cars strewn with "bloody" bodies. A deputy stood by dressed in an ominous Grim Reaper costume. The dramatization was part of "Every 15 Minutes," a program sponsored by the California Highway Patrol, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and the city of Santa Clarita. ...
Toni Otis suffered a mental breakdown in 2003. Now she's helping others avoid the same fate, and she'll have new facilities to work with.
Some people see a newspaper as more than just a finger-blackening conduit for information. John Boston is one of those people. "I've always thought that The Signal was the very song of the First Amendment," Boston said. "The heart and soul of the community. Boston's "Mr. SCV" column will return to the pages of The Signal starting Nov. 16, appearing Fridays on page A2 and in Sunday's Opinion section. Since leaving The Signal earlier this ...
UPDATED: 9 p.m. Kevin Lamont Thomas, who was charged with having illegal sexual relations with four Hart district students, pleaded no contest to three charges in Van Nuys Superior Court Thursday and faces up to six years in state prison, a district attorney's official said. Thomas pleaded no contest to felony counts of sexual penetration of a minor with a foreign object and sexual intercourse with a minor and a misdemeanor count of child molestation, ...
2008 GENERAL ELECTION Tuesday, Nov. 4 UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. Thursday PRESIDENTIAL 8:04 p.m. Tuesday: The Associated Press reports Sen. Barack Obama has won the presidential election. 8:16 p.m. Tuesday: Sen. John McCain concedes. ++++++++++++ PRESIDENTIAL Popular votes (Sen. John McCain & Sen. Barack Obama): 121,305,522 Republican: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)/Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) 56,785,572 (46% of the vote) Electoral votes: 162 Democratic: Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.)/Sen. Joe Biden (D-Delaware) 64,519,950 (53%) Electoral votes: 364 (270 ...
Two hate crimes in Saugus might turn out to be a prank performed by friends but detectives aren't laughing.
Officials from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission will visit College of the Canyons to review its registered nursing associate degree program for continuing accreditation.
The Newhall and Saugus school districts topped the Academic Performance Index (API) scores among elementary school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley, with scores of 882 and 852 respectively.
The Hart district shot up 13 points in the state's Academic Performance Index (API), exceeding the state's goal of 800 points with an overall district score of 804. Ten of the district's 17 schools also exceeded the state goal and almost every school noted significant growth over last year's API score, according to data released Thursday by the California Department of Education. "Districtwide that is right where we want to be - 804 is a ...
Christine Parr, an English Language Development teacher and coordinator at Placerita Junior High School, was named Teacher of the Year for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
A small truck or SUV struck and killed Michael Yant, a homeless man from Newhall, while was walking along the center divider on the eastbound side of Highway 126 late Monday, a CHP official said.
Canyon Country's two-year-old Jacob Fierro has leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant.
A 52-year-old Granada Hills man charged with trying to cash a forged check at a Valencia bank in January is now serving a three-year sentence.
Jumping over fences, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies chased down and captured a burglary suspect Wednesday in Canyon Country.
The children of a former Valencia High School educator shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day are struggling with "the worst thing" imaginable as they make funeral arrangements for their mother.
It began with the light tapping of a foot against a stage, buttressed by fingers snapping.
A proposed low-income residential development that would house veterans and their families has cleared one hurdle: Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the project.
Former City Manager Ken Pulskamp will take the hot seat this year as the "roastee" for the 15th annual Elks Club roast to benefit the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc., organizers announced Wednesday.
MISSION HILLS (Feb. 20, 2013) – Providence Holy Cross Medical Center received redesignation today as the Greater San Fernando Valley's only Magnet Hospital, the nation's highest recognition for nursing excellence.
A winter storm brought California much-needed rain and even a rare tornado, but the breadth and severity of snowfall in much of the state caught drivers by surprise and left hundreds stranded on mountain highways.
WASHINGTON- The Department of Defense today officially informed Congress of its intent to impose furloughs on the Department of Defense's entire civilian workforce as it copes with the automatic spending cuts known as "sequestration." The furlough program will go forward if sequestration is not avoided. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement on the furloughs:
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
A Southern California artist is hoping his latest exhibit of kinetic art will move enthusiasts at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery.
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