Editor's note: First in a series as The Signal's Brian Charles travels to Washington, D.C., to cover the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
Tears welled precariously close to the edge of Sydney Yarbrough's lashes as the Newhall man whispered a stanza of a love song he longed to sing to his 28-year-old daughter, Crystal Diane, who died in 2004 from Lou Gehrig's disease.
The mother of a Golden Valley High School student allegedly molested by his guidance counselor filed a lawsuit against the school, the William S. Hart Union School District and former guidance counselor Roselyn Hubbell Thursday.
Strong winds up to 70 mph and single-digit humidity will heighten wildfire danger this weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley and other areas of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
An electrical fire near the intersection of Bouquet Canyon and Plum Canyon roads in Saugus knocked out power to 5,200 customers Thursday, a fire official said.
The Agua Dulce Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Agua Dulce Woman's Club in Agua Dulce at 33201 Agua Dulce Canyon Road. Board members will hear agency, county, council and committee reports and host an open forum.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, will refuse the recently instituted per diem increase for state Legislators.
The city of Santa Clarita is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway in Canyon Country, for those interested in jobs as camp counselors, recreation leaders and lifeguards.
Mayor Frank Ferry and the Santa Clarita City Council host a groundbreaking event 3 p.m. Jan. 26 at the intersection of Valley Center Drive and Golden Valley Road for the last phase of the cross-valley connector.
Providence Health & Services in California began a new service for people 50 and older with limited resources that identifies programs to help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, food and other basic needs.
HuckleBerry Center for Creative Learning in Stevenson Ranch is an experiential hands-on zone of freedom, presented for students to experiment with ideas, play with words and noodle thoughts with joy and disregard for confines.
County officials extended a permit Tuesday for a Bakersfield woman who continues her struggle to build a hotel on the main road to Castaic Lake despite the county's ongoing road repairs and a sagging economy.
A breast cancer survivor turned businesswoman gave $25,000 to fight the disease that nearly killed her, part of $34,000 raised locally last year for Newhall Memorial's Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center.
California Foreclosure Institute hosts a free, two-hour workshop for investors and realtors on finding and buying foreclosure properties from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Valencia Public Library. Reservations are required. Visit www.ForeclosureWorkshop.net or call (888) 285-0101.
A bill that would protect 450,000 acres of California wilderness, including mountainous land south of the Santa Clarita Valley, was reintroduced into the Senate Wednesday to the delight of local environmentalists.
Severe winds knocked down at least a dozen trees and tree limbs across the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, sending some crashing onto roads and created traffic hazards, city and fire officials said.
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
The discovery of a body inside a burning Newhall apartment is under investigation by homicide detectives and arson investigators, county fire and coroner officials said Tuesday.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.