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Signing Off from the SCV Rock Beat | Stephen K. Peeples
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

After 12 years covering local music and musicians in the Santa Clarita Valley for The Signal, KHTS, SCVTV and SCVNews.com, I’m unplugging my axe from the SCV Rock Beat. Time for someone else – maybe even a fellow musician! – to plug in, crank it to 11, and keep local music coverage alive. The weekly...

Grand Jury, Feds Say Hazardous Materials Shipped to Chiquita Landfill
Monday, Aug 5, 2019

A grand jury in Ventura County has alleged that hazardous materials from a wastewater treatment facility in Santa Paula were trailered to the Chiquita Canyon Landfill in Val Verde, according to a federal agency that investigated an explosion at the facility in 2014. Los Angeles County officials who oversee...

Aug. 2: Teresa James & Rhythm Tramps Headline Valencia Concert
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019

Texas-born, Canyon Country-based blues-rock singer and keyboardist Teresa James and her band The Rhythm Tramps will headline the final show of the 2019 Valencia Jazz & Blues summer concert series on Town Center Drive on Friday, Aug. 2 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. James, a singer’s singer originally...

City Moves to Hire New Recreation, Community Services Director
Monday, Apr 29, 2019

More than a year and a half after Rick Gould announced he was retiring as the city of Santa Clarita’s longtime director of Recreation, Community Service, Arts and Open Space, the city is moving to hire a permanent replacement to head the department. The city has streamlined the title to Recreation...

Budman Donates Vast Signal Photo Archive to Historical Society
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019

The owner of the Santa Clarita Valley Signal newspaper has donated the entire Signal Photo Archive – an estimated 1 million individual negatives, prints and digital images documenting the goings-on in the SCV from at least the 1960s to the early 2000s – to the nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley...

Pavement Rehab Project Prompts State Route 14 Lane Closures
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019

SANTA CLARITA, PALMDALE, LANCASTER – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of SR-14 for a pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures began Monday, March 4 and will go through to Saturday,...

Chiquita Landfill to Take Woolsey Fire Debris, Above Normal Limits
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

The Chiquita Canyon Landfill in Val Verde has been approved for a temporary tonnage increase so it can accept non-hazardous debris from the Woolsey Fire. The Board of Supervisors approved the 120-day increase last week. The motion by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, whose district was heavily impacted by the...

Weste to be Honored with ‘Vision in Education’ Award
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste, Dec. 12, 2017. | Photo: Stephen K. Peeples iLEAD Schools and SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school, will honor Santa Clarita City Councilmember Laurene Weste with its “Vision in Education” award at its annual benefit dinner March 9. The award recognizes a community leader...

Feb. 8: Service for Fire Captain Michael Shepard at Real Life Church
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

A memorial service honoring the life and legacy of Los Angeles County Fire Department Captain Michael Arthur Shepard will take place at the Real Life Church in Valencia on Friday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Shepard died Jan. 23 when his Jeep collided with a Caltrans work truck on Highway 14 between...

Canyon Country’s Teresa James Lands Grammy Nomination
Monday, Dec 10, 2018

Texas-born, Canyon Country-based blues singer-keyboardist Teresa James and her band The Rhythm Tramps have earned their first Grammy nomination in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category for their 10th and latest album, “Here in Babylon.” Released in May, “Here in Babylon”...

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