A specialist in veterans' affairs will speak tonight at City Hall about resources available to local residents who return from military service overseas.
UPDATE 11 a.m. Thursday: The Sesnon Fire is 70 percent contained as of 11 a.m. Thursday, a fire official said. Changing weather conditions helped firefighter battle the blaze, said Inspector Sam Padilla of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. "This was a wind driven fire. Without the wind we can get a line around it," Padilla said. The Marek fire is 92 percent contained, according to the United States Forest Service Web site. +++++++++++++ UPDATE ...
Committee or commission? It's a question the City Council tried answering during Tuesday's meeting when the five council members were presented with the issue of whether the current Arts Advisory Committee should become an arts commission. Recognizing the need for more research, the council unanimously voted to have city staff research the advantages and disadvantages of having an arts commission. City Manager Ken Pulskamp estimated that the staff would have the report ready in January. ...
College to host environmental science fair The College of the Canyons Sustainable Development Committee will host an environmental science fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Valencia campus student center. The fair is themed "Kids on Sustainability and Solutions" and will feature projects presented by elementary, junior high and high school students from the Santa Clarita Valley. The event, sponsored by the SDC and Whole Foods Market in Valencia, will also include ...
The long-awaited Castaic high school will be built near the Sterling Gateway industrial complex, Castaic Area Town Council members heard Wednesday night.
Tuesdays and Thursdays are something to cheer about for the young girls at the Newhall Boys & Girls Club.
Newhall's Trinity Classical Academy recently received accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for its kindergarten-through-eighth-grade program.
The smoke might not be clear over Southern California by the time the Los Angeles County Fire Department hosts it next fire expo.
Dane Cannon and his honor student pals at La Mesa Junior High school are at it again. Last year, Dane made headlines when he decided to collect food for the SCV Food Pantry after getting the idea from a popular television show, "The Moment of Truth." When the executive producer of the show, Howard Schultz, read The Signal's article about Dane's project, he was inspired to get out his checkbook and make his own $1,000 ...
First word "The not knowing has been a torture, but that journey's over." - "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh, father of murder victim Adam Walsh, upon finally learning how the 6-year-old died in 1981 Today in history Today is Wednesday, Dec. 17, the 352nd day of 2008. There are 14 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful ...
This year marks the first time Six Flags Magic Mountain will host the Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve party for the local community.
A 27-year-old Agua Dulce man was killed after his truck went off the highway and struck a metal pole, a wooden fence, a storage container and a tree late Monday.
The National Weather Service released a hazardous weather alert at 2:30 this afternoon for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, warning that cold, unsettled weather will continue to blanket the area through tonight, bringing a 60 percent chance of scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, pursues two "personal" bills in Washington - the Cemex bill and the Wilderness bill - despite the rigors and dynamics of an unfolding election, he says.
College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society, the SCV Senior Center and the Veteran's History Project will join forces to host a panel discussion entitled "The Costs of War: Historical, Political, and Psychological Aspects of Human Conflict."
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
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SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.