The Castaic Area Town Council election will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Castaic Regional Sports Complex, 31230 Castaic Road. Voters must be moe than 18 year old and produce a proof of address. Visit www.castaicareatowncouncil.org or call (661) 295-1156 for more information.
Sheriff's deputies are hunting for a man they described as armed and dangerous. Jeremy Mark Singh, 20, of Canyon Country, is wanted in connection with numerous crimes, the most recent an alleged assault of two males in Canyon Country on Sept. 14, Sgt. Darren Harris said. The assault sent both victims to the hospital, one victim with a stab wound. "We want to get this guy off the street. He's very dangerous and is wanted ...
It was only a re-enactment, but it felt real to many students at Golden Valley High School. They walked out to Robert C. Lee Parkway on Thursday to find two wrecked cars strewn with "bloody" bodies. A deputy stood by dressed in an ominous Grim Reaper costume. The dramatization was part of "Every 15 Minutes," a program sponsored by the California Highway Patrol, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and the city of Santa Clarita. ...
Toni Otis suffered a mental breakdown in 2003. Now she's helping others avoid the same fate, and she'll have new facilities to work with.
Some people see a newspaper as more than just a finger-blackening conduit for information. John Boston is one of those people. "I've always thought that The Signal was the very song of the First Amendment," Boston said. "The heart and soul of the community. Boston's "Mr. SCV" column will return to the pages of The Signal starting Nov. 16, appearing Fridays on page A2 and in Sunday's Opinion section. Since leaving The Signal earlier this ...
UPDATED: 9 p.m. Kevin Lamont Thomas, who was charged with having illegal sexual relations with four Hart district students, pleaded no contest to three charges in Van Nuys Superior Court Thursday and faces up to six years in state prison, a district attorney's official said. Thomas pleaded no contest to felony counts of sexual penetration of a minor with a foreign object and sexual intercourse with a minor and a misdemeanor count of child molestation, ...
2008 GENERAL ELECTION Tuesday, Nov. 4 UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. Thursday PRESIDENTIAL 8:04 p.m. Tuesday: The Associated Press reports Sen. Barack Obama has won the presidential election. 8:16 p.m. Tuesday: Sen. John McCain concedes. ++++++++++++ PRESIDENTIAL Popular votes (Sen. John McCain & Sen. Barack Obama): 121,305,522 Republican: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)/Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) 56,785,572 (46% of the vote) Electoral votes: 162 Democratic: Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.)/Sen. Joe Biden (D-Delaware) 64,519,950 (53%) Electoral votes: 364 (270 ...
Two hate crimes in Saugus might turn out to be a prank performed by friends but detectives aren't laughing.
Officials from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission will visit College of the Canyons to review its registered nursing associate degree program for continuing accreditation.
The Newhall and Saugus school districts topped the Academic Performance Index (API) scores among elementary school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley, with scores of 882 and 852 respectively.
The Hart district shot up 13 points in the state's Academic Performance Index (API), exceeding the state's goal of 800 points with an overall district score of 804. Ten of the district's 17 schools also exceeded the state goal and almost every school noted significant growth over last year's API score, according to data released Thursday by the California Department of Education. "Districtwide that is right where we want to be - 804 is a ...
Christine Parr, an English Language Development teacher and coordinator at Placerita Junior High School, was named Teacher of the Year for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
A small truck or SUV struck and killed Michael Yant, a homeless man from Newhall, while was walking along the center divider on the eastbound side of Highway 126 late Monday, a CHP official said.
Canyon Country's two-year-old Jacob Fierro has leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant.
The regularly scheduled Santa Clarita City Council meeting for Tuesday has been cancelled due to the Veterans Day holiday. A special City Council meeting is scheduled for Nov. 19.
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"