Santa Clarita's unemployment rate stood at 7 percent in June, neither increasing nor decreasing from May's figures, according to numbers released Friday by California's Employment Development Department.
As a fast-moving, 50-acre blaze in Castaic threatens homes, firefighters have asked some Castaic residents to evacuate.
Voluntary evacuations are in effect for residents south of Sloan Canyon Road and west of Parker Road, including Applewood, said Los Angeles County fire spokeswoman Stephanie English.
A man was shot near a Newhall apartment complex early Friday, a sheriff's sergeant said.
A memorial service for longtime Boys & Girls Club supporter Sheldon Allen is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the organization's Sierra Vista Junior High club in Canyon Country.
Before her suicide, Los Angeles Police Department Detective Susan Clemmer had aced a job interview with Gangs and Narcotics Captain Kevin McCarthy, leaving him deeply impressed with her education, passion and talent.
The Santa Clarita City Council and community leaders will host a luncheon and presentation about the city of Santa Clarita, "Setting a Course for Stability," on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Valencia.
Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor along with Good Neighbor Pharmacy present Doña Oxford, "The Boogie Woogie Woman," and her two-fisted piano playing for the next concert in the 11th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Los Angeles County firefighters doused a small brush fire in Castaic on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
It only took seven months for Joseph Novotny to mark the lives of everyone he met, a fellow co-worker said during a memorial service Thursday for the slain cyclist.
The end is in sight for the $21 million expansion of the local hospital's emergency department.
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The Measure V Citizens' Oversight Committee issued a clean report Wednesday to the Hart district regarding Measure V spending for the 2007-08 fiscal year.
Editor's note: As The Signal celebrates 90 years of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, we offer this peek into the SCV of days past. Following is from the second week of July 1970 in The Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise. Note that "Valencia Valley" was the term favored by The Signal in those days for Santa Clarita Valley.
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.