A specialist in veterans' affairs will speak tonight at City Hall about resources available to local residents who return from military service overseas.
UPDATE 11 a.m. Thursday: The Sesnon Fire is 70 percent contained as of 11 a.m. Thursday, a fire official said. Changing weather conditions helped firefighter battle the blaze, said Inspector Sam Padilla of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. "This was a wind driven fire. Without the wind we can get a line around it," Padilla said. The Marek fire is 92 percent contained, according to the United States Forest Service Web site. +++++++++++++ UPDATE ...
Committee or commission? It's a question the City Council tried answering during Tuesday's meeting when the five council members were presented with the issue of whether the current Arts Advisory Committee should become an arts commission. Recognizing the need for more research, the council unanimously voted to have city staff research the advantages and disadvantages of having an arts commission. City Manager Ken Pulskamp estimated that the staff would have the report ready in January. ...
College to host environmental science fair The College of the Canyons Sustainable Development Committee will host an environmental science fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Valencia campus student center. The fair is themed "Kids on Sustainability and Solutions" and will feature projects presented by elementary, junior high and high school students from the Santa Clarita Valley. The event, sponsored by the SDC and Whole Foods Market in Valencia, will also include ...
The long-awaited Castaic high school will be built near the Sterling Gateway industrial complex, Castaic Area Town Council members heard Wednesday night.
Tuesdays and Thursdays are something to cheer about for the young girls at the Newhall Boys & Girls Club.
Newhall's Trinity Classical Academy recently received accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for its kindergarten-through-eighth-grade program.
The smoke might not be clear over Southern California by the time the Los Angeles County Fire Department hosts it next fire expo.
Dane Cannon and his honor student pals at La Mesa Junior High school are at it again. Last year, Dane made headlines when he decided to collect food for the SCV Food Pantry after getting the idea from a popular television show, "The Moment of Truth." When the executive producer of the show, Howard Schultz, read The Signal's article about Dane's project, he was inspired to get out his checkbook and make his own $1,000 ...
First word "The not knowing has been a torture, but that journey's over." - "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh, father of murder victim Adam Walsh, upon finally learning how the 6-year-old died in 1981 Today in history Today is Wednesday, Dec. 17, the 352nd day of 2008. There are 14 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful ...
This year marks the first time Six Flags Magic Mountain will host the Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve party for the local community.
A 27-year-old Agua Dulce man was killed after his truck went off the highway and struck a metal pole, a wooden fence, a storage container and a tree late Monday.
The National Weather Service released a hazardous weather alert at 2:30 this afternoon for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, warning that cold, unsettled weather will continue to blanket the area through tonight, bringing a 60 percent chance of scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, pursues two "personal" bills in Washington - the Cemex bill and the Wilderness bill - despite the rigors and dynamics of an unfolding election, he says.
College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society, the SCV Senior Center and the Veteran's History Project will join forces to host a panel discussion entitled "The Costs of War: Historical, Political, and Psychological Aspects of Human Conflict."
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...
Eight of the declared candidates for Santa Clarita's next City Council election in April gathered Wednesday morning in Canyon Country for a review forum sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley branch of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Even the most basic questions were difficult to comprehend.
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Santa Clarita is considering a proposal from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to take down many of the billboards within city limits over the next several years, officials said Wednesday.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
They came with their parents Tuesday and stood by the makeshift memorial for actor Paul Walker: some babes in arms, some solemn-looking teenagers, few children of ages between.