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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
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The Further Adventures of Carl Boyer, Part 1
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

While Santa Clarita founding father Carl Boyer dedicated his life to making the Santa Clarita Valley a better place to live, work and play, he also had an expansive world view and loved travel and adventure. But experiencing different places and cultures was just part of the attraction. He also saw opportunities...

Carl Boyer, Santa Clarita City Founder, Dies at 81
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Former Mayor Carl Boyer III, teacher, genealogist, historian, author, philanthropist and City of Santa Clarita founding father, died Wednesday morning surrounded by his family. He was 81. Boyer had been in declining health and most recently was in hospice in Saugus, not far from his residence in Newhall. “Our...

AADUSD-Chartered Valiant Academy to Close After Indictments

A grand jury in San Diego has indicted 11 people connected with 13 California charter schools, including Valiant Preparatory Academy, an online high school chartered by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District, on multiple criminal charges. Sean McManus, 46, Jason Schrock, 44, the CEO and president...

CalArts, CSUN on Variety’s List of Best Film Schools for 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019

California Insitute of the Arts in Valencia and California State University, Northridge in the San Fernando Valley are among the top U.S. film schools listed in Variety’s “Best Film Schools for 2019” report. The venerable entertainment trade publication surveyed top universities offering...

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...

Music Teacher John Zeretzke Charged with Lewd Acts Against Minors
Friday, Apr 19, 2019

John Zeretzke, a music teacher from Ventura County who taught music lessons in schools and other organizations throughout Southern California, including Saugus Union School District schools, has been indicted on charges of committing lewd acts against five minors, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra...

May 3: SCV Man & Woman of the Year Awards Dinner
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

The SCV Man & Woman of the Year winners will be announced at the 54th annual Recognition Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday, May 3, starting at 6 p.m. The City of Santa Clarita and Fifth District Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger are sponsoring the dinner, which honors men...

Big Rig, Motorhome Crash on Highway 126 Near Travel Village
Monday, Apr 15, 2019

No one was injured in the collision of a big-rig truck and a motorhome at the intersection of Highway 126 and Commerce Center Drive just west of Interstate 5 Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP Newhall officers received a call about the crash at 9:15 a.m., Officer Josh Greengard...

Cowboy Festival Roundup: Schedule, Parking, Road Closures, Bus Routes
Friday, Apr 12, 2019

The 26th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by California Resources Corporation, returns to William S. Hart Park and Old Town Newhall on Saturday and Sunday, and thousands of Western fans are expected to visit the area. Admission to the park and the festival at 24151 Newhall Avenue in Newhall...

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...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
A Bridgeport couple has uncovered some disheartening news for motorists who grind to a halt as they zip through Valencia, braking for a family of Canada geese, narrowly avoiding a collision with the large birds.
Guardians of Geese at Bridgeport Urge Caution
The Santa Clarita City Council and MADD recognized Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies Chris Morgan, Tanner Sanchez and Mario Acosta Tuesday for their major role in helping keep local streets safe from drunken drivers.
Deputies Morgan, Sanchez, Acosta Lauded by City, MADD
The city of Santa Clarita’s homeless population increased from 156 people in 2018 to 256 people in 2019, according to city-level data from the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count released Friday by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.
Homeless Population in Santa Clarita Rises Again
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m.
June 18 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
A motorcycle deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was taken to the hospital mid-afternoon Friday, following a vehicle collision in Valencia.
LASD Motorcycle Deputy Injured in Crash
The Santa Clarita City Council is expected to recognize June as Pride Month on Tuesday, drawing praise from the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or LGBTQ, community.
Santa Clarita City Council to Recognize June as Pride Month
American Coaster Enthusiasts, the world’s largest roller coaster enthusiasts club with more than 5,000 members, will hold their 42nd annual Coaster Con at Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm from Sunday-Thursday, June 16-20.
June 16-20: Coaster Con 42 to Ride at Magic Mountain, Knott’s
Medicare doesn’t cover "free" genetic tests or cancer screenings unless a doctor who’s treating you orders them and they’re medically necessary.
Seniors: Say No to ‘Free’ Genetic Tests | Commentary by Greg Dill
Santa Clarita Valley-based all-saxophone chamber ensemble Saxtravaganza will present a free concert at Hart Hall in Wm. S. Hart Park in Newhall on Sunday, June 23, starting at 7 p.m.
June 23: Saxtravaganza Concert in Hart Hall at 7
Seven former students of the Castaic Union School District tell Signal reporter Caleb Lunetta why they returned to teach in the same district.
Former Students Return to Teach in Castaic Schools
Runners of all ages are invited to participate in College of the Canyons' 46th Annual Cross Country Summer Series Thursday evenings from July 11 to Aug. 15.
July 11-Aug. 15: COC Annual Cross Country Summer Series
Inland Empire scored a pair of unearned runs in the eighth inning, handing the JetHawks a 5-4 loss at The Hangar Thursday night.
Late Unearned Runs Cost Lancaster JetHawks Thursday
Congresswoman Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) released a statement after the House Armed Services Committee completed its markup of the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act on Thursday.
Hill, Armed Services Panel Complete Defense Bill Markup
The air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, June 15, according to the latest South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
AQMD: Air Quality in SCV Unhealthy on Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station joins the nation in observing Flag Day on Friday, June 14.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Joins in Flag Day Celebration
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
Benjamin Richter and Carmina Escobar, faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, will perform in Ghost Ensemble’s upcoming concert Apophenia Wolf on Saturday, June 15, in New York City.
CalArts Faculty to Perform in Apophenia Wolf Concert
No more wondering what to do on Friday nights because Friday will be opening night as the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands once again fill its new location at 24250 Town Center Drive outside the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Lineup for Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series Released
Logix Federal Credit Union announced Thursday that its newest branch at the Bridgeport Marketplace is now open. The location is next to Marston’s Restaurant.
Logix Express Branch at Bridgeport Marketplace Now Open
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Joanna White to become the new Director of Special Education. Mrs. White takes over for Sharon Amrhein who is retiring after 16 years with the District.
Hart District Appoints Joanna White New Director of Special Education
Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Friday, June 14 - Wednesday, June 26:
June 14-June 26: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks opened their final series of the First Half with a bang, beating Inland Empire, 13-6, in front of a sellout crowd of 4,769 at The Hangar Wednesday night. The JetHawks set season-highs with 18 hits and nine extra-base hits.
JetHawks Pounce on Inland Empire with Season-High 18 Hits
A local sheriff’s lieutenant, who last year worked at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, alleging he was retaliated against for having tried to warn the public about shootings in Malibu Creek State Park in the days leading up to the murder of Tristan Beaudette.
Local Sheriff’s Lieutenant Sues LASD for Alleged Retaliation