Washington, D.C. - Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Obama's State of the Union address:
Officials from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences plan to ask the Los Angeles County Board of Education to delay its decision in Einstein's latest attempt to gain approval for an elementary school charter in Santa Clarita, according to a statement released on the academy's website.
A woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning after her car hit a pole and went down an embankment on Vasquez Canyon Road in Canyon Country, fire officials said.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will host two public meetings in the Santa Clarita Valley this month to inform residents about Interstate 5 carpool construction.
Sacramento, CA –Water exports through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) have been cut back dramatically due to the loss of approximately 232 Delta smelt, a fish species that lives year-round in the estuary. Between November 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013, California public water agencies have had deliveries curtailed by more than 700,000 acre-feet of water. This water could have been used in homes, businesses and farms across the state were it not for the ...
A Lancaster carjacking sparked a police chase into the Santa Clarita Valley Monday night and ended with a foot chase through the backyards of homes in Saugus, officials from two sheriff's stations said.
SACRAMENTO (February 12, 2013 ) – Roger E. Seaver, president/CEO of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, has been elected 2013 chair of the California Hospital Association (CHA) Board of Trustees.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A prosecutor who filed a murder charge against a fugitive former Los Angeles police officer that could result in the death penalty said he believes the man hasn't finished carrying out his vendetta.
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider extending a lease for the Santa Clarita Valley's winter homeless shelter tonight to keep the shelter where it is, rather than moving it to Castaic.
'Give Life' blood drive Comfort Keepers In-Home Care is teaming up again with the American Red Cross to host its second "Give Life" blood drive today between noon and 6 p.m at 23900 Lyons Ave., Santa Clarita, 91321. Don't miss the opportunity to give back to our community. All blood donated will remain in Santa Clarita. For more information call 661-287-4200. National Alliance on Mental Illness to host free workshop The National Alliance on Mental ...
David Gene Gibbs was Hollywood's helicopter pilot to the stars. But to friends who were mourning him Monday, he was more than the actor and pilot behind "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "The Jackal" with Bruce Willis. "He was an amazing man," said friend Glenda Burdett of Canyon Country. "He was always volunteering his time," she said. "He took part in charity tournaments." Gibbs had plans to marry soon, Burdett said. But early Sunday ...
Army Capt. Gabriel G. Surratt stood tall, straight and still as he was decorated with the Bronze Star Medal by Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon at the Newhall Veterans Historical Plaza in a special ceremony Monday.
One man suffered minor injuries, including lacerations, Monday when his big rig flipped over onto its side at Interstate 5 and Lake Hughes Road in Castaic, spilling about 25 gallons of hydraulic fluid and blocking freeway access ramps.
SANTA CLARITA - This semester, the College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering (MSE) Division will host 2005 Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert H. Grubbs as part of the Division's annual Speakers Symposium Series.
SACRAMENTO–The California State Senate Rules Committee has named Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to the California State Parks and Recreation Commission.
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.
Some owners of about 10 businesses in a strip mall near the Valencia Industrial Center complained Wednesday that county road workers who showed up unexpectedly were blocking customers and cutting into their revenue.
After a night's rest in the Santa Clarita Valley, cyclists competing in the annual Amgen Tour of California left town en mass Wednesday to completed the first half of the eight-day race in Santa Barbara.
Homicide detectives today were investigating the gunshot slaying of a man in Acton, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.