Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"
With triple-digit temperatures forecast through the weekend, county health officials are warning of the dangers of excessive heat in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - The sign out front still says Emblem Elementary School, but the newly reopened and rebranded Emblem Academy is quite a bit different than what existed when the school closed its doors more than two years ago.
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.
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley school districts are set to receive additional state funding to help cover the cost of implementing Common Core State Standards, new educational metrics that emphasize critical thinking and job and college preparation, the California Department of Education announced Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted of felony animal cruelty last year faces a similar charge following his arrest during Labor Day weekend, court records show, arrest records showed Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - The search for 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa switched into high gear Tuesday as divers scoured the waters of Castaic Lake, sheriff's deputies on horseback circled it and helicopters searched the area from above, local sheriff's deputies said.
As sales of condominiums posted strong gains in the Santa Clarita Valley and home prices continued rising in 2013, investors pulled back from the single-family home market, a Realtors association reported this week.
Two candidates on opposite sides of the aisle confirmed to The Signal Friday they are planning to run to represent a state Assembly district that takes in portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
California is nearly as dry as it's ever been. High water marks rim half-full reservoirs. Cities are rationing water.
Students at Rancho Pico Junior High School who just got to know 13-year-old Kenadee Oliva last semester were receiving grief counseling Friday following news of a murder-suicide in Utah that claimed her life.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host two recruitment events in January to seek qualified professionals for immediate employment in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Among his major accomplishments during 11 terms in Congress are successfully blocking a massive landfill planned for the Santa Clarita Valley and securing funds for construction of the cross-valley connector, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon. R-Santa Clarita, said in an interview with The Signal.
By Luke Money
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.