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Signal Senior Staff Writer Brandon Lowrey has been promoted to city editor, and Senior Staff Writer Josh Premako has been promoted to the newly created position of opinion/business editor.
It doesn't matter where you are, a robo-call can find you.
Two Castaic Area Town Council members have confronted Hart district officials and demanded greater communication over the long-delayed construction of a Castaic high school.
For Ricardo Aguayo's third-grade class assignment, he had to mail a letter and cutout of a children's book character to someone who would spend a day with the paper doll and respond with a summary of the experience.
Newhall father Mark Webb never feared parenting until his only son starting driving.
A man is in custody after he allegedly led deputies on a short chase in a stolen car in Canyon Country earlier this week, officials said.
The Democratic Club of Santa Clarita Valley and the Democratic Alliance for Action will host a joint candidates forum for the William S. Hart Union High School District school board race at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall.
William S. Hart Union High School District board candidate Joe Messina has been endorsed by College of the Canyons board members Scott Wilk, Michele Jenkins and Joan MacGregor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency and empowered his health secretary to suspend federal requirements and speed treatment for thousands of infected people.
The declaration that Obama signed late Friday authorized Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to bypass federal rules so health officials can respond more quickly to the outbreak, which has killed more than 1,000 people in the United States.
Robert Gapper, the Hart district's chief operations officer, is leaving his position to replace Rochelle Neal, assistant superintendent of human resources and student services, who is retiring in January.
The inaugural Old Town Newhall Halloween Parade will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday and will begin at 8th and Main streets, and end at 6th Street.
The Friday arraignment of a Saugus man charged with resisting arrest after he allegedly pulled a knife on his mother and deputies was rescheduled to next week, officials said.
Responding to requests from readers who follow The Signal on Twitter, the Santa Clarita Valley's top news source has added new accounts so readers can choose to receive tweets just from specific content categories, or continue to receive all Signal tweets.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
A 130-year-old photograph signed by a legendary Old West lawman is expected to fetch a fistful of dollars for a Valencia man.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
California has a message for cities and homeowner associations that persist in fining residents for not watering their lawns during the drought: back off.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
Baby Violeta Martinez was just learning to walk when Tuesday's fatal crash in Acton claimed the lives of her parents, relatives of the orphaned girl said Thursday.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
Editor's note: Corrects that bar beating occurred last year/
Firefighters from both the county and the U.S. Forest Service jumped on a small brush fire north of Castaic Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service said.
Officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold a series of meetings - two locally - next month to discuss possible routes for the bullet train as it snakes its way through Southern California and potentially through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two convicted bandits who robbed Santa Clarita Valley residents at knife-point for their cellphones and wallets last fall have been sentenced to prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.