Morning commuters sat in traffic jams Wednesday as the first storm of the season dropped more than an inch of rain in parts of the Santa Clarita Valley and turned the Newhall pass into a nightmare.
California lawmakers voted to restore $16.3 million in funding to domestic violence centers statewide Wednesday, just weeks after state Senate Republicans let the same bill die on the floor.
Spouses and family members of California lawmakers will have to look for employment outside of their loved ones' election bids after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill this week making it a misdemeanor to put spouses or domestic partners on campaign payrolls.
The local 725 Chapter of the California School Employees Association at College of the Canyons has endorsed Michael Berger for election to Seat No. 1 in the Nov. 3 Santa Clarita Community College District election.
"Weeds" star Mary Louise-Parker was busted by a crooked security guard at College of the Canyons for possession of marijuana.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:Today is Wednesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2009. There are 78 days left in the year.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will leave to individual teachers the decision whether to recognize Harvey Milk Day, a day set aside to honor the accomplishments of the controversial gay Bay Area politician, a district official spokeswoman said.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Sunday afternoon after he crashed a motorcycle into a car in Canyon Country, officials said.
Dave Scholes of Newhall stands at a bus stop near Town Center Drive holding a sign advertising his free pumpkins with a donation Tuesday afternoon.
Two teenage girls were arrested Tuesday morning in Castaic after deputies caught them in a car with stolen goods and their two male friends ran away, officials said.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch and a high wind warning for parts of the Santa Clarita Valley, forecasting heavy overnight rains Tuesday that would probably ease up tonight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Historic legislation to expand U.S. health care and control costs won its first Republican supporter Tuesday and cleared a key Senate hurdle, a double-barreled triumph that propelled President Barack Obama's signature issue toward votes this fall in both houses of Congress.
"When history calls, history calls," said Maine Republican Olympia Snowe, whose declaration of support ended weeks of suspense and provided the only drama of a 14-9 vote in the Senate Finance Committee.
The William S. Hart Union High School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library. The evening is part of the district's Comprehensive Alcohol and Drug Reduction and Education (CADRE) program.
Suzan Solomon, one of five candidates running for three open seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District, has received the endorsement of County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its second monthly job fair from 10 a.m. to noon today at the WorksSource Center at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #25.
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
The discovery of a body inside a burning Newhall apartment is under investigation by homicide detectives and arson investigators, county fire and coroner officials said Tuesday.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.
Shards of red, orange and yellow tile lined a 40-foot-long mural on the bike trail that parallels Creekside Road on Monday, forming a shining sun setting over green fields with blooming flowers - a community's hopeful reflection of itself.
The 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast is scheduled Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel, with Christian comedian Brad Stine as the featured speaker.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested 10 people during a weekend "saturation patrol" aimed at getting under-the-influence drivers off the road, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday.
Simi Valley podiatrist Lee Rogers, a candidate in this year's race to represent California's 25th Congressional District, is suing the hospital that contracted his services, claiming a doctor there bad-mouthed him, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Signal.
A vehicle slammed through a Canyon Country restaurant Monday after the driver mistook the accelerator for the brake, authorities said.
California Highway Patrol officers are looking into the circumstances surrounding a black Corvette found abandoned at the bottom of a ravine along Bouquet Creek over the weekend, according to the CHP.
Now that two upcoming vacancies have been filled in the high school leadership of the William S. Hart Union High School District, new principals must be hired in the junior high school ranks.
Twin sisters Rita Kahane and Serena Rubin told a small congregation at Beth Shalom Sunday how lucky they were to have survived several life-threatening moments during the Holocaust, most notably perhaps being the day Nazi doctor Josef Mengele came looking for twins.
The PTA at West Creek Academy recently donated clothing and school supplies to help underprivileged students in Nicaragua.
Overtaken by memories, Erika Schwartz clutches a collection of yellowed, slightly crumpled photographs - all she has left of her entire family.