Activists who demanded more time to consider a hospital expansion plan Friday quickly got what they wanted: an extra 45 days of public review.
Santa Clarita Valley-based musical artists and bands have until midnight tonight to enter the "SCV Rock Star" contest, presented exclusively online by The-Signal.com in association with top SCV rock promoter Higher Level Productions.
The deadline to submit nomination papers to run for local nonpartisan offices in the Nov. 4 General Election is 5 p.m. today.
Two and a half years after a Castaic jail inmate's head was smashed with a metal bunk bed during a riot, eight of his fellow prisoners were arraigned Thursday on murder charges.
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.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Four Southern California water agencies have sued a neighboring water company for allegedly extracting groundwater beyond its rights, and without paying for it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver's license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - He could be getting a license plate, Charlie Brown.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.