Washington, D.C. - Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Obama's State of the Union address:
Officials from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences plan to ask the Los Angeles County Board of Education to delay its decision in Einstein's latest attempt to gain approval for an elementary school charter in Santa Clarita, according to a statement released on the academy's website.
A woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning after her car hit a pole and went down an embankment on Vasquez Canyon Road in Canyon Country, fire officials said.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will host two public meetings in the Santa Clarita Valley this month to inform residents about Interstate 5 carpool construction.
Sacramento, CA –Water exports through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) have been cut back dramatically due to the loss of approximately 232 Delta smelt, a fish species that lives year-round in the estuary. Between November 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013, California public water agencies have had deliveries curtailed by more than 700,000 acre-feet of water. This water could have been used in homes, businesses and farms across the state were it not for the ...
A Lancaster carjacking sparked a police chase into the Santa Clarita Valley Monday night and ended with a foot chase through the backyards of homes in Saugus, officials from two sheriff's stations said.
SACRAMENTO (February 12, 2013 ) – Roger E. Seaver, president/CEO of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia, has been elected 2013 chair of the California Hospital Association (CHA) Board of Trustees.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A prosecutor who filed a murder charge against a fugitive former Los Angeles police officer that could result in the death penalty said he believes the man hasn't finished carrying out his vendetta.
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider extending a lease for the Santa Clarita Valley's winter homeless shelter tonight to keep the shelter where it is, rather than moving it to Castaic.
'Give Life' blood drive Comfort Keepers In-Home Care is teaming up again with the American Red Cross to host its second "Give Life" blood drive today between noon and 6 p.m at 23900 Lyons Ave., Santa Clarita, 91321. Don't miss the opportunity to give back to our community. All blood donated will remain in Santa Clarita. For more information call 661-287-4200. National Alliance on Mental Illness to host free workshop The National Alliance on Mental ...
David Gene Gibbs was Hollywood's helicopter pilot to the stars. But to friends who were mourning him Monday, he was more than the actor and pilot behind "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "The Jackal" with Bruce Willis. "He was an amazing man," said friend Glenda Burdett of Canyon Country. "He was always volunteering his time," she said. "He took part in charity tournaments." Gibbs had plans to marry soon, Burdett said. But early Sunday ...
Army Capt. Gabriel G. Surratt stood tall, straight and still as he was decorated with the Bronze Star Medal by Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon at the Newhall Veterans Historical Plaza in a special ceremony Monday.
One man suffered minor injuries, including lacerations, Monday when his big rig flipped over onto its side at Interstate 5 and Lake Hughes Road in Castaic, spilling about 25 gallons of hydraulic fluid and blocking freeway access ramps.
SANTA CLARITA - This semester, the College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering (MSE) Division will host 2005 Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert H. Grubbs as part of the Division's annual Speakers Symposium Series.
SACRAMENTO–The California State Senate Rules Committee has named Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to the California State Parks and Recreation Commission.
This week in Canyon Country-East we had 9 Part-1 crimes. Of those reported crimes, there was 1 rape, 2 assaults, 1 robbery, 2 burglaries, 2 larcenies and 1 vehicle burglary.
The California Public Utilities Commission has opened an investigation into Castaic Lake Water Agency's purchase of the Valencia Water Company.
VALENCIA, CA (May 9, 2013)-There are five names that will serve as reminders to Santa Clarita Valley teens this graduation season about the importance of driving safe and making it home.
Local drug squad deputies disrupted a meth-dealing operation in a Valencia neighborhood this week with the arrest of one man charged with possessing a controlled substance for sale, court documents show.
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.