Santa Clarita's unemployment rate stood at 7 percent in June, neither increasing nor decreasing from May's figures, according to numbers released Friday by California's Employment Development Department.
As a fast-moving, 50-acre blaze in Castaic threatens homes, firefighters have asked some Castaic residents to evacuate.
Voluntary evacuations are in effect for residents south of Sloan Canyon Road and west of Parker Road, including Applewood, said Los Angeles County fire spokeswoman Stephanie English.
A man was shot near a Newhall apartment complex early Friday, a sheriff's sergeant said.
A memorial service for longtime Boys & Girls Club supporter Sheldon Allen is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the organization's Sierra Vista Junior High club in Canyon Country.
Before her suicide, Los Angeles Police Department Detective Susan Clemmer had aced a job interview with Gangs and Narcotics Captain Kevin McCarthy, leaving him deeply impressed with her education, passion and talent.
The Santa Clarita City Council and community leaders will host a luncheon and presentation about the city of Santa Clarita, "Setting a Course for Stability," on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Valencia.
Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor along with Good Neighbor Pharmacy present Doña Oxford, "The Boogie Woogie Woman," and her two-fisted piano playing for the next concert in the 11th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Los Angeles County firefighters doused a small brush fire in Castaic on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
It only took seven months for Joseph Novotny to mark the lives of everyone he met, a fellow co-worker said during a memorial service Thursday for the slain cyclist.
The end is in sight for the $21 million expansion of the local hospital's emergency department.
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The Measure V Citizens' Oversight Committee issued a clean report Wednesday to the Hart district regarding Measure V spending for the 2007-08 fiscal year.
Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the second week of July 1970 in The Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise. Note that "Valencia Valley" was the term favored by The Signal in those days for Santa Clarita Valley.
Nissan of Valencia executive manager Dan Sterkel presented William S. Hart Union High School District students who had attendance records of 97 percent or higher with gifts, scholarships and a car, totaling $21,800 on Saturday.
College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus hosts its SpringStar Party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the campus' Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater.
Retiring Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley Chief Professional Officer Jim Ventress threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game between The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies at the City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day event at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Signal Executive Editor/Supervising Producer Jason Schaff acted as umpire and Arnie Durazo, Hart Pony League President caught the first pitch from Jim Ventress.
More than 4,000 people turned out on Saturday for the 11th annual "Yes I Can" Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Music and Arts Festival at Santa Clarita Skate Park.
A continuing battle over the Santa Clarita City Council's decision to approve electronic billboards along local freeways resulted in another arrest this weekend and a face-to-face showdown between billboard supporters and opponents on the dusty Western streets at the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday.
Amid the charcoal smell of barbecues, the twirl of parasols and the jingling of spurs, thousands attended the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday and enjoyed a sunny day of Western culture.
Carpenter Diego Bonilla installs protective plastic covering on the roof of a new Audi dealership on Thursday.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, Jeff and David met at the Walmart on Newhall Ranch Road for the first time.
One of Santa Clarita Valley's four water retailers is suing the agency from which it buys a portion of its water, claiming the Castaic Lake Water Agency illegally purchased the Valencia Water Company, another water retailer.
Looking for a public place to watch the Santa Clarita Valley Dodgers Day game tomorrow night? Don't expect to find the Boys in Blue on the TV at your favorite local watering hole.
Richie's Fight for Life Foundation's Fun Run is about a search for the reason a seven-year old boy is dying.
The ongoing Santa Clarita Valley dispute over electronic billboards between those petitioning against them and the "petition blockers" rallying in their support has netted three arrests and spurred several confrontations at local stores, a sheriff's official confirmed Friday.
Chiquita Canyon, an innovative local business that is also home to a 9.2 megawatt clean energy facility, and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) celebrated their third annual Found Art Scholarship Program and announced the recipients of more than $8,000 in scholarship monies. The announcement – which was made at a gallery reception featuring more than a dozen artwork submissions – marks the third year of the highly successful art recognition program, which honors local art students.
Western wear took center stage during the Cowboy Couture Fashion Show held at The REP in Old Town Newhall Thursday night.
After six months of crunching numbers, writing grant proposals and negotiating with state agencies, Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials have released a proposed rate increase for local residents to foot the bill for removing salt from wastewater dumped into the Santa Clara River.