More than 500 Saugus High School seniors officially became high school graduates when they received their diplomas during the school's 30th commencement ceremony Thursday evening. The ceremony, which took place at the College of the Canyons outdoor stadium and brought hundreds of families, friends and school officials to join in the class of 2008's celebration, also honored Richard Obar, a Saugus High School assistant principal, who dedicated 37 years to the teaching profession.
A Valencia man was found guilty of nine felony counts for using an advertiser-driven, cartoonish map to swindle money from local businesses and consumers, officials announced Thursday.
Since 1946, children around the world have fantasized about embarking on a journey through the Island of Sodor with Thomas the Tank Engine and his many friends. On Thursday, some of those fantasies were realized in Valencia when Six Flags Magic Mountain opened Thomas Town, a new train ride and play area based upon Thomas the Tank Engine children's books and TV program.
Mandatory water rationing is not "in the cards" for Santa Clarita Valley residents, local water officials said in response to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proclamation Wednesday of a statewide drought. "We're in a good position and we don't have to draw on any backup water supplies," said Dan Masnada, general manager of the Castaic Lake Water Agency.
A Superior Court judge postponed a hearing Thursday for a Castaic woman and her boyfriend accused in the torture and slaying of the woman's 5-year-old daughter.
A 492-unit Canyon Country housing development was approved by county supervisors Wednesday, clearing the way for grading of more than 500 acres of land. Dubbed "Park Place," the development would be located in Tick Canyon at the very eastern edge of Canyon Country at the end of Shadow Pines Boulevard.
That's all, folks. Six Flags Magic Mountain will no longer hold its nightly fireworks show - a fixture of the local night sky - due to brush fire concerns, a park official said Wednesday. "Six Flags Magic Mountain, in the interest of the local community and the high brush fire conditions in the Santa Clarita Valley, will no longer be implementing summer fireworks," according to a statement from the Valencia theme park. "Six Flags regrets ...
They allegedly stole thousands of dollars in drugs ranging from Rogaine to Aleve. On Wednesday, three Sun Valley residents were arrested for their involvement in a crime spree involving pharmacies in California and Oregon, according to Detective Jeffrey Jackson of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The trio are part of a large group of Hondurans who stole large quantities of over-the-counter drugs throughout the state during the past two years, Jackson said. Six of ...
With the largest Hispanic population of all the high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley, Hart High School welcomed guests to its 60th commencement ceremony with a greeting in English and another in Spanish on Wednesday evening at College of the Canyons.
John Boston, known by many as Mr. SCV, has been chosen as the grand marshal of this year's Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade.
Four people were arrested Saturday for their involvement in an armed bank robbery that day in Santa Barbara, officials confirmed Wednesday. Two of the suspects were arrested in Valencia.
A 22-year-old Washington man was arrested after a traffic stop Wednesday morning when CHP officers found nine pounds of cocaine and $100,000 in his car.
Megan Del Vecchio, this year's valedictorian at Valencia High School, said that her mother has been one of her most powerful influences and biggest supporters. The Signal asked top graduates at each of the six Hart district high schools questions about their current successes and their future goals, and these are Megan's answers.
The city of Victorville passed a resolution this week confirming its support of federal legislation that would provide Cemex, Inc. with land in Victorville to prevent the company from mining in Soledad Canyon.
A settlement was reached this week in a lawsuit against the Hart district filed by a Rio Norte Junior High student who was seeking damages in excess of $25,000 for an alleged sexual assault by a teacher.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
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SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.