What are the most important issues facing our city? Over the years, residents have weighed in on this question in a variety of surveys and community meetings. While the ranking order of this list may alter through the years, the issues themselves pretty much remain the same. They include (not in order): traffic, growth, more open space, more parks and recreation, public transportation, green practices (improving air quality, reducing water use, recycling); graffiti abatement, law ...
A state commission is reviewing a complaint filed by a Placerita Canyon resident alleging a conflict of interest on the part of Councilwoman Laurene Weste for her involvement in the city's Newhall redevelopment efforts.
With the price of oil on the decline, local drivers have seen gas prices in the Santa Clarita Valley tumble to under $4 in the past weeks.
Pete Romo is going back school. The sheriff's deputy isn't brushing up on physics, he's Valencia High School's new school resource deputy. School resource deputies serve in all the valley's junior high and high schools, said Detective Dan Finn with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Law enforcement officers help provide campus security, can resolve student conflicts and assist in government classes, Finn said. Romo is a 13-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's ...
Following a trend evident across the state, the Hart district has seen an increase in the number of students taking the California English Language Development Test this year.
Local sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who held up a local gas station at gunpoint Thursday night.
Two males reportedly stole beer from the Rite Aid at 16642 Soledad Canyon Road. Around 4:16 p.m. sheriff's deputies were en route as the suspects described as two male Hispanics in their 20s fled the store, said Lt. Tom Bryskie. One of the suspects left the scene in a white Toyota Tacoma truck and allegedly struck another car parked in the lot as he fled. He remained at large late Friday afternoon. The other suspect ...
Terry Cranert thought he had found the perfect place to relocate his small private school, but that was before his new neighbors discovered his plan to convert a six-bedroom Hasley Canyon home into Monticello Preparatory School.
Local firefighters quickly knocked down a fire in the kitchen of a Canyon Country apartment Thursday afternoon.
Local water officials, as well as city and country decision-makers, have banded together to form a Drought Committee in response, in large part, to the deepening state-wide drought declared by the governor two months ago.
Belle Air Brass is an all-woman brass ensemble that plays instrumental hits from movies, musicals and TV shows, and is performing at Richard Rioux Park from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The free concert is open to all ages, and attendees are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket. The concert is sponsored by the county Arts Commission and the Recording Industries' Music Performance Fund through the assistance of the Professional Musicians Union. Richard Riouz ...
Local sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who robbed a local gas station at gunpoint Thursday night.
Sulphur Springs School District has launched a new Web page for parents to access information about their child's education. From the home page, users are able to look up different things, including the bus schedule and lunch menus. The Web site was created by Wildcat Web Design Services and can be accessed by visiting www.sssd.k12.ca.us/.
Firefighters responded to a rubbish fire burning along the northbound side of Highway 14 just south of Sand Canyon Road Friday afternoon.
Someone lucked out last night and may not even know it. The winning ticket for last night's California Fantasy Five drawing was sold at Mayer's Freeway Shell station in Newhall. The person holding the ticket with winning numbers 7,8,14,18 and 39 has won $108,813, Eric Alborg, assistant press secretary for the California Lottery, told The Signal this morning. No one has come forward to claim the prize. The store owner will receive $540 for selling ...
Local sanitation officials held their first of six public hearings in Castaic Tuesday night in an effort to gauge which plan they should pursue in reducing the amount of chloride discharged into the Santa Clara River.
Hundreds of cycling fans crowded along Magic Mountain Parkway Tuesday to watch some of the world's fastest cyclists cross the finish line for Day 3 of the Amgen Tour of California.
A Superior Court judge has handed a setback to planners of a large Sand Canyon-area development in a decision that environmental groups called a victory and the developer said dealt largely with technical issues.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the person(s) responsible for the vandalism of the Rancho Tesoro Recreation Center on May 11.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-SantaClarita, responded to the release of Governor Brown's 2013-14 revised budget proposal today, saying the Governor's budget clearly demonstrates the need to put students first.
Los Angeles County has over 2.2 million uninsured residents. A recent University of California study estimates that as many as 1.3 million of our them will remain uninsured after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Interstate 5 was fully reopened to northbound traffic at 1 p.m. today after one lane remained closed down overnight due to a wildfire.
A Valencia woman charged with felony hit and run for a vehicle collision with a bicyclist last March has pleaded not guilty this week, court papers show.
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The ARTree community arts organization will hold its general meeting Wednesday night at the Newhall Library.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has postponed the trial of a lawsuit involving a fugitive priest, possibly until next year, so that cases involving 11 alleged victims can be tried together.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials will hold the first in a series of public meetings tonight regarding the proposed plan to remove chloride from the Santa Clara River.
The California Public Utilities Commission will hold two public hearings Thursday on Valencia Water Company's proposed rate increase.
The 15th annual SCV Relay for Life kicks off Saturday at Central Park in Saugus. The fundraiser to combat cancer will run 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday, with participants walking laps the entire time - some remembering lost ones, some celebrating victories or hoping for more.
This week Newhall (Zone 6) had eight part one crimes reported. Two shoplifting incidents, three petty thefts, one assault, one commercial burglary, and one stolen vehicle.