More than 500 Saugus High School seniors officially became high school graduates when they received their diplomas during the school's 30th commencement ceremony Thursday evening. The ceremony, which took place at the College of the Canyons outdoor stadium and brought hundreds of families, friends and school officials to join in the class of 2008's celebration, also honored Richard Obar, a Saugus High School assistant principal, who dedicated 37 years to the teaching profession.
A Valencia man was found guilty of nine felony counts for using an advertiser-driven, cartoonish map to swindle money from local businesses and consumers, officials announced Thursday.
Since 1946, children around the world have fantasized about embarking on a journey through the Island of Sodor with Thomas the Tank Engine and his many friends. On Thursday, some of those fantasies were realized in Valencia when Six Flags Magic Mountain opened Thomas Town, a new train ride and play area based upon Thomas the Tank Engine children's books and TV program.
Mandatory water rationing is not "in the cards" for Santa Clarita Valley residents, local water officials said in response to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proclamation Wednesday of a statewide drought. "We're in a good position and we don't have to draw on any backup water supplies," said Dan Masnada, general manager of the Castaic Lake Water Agency.
A Superior Court judge postponed a hearing Thursday for a Castaic woman and her boyfriend accused in the torture and slaying of the woman's 5-year-old daughter.
A 492-unit Canyon Country housing development was approved by county supervisors Wednesday, clearing the way for grading of more than 500 acres of land. Dubbed "Park Place," the development would be located in Tick Canyon at the very eastern edge of Canyon Country at the end of Shadow Pines Boulevard.
That's all, folks. Six Flags Magic Mountain will no longer hold its nightly fireworks show - a fixture of the local night sky - due to brush fire concerns, a park official said Wednesday. "Six Flags Magic Mountain, in the interest of the local community and the high brush fire conditions in the Santa Clarita Valley, will no longer be implementing summer fireworks," according to a statement from the Valencia theme park. "Six Flags regrets ...
They allegedly stole thousands of dollars in drugs ranging from Rogaine to Aleve. On Wednesday, three Sun Valley residents were arrested for their involvement in a crime spree involving pharmacies in California and Oregon, according to Detective Jeffrey Jackson of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The trio are part of a large group of Hondurans who stole large quantities of over-the-counter drugs throughout the state during the past two years, Jackson said. Six of ...
With the largest Hispanic population of all the high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley, Hart High School welcomed guests to its 60th commencement ceremony with a greeting in English and another in Spanish on Wednesday evening at College of the Canyons.
John Boston, known by many as Mr. SCV, has been chosen as the grand marshal of this year's Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade.
Four people were arrested Saturday for their involvement in an armed bank robbery that day in Santa Barbara, officials confirmed Wednesday. Two of the suspects were arrested in Valencia.
A 22-year-old Washington man was arrested after a traffic stop Wednesday morning when CHP officers found nine pounds of cocaine and $100,000 in his car.
Megan Del Vecchio, this year's valedictorian at Valencia High School, said that her mother has been one of her most powerful influences and biggest supporters. The Signal asked top graduates at each of the six Hart district high schools questions about their current successes and their future goals, and these are Megan's answers.
The city of Victorville passed a resolution this week confirming its support of federal legislation that would provide Cemex, Inc. with land in Victorville to prevent the company from mining in Soledad Canyon.
A settlement was reached this week in a lawsuit against the Hart district filed by a Rio Norte Junior High student who was seeking damages in excess of $25,000 for an alleged sexual assault by a teacher.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Tuesday it has completed autopsies on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash of a Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend, local business owner Roger Rodas, were last seen in last weekend.
The City of Santa Clarita's Director of Public Works, Robert Newman, was recently recognized as the 2013 Leader of the Year in the public sector category by the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA).
SACRAMENTO-State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced that two academically accomplished and civically active high school students will represent California in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation's 52nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
No one was injured when a train struck a vehicle on the Metrolink tracks south of the Newhall station, according to an official with the transit agency.
SANTA CLARITA - Actor and Paul Walker co-star Vin Diesel greeted fans of the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise late Monday following a private memorial on the Valencia road where Walker died Saturday.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials from the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office are performing autopsies on two people - believed to be actor Paul Walker and Santa Clarita Valley business owner Roger Rodas - who were killed in a car crash in Valencia Saturday.
Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, elected to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Senate in 2012, told The Signal this week he plans to launch a congressional campaign and seek the seat of Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, if the congressman retires.
The Santa Clarita City Council officially opened the new six-acre McBean Park and Ride facility last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
SANTA CLARITA - Those wno knew him say Valencia business owner Roger Rodas was the kind of person you wanted to be friends with.
SANTA CLARITA - Speed contributed to the death of "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, investigators have said, but those who work in the area of the crash said Monday speeding cars are commonplace there.
Republican and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has filed paperwork to run in the 25th Congressional District, which encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley and is currently represented by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.