As preliminary results from Tuesday's City Council election showed Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar snagging the open council seats, the two celebrated their wins with parties around Santa Clarita.
SAN FERNANDO - On day one of the defense's case in the trial of Esperanza Castro, two witnesses testified about what they saw happening around the Castro house near the time of Ramon Castro's murder.
The local Boys & Girls Club has netted some help from the Magic Kingdom. The Santa Clarita Valley chapter was one of 44 clubs in Los Angeles and Orange counties to receive a total of $235,000 from the Walt Disney Co. Each club is receiving a check for $5,000 to be used for program support, plus 50 tickets to Disneyland, according to an April 2 news release. "We are grateful for the partnership that we ...
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is hoping Santa Clarita residents will "spring into action" Thursday and donate blood during the hospital's Spring Blood Drive.
The county Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has opened a veterans service office in Newhall, designed to provide information and assistance with benefits and services.
UPDATE 10:15 p.m.: ENDER & KELLAR WIN Absentee/mail-in ballots from all 32 precincts and all votes cast at 32 precincts (100.00%) have been counted. The total number of votes was 21,971. The results: Laurie Ender: 5,404 (24.60%) Bob Kellar: 5,354 (24.37%) Bob Spierer 4,371 (19.89%) Diane Trautman: 4,369 (19.89%) Maria Gutzeit: 2,473 (11.26%) Results are unofficial until the canvass of the election is complete, according to city officials. UPDATE 10:05 p.m.: Absentee/mail-in ballots from all 32 precincts ...
Here's one of the stories we're working on for Wednesday's Signal: Castro defense questions witnesses
The Farmers' Market is returning to downtown Newhall Thursday with 20 vendors and live entertainment.
The College of the Canyons Foundation will showcase its second edition of the "In Good Taste" series, a cultural exploration of superior dessert wines and the classic sweets that accompany them, on April 18.
Flunk the state budget, not the state's children. That's the message the California PTA is encouraging members statewide to send to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and other state government leaders. The "Flunk the Budget" campaign asks that every PTA member write letters, make phone calls, and send faxes and e-mails to state government leaders opposing Schwarzenegger's proposed 10 percent across-the-board cuts to the state education budget. "It's just a grassroots effort to let our government leaders ...
Fishermen, outdoorsy types and boaters can put Pyramid Lake back on their places-to-visit list.
April is Autism Awareness Month in the city of Santa Clarita. Everyone can help. 1. Share information about autism with your family, neighbors, etc. 2. Attend the Santa Clarita City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 10, when the council proclaims April as Autism Awareness Month. 3. Buy a children's book that helps explain autism and donate it to your child's school library. Read the book to your child's class or another class. (Book suggestions: "Andy's ...
Tuesday is Election Day in Santa Clarita as citizens vote for two of the five candidates running for City Council. Be sure to make plans.
Here's one of the stories we're working on for Tuesday's Signal: State PTA: 'Flunk the budget'
Most people would shy away from labeling themselves as a "professional idiot" or injuring themselves for the amusement of others. Yet for Michael Todd, labels of his mental state and injuries to his person are essential to attracting a crowd - and attract a crowd he did on Sunday. The crowd, whose reactions varied from fainting to cheering, packed The Londoner pub and bar in Canyon Country to watch Todd as he swallowed swords, walked ...
The Santa Clarita City Council officially opened the new six-acre McBean Park and Ride facility last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
SANTA CLARITA - Those wno knew him say Valencia business owner Roger Rodas was the kind of person you wanted to be friends with.
SANTA CLARITA - Speed contributed to the death of "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, investigators have said, but those who work in the area of the crash said Monday speeding cars are commonplace there.
Republican and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has filed paperwork to run in the 25th Congressional District, which encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley and is currently represented by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.
Local artists will display their artwork for the second time this year during "Art in the Alley" Saturday in downtown Newhall.
Colorful spinning dreidels, freshly cooked latkes and the sounds of Hanukkah songs filled the courtyard at the Valencia Town Center Mall Sunday evening for the community menorah lighting.
Ken Newton has heard it all during his 16 years as an elementary school teacher.
Official identification of the bodies believed to be actor Paul Walker and Valencia business owner Roger Rodas could take days, an investigator from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Sunday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tributes have been coming in from colleagues of actor Paul Walker who was killed Saturday in Valencia in a fiery crash of a sports car.
At midnight Sunday morning, hours after the death of actor Paul Walker made worldwide news, people came to the accident site on Hercules Street in Valencia where the "Fast and the Furious" star and another man died in a fiery one-car accident.
Owls, snakes, turtles and other critters awed dozens of visitors at Placerita Canyon Nature Center's "Native Live Animal Presentation" on Saturday in Newhall.