College of the Canyons officials will open the $35 million University Center for the fall semester, giving thousands of local students access to bachelor, master and doctoral degree programs without having to leave the Santa Clarita Valley.
Station 126 firefighters and sheriff's deputies responded to a traffic collision at 8:20 p.m. Friday night on the corner of Magic Mountain Parkway and Valencia Boulevard.
Ida Newcomer's life is full of history. She lived through two world wars, survived the Great Depression and saw Los Angeles turn into a sprawling metropolis. Newcomer is 102 years old. She grew up in Birmingham, Ala., when segregation was a part of life, and Tuesday witnessed what she thought she'd never live to see - a black man sworn in as America's president. "People felt they weren't equal," said Newcomer, who is white. "It ...
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Assembly Bill 110, which will allow the owner of Elsmere Canyon in Los Angeles to explore the possibility of adding it to the Rim of the Valley Trail.
Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles is back in the Santa Clarita Valley after traveling to Washington, D.C., for Tuesday's inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Editor's note: Fifteenth and final installment of The Signal's exclusive series as Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles traveled to Washington, D.C., to cover the inauguration of President Barack Obama. How do you measure change in such a short time?
Power outage hits 3,001 in Canyon Country A traffic collision Thursday evening knocked out power to 3,001 homes in Canyon Country, said Southern California Edison spokeswoman Anna Frutos-Sanchez. A single car hit a Southern California Edison pole near the intersection of Silver Saddle Circle and Sand Canyon Road just after 5 p.m., said Lt. Robert Lewis of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The collision caused minor injuries, Lewis said. Power was restored to some ...
Local water officials want to find new ways of safely investing more than $100 million. This week, members of the Castaic Lake Water Agency's Finance and Administration Committee recommended the board revise its policy on how to invest $100 million in its general agency fund. They want the board to hire a private company to deposit several large sums of the agency's money in several banks, in an effort to guarantee it's all insured. "First ...
Valley View Elementary School students put their regular lessons on hold Wednesday and Thursday to take part in training designed to stop bullying and promote tolerance.
Two of the Santa Clarita Valley's biggest school districts received top marks on their annually-required audits for the 2007-08 year.
Fourth- and fifth-grade students at Peachland Elementary School put their heads together and built magnet-powered motors and electromagnets Thursday.
After less than 24 hours of investigation, local detectives arrested Mexican national Jose Gregorio on suspicion of extortion Wednesday after he allegedly asked the victim for a $20,000 ransom, claiming the victim's brother was being held in Mexico.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies are looking for burglars who are stealing stereos by breaking through windows of cars at two local Metrolink Station parking lots.
A Thursday-evening traffic collision knocked out power to 3,001 homes in Canyon Country, said Southern California Edison spokeswoman Anna Frutos-Sanchez.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tens of thousands of abortion opponents rallied Thursday on the National Mall to mark the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade amid concerns they could face political setbacks under the new president.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences began its fourth attempt to charter an elementary school in the Saugus Union School District with a public hearing Tuesday night.
New Assistant Sheriff Terri McDonald and Chief Ted Sexton Introduced On Monday, March 18, 2013 at Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau, Sheriff Lee Baca introduced Terri McDonald as the new Assistant Sheriff of Custody Division. She will have the responsibility of overseeing the largest jail system in the nation with nine custody and correctional facilities and over 18,000 inmates. In addition, Assistant Sheriff McDonald will supervise the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, which is an important component within ...
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
An event called the "Instrument Petting Zoo" was held at Wiley Canyon Elementary School in Newhall on Tuesday. Students were introduced to a variety of instruments in an effort to recruit them to the school's orchestra.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.
A young man arrested on drug charges but described as a prolific graffiti vandal has been charged with a dozen felony counts of vandalism, authorities said Tuesday.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO­– Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) attended a press conference this morning which introduced a series of bills to reform Prison Realignment in California. Assembly Bill 109 was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Brown, taking effect in October, 2011.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
Rock Club meeting