The city of Santa Clarita's Newhall Community Center recently received a donation of more that $4,000 worth of top brand name soccer shoes on behalf of Planet Soccer. Planet Soccer is a retail establishment in downtown Newhall owned by Carlos Marroquin. "Planet Soccer is providing the community center's low-income youth with this prestigious opportunity that would be otherwise unaffordable for them and is also contributing to and creating a positive alternative for the high-risk youth ...
With oil hitting yet another record price Friday, we asked men (and women) around the SCV how they are coping with the higher price of gas and goods. "My husband is getting a second job just to get us through."
To hear Kim Jaserie's aunt tell it, Suzy Hamblen was "like a stone being thrown into a quiet pool that left a ripple of love." To hear other family members tell it, the widow of the late gospel singer Stuart Hamblen ruled the house with tenderness and strength.
City officials are set to break ground next week to add a larger skatepark and gymnasium to the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Canyon Country. The sports complex will get a $25 million spruce-up that also includes a multi-use playing field, more parking and landscaping.
The Valley Fair will once again be held in Santa Clarita, this time promising go-cart races, monkeys and an international food court, all beginning on June 26. "There's a lot of value for your buck," fair CEO Catherine Garcia told The Signal this week. "You can have a full day of nonstop education and entertainment for young and old for under $5, if you plan it right."
The students in Julie Slovek's second grade class and Kym Votruba's third grade class at Castaic Elementary School have never been so motivated to run during P.E. That's because, with every mile they run, they are raising money to help sick kids at Los Angeles Children's Hospital.
Joanne Wu, the top graduate at West Ranch High School, said she has been influenced most by her grandfather, who was an educator. 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 Joanne's answers.
The Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Coalition was named "Organization of the Year" for 2007 at the SCV Press Club's 12th annual Newsmaker Awards ceremony, sponsored and hosted by The Signal Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 at the Hyatt Valencia. The annual Newsmaker Awards is a fundraiser presented by the non-profit SCV Press Club, and recognizes the movers and shakers who get things done, challenge the status quo, accomplish major team and personal goals, and selflessly give ...
The student with the highest grade point average at Saugus High School is called the Torch Bearer. This year's Torch Bearer is Emily Deloria, who says that while her parents put education first, they didn't pressure her, allowing her to relax and do her best. 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 Emily's answers. Q: ...
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.
Snapshot for the week of 05/06/2013 to 05/12/2013
Good morning Saugus. I hope that the traffic congestion due to the Amgen Tour did not disrupt your travels too much yesterday. The Amgen Tour is a great event which brings a new experience and revenue to Santa Clarita.
Federal earthquake monitors reported an earthquake six miles south of Rancho Palos Verdes today at 1 p.m.
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement after the Senate voted 83 to 14 to pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA).
American Medical Response, the company that supplies the Santa Clarita Valley with ambulances, is providing CPR training sessions at three SCV locations next week during National Emergency Medical Services Week.
The following road closures are planned within the city of Santa Clarita today for the Amgen Tour of California as racers head out of town about noon on their way to Santa Barbara.
Local sanitation officials held their first of six public hearings in Castaic Tuesday night in an effort to gauge which plan they should pursue in reducing the amount of chloride discharged into the Santa Clara River.
Hundreds of cycling fans crowded along Magic Mountain Parkway Tuesday to watch some of the world's fastest cyclists cross the finish line for Day 3 of the Amgen Tour of California.
A Superior Court judge has handed a setback to planners of a large Sand Canyon-area development in a decision that environmental groups called a victory and the developer said dealt largely with technical issues.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the person(s) responsible for the vandalism of the Rancho Tesoro Recreation Center on May 11.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-SantaClarita, responded to the release of Governor Brown's 2013-14 revised budget proposal today, saying the Governor's budget clearly demonstrates the need to put students first.
Los Angeles County has over 2.2 million uninsured residents. A recent University of California study estimates that as many as 1.3 million of our them will remain uninsured after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Interstate 5 was fully reopened to northbound traffic at 1 p.m. today after one lane remained closed down overnight due to a wildfire.
A Valencia woman charged with felony hit and run for a vehicle collision with a bicyclist last March has pleaded not guilty this week, court papers show.
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