Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, will host a tele-town hall conference tonight at 5:50 p.m. to discuss the health care reform bill being pushed by congressional Democrats.
The Signal's November 2009 Election 411 page features the final vote count for Santa Clarita Valley races in the Nov. 3 Los Angeles County Consolidated Elections, plus links to our election night coverage and related pre-election local Opinion columns including The Signal Editorial Board's official endorsements.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday in low to moderate numbers for Santa Clarita Valley's local election covering decisions spanning from the future of governance for westside communities to the designation of school and water district board members.
A first-time candidate and incumbent who teamed up in the Castaic Union School District board election took the top votes Tuesday in the race for three open seats.
Tempering the celebratory moods of Joan MacGregor and Michael Berger, who both decisively won seats on the College of the Canyons board of trustees, was the need to prioritize the difficult work ahead for both as state funding cuts have put the college into financial straits.
The only incumbent in the Newhall School District board race led Tuesday's election, carrying more than 2,000, or 22 percent, of the votes to his second term.
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Newly elected Newhall County Water District board member Kathy Colley made a calculated decision when she chose not to campaign at all in her election bid.
With the cityhood measure failing by a wide margin and split vote on whether to remain unincorporated or join the city of Santa Clarita, city officials struggled to interpret the results Wednesday.
It took five runs, but on Tuesday night, Joe Messina finally got what he was looking for: a seat on the Hart district board.
Some downtown Newhall business owners said they are still feeling the lingering effects of the city's streetscaping projects, which they said drove away customers months ago - and they fear some haven't returned.
Investigators are looking into the death of a Valencia woman found in brush in Newhall this morning, authorities said.
A Canyon Country woman has pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of child abuse in a deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to less than a year in prison and three years of probation, officials said.
Incumbent Paul Strickland and CPA Bob Jensen were the front-runners in the race to fill three seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District board in Tuesday's election, with Joe Messina edging Suzan Solomon for the third open seat, and Linda Valdes trailing the field in the final tally.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department and the city of Santa Clarita will host the fourth annual Water Safety Expo this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Valencia Fire Station 126.
Local sheriff's detectives are investigating reports of a possible child predator cruising the Santa Clarita Valley in a black BMW, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station spokesman said Thursday.
Wearing a suit complete with coattails and a cummerbund, eighth-grader Robby Good took a breath before he lowered his baton, sweeping two hands through the quiet auditorium at the Placerita Junior High Spring Concert. The soft, curious tones of flutes and strings flitted across the orchestra - 65 young musicians uniformed in black formal wear.