Left to right: Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon; Courtney Bourdas-Henn, executive director of Mountasia; Michael Fleming of Farrell's and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa at Alarcon's Holiday Celebration and Gift Giveaway for the victims of the Sayre and Marek fires.
Tia Torres expects two special guests to visit her for Christmas dinner. Navy corpsmen Jacob Thompson and Bryan Suganuma earned their meal Dec. 17 when they came to the rescue of nearly 200 pit bulls at the Villalobos Rescue Center in the Acton-Agua Dulce area, which is a home for abused or abandoned pit bulls. A snowstorm buried the center in six feet of snow and owner Tia Torres promptly began moving the dogs inside. ...
Topping the list of Santa Clarita Valley traffic needs are a road connection between communities, an emphasis on public transit and a "walkable community," according to city Senior Planner Jason Smisko.
Republican or Democrat, residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are waking up to destruction or elimination of their political lawn signs, and they're united in their anger.
Text-message realty in SCV Elite Professionals Real Estate Services, Inc. is offering property information through text messaging. The real estate brokerage is the first to do so in Santa Clarita. Property descriptions, photos and soon video, are sent directly to buyers' cell phones. Try it by texting "MLS 4424" to 99134. The service is free to the house shopper (aside from possible carrier text messaging fees). The company is proud this service can benefit the ...
The Internal Revenue Service is looking for Los Angeles County taxpayers who are missing 8,832 economic stimulus checks totaling $5,367,272 and 4,700 regular refund checks totaling $4,775,918 that were returned by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors.
The FlyAway bus could one day stop in Santa Clarita, giving local residents a quick way to access Los Angeles International Airport.
Editor's Note: As development becomes an increasingly charged topic in the Santa Clarita Valley, The Signal presents an in-depth 11-part series on plans for growth in the SCV.
Fingers are being pointed everywhere in the case of Jeremiah Lasater, the 14-year-old Vasquez High School freshmen who committed suicide in a boys' bathroom Monday.
Eleventh and final story in "The Big Picture," The Signal's series on plans for growth in the Santa Clarita Valley. Today we look at schools. Click here for the rest of the stories.
An absent judge and lawyers with busy schedules led to another continuance of the pre-trial hearing for former Golden Valley High School counselor Roselyn Hubbell. Judge Lloyd Nash, filling in for Judge Harold Vites on Wednesday, granted the request for rescheduling the pretrial to Nov. 19. Hubbell pleaded not guilty to charges of one misdemeanor count of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18.
The Signal's senior management team welcomes community leader Paul De La Cerda today as director of operations and marketing.
Emily Hood's message in her hand-made holiday cards she sends to U.S. troops in Iraq is only a few words:
'Twas the day before Christmas and stores were a mess, And Kelli Stewart of Saugus was shopping and stressed. "I don't usually wait this long," Stewart said, referring to her last-minute holiday shopping endeavors. She rushed from the doors of Big 5 Sporting Goods to her car, wrist-strapped with UGG boots for her husband and a pogo stick for her son. "I missed the day after Thanksgiving because we were out of town," she said. ...
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A Santa Clarita man was arrested this week on suspicion he concealed the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl struggling with drug abuse, a local sheriff's deputy said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - Route 66 restaurant in Canyon Country will hold a tribute to those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks during a special event Wednesday night.
SANTA CLARITA - Paradise Cove, a part of the lower lagoon at Castaic Lake, will be closed for a pair of two-day periods this month, according to county officials.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake on Wednesday remained unidentified Thursday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man who was ordered to stand trial for murder in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 pleaded not guilty to the felony charge this week, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A long-discussed library in Stevenson Ranch could soon become reality if county supervisors sign off on a lease agreement to house it.
SANTA CLARITA - Greetings of "Shana Tova" could be heard throughout the Hyatt Valencia on Thursday as nearly 1,000 Jews from the surrounding communities celebrated a major holiday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
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?"