Name: Cameron Smyth Age: 37 Profession: State Assemblyman Personal Background A lifelong resident of Newhall, I and my wife Lena continue to raise our sons in Santa Clarita. Prior to the Assembly, I served six years as Councilman/Mayor of Santa Clarita, while operating my own consulting business. What is/are the most important issues? We must make every effort to turn the economy of California around. That means we must encourage new clean industry to remain ...
Name: Bruce McFarland Age: 60 Profession: Computer consultant/ teacher Personal Background A 30-year Santa Clarita Valley resident, Hart High graduate, city pioneer and small business owner. Founding member or officer: SC Human Relations Forum, SCV Ethics Alliance, SCV Arts Alliance, two computer clubs. Active in: Boys and Girls Club, SCV Pet Assistance, Magazine of Santa Clarita technology writing, The Signal political commentary writing. What is/are the most important issues? I want to get Castaic kids ...
Name: Hannah-Beth Jackson Age: 58 Profession: Educator Personal Background Hannah-Beth Jackson served six years in the state Assembly. An attorney and former prosecutor, she advocated to improve public education, increase public safety, improve access to health care, protect the environment and protect the rights of consumers. After serving in the Assembly, she taught at UC Santa Barbara. What is/are the most important issues? The collapse of the sub-prime lending market has produced a credit crunch ...
Family, friends, and more than one hundred uniformed deputies gathered to mourn the death and celebrate the life of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy Randy Hamson on Friday.
Alisa Johnson Behar was only a junior at Saugus High School when she discovered that her true calling was working with animals.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will temporarily and intermittently close several local intersections today between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., due to the funeral procession and motorcade for Deputy Randy Hamson.
A 29-year-old Saugus resident was charged with raping two women in Pasadena and threatening them with a box cutter, according to a Los Angeles District Attorney's press release.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested a juvenile male allegedly armed with an automatic assault weapon Tuesday afternoon at the Metrolink Station on Soledad Canyon Road, a sheriff's official said.
A serene pathway leading to three wooden benches surrounded by butterfly houses and trees overlooks Castaic Lake and serves as a memorial to beloved Castaic community member Tracy Jara and a tribute to his surviving family members.
Marathon runner Tracy McKinney, of Saugus, baked old-style Norwegian butter cookies for four hours this holiday season. This was the first year the 29-year-old took up the long-standing family tradition passed down from her beloved great aunt Betty just before the elderly cancer patient died in July.
The New Year arrives early today in Valencia and will look like 58, 59, 60 on Skip Newhall's special time display.
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With the Christmas dinner over, the presents unwrapped and Santa Claus back at the North Pole, it's time for Santa Clarita Valley residents to haul their Christmas trees out for recycling.
Magic Mountain tests the countdown to the New Year on the Sky Tower Monday night. On Wednesday the countdown to 2009 begins at the Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve Party. The event is an alcohol-free, family-oriented party of rides, music, dancing and more. Sponsors include the city of Santa Clarita, Coca-Cola and The Signal. Tickets are $25 and are for sale at The Signal's offices, 24000 Creekside, on Auto Row in Valencia. For more information, ...
A San Fernando Court judge sentenced identity thief William Schaeffler to 16 months in state prison after Schaeffler pleaded no contest to commercial burglary Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Summer doesn't end until Sept. 21, and Saturday's forecast is for a high of 100 degrees.
SANTA CLARITA - A Lancaster man has been arrested in connection with a series of residential burglaries in the Santa Clarita Valley, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station spokesman said Friday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Valencia cat has been quarantined out of concern that it was exposed to a rabid bat found outside its home, county health officials reported.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall child was transported to the hospital today after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
SANTA CLARITA - A week after he first disappeared, apparently near Castaic Lake, 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa remains missing - and the identity of a body found burning in the area this week remains unknown, officials said Friday.
Over 4,700 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. Yesterday two where contained and two more sparked in Modoc County. The Rim Fire burning near and in Yosemite National Park has now burned 246,350 acres (385 square miles) and is 80% contained. The Rim Fire continues to actively burn and is now the 3rd largest wildfire in California's recorded history. See the Top 20 list. Now that the threat to the State ...
The monthly Art SLAM series in Old Town Newhall went Hollywood last night with Film SLAM.