Name: Bruce McFarland Age: 60 Profession: Computer consultant/ teacher Personal Background A 30-year Santa Clarita Valley resident, Hart High graduate, city pioneer and small business owner. Founding member or officer: SC Human Relations Forum, SCV Ethics Alliance, SCV Arts Alliance, two computer clubs. Active in: Boys and Girls Club, SCV Pet Assistance, Magazine of Santa Clarita technology writing, The Signal political commentary writing. What is/are the most important issues? I want to get Castaic kids ...
Name: Hannah-Beth Jackson Age: 58 Profession: Educator Personal Background Hannah-Beth Jackson served six years in the state Assembly. An attorney and former prosecutor, she advocated to improve public education, increase public safety, improve access to health care, protect the environment and protect the rights of consumers. After serving in the Assembly, she taught at UC Santa Barbara. What is/are the most important issues? The collapse of the sub-prime lending market has produced a credit crunch ...
Family, friends, and more than one hundred uniformed deputies gathered to mourn the death and celebrate the life of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy Randy Hamson on Friday.
Alisa Johnson Behar was only a junior at Saugus High School when she discovered that her true calling was working with animals.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will temporarily and intermittently close several local intersections today between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., due to the funeral procession and motorcade for Deputy Randy Hamson.
A 29-year-old Saugus resident was charged with raping two women in Pasadena and threatening them with a box cutter, according to a Los Angeles District Attorney's press release.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested a juvenile male allegedly armed with an automatic assault weapon Tuesday afternoon at the Metrolink Station on Soledad Canyon Road, a sheriff's official said.
A serene pathway leading to three wooden benches surrounded by butterfly houses and trees overlooks Castaic Lake and serves as a memorial to beloved Castaic community member Tracy Jara and a tribute to his surviving family members.
Marathon runner Tracy McKinney, of Saugus, baked old-style Norwegian butter cookies for four hours this holiday season. This was the first year the 29-year-old took up the long-standing family tradition passed down from her beloved great aunt Betty just before the elderly cancer patient died in July.
The New Year arrives early today in Valencia and will look like 58, 59, 60 on Skip Newhall's special time display.
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With the Christmas dinner over, the presents unwrapped and Santa Claus back at the North Pole, it's time for Santa Clarita Valley residents to haul their Christmas trees out for recycling.
Magic Mountain tests the countdown to the New Year on the Sky Tower Monday night. On Wednesday the countdown to 2009 begins at the Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve Party. The event is an alcohol-free, family-oriented party of rides, music, dancing and more. Sponsors include the city of Santa Clarita, Coca-Cola and The Signal. Tickets are $25 and are for sale at The Signal's offices, 24000 Creekside, on Auto Row in Valencia. For more information, ...
A San Fernando Court judge sentenced identity thief William Schaeffler to 16 months in state prison after Schaeffler pleaded no contest to commercial burglary Tuesday.
Castaic Middle School Associated Student Body members collected more than 1,500 food and personal-care items for people in need during the holiday season.
Former City Manager Ken Pulskamp will take the hot seat this year as the "roastee" for the 15th annual Elks Club roast to benefit the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc., organizers announced Wednesday.
MISSION HILLS (Feb. 20, 2013) – Providence Holy Cross Medical Center received redesignation today as the Greater San Fernando Valley's only Magnet Hospital, the nation's highest recognition for nursing excellence.
A winter storm brought California much-needed rain and even a rare tornado, but the breadth and severity of snowfall in much of the state caught drivers by surprise and left hundreds stranded on mountain highways.
WASHINGTON- The Department of Defense today officially informed Congress of its intent to impose furloughs on the Department of Defense's entire civilian workforce as it copes with the automatic spending cuts known as "sequestration." The furlough program will go forward if sequestration is not avoided. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement on the furloughs:
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
A Southern California artist is hoping his latest exhibit of kinetic art will move enthusiasts at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery.
Today in the SCV
Recorded incidences of violence in Los Angeles County jails have fallen substantially since 2007, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Tuesday.
A veteran Hollywood stunt helicopter pilot killed in a chopper crash in Acton earlier this month had his flying license suspended twice in the last 10 years, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said Tuesday.
A former Valencia High School educator was shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day and her daughter arrested in Oregon eight hours after the body was discovered, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 19, 2013 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today said that an Administrative Law Judge at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) last Friday issued a sweeping "initial decision" finding more than a dozen electricity wholesalers guilty of market manipulation in the summer of 2000, when California suffered the highest electricity prices in history. If the Administrative Law Judge's decision is adopted by FERC, the sellers will face a collective refund ...
(Sacramento) – Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) will co-author a measure on prevailing wage to increase middle-class jobs, sustain a skilled workforce, and ensure cost efficient and high quality public works projects. Senate Bill 7 would make charter cities eligible to receive or use state funds for a public works project only if the city has a policy of requiring contractors on all its municipal projects to comply ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says the review of ex-officer Christopher Dorner's firing is under way, but it's too early to comment on the re-examination.