The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley school districts are set to receive additional state funding to help cover the cost of implementing Common Core State Standards, new educational metrics that emphasize critical thinking and job and college preparation, the California Department of Education announced Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted of felony animal cruelty last year faces a similar charge following his arrest during Labor Day weekend, court records show, arrest records showed Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - The search for 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa switched into high gear Tuesday as divers scoured the waters of Castaic Lake, sheriff's deputies on horseback circled it and helicopters searched the area from above, local sheriff's deputies said.
SANTA CLARITA - A gasoline tanker believed to be fully loaded with fuel caught fire on southbound Interstate 5 near Vista Del Lago Road Tuesday afternoon, prompting swift response by firefighters worried the fuel would explode,
SANTA CLARITA - One of two people rushed to the hospital Saturday following a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue has died, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley pools were among the hundreds worldwide last June that splashed their way into smashing the world record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson, an exercise meant to prevent drowning by teaching young children how to swim.
Prosecutors today charged a 26-year-old North Hollywood man with murder in the death of a woman who allegedly fell from a moving vehicle last week onto the eastbound Foothill Freeway, according to a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
This September, the Santa Clarita Public Library will host the 2nd Annual Science in September series Wild-life! Predators, Parasites and Partners for homeschooled students.
A California company that designs and builds skateboard parks has agreed to settle an antitrust lawsuit alleging the company tried to unfairly win a city contract to build a skate park at Hansen Dam in the San Fernando Valley, the District Attorney's Office announced today.
The month of September is National Preparedness Month and to help residents prepare and plan for emergency situations, the City of Santa Clarita is hosting two informational workshops.
When flames sweep into a neighborhood, residents care little which firefighting agency responds, as long as it's there to save lives and homes.
Three people were injured and taken to the hospital Monday morning following a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near Gavin Canyon where highway construction is underway, according to fire and law enforcement officials.
More than 350 people trying to beat the heat made a big splash at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center on Labor Day, with one Santa Monica family choosing the center over the beach.
A Laguna Niguel couple got some welcomed media attention Labor Day as they search for their missing son, Bryce Laspisa, who apparently crashed his 2003 Toyota Highlander SUV near the Castaic Lake Main Boat Ramp early Friday morning.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
SANTA CLARITA - One woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning following a four-car crash near the Valencia post office on McBean Parkway.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
A multi-vehicle crash in Saugus Sunday morning ended with one of the vehicles flipped onto its roof.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
Sheriff's Department officials called in deputies from throughout the county Sunday for the Paul Walker-Roger Rodas memorial, which drew some 6,000 to a business park in Valencia.
An estimated 6,000 people converged on Valencia Sunday for a memorial to "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, jamming traffic around the crash site where the two men died more than a week ago.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.
Local residents in the north Valencia housing communities near the Paul Walker crash site are bracing for heavy traffic today as a memorial for Paul Walker and Roger Rodas gets underway from noon- 5 p.m.
Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine were closed for hours Saturday after a winter snow storm blew through Southern California, dropping snow and rain in its wake.
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over a campaign robocall he claims was illegally placed before last November's election.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.