SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES THIS WEEK
Santa Clarita – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close up to three lanes of the southbound Golden State Freeway (I-5) nightly, from Rye Canyon Road to Magic Mountain Parkway, 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., from Tuesday, October 29 to Thursday, October 31 for bridge and roadway maintenance.
A Santa Clara County judge on Friday OK'd north Los Angeles County as a place to release a serial rapist who has been confined to a state hospital nearly 20 years after attacking women some 40 times.
SANTA CLARITA - Charter schools and a recent series of California Voting Rights Act lawsuits were among the topics discussed last weekend during a candidate forum for three of the four individuals running for a spot on the Newhall School District board.
SANTA CLARITA - Junior Girl Scout Troop 1392 and Cadette Girl Scout Troop 7392 are hosting an annual 1K Kiddie Run Sunday to help raise money and awareness for the SCV Food Pantry.
Special Closure Note: Southbound I-5 between the I-5/SR-170 interchange and Sheldon Street will be closed nightly through Nov. 26, 2013, midnight to 4 a.m. See the attached notice for more information and the detour, or click here.
An outcry over a campaign mailing with a logo that resembled the Parent Teacher Association's logo has a nonpartisan political group rethinking its identity.
In a room filled with some of the best and brightest of the Santa Clarita Valley, 51 citizens were honored at The Signal's ninth annual Top 51 Most Influential People celebration Thursday night at Robinson Ranch Golf Club.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men have been arrested in connection with two recent robberies and an attempted robbery, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted last year of animal cruelty and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher" has been found guilty of the same offense and sentenced to three years in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - Retired California Highway Patrol Commissioner Harold Sullivan celebrated his 101st birthday Thursday with his pals and peers at the CHP's Newhall Station.
SANTA CLARITA - A man was injured and taken to the hospital Thursday when his car flipped onto its side on Decoro near Vista Delgado drives in Valencia, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's founding families lost a member this month with the death of Frank R. Walker at the age of 90.
SANTA CLARITA - The results of the November election for the Saugus Union School District board may hinge on whether voters continue to trust multi-term incumbents to address the issues facing the district, or whether they think a different set of eyes may be more valuable.
The manhunt for a suspected kidnapper wanted in the abduction of a woman in the Santa Clarita Valley culminated Wednesday morning with deputies finding the victim in Sunland.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who allegedly punched a woman, pulled her by the hair, "stomped" on her and threw her dog, according to a report filed by the deputy who responded to the attack.
They roared with excitement at the race track Sunday as scores of young drivers competed for trophies.
Who will be the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? If you judge by who has the most interest in starting a new business, a new Gallup poll suggests it may likely be a minority.
Dozens of parents, their children in tow, turned out Saturday at Valencia United Methodist Church for a community open house meant to spotlight the preschool services available to families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
With a series of new educational guidelines slated to take hold soon, officials in the William S. Hart Union High School District are in the process of developing a plan to spend millions in one-time state funding to help with the transition.
At first, it seemed someone may have confused the converted mailbox in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station with the Valencia Library book drop-off bin around the corner.
Scholarship funding for seniors in the William S. Hart Union High School District got a big boost recently in the form of an almost $150,000 grant from the San Francisco-based Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District lost a bid Friday to have the costs of removing chloride from the Santa Clara River declared an unfunded mandate that would be subject to state reimbursement.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate dropped to 5.3 percent in December 2013 - a rate not seen since 2008, when the entire nation began rapidly shedding jobs as a result of the recession.
It was all smiles Friday for the dozens who turned out at a Valencia practice to receive free dental services ranging from fillings to extractions.
Warning of an early 2014 fire season, California fire officials Friday called for homeowners statewide to clear 100 feet of defensible space around their homes.
A Ventura County sheriff's deputy was injured in Valencia on Friday in a collision between a car and a motorcycle.
Sacramento, CA – A state commission today denied the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District's claim that the state-mandated chloride (salt) limit for recycled water discharged to the Santa Clara River is unfunded and reimbursable under the state constitution.
SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, testified in front of the Commission on State Mandates Board today in response to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Board Test Claim for the Upper Santa Clara River Chloride requirements being imposed on the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District. Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste and Santa Clarita City Councilmember TimBen Boydston also joined Assemblyman Wilk.
SANTA CLARITA - The football stadiums at Canyon and Valencia high schools will receive new turf in time for the fall season. and Saugus High School will sport two new tennis courts, Hart district school board members decided this week.