Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES ► Over Labor Day weekend, northbound I-5 will be reduced to three lanes starting two miles south of Vista Del Lago Road to two miles south of Smokey Bear Road, where a lane split has been implemented. (See the attached notice.) EXPECT DELAYS. USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE. ► Beginning September 3, a bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Gorman Road and Smokey Bear Road. (See the attached notice.) ► ...
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley detectives were investigating a shooting Friday that involved an off-duty Baldwin Park reserve police officer and a hot-prowl burglar, a spokesman said.
The ninth rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley was found this week, meaning local discoveries now account for more than one-third of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County.
SANTA CLARITA - A lawyer involved in California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against municipal governments in the Santa Clarita Valley was one of about 30 people who joined in a forum-style discussion on the content and implications of the Voting Rights Act this week in Canyon Country.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they've linked a sixth killing to a former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women.
Over 35 colleges and local businesses set up tables Thursday night at the Hispanic College and Career Fair in Santa Clarita. Held at Golden Valley High School, the second annual fair focused on one of the fastest-growing student populations, said Geni Peterson-Henry, coordinator of the event for the William S. Hart Union School District. The fair was open to all families in the district.
SANTA CLARITA - As fast food workers in Los Angeles and dozens of cities across the U.S. walked off the job Thursday in support of "living wages," a bill is making its way through the California Legislature to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2018.
SANTA CLARITA - Homicide detectives called to a Newhall home Wednesday afternoon for a report of a body have determined the case was a suicide, a Sheriff's Department official said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents have until midnight Friday to adopt a duck for the Rubber Ducky Regatta and to be eligible to win four Disneyland Parkhopper passes plus a $500 cash gift card in Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers' Early Duck drawing.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
A woman was killed on the eastbound 210 freeway early Thursday, prompting a homicide investigation that shut down lanes for nine hours, snarling morning commuter traffic from the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Most Santa Clarita Valley school districts saw slight decreases in their Academic Performance Index scores released Thursday by the California Department of Education, but each continued to exceed the state average.
SANTA CLARITA - An Azusa man caught allegedly driving under the influence was treated at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after he struggled with arresting California Highway Patrol officers and suffered facial injuries late Wednesday, a CHP sergeant said today.
Nearly 9,300 firefighters continue to battle 10 active major wildfires burning across California. The Deer Fire, burning in Tehama County, and the American Fire, burning in Placer County, are both estimated to be fully contained later today. In Northern California temperatures are expected to begin warming back up and could hamper firefighter's efforts. In Southern California the fire potential remains light to moderate thanks to isolated thunderstorms.
SANTA CLARITA - After 10 years and almost 7,000 packages sent to more than 700 service men and women stationed overseas, the Hands and Hearts volunteer group will box up its last shipment at the end of this year.
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