Independence Day festivities have a rich history in the Santa Clarita Valley, dating to the first Fourth of July parade in 1932. Its theme? "Old Times."
Not too long ago, Jim and Michelle Riley came across a billboard advertising Child SHARE, a faith-based organization that helps families provide foster and adoptive kids permanent homes.
The race for the 19th State Senate district maybe the most competitive and hotly contested seat in November's General Election, according to several political pundits. At a recent political rally in Santa Clarita, Democractic candidate Hannah-Beth Jackson have summed it a bit more visually.
About 1,000 Valencia residents will lose power Monday while Southern California Edison upgrades its equipment to improve reliability, an Edison official said Friday.
Gather the family, pack some snacks and put on the sunscreen because the annual Fourth of July parade is ready to roll across the streets of Newhall.
Last year they brought back the ever-popular blueberry pancakes, but this year the Rotary Club plans to get really fancy, offering patriotic red, white and blue pancakes at the 43rd annual Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club pancake breakfast.
Mr. SCV himself was chosen as this year's grand marshal. Signal Staff Writer Katherine Geyer had a few questions for the legendary John Boston, who answered as only John Boston would. Q: So Mr. SCV, how did you get the name Mr. SCV?
The survey commissioned by the Hart district to test the feasibility of placing a Proposition 39 facilities bond on the November ballot asked those surveyed about two different amounts for the potential bond. Of the 800 voters surveyed, half were asked if they would support a $300 million bond, and half were asked about a $240 million bond. Twice the usual number of voters were surveyed, doubling the sample, so that both numbers could be ...
Why did the geese cross the road? To get to a lake on the other side. A flock of Canadian geese, and a few ducks, waddle across the 10-lane Newhall Ranch Road at McBean Parkway a few times a day to get from one lake to another. Some drivers honk their car horns and swerve, while others screech to a halt to block traffic.
Diane Hamburger, who has been a science teacher at Saugus High School since 1989, has been named the school's new assistant principal. The William. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board confirmed the appointment at Wednesday's meeting, and it will be effective July 1. Hamburger attended the meeting with her husband, Mark, their daughter, Nicole, and their twin sons, Jonathan and Jason.
When Wendy Langhans leads a small band of hikers back from a night hike through Towsley Canyon, she stops halfway down the trail and points across The Old Road to a place in the dark, under the stars.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has renewed a contract with Canada for two firefighting SuperScooper airplanes during this year's fire season, an official announced today.
Sales of existing single-family homes in the Santa Clarita Valley continued their rebound in May with more than 200 homes closing escrow, according to a Thursday report from the Southland Regional Association of Realtors. Despite the improvement for single-family home sales, condominium sales remain slow while the inventory of homes for sale is dropping and inching closer towards a balanced market between buyers and sellers.
A survey commissioned by the Hart district found that 65 percent of Santa Clarita Valley voters would be likely to vote for a bond measure that could potentially pay for new facilities, including a high school in Castaic, if the measure is placed on the November ballot. The survey has a 5 percent margin of error, but only 55 percent approval is required to pass the $300 million Proposition 39 facilities bond.
From carnival rides to on stage performances and even a series of live animal shows, the Valley Fair opened its gates to the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, giving local families an opportunity to relax and have fun. The fair, which continues through Sunday at the Saugus Speedway, is expected to draw between 30,000 and 40,000 visitors all weekend long and is sponsored by the State of California 51st District Agricultural Association.
As local prep sports wrap up their winter competitions and look toward spring, student musicians in the Hart district get together for their own version of all-star teams - the junior high and senior high school honor bands.
Canyon Country-East, Zone 8, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snap Shot 02/11/2013 – 02/17/2013.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a Senate Joint Resolution to urge the President and Congress to avert federal spending cuts known as "sequestration" on the Senate Floor.
Coroner's investigators released the name Friday of a 6-year-old girl who died after being found not breathing in a Canyon Country home this week.
Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to a free concert this Saturday benefiting the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Community College District's 'AA' Bond Ratings have been reaffirmed by two independent financial ratings firms - Standard & Poor's and Fitch - in advance of the college's upcoming bond refunding, scheduled to take place later this month. In addition, the college's $20.4 million in outstanding certificates of participation (COPs) received an affirmed 'AA-' status.
Placerita Junior High School will host a "Run for Gold" benefit this Sunday to raise funds for the William S. Hart Union High School District WiSH Foundation.
Facing a $100 million funding gap and potentially decades of construction, county transportation officials are exploring the possibility of using per-mile tolls to fund two new carpool lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A Las Vegas man is waiting to hear from local investigators about the traffic collision that claimed the life of his daughter three weeks ago, he said Thursday.