Editor's note: First in a series as The Signal's Brian Charles travels to Washington, D.C., to cover the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
Tears welled precariously close to the edge of Sydney Yarbrough's lashes as the Newhall man whispered a stanza of a love song he longed to sing to his 28-year-old daughter, Crystal Diane, who died in 2004 from Lou Gehrig's disease.
The mother of a Golden Valley High School student allegedly molested by his guidance counselor filed a lawsuit against the school, the William S. Hart Union School District and former guidance counselor Roselyn Hubbell Thursday.
Strong winds up to 70 mph and single-digit humidity will heighten wildfire danger this weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley and other areas of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
An electrical fire near the intersection of Bouquet Canyon and Plum Canyon roads in Saugus knocked out power to 5,200 customers Thursday, a fire official said.
The Agua Dulce Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Agua Dulce Woman's Club in Agua Dulce at 33201 Agua Dulce Canyon Road. Board members will hear agency, county, council and committee reports and host an open forum.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, will refuse the recently instituted per diem increase for state Legislators.
The city of Santa Clarita is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway in Canyon Country, for those interested in jobs as camp counselors, recreation leaders and lifeguards.
Mayor Frank Ferry and the Santa Clarita City Council host a groundbreaking event 3 p.m. Jan. 26 at the intersection of Valley Center Drive and Golden Valley Road for the last phase of the cross-valley connector.
Providence Health & Services in California began a new service for people 50 and older with limited resources that identifies programs to help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, food and other basic needs.
HuckleBerry Center for Creative Learning in Stevenson Ranch is an experiential hands-on zone of freedom, presented for students to experiment with ideas, play with words and noodle thoughts with joy and disregard for confines.
County officials extended a permit Tuesday for a Bakersfield woman who continues her struggle to build a hotel on the main road to Castaic Lake despite the county's ongoing road repairs and a sagging economy.
A breast cancer survivor turned businesswoman gave $25,000 to fight the disease that nearly killed her, part of $34,000 raised locally last year for Newhall Memorial's Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center.
California Foreclosure Institute hosts a free, two-hour workshop for investors and realtors on finding and buying foreclosure properties from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Valencia Public Library. Reservations are required. Visit www.ForeclosureWorkshop.net or call (888) 285-0101.
A bill that would protect 450,000 acres of California wilderness, including mountainous land south of the Santa Clarita Valley, was reintroduced into the Senate Wednesday to the delight of local environmentalists.
As sales of condominiums posted strong gains in the Santa Clarita Valley and home prices continued rising in 2013, investors pulled back from the single-family home market, a Realtors association reported this week.
Two candidates on opposite sides of the aisle confirmed to The Signal Friday they are planning to run to represent a state Assembly district that takes in portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
California is nearly as dry as it's ever been. High water marks rim half-full reservoirs. Cities are rationing water.
Students at Rancho Pico Junior High School who just got to know 13-year-old Kenadee Oliva last semester were receiving grief counseling Friday following news of a murder-suicide in Utah that claimed her life.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host two recruitment events in January to seek qualified professionals for immediate employment in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Among his major accomplishments during 11 terms in Congress are successfully blocking a massive landfill planned for the Santa Clarita Valley and securing funds for construction of the cross-valley connector, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon. R-Santa Clarita, said in an interview with The Signal.
By Luke Money
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