With a wife, two kids and part-time job, local seminary student Chris Esparza can't imagine having to pay the interest on his private student loan while still attending school.
The death of a man who was killed by a Metrolink train Tuesday night was ruled a suicide by the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office Wednesday.
A juvenile who may be connected to as many as 19 separate tagging incidents in the Santa Clarita Valley, including 11 businesses vandalized in the early morning hours on Wednesday, was arrested Wednesday.
Would-be kidnapper Cesar Galvan pleaded guilty to attempted kidnapping Wednesday and will face sentencing on May 22.
A proposal to add more minimum days at Placerita Junior High School and alter the class schedule at Saugus High School to give teachers more collaboration time failed after William S. Hart Union High School board members Wednesday questioned the impact the new schedules would have on students and families.
UPDATED WEDNESDAY 1:45 p.m.: The Los Angles County Coroner's Office called the incident where a man laid on the tracks in front of an oncoming Metrolink train a suicide Wednesday. Metrolink train 215, traveling between Los Angeles and Lancaster, struck the man shortly after 6 p.m. on Tuesday near Oak Spring Canyon Road. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Coroner's office still can't identify the victim, Lt. Fred Corral said. "He is ...
The SCV School & Business Alliance is looking for local business and community leaders who can serve as presenters for Discovering Careers 2009, the Santa Clarita Valley's hands-on career exploration program, planned for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at College of the Canyons.
The Canyon Country Library presents a visual and educational exhibit about the Santa Clara River during library hours from Monday, April 6 to Monday, May 4. An opening reception will be held on Monday, April 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. which will include a wildlife exhibit and refreshments. The exhibit is hosted by the city of Santa Clarita, South Coast Wildlands and Visual Journeys, and the Santa Clara River Trustee Council.
California Institute of the Arts will host a forum titled "American Jihad: God, War and & Peace in the Age of Terrorism" to discuss the nature of jihad and religion's contribution to war and peace.
Figures from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services show an increase of $1 million for welfare and food stamps for children of illegal immigrants in February 2009, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Look out, menacing economy - elementary students are gearing up for some serious business. Sixth-grader Tyler Cole, of Fair Oaks Ranch Community School, spent months learning what it takes to own a game store. "'Game Star' is a game company - we sell games and systems, you can also rent the games and sell them to the store," said Tyler, who has his business pitch down pat. Tyler is one of hundreds of Sulphur Springs ...
That's not a misprint on your receipt and it's not an April Fools' joke, either. Sales tax in Los Angeles County went up to 9.25 percent today, part of a move to drum up more dollars for the state.
Their motto: "If your dog can poop it, we can scoop it." For 10 years, Canyon Country couple Tim and Maria Stone have travelled the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys, teaming up to clean the messes of hundreds of pups. When others can't quite understand why they do this job, Tim Stone asks, "why not?" "People hire other people to clean their home, clean their pool ... so, why not?" he said. "It's just ...
For two years, Mint Canyon Community School student Yesenia Batres struggled to understand her teacher.
A Canyon High School classroom prank went awry last week and launched a multi-pronged investigation Tuesday, according to a school official.
On August 30, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from Parks Bureau stopped a male adult who was driving a vehicle on the roadway adjacent to Castaic Lake Park for a traffic violation.
Washington-Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced her support for SB 4, a California State Senate bill sponsored by State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to establish regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and acidization of underground oil and gas formations.
The problem with disaster preparation is it can be so darned overwhelming, Santa Clarita emergency management supervisor Donna Nuzzi admits.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.