Santa Clarita city officials extended the public review period for the environmental report on Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's expansion plans, after a local activist announced from the front doors of City Hall today that the public had been cheated out of a chance to weigh in.
It was all he could do as two young lives slipped away from him. When Rialto truck driver Jose Galdamez saw the pickup truck slam into a small car parked behind a stopped motorcyclist on Interstate 5 Monday afternoon, it was all he could do to jump from his big rig and run to the driver of the car. "I rushed to the car. I couldn't tell if the driver was a man or woman. ...
Motorists were likely caught off guard by police action outside the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Thursday.
Just a month ago, Rattlesnake Slim's was packed nightly with coffee-loving customers sipping on drinks and listening to the latest jam sessions from western musicians.
The private health care company that plans to build a transitional care unit in Santa Clarita backed out of escrow on the purchase of the former Hillside Community Hospital building in Saugus and is in negotiations for a site next door, a city planner said Wednesday.
The city's economic development manager, Jason Crawford, received the 2008 New Economic Developer of the Year award, city officials announced Wednesday.
College of the Canyons' new Transitions Program, which in its first year will support the recruitment, mentoring and support of 40 students studying biology, chemistry, engineering and mathematics, has received a $437,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
There were some exciting moments Thursday afternoon at the Bank of America branch on Valencia Boulevard at the corner of Citrus Avenue, across from Santa Clarita City Hall, when a man ran from the bank after allegedly trying to pass a forged check, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reported.
The deadline to submit nomination papers to run for local nonpartisan offices in the November 4 General Election is Friday at 5 p.m.
Statistics released Wednesday by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station show an overall drop in almost all crimes locally during the first half of 2008.
The Hart district governing board will decide today whether to hire a public relations firm to pump up the William S. Hart Union High School District's reputation in advance of the General Obligation Bond election scheduled for Nov. 4.
The Higher Education Sustainability Act will encourage colleges and universities to become more energy efficient, according to Jim Schrage, vice president of facilities planning, operations and construction at College of the Canyons.
The latest crime statistics released today by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reveal an overall drop in almost all crimes in the SCV during the first half of this year.
Local health care workers said Tuesday a stalled state budget has jeopardized local health care agencies dependent on state funding.
As the late afternoon sunlight fell over the valley and commuters shuffled off the Metrolink train Tuesday, local peace officers and first responders set up camp in the parking lot of the Newhall Community Center.
Flair Cleaners, a family owned business with a location in Valencia, has launched its third annual Flair Care Package Drive in conjunction with the USO of Greater Los Angeles for care packages to be sent to troops.
Princess Cruises held an event Thursday to honor veterans and note the company's selection as a commemorative partner in the nationwide effort to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War this year.
The Santa Clarita and San Fernando charter of Habitat for Humanity will join in the 2013 Women Empowerment Build this Saturday, which will focus on female veterans and those who have experienced loss during wartime.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday that a recent series of controversial topics, such as the inquiry into a terrorist attack on a U.S. embassy in Libya and the investigation into why the Internal Revenue Service applied additional scrutiny to conservative groups, are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill.
A roaming pit bull that ripped the leg off of a smaller dog in Canyon Country is expected to be humanely killed, a county official said Thursday.
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.