The Signal's editorial department netted eight awards this week from the National Newspaper Association, for the paper's 2007 reporting.
DEATH VALLEY - Cheryl Zwarkowski would have stopped running 135 miles and started crying a million tears if pressed to explain her performance, she said.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will present its most recent graduating class at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center tonight, as 49 graduates of Academy Class No.372 will receive their diplomas from Sheriff Lee Baca.
Updated at 4:03 p.m. Eastbound lanes of Highway 126 have reopened to traffic after at least four vehicles were involved in a collision shortly after 2:30 p.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene near Commerce Center Drive and had closed all of the eastbound lanes, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Gonzalez. Two people were taken by ambulance to the hospital.
Sheriff's deputies arrested three men and a woman on drug-related charges in Newhall, officials announced Wednesday.
Identity theft suspect faces 7 counts A Valencia man who was arrested Friday for his role in an identity theft scheme will face at least seven felony counts, officials announced. Mohsen Moaddab, 43, appeared in Newhall Municipal Court on Tuesday morning, where the county District Attorney's office announced it filed five felony counts of identity theft, one felony count of commercial burglary and one felony count of receiving stolen property. Since Moaddab was also on ...
DEATH VALLEY - A wiry Victorville ultra-marathon runner, now competing in a 135-mile foot race through Death Valley, credits the Santa Clarita Marathon with having helped her accomplish some of her running goals.
The Santa Clarita Valley prides itself as a safe community with low crime rates. To help maintain community safety and heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a "National Night Out" Against Crime event in Newhall on Aug. 5. Sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, more than 11,000 communities participate in the nationwide event, which promotes community safety. "It is the strong partnership between emergency services ...
Reading is not just for girls. That's what Canyon High School history teacher and author Andrew Smith told a classroom full of boys enrolled in the Hart district's summer Intensive Literacy Program at Golden Valley High School. "I've taught high school for 15 years now, and I get the impression that high school boys think reading is for girls, and that's not true," Smith told the students. "Most authors used to be ...
A Santa Clarita code enforcement officer will give Canyon Country residents an update on the city's new Extreme Neighborhood Makeover program at tonight's Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting.
Two men who apparently clubbed a woman in her Canyon Country home on Friday night were still at large Tuesday afternoon.
College of the Canyons has been awarded a five-year, roughly $3.9 million, Distance Education Captioning and Transcription for California Community Colleges grant - designating COC as the statewide clearinghouse for the funding of all captioning activities within the 110-member California Community College system.
Sheriff's detectives seized an undisclosed number of forged and stolen checks when they arrested a Santa Clarita man for identity theft Friday afternoon, officials announced Monday.
Interstate 5 in Castaic will be closed at night on Wednesday and Thursday to allow for work on the Hasley Canyon Bridge.
Bad news for the local real estate market was good news for Legacy Christian Academy, allowing the school to take over the bottom floor of the RE/MAX building next door to house future junior high students.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate rose slightly from September to October, but it was still down from a year ago, city officials announced Friday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man has been sentenced to probation and ordered to complete a residential treatment program after stabbing his pet cat and dog with a spear last summer, killing both.
SANTA CLARITA - A 72-year-old man who suffered mortal injuries when he was hit by a minivan while crossing Wiley Canyon Road in Valencia on Wednesday night has been identified as Valencia resident Marlin Stowers.
I have been to Dealey Plaza, the site of President Kennedy's assassination. I didn't go just as a regular tourist; I was taken on a personal conspiracy tour by one of the earliest Kennedy conspiracy theorists.
The Signal didn't print on Nov. 23, 1963 - the day after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Rain, heavy at times, and hail played a part in at least half a dozen traffic collisions in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, prompting a mud slide in Canyon Country and flooding in parts of Castaic, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A 19-year-old man arrested last month for allegedly spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and one Valencia home has been re-arrested and charged with burglary, a local sheriff's deputy said Thursday.
A concert to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project is scheduled Saturday night in Castaic.
More than 10 cases of whooping cough have been reported at Santa Clarita Valley schools in recent weeks, leading officials to revisit the importance of vaccination as a preventive step to ward off the disease.
SANTA CLARITA - A 19-year-old man arrested last month for allegedly spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and one Valencia home was re-arrested Wednesday and charged with burglary, a local sheriff's deputy said.
SANTA CLARITA - Going green has saved the Hart district a bundle in energy costs, according to figures released Wednesday night.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives investigating a crash in Valencia that claimed the life of a 72-year-old man were trying to notify his family about the fatality today, a detective said.
L.A. Kings radio commentator Daryl Evans gave seventh and eighth-grade P.E. students at Sierra Vista Junior High School a demonstration in hockey during a presentation at the school's gym in Canyon Country on Wednesday.
The American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout Thursday, a nationwide event aimed at encouraging citizens to kick the smoking habit. Santa Clarita Valley residents can find out how to kick the habit and help others quit, too - even if it's only for a day - by visiting cancer.org/smokeout.