A specialist in veterans' affairs will speak tonight at City Hall about resources available to local residents who return from military service overseas.
UPDATE 11 a.m. Thursday: The Sesnon Fire is 70 percent contained as of 11 a.m. Thursday, a fire official said. Changing weather conditions helped firefighter battle the blaze, said Inspector Sam Padilla of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. "This was a wind driven fire. Without the wind we can get a line around it," Padilla said. The Marek fire is 92 percent contained, according to the United States Forest Service Web site. +++++++++++++ UPDATE ...
Committee or commission? It's a question the City Council tried answering during Tuesday's meeting when the five council members were presented with the issue of whether the current Arts Advisory Committee should become an arts commission. Recognizing the need for more research, the council unanimously voted to have city staff research the advantages and disadvantages of having an arts commission. City Manager Ken Pulskamp estimated that the staff would have the report ready in January. ...
College to host environmental science fair The College of the Canyons Sustainable Development Committee will host an environmental science fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Valencia campus student center. The fair is themed "Kids on Sustainability and Solutions" and will feature projects presented by elementary, junior high and high school students from the Santa Clarita Valley. The event, sponsored by the SDC and Whole Foods Market in Valencia, will also include ...
The long-awaited Castaic high school will be built near the Sterling Gateway industrial complex, Castaic Area Town Council members heard Wednesday night.
Tuesdays and Thursdays are something to cheer about for the young girls at the Newhall Boys & Girls Club.
Newhall's Trinity Classical Academy recently received accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for its kindergarten-through-eighth-grade program.
The smoke might not be clear over Southern California by the time the Los Angeles County Fire Department hosts it next fire expo.
Dane Cannon and his honor student pals at La Mesa Junior High school are at it again. Last year, Dane made headlines when he decided to collect food for the SCV Food Pantry after getting the idea from a popular television show, "The Moment of Truth." When the executive producer of the show, Howard Schultz, read The Signal's article about Dane's project, he was inspired to get out his checkbook and make his own $1,000 ...
First word "The not knowing has been a torture, but that journey's over." - "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh, father of murder victim Adam Walsh, upon finally learning how the 6-year-old died in 1981 Today in history Today is Wednesday, Dec. 17, the 352nd day of 2008. There are 14 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful ...
This year marks the first time Six Flags Magic Mountain will host the Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve party for the local community.
A 27-year-old Agua Dulce man was killed after his truck went off the highway and struck a metal pole, a wooden fence, a storage container and a tree late Monday.
The National Weather Service released a hazardous weather alert at 2:30 this afternoon for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, warning that cold, unsettled weather will continue to blanket the area through tonight, bringing a 60 percent chance of scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, pursues two "personal" bills in Washington - the Cemex bill and the Wilderness bill - despite the rigors and dynamics of an unfolding election, he says.
College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society, the SCV Senior Center and the Veteran's History Project will join forces to host a panel discussion entitled "The Costs of War: Historical, Political, and Psychological Aspects of Human Conflict."
Christmas tree shoppers will have a less soggy experience this weekend than they did Friday as a storm that dropped a trace of rain around the Santa Clarita Valley moves out of the area.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's Deputy Devin Freeman, who worked as a resource officer at Canyon High School and Sierra Vista Junior High School, died at home on Thanksgiving Day after a six-year battle with cancer, a spokesman said today. He was 38.
The third annual Hart Holiday Boutique and Craft Fair is scheduled Saturday and Sunday at William S. Hart Regional Park.
Black Friday just doesn't cut it anymore.
More than 100 home-bound seniors gave second helpings of "thank you" to the men and women who brought them not just one Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, but a second turkey dinner for the next day as well - plus dessert.
If you set the table, they will come.
Before lining up for rides, many lined up with boxes and bags of donations Wednesday for the 11th Annual Bag-A-Ticket holiday food drive at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers - and for people on their holiday shopping lists.
The outlook for those traveling for the holiday weekend has gotten a little brighter recently as the blustery, rainy Thanksgiving initially forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley is now expected to be slightly less gloomy, a weather official said.
There was no turkey on the Walker dinner table on Thanksgiving 1946 - but there was pork roast, and a fresh-picked watercress salad and, of course, beans.
SANTA CLARITA - The middle of the Newhall roundabout will feature modest landscaping initially after Santa Clarita City Council members chose Tuesday to take a broader look at public art citywide.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Valley has a new neighborhood of residents eager to cash in on Black Friday discounts and get their hands on the latest tech toys.
Hundreds of Val Verde residents came out to chow down on an estimated 450 meals at the 15th annual Val Verde Thanksgiving Feast presented by Real Life Church and held at the Val Verde Community Center on Tuesday.
Volunteers at the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry handed out 400 free Thanksgiving turkeys to SCV residents in Newhall on Tuesday.
A December public hearing to determine the housing location for serial rapist Christopher Evans Hubbart has been canceled, according to officials.