April is Autism Awareness Month in the city of Santa Clarita. Everyone can help. 1. Share information about autism with your family, neighbors, etc. 2. Attend the Santa Clarita City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 10, when the council proclaims April as Autism Awareness Month. 3. Buy a children's book that helps explain autism and donate it to your child's school library. Read the book to your child's class or another class. (Book suggestions: "Andy's ...
Tuesday is Election Day in Santa Clarita as citizens vote for two of the five candidates running for City Council. Be sure to make plans.
Here's one of the stories we're working on for Tuesday's Signal: State PTA: 'Flunk the budget'
Most people would shy away from labeling themselves as a "professional idiot" or injuring themselves for the amusement of others. Yet for Michael Todd, labels of his mental state and injuries to his person are essential to attracting a crowd - and attract a crowd he did on Sunday. The crowd, whose reactions varied from fainting to cheering, packed The Londoner pub and bar in Canyon Country to watch Todd as he swallowed swords, walked ...
Most people take for granted taking a stroll down one of Santa Clarita Valley's many paseos or a bike ride through the area's surrounding canyons on a sunny yet mild spring day. Yet for 23-year-old Saugus resident Jena Minassian, sometimes just getting out of bed and walking can be tough. Minassian is one of 1.5 million Americans who suffer from Lupus, a potentially fatal disease that attacks the body's major organs or tissues. The disease ...
As he ran out of his home, Tyler Cordova caught sight of the two new toys sitting on his driveway. His wish had come true.
Determined to crack down on illegal dog fighting in the wake of the Michael Vick case, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office has teamed up with the Humane Society of the United States and last week launched a reward program which they hope will encourage people to report the crime. Tipsters will be able to use the county's 211 information line to report suspected dog fighting activities in their neighborhoods, and will be eligible ...
Voting for Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election is already well underway. As of 5 p.m. Friday, the City Clerk's office has received 8,428 ballots, about 1,200 more than the city received by election day in 2006.
Editor's Note: The following is a July 1, 1970 California Highway Patrol log report of the events which began the night of April 5, 1970.
More than 200 people feasted on pancakes Saturday morning with the common goal of raising money for the local Lutheran Social Services Community Care Center, which provides assistance to the Santa Clarita Valley's growing homeless population. The breakfast at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Canyon Country was a first for the care center and is expected to become an annual event.
Sometimes it takes decades to even remotely feel pain. Although I wrote many of the words used by Southern California news media and, in turn, by the national television and radio networks in describing the massacre of four young California Highway Patrol officers, my emotions surrounding the episode were fleeting. After all, as an editor at City News Service of Los Angeles, a job that, coupled with on-and-off stints at The Signal provided college tuition ...
Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake was briefly shut down Saturday afternoon after a collision in which a child was ejected from a car. The single-vehicle incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. on the southbound side of I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and Vista Del Lago, according to Sgt. Matt Barnachia of the California Highway Patrol.
It was a different world on April 6, 1970, when four young California Highway Patrol officers were shot and killed in one of the state's bloodiest gun battles. What's now the Santa Clarita Valley was then a patchwork of farms and ranches, dotted with small businesses. What happened on that day 38 years ago, however, shattered the valley's quiet forever with a violence that echoes today.
SAN FERNANDO - At a preliminary hearing in San Fernando Superior Court, accused rapist Adrian Arriano was held to answer on all counts and ordered to stand trial.
City officials will be celebrating the City Council election night on Tuesday with a live show from City Hall.
Colorful spinning dreidels, freshly cooked latkes and the sounds of Hanukkah songs filled the courtyard at the Valencia Town Center Mall Sunday evening for the community menorah lighting.
Ken Newton has heard it all during his 16 years as an elementary school teacher.
Official identification of the bodies believed to be actor Paul Walker and Valencia business owner Roger Rodas could take days, an investigator from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Sunday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tributes have been coming in from colleagues of actor Paul Walker who was killed Saturday in Valencia in a fiery crash of a sports car.
At midnight Sunday morning, hours after the death of actor Paul Walker made worldwide news, people came to the accident site on Hercules Street in Valencia where the "Fast and the Furious" star and another man died in a fiery one-car accident.
Owls, snakes, turtles and other critters awed dozens of visitors at Placerita Canyon Nature Center's "Native Live Animal Presentation" on Saturday in Newhall.
More than 350 people crowded the memorial service for a beloved Canyon High School and Brigham Young University football player Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canyon Country.
Two people were killed Saturday afternoon when a Porsche sports car crashed and burst into flames in Valencia, and the passenger was actor Paul Walker, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press
With the convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving this year, the Jewish community of the Santa Clarita Valley has opted to celebrate the lighting of the official Santa Clarita Valley menorah on Sunday, the fourth day of the holiday, at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Black Friday got off to a slow start in the Santa Clarita Valley, but by noon parking spaces were at a premium at the Westfield Valencia Town Center and shoppers jammed the mall.
Christmas tree shoppers will have a less soggy experience this weekend than they did Friday as a storm that dropped a trace of rain around the Santa Clarita Valley moves out of the area.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's Deputy Devin Freeman, who worked as a resource officer at Canyon High School and Sierra Vista Junior High School, died at home on Thanksgiving Day after a six-year battle with cancer, a spokesman said today. He was 38.
The third annual Hart Holiday Boutique and Craft Fair is scheduled Saturday and Sunday at William S. Hart Regional Park.
Black Friday just doesn't cut it anymore.
More than 100 home-bound seniors gave second helpings of "thank you" to the men and women who brought them not just one Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, but a second turkey dinner for the next day as well - plus dessert.