About a year and a half ago, Alex Reza started planting American flags in his front lawn as of silent protest against the war in Iraq. Last week, his display apparently provoked a silent crime.
From earthquakes to floods, Santa Clarita city officials will outline what they think will be the biggest threats to public safety at a study session Tuesday night.
With April being recognized as national "Autism Awareness Month," the final countdown is on to the 2008 "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion Concert."
A Valencia man is in jail after reportedly brandishing a pellet rifle outside a pizza parlor. Shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a man brandishing a gun in the parking lot of the Vincenzo's Pizza at 20701 Plum Canyon Road, according to a sheriff's report. Jose Castro, 37, fled the scene in his vehicle before deputies arrived on scene, and led them on a chase that ended on West ...
A West Ranch High School senior has been given the opportunity to follow her dream of having a medical career after being accepted into the USC Baccalaureate/MD program.
Parents seeking a Christian education for their high school-age children have two options in the Santa Clarita Valley: Santa Clarita Christian School, which has been around for 26 years, and Trinity High School, which is part of Trinity Classical Academy and will open next fall with only a freshman class. Trinity is about to break ground on a new campus with NorthPark Community Church in Valencia and will offer a classical education, including the study ...
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC will offer an improv for actors master class taught by The Second City Touring Company from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, the same day that The Second City is to perform at the performing arts center at 8 p.m. Up to five people will be allowed to participate in the class on a first-come, first-served basis.
The board of directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project has elected new members for the local nonprofit group's executive committee. The following officers were elected: John Musella of the Newhall Land and Farming Co., president; Kelly Bruno of the National Health Foundation, vice president; Brian Koegle of Poole and Shaffery, secretary; and Tom Hough, CPA, treasurer.
One year later, no arrests have been made in the murder of a local school teacher, though investigators are hopeful. LaWana Clary, 50, was found bludgeoned to death in her Castaic home on April 5, 2007.
The southbound Interstate 5 truck route lanes will be closed during the day from Monday through Friday this week while the California Department of Transportation replaces slabs damaged in the truck tunnel fire in October.
A motorcyclist collided with another vehicle on Bouquet Canyon Road Sunday about 2:22 p.m. Four CHP units and an ambulance were on the way to 34643 Bouquet Canyon Road five minutes later. "Looks like the motorcycle rider has a possible shoulder injury," said CHP Officer Jose Nunez about 2:40. He had no further details at that time. U.S. Forestry officials on the scene at 2:50 reported the rider suffered minor injuries, scrapes to an elbow, ...
A 35-year-old Acton man was killed early Saturday morning after reportedly losing control of his motorcycle in the Canyon Country area. At around 7:05 a.m., Derek Eugene Shea was driving southbound on Sierra Highway, just north of Vasquez Canyon Road, when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle, according to Sgt. Kevin Pack of the California Highway Patrol's Newhall area office.
Southbound I-5 closure planned for roadwork The southbound Interstate 5 truck route lanes will be closed during the day from Monday through Friday this week while the California Department of Transportation replaces slabs damaged in the truck tunnel fire in October. The southbound Highway 14 truck route to the southbound I-5 will also be closed during the same time period from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Small plane crashes near Compton airport COMPTON - Authorities ...
"No taxation without representation" was the cry of American colonialists between 1763 and 1776. The phrase, which was coined by Rev. Jonathan Mayhew in a 1750 sermon in Boston, is symbolic of what many Americans are often taught in history books - that the United States of America was founded on protesting taxes (among other issues). Yet taxes have been an American mainstay in some form or fashion, whether it was on the federal, state ...
Standing in front of the hundreds of curious visitors on the warm Saturday morning, Alan Mootnick talked about what he knows best: apes. As gibbons swung from the dangling ropes in their cages, Mootnick explained the small lesser apes' diet, as well as the increasing threats to the gibbons and how his conservation center has contributed to the survival of the endangered primate.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"
With triple-digit temperatures forecast through the weekend, county health officials are warning of the dangers of excessive heat in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - The sign out front still says Emblem Elementary School, but the newly reopened and rebranded Emblem Academy is quite a bit different than what existed when the school closed its doors more than two years ago.
On August 30, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from Parks Bureau stopped a male adult who was driving a vehicle on the roadway adjacent to Castaic Lake Park for a traffic violation.
Washington-Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced her support for SB 4, a California State Senate bill sponsored by State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to establish regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and acidization of underground oil and gas formations.
The problem with disaster preparation is it can be so darned overwhelming, Santa Clarita emergency management supervisor Donna Nuzzi admits.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.