The Castaic Lake Water Agency (Agency) received the Operating Budget Excellence Award presented by the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) for its FY 2012/13 Budget. This is the sixth consecutive year in which the Agency has received this award. The CSMFO Budget Awards Program is designed to recognize those agencies that have prepared a budget document that meets standards that include: (1) a minimum scoring of 50 points (out of 80) in the ...
Sacramento, CA – A smaller, single tunnel underneath the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) would result in dramatically less water for California cities and farms while causing greater harm to endangered species, a new review by the State Water Contractors explains.
A 15-year-old boy who was hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Valencia remained hospitalized in critical condition today, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
Washington – Following an historic hearing with the Joint Chiefs of Staff on the national security implications of repeated defense cuts, Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) made the following statement:
By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer Sean Onley was driving along Highway 138 Sunday when he came across a horrific sight. An SUV traveling ahead of him at about 65 miles an hour suddenly left the road, hit a fence and flipped up in the air, flipped again and again, and ejected its passenger before crashing to the ground, according to a report compiled by a California Highway Patrol investigator. There were two ...
Parents, take note: A sweet gesture could turn into a sticky situation if you send your child to school with candy today.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies responded to a collision between a 15-year-old bicyclist and an SUV about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
A local petition against the proposed open-pit Cemex mine in Soledad Canyon collected 3,588 signatures and is now in the hands of federal legislators, a local group said Wednesday.
CA 25th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT - Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon is proud to announce that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. High school students (grades 9th – 12th) who are residents of the California 25th District are encouraged to enter and share their creativity with the local community.
PASADENA - Two Burbank men were charged today with the murder of a Glendale man whose remains were found in a shallow grave in the Angeles National Forest in January, the District Attorney's Office announced.
Local sheriff's deputies have arrested the alleged accomplice of the blond scammer who stalks other women at grocery stores, steals their wallets and uses their IDs to obtain cash or expensive jewelry, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - The College of the Canyons Humanities Division will kick off its annual Celebrating the Humanities program by hosting a powerful presentation by award-winning war poet and U.S. Army veteran Brian Turner, as the first in a series of events and activities meant to help engage community members in the humanities.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 13, 2013 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today took the first step in adopting standards and requirements for biomethane to be utilized by utilities.
TOKYO (AP) - North Korea's underground nuclear test shows it is making big strides toward becoming a true nuclear power. But the test may also reveal key clues the secretive nation might have hoped to hide about how close, or how far away, it is from fielding a nuclear weapon capable of striking the United States or its allies.
The Bridge to Home winter homeless shelter will stay at its location on Drayton Street in Saugus through 2016 after members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously to extend the shelter's lease and days of operation Tuesday night.
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.
Snapshot for the week of 05/06/2013 to 05/12/2013