Some may have been a little offended at first, but with music and barbecue smoke in the air and a wealth of advice at their fingertips, Canyon Country neighbors set up their folding chairs and went along with the party. The city of Santa Clarita threw an Extreme Neighborhood Makeover block party Thursday night, an event for code enforcement officers and other city officials to work with 130 Canyon Country homeowners whose properties have fallen into a state of disrepair.
Over the past two days, anyone who walked outside in the valley likely noticed the sky appeared hazier than normal. Thank a lack of "June gloom" for that extra haze. For the second straight day, the South Coast Air Quality Management District declared the air quality in the SCV as unhealthy for sensitive individuals Thursday. The district also forecast unhealthy air quality for today.
Women throughout the Santa Clarita Valley interested in becoming a sheriff's deputy will have a chance to see if they are qualified at a recruitment fair Saturday.
Border control will be the theme Saturday during the "Honor America" rally at the Santa Clarita Valley Civic Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Eligible nursing students who need financial assistance to help pay for college still have a few days to apply for the 2007-08 academic year State Nursing Assumption Program of Loans for Education programs. The deadline for applications is June 30. Not enough people applied during the school year, so the application filing period has been reopened for a limited time. Up to $25,000 can be paid on outstanding student loans for eligible nursing faculty. ...
If you like to see stuff blown up into a kaleidoscope of brilliantly colored bits and hear the ba-BOOM! of big explosions, but are smart enough to let the pros handle the pyrotechnics, the Santa Clarita Valley is the place to be after dark on the Fourth of July.
A 25-year-old Canyon Country man was killed Wednesday morning in Acton after his car was broadsided by another vehicle, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The Valley Fair opens today at the Saugus Speedway. Daily highlights include: • Thursday "Celebrating the Community" - School of Performing Arts; Goddess Fitness Angels; Hoopla's Comedy Act; Unkle Monkey Tropical Beach Band. Hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. • Friday "Celebrating Rock and Roll" - Tribute to Fleetwood Mac; Tribute to Queen. Hours are 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. • Saturday "Celebrating the 70s & 80s" - Tribute to Journey; Ambrosia. Hours are ...
Local water officials gave developers of the Copper Creek North project the green light last night when they promised to deliver water to nearly 500 new homes proposed by the builder.
The city of Santa Clarita wants more riders and fewer drivers on the city streets, according to a non-motorized transportation plan approved by the City Council this week.
Santa Clarita traffic engineers are looking at all possible solutions for the traffic problems on Benz Road in Saugus and plan to hold a public meeting later this summer to present the solutions to the residents, officials said this week.
The Saugus Union School District is collecting memorabilia from throughout its 100-year history to display during a centennial celebration scheduled for October. The K-6 school district plans to celebrate by collecting memories of its history and holding a community-wide commemorative event on Oct. 26. In addition to saving the date, alumni, former employees and others who have been associated with the district are invited to share their memories and memorabilia with Saugus school officials to ...
A group of Saugus homeowners is tired of what they say is a crime wave in their midst, and they let sheriff's deputies know all about it at a recent neighborhood meeting.
School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) are now posted online at www.hartdistrict.org under the "School Accountability Reports" link. The most current reports are for the 2006-07 school year, since results of testing in spring 2008 won't be available until later this fall.
Santa Clarita city officials flew to the nation's capital again last week to get members of a key committee on their side before the lawmakers consider a bill that would keep a large mining company from setting up shop in Soledad Canyon.
Princess Cruises held an event Thursday to honor veterans and note the company's selection as a commemorative partner in the nationwide effort to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War this year.
The Santa Clarita and San Fernando charter of Habitat for Humanity will join in the 2013 Women Empowerment Build this Saturday, which will focus on female veterans and those who have experienced loss during wartime.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday that a recent series of controversial topics, such as the inquiry into a terrorist attack on a U.S. embassy in Libya and the investigation into why the Internal Revenue Service applied additional scrutiny to conservative groups, are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill.
A roaming pit bull that ripped the leg off of a smaller dog in Canyon Country is expected to be humanely killed, a county official said Thursday.
Two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 near Hasley Canyon Road were closed for almost three hours Thursday afternoon after two big rigs collided, blocking traffic and scattering debris in the area, a California Highway Patrol official said.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will appoint someone to replace former board member Paul Strickland, rather than holding a special election for the seat.
FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) - Cooler temperatures and lighter winds gave hundreds of firefighters a slight reprieve Thursday from a 3,500-acre wildfire that has blackened rugged terrain in the Los Padres National Forest.
(SACRAMENTO) Assemblymember Steve Fox (D-Palmdale) today announced that Assembly Bills (AB) 588 and 631 were approved by the State Assembly with broad bipartisan support. The bills address protection of student athletes and enhance core education for children in juvenile court schools. Both measures passed by a margin of 70-0, and now advance to the Senate.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - Police say a young mountain lion that was trapped in an aqueduct near downtown Santa Cruz has been tranquilized.
Investigators probing a homicide in Acton have released the identities of the man who was shot and killed and the name of his alleged killer.
Members of the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District board will vote tonight on whether to approve two charter petitions that would allow the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Science to open two schools in the district next year.
Santa Clarita City Councilman TimBen Boydston called the whole issue of chloride cleanup a scam Wednesday night after local sanitation officials presented their plan for reducing how much of the salty compound the sanitation district discharges into the Santa Clara River.
A Newhall woman charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal 2011 crash near the Arizona state line that claimed the lives of two children goes on trial in Arizona this week, The Signal has learned.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the vandals who defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols at a Saugus HOA.
More than a dozen law enforcement units from three sheriff's stations, including the Santa Clarita Valley's, were sent to the Frazier Park fire late Wednesday afternoon to evacuate the area near the Los Angeles-Kern County line as a massive brush fire moved south toward Los Angeles County, a local sheriff's spokesman said.