Benz Road winds lazily through one of the many picturesque canyons in the Santa Clarita Valley. The Saugus street is bordered by solidly middle-class homes featuring mature trees that cast shade on green lawns; the smell of wet grass wafts on light breezes.
It was only a trace amount, but the Santa Clarita Valley got its first rain of the season when a weak storm passed through Southern California on Saturday.
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The chances of Canyon High School senior Nate Sparks living are drastically reduced if a bone marrow donor is not found soon.
A good idea became a great community outreach as nearly 200 parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers and administrators attended elementary school with their kids for an evening class on how to comprehend reading.
Another William S. Hart from Santa Clarita could end up famous, but this time for the wrong reasons.
Mayor Pro-Tem Frank Ferry will be sworn in as Santa Clarita's new mayor on Tuesday, and he already has his eye on the troubled economy's impact on Santa Clarita, running efficient City Council meetings and connecting with local youth.
Students are proclaiming their holiday spirit in a series of eight "Come Christmas Sing" concerts at The Master's College.
Spirit Club International will host a cheer competition Sunday at Canyon High School, 9300 Nadal St. in Canyon Country.
City of Santa Clarita Marketing and Economic Development Manager Jason Crawford will speak on the city's participation with film and tourism at the next Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce quarterly membership luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Hyatt Valencia.
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider the following items at its meeting Tuesday evening:
For the 19th year, Santa Float of the Castaic Lions Club will be providing an opportunity for children to see and talk to Santa riding atop his sleigh. Starting Sat, Dec. 6 and continuing for 11 nights , Santa will be visiting the neighborhoods of Castaic and Val Verde.
A high-wind advisory remains in effect until 3 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation opens its Literacy & Arts Festival with three Christmas activities beginning Friday.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host two recruitment events in January to seek qualified professionals for immediate employment in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Among his major accomplishments during 11 terms in Congress are successfully blocking a massive landfill planned for the Santa Clarita Valley and securing funds for construction of the cross-valley connector, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon. R-Santa Clarita, said in an interview with The Signal.
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Mary and Ray Schulz weren't born yesterday, so when a con artist phoned and asked for their credit card information, the Newhall couple suspected the call was a scam.
Extra firefighters and extra equipment were rolled out in the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday due in part to the Colby Fire in Glendora.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, a mainstay on the Santa Clarita Valley political stage for more than three decades, including a stint as Santa Clarita's mayor, has decided to retire from the Congressional seat he was first elected to in 1992.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, officially announced Thursday that he plans to retire from his seat in the 25th Congressional District and has endorsed Republican former state Sen. Tony Strickland to succeed him.