SANTA CLARITA - A lawyer involved in California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against municipal governments in the Santa Clarita Valley was one of about 30 people who joined in a forum-style discussion on the content and implications of the Voting Rights Act this week in Canyon Country.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they've linked a sixth killing to a former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women.
Over 35 colleges and local businesses set up tables Thursday night at the Hispanic College and Career Fair in Santa Clarita. Held at Golden Valley High School, the second annual fair focused on one of the fastest-growing student populations, said Geni Peterson-Henry, coordinator of the event for the William S. Hart Union School District. The fair was open to all families in the district.
SANTA CLARITA - As fast food workers in Los Angeles and dozens of cities across the U.S. walked off the job Thursday in support of "living wages," a bill is making its way through the California Legislature to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2018.
SANTA CLARITA - Homicide detectives called to a Newhall home Wednesday afternoon for a report of a body have determined the case was a suicide, a Sheriff's Department official said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents have until midnight Friday to adopt a duck for the Rubber Ducky Regatta and to be eligible to win four Disneyland Parkhopper passes plus a $500 cash gift card in Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers' Early Duck drawing.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
A woman was killed on the eastbound 210 freeway early Thursday, prompting a homicide investigation that shut down lanes for nine hours, snarling morning commuter traffic from the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Most Santa Clarita Valley school districts saw slight decreases in their Academic Performance Index scores released Thursday by the California Department of Education, but each continued to exceed the state average.
SANTA CLARITA - An Azusa man caught allegedly driving under the influence was treated at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after he struggled with arresting California Highway Patrol officers and suffered facial injuries late Wednesday, a CHP sergeant said today.
Nearly 9,300 firefighters continue to battle 10 active major wildfires burning across California. The Deer Fire, burning in Tehama County, and the American Fire, burning in Placer County, are both estimated to be fully contained later today. In Northern California temperatures are expected to begin warming back up and could hamper firefighter's efforts. In Southern California the fire potential remains light to moderate thanks to isolated thunderstorms.
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out Wednesday night to hear how to identify and prevent drug use during Santa Clarita's third annual "Heroin Kills" Symposium.
SANTA CLARITA - The Public Broadcasting System has reached out to College of the Canyons to screen some of its Point of View documentaries at the Valencia campus's auditorium, Humanities Division Dean Jennifer Brezina said this week.
SANTA CLARITA - Several universities and colleges will be represented Thursday as the Hart district holds its second annual Hispanic College and Career Fair.
SANTA CLARITA - A discussion on the content of the 2001 California Voting Rights Act featuring some local elected officials will be held Thursday night in Canyon Country.
The California Department of Transportation announced Friday it will be closing the two middle lanes of the freeway in both directions between Van Nuys Boulevard and State Route 118 to demolish the median.
Two months after a congressional subcommittee determined it needs a cost estimate before considering a bill to block a mega-mine in Canyon Country, the request to conduct the estimate hasn't been made, The Signal has learned.
The Newhall County Water District has won its sixth consecutive award for fiscal responsibility.
Santa Clarita city facilities, including City Hall and all branches of the city public library system, will be closed Monday to mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The number of reported Part 1 crimes handled by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station in 2013 was higher than in 2012 but still significantly lower than five years ago, according to data released Friday by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
About 35 people turned out Saturday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Valencia to learn more about the Affordable Care Act and Covered California - the state's health insurance exchange.