The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion Tuesday calling for the development of a countywide alert system that would notify local officials whenever a sex offender tries to register at the address of a state-licensed foster or child care facility. The motion was introduced by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich at Tuesday's regular board meeting.
LandSource Communities Development LLC, the parent company of The Newhall Land and Farming Co., is in negotiations to restructure its debt, according to a Newhall Land spokeswoman. Newhall Land, developers of the Valencia and Newhall Ranch communities, is owned by LandSource, which is comprised of Lennar Corp., LNR Property Corp. and the California Public Employees' Retirement System.
When the Hart district reduced its resource instructional assistants by 30 as part of the cuts made to meet the state's proposed budget requirements, some people may not have realized that move would completely eliminate the position. The resource instructional assistants help the resource teachers by reading tests to students who have difficulty reading, providing math support and assisting resource students in the mainstream classrooms. The Resource Specialist Program serves students who are in the ...
After 20 hours of deliberation, a hung jury was announced this morning in the murder trial of Esperanza Castro.
Despite a severe drop in expected property tax revenue and a bare-bones budget, Santa Clarita Valley is slated to get new fire stations and a new barracks at the Pitchess Detention Center within the year.
Newly elected Laurie Ender and re-elected Mayor Bob Kellar will take the oath of City Council office at a special meeting preceding tonight's council meeting at City Hall.
Mothers who want a registered sex offender out of their mobile home community were stepping up their efforts Monday to convince him to move.
Sheriff's deputies made an explosive discovery late Sunday night when they investigated a Canyon Country shed and found a pipe bomb.
It was around 9:30 p.m. Monday night when a Walgreens employee saw the makings of a bull session outside the Castaic store.
Dave Spencer still recalls the miraculous birth of Faith, the newest foal at his Sand Canyon property.
The five members of the citizen panel formed to oversee the Open Space Preservation District will be sworn in Wednesday at the panel's first meeting.
Northlake Hills Elementary School is hosting its 2nd annual blood drive Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Residents of Sand Canyon should not have been alarmed when they saw a mountain lion, a Russian brown bear or a bobcat in a backyard of a home on Cliffie Way on Sunday afternoon. Despite recent reports of mountain lion sightings in the area, these exotic wildlife animals were part of a traveling exhibit and invited to the large backyard to put on a show for more than 200 spectators. Brought to Sand Canyon by ...
Two men were arrested in Castaic shortly after 3 a.m. on Sunday morning, after deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station discovered large amounts of methamphetamines and a weapon inside a vehicle parked on Lake Hughes Road, according to Lt. Tom Bryski. Jimmy Beserra, 27, and Antonio Duran, 25, were in custody after deputies saw them in a parked vehicle at the 31000 block of Lake Hughes Road with several beer cans on top ...
Tuesday will mark the international celebration of Earth Day, which gives local residents the chance to promote environmental awareness and maintain a green lifestyle. Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, leader of the Community Hiking Club, sees educational opportunities for not only youngsters, but entire families.
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES THIS WEEK
Flair Cleaners will begin its 11th annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive on Friday, collecting gently used or new clothing and shoes to be delivered to Helping Hands for the Blind, St. Vincent de Paul's Thrift Store and the National Council of Jewish Women Thrift Shop.
All the ballots are counted and the results from recent board elections in the Santa Clarita Valley are largely unchanged from what was announced earlier this month.
Children using just Lego bricks, computer boards and a lot of brain power demonstrated how they would respond to natural disasters.
Hart district officials are looking to shed a problem of rattlesnakes making their way onto school campuses by installing special fencing to keep the creatures out.
Soup for the Soul provided soup for the belly Sunday as hundreds turned out to support the Bridge to Home shelter's inaugural fundraiser.
A chorus of half a dozen local marching bands sounded like winners this weekend at the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association championships, with gold medals going to the bands from Hart High School and Valencia High School, according to local school officials and a competition representative.
A program to help set girls at two Santa Clarita Valley probationary camps on the road to academic success through creative writing and mentoring has been honored at the White House by first lady Michelle Obama.
Those wishing to weigh in on a county proposal to purchase and expand the Castaic Library can do so during a public hearing at Tuesday's meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
SANTA CLARITA - Dozens of parents and students interested in learning more about educational programs and job opportunities gathered in the Hyatt Regency Valencia for the Choices in Education Expo Saturday.
Officials have blocked multiple lanes of Highway 14 after a vehicle apparently collided with a stalled car near the junction with Interstate 5, according to an official with the California Highway Patrol.
SANTA CLARITA - One of the driest years in the history of California has left State Water Project contractors with just a trickle of the water they requested, and expect, from Northern California.
SANTA CLARITA - In the drive to ensure robust holiday sales, more and more stores are opening on Thanksgiving as anxious retailers hope to make their revenue targets for the year.
By Signal Staff
SANTA CLARITA - Due to a new level of accreditation, victims of the most deadly form of heart attack can now be transported directly to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, hospital officials announced Friday.