Ask for tomato on your sandwich at Subway and you'll be offered peppers instead. On the other hand, go shopping for tomatoes at Ralphs or Whole Foods in Valencia, and you'll find at least some of the juicy red produce, but not all types. At McDonald's nationwide, you can't get tomato slices on your burger anymore. Local businesses Monday were complying with a Food and Drug Administration warning to avoid red plum, red Roma and ...
With Newhall Land and Farming Company's requirement to pay millions for some of the city's biggest infrastructure projects, Santa Clarita city officials are evaluating the company's funding obligations in light of news that Newhall Land's parent company, LandSource Communities Development LLC, has filed for bankruptcy.
A 16-year-old Santa Clarita girl was seriously injured late Monday night after her sport-utility vehicle collided with a station wagon in Newhall, Sgt. Byron Wainie said Tuesday.
The Santa Clarita City Council will begin tackling next year's $165 million city budget in a public hearing Tuesday.
Mike Anderson can pinpoint the time when his small business first saw a slowdown. It was May 2006, right when gas began selling for $3 a gallon.
The closely guarded secret was revealed at Superintendent J. Michael McGrath's retirement dinner, taking even his secretary by surprise: The next school built in the Newhall School District would be named in McGrath's honor.
Most sixth graders don't even pass the Math Honors Test given each year by the Saugus Union School District, and only one student in the 12 year history of the test has earned a perfect score.
Two boys from Santa Clarita died in Iraq. On Sunday, their service and the service paid by scores of other local military heroes to our country was honored, not with a gun salute or a parade down Main Street, but with a simple invitation to stroll through gardens of flowers and a simple message - remember those who serve.
A Lancaster man was arrested in Canyon Country after authorities found more than six grams of rock cocaine, less than one gram of marijuana and nearly $3,000 in cash in his vehicle during a traffic stop, an official said Monday.
One does not need to fly East to please the palate with the taste an Italian feast. For those living in the Santa Clarita Valley, one only has to travel to Westfield's Valencia Town Center, where the sights and sounds of Italy came to life Saturday with an entire day of food, music and play. For the second straight year, Frankie Competelli - owner of Hollywood's Frankie's on Melrose - brought the Italian-American experience to ...
The video program at West Ranch High School continued its award-winning work this spring, bringing home honors from state and national competitions. At the 42nd annual California Media Festival, the WRTV daily broadcast was named the Best Student Produced Television Show in the state of California. "The Coffin," a short film by Tyler Sellars and Josh Chocooj, was named Most Creative Video and "Cruel Melody," a music video by Aaron LaRue and Jordan Paterson, won ...
Some 30 young children and teenagers swimming in a community pool at Soledad Canyon's Thousand Trails in Acton were surprised Saturday when a cannon was fired. Thankfully, the cannon was not real. Instead, the fake piece of artillery was used to take about 300 onlookers back in time to the 1860s, when America was engulfed in the Civil War.
A lot of people complain about the skyrocketing price of gasoline, but a West Ranch High School chemistry teacher, with the help of his students, decided to do something about it. After gathering used vegetable oil from a local Burger King, teacher Benjamin Scott taught his students how to turn the leftover french fry grease into biodiesel fuel.
As the week rounded out with average gas prices reaching $4.40 per gallon, city bus ridership is now at an all-time high, according to a Santa Clarita Transit official. "People need public transportation now more than ever," said Transit Manager Jeff O'Keefe. "Clearly the rising fuel prices have had an effect on ridership."
A Saugus man was arrested Saturday morning after a neighbor saw him beating his Pit Bull Terrier repeatedly with a shovel, officials said. According to Lt. Tom Bryski of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Matthew Lantzy, 30, was taken into custody after his neighbor called the station to report that Lantzy used a shovel to beat the head of his dog.
This year will be the "definitive year" for chloride and Cemex - two of the weightiest issues vexing residents in the Santa Clarita Valley, said Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar during a town hall meeting Wednesday night.
The City of Santa Clarita will be at the center of the cycling world on Tuesday, May 14, and Wednesday, May 15, when the 2013 Amgen Tour of California returns to Santa Clarita for the fifth time in race history. The Stage 3 Finish and Stage 4 Start of the race provide electric and exciting fan experiences as the top riders in the world participate in the event. Both stages of the race are anchored ...
You are invited to visit with your hometown firefighters Saturday, May 11, 2013. You'll be treated to a special firehouse tour to celebration of Fire Service Month. All Los Angeles County fire stations will be open to the public between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Meet your local firefighters and paramedics, get a free blood pressure check, and learn about all the services the Department has to offer. Don't miss it!
SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2013 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved a Citation Program that will allow staff to levy fines, payable by shareholders, against public utilities to quickly address and prevent situations that may threaten human beings, public safety, or sensitive environmental resources.
The City of Santa Clarita & SCV Sheriff's Station -- Protecting Our Youth -- Know Where They're At! Know Who They're With! Know What They're Doing! Staying Involved = Staying Safe.
Dennis Young, of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, brought a minature rover as part of JPL's education and public outreach program to Christ Lutheran Preschool in Valencia on Tuesday. The presentation, organized by preschool director Chris Porrazzo, included a life-size model of the rover Curiosity and a three-dimensional look at the Mars landscape.
Parents of a popular woman killed in a single-car crash on Sand Canyon Road last week are inviting the public to join them Saturday in paying tribute to their daughter, Brittany Schlumpberger.
May 9, 2013 (Newhall, Calif.) – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced last month that the Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA) has been placed under investigation for its potentially illegal purchase of Valencia Water Co. The regional water wholesale agency voted in December to buy all stock in the private water company for $60 million.
A 68-year-old Newhall man who left the scene of a fatal accident in Valencia more than a year ago has been sentenced to two years in jail, a court clerk said.
SANTA CLARITA - The California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Alumni Association has selected College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as its 2013 Distinguished Alumna for the College of Liberal Arts, in honor of her tremendous professional achievements, dedication to the field of education and ongoing contributions to the community.
Signal subscriber Mike Gaston captured this photo of a bobcat on Weldon Canyon in the Newhall Pass last weekend. He passed it along for our readers' enjoyment.
The City of Santa Clarita and Local Organizing Committee for the Amgen Tour of California will be hosting a free viewing party in anticipation of the world's top cyclists heading to Santa Clarita on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Salt Creek Grille located at 24415 Town Center Drive. The viewing party will start at 7:30 p.m. with race coverage beginning at 8:00 p.m.
California Highway Patrol officers arrested two women, identified as convicted felons and suspected gang members, for allegedly having a firearm in their possession, court papers showed Wednesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club met Wednesday to paste 700 book plates into into books they donated to Santa Clarita Valley-area after-school programs.
A registered sex offender recently released from a jail sentence for previously violating his parole is back in the same neighborhood where he lived when he committed those violations, and neighbors are protesting.