The Old Road concerns persist
The Castaic Town Council discusses the ongoing CalTrans construction on the I-5 as well as the possibility of expanding The Old Road, February 20, 2019. Caleb Lunetta / The Signal.

The Old Road concerns persist

Castaic Area Town Council members voiced concerns to Los Angeles County Department of Public Works representatives about the expansion of The Old Road on Wednesday night, contending the county has…

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LA County collects SCV residents’ unwanted household, electronic waste
Workers, wearing protective suits, move a pallet of hazardous waste for recycling as part of the County of Los Angeles Countywide Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection Program held at College of the Canyons in Valencia on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal

LA County collects SCV residents’ unwanted household, electronic waste

A line of cars could be seen down Rockwell Canyon Road outside College of the Canyons as residents dropped off unwanted, hazardous household and electronic waste on Saturday. “At these…

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Chiquita Canyon successfully appeals $5M in fees after county hearing officer ruling
A compactor rolls over the exposed trash at a 200X200 foot "working face" site at the Chiquita Canyon Landfill in Castaic Nov. 2, 2016. As soon as the the trash is spread and compacted it is immediately covered with dirt and the working face site moves forward. This view looks south-west towards the new proposed expansion site, and In the distance is the tall ridge which blocks the land fill from view of surrounding communities. Dan Watson/Signal

Chiquita Canyon successfully appeals $5M in fees after county hearing officer ruling

Chiquita Canyon Landfill no longer has to pay more than $5 million in penalties and fees imposed by Los Angeles County Public Works after the county hearing officer ruled in…

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Supervisors approve next step for new fire station
A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Supervisors approve next step for new fire station

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors progressed steps to bring a new fire station to Santa Clarita at their meeting Tuesday. Board members unanimously approved to knock down the…

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What a storm like Harvey might look like in Santa Clarita
A shopper huddles under an umbrella as heavy rain surprises shoppers in the Walmart Super Center in Santa Clarita on Sat., Feb. 11, 2017. Dan Watson/The Signal

What a storm like Harvey might look like in Santa Clarita

Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday, more than 50 inches of rain has been dumped on parts of southeastern Texas. It would take half a decade for that much rainfall…

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Mint Canyon Community School celebrates installation of traffic signal
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger explains to students the importance of the new traffic signal on Education Highway and Sierra Highway in front of Mint Canyon Elementary during an assembly to mark the installation of the signal on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Mint Canyon Community School celebrates installation of traffic signal

A new stoplight is working to improve pedestrian and vehicle safety along a stretch of Sierra Highway in front of Mint Canyon Community School. The installation of the Canyon Country…

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Bouquet Canyon Road is open, for now
A sign on Bouquet Canyon Road near Espuella Drive warns drivers of a possible road closure following a forecast rainstorm in late-October. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Bouquet Canyon Road is open, for now

A “well behaving” creek has led to an open road for canyon residents. Bouquet Canyon Road is open as of noon Wednesday and is anticipated to remain open unless behavior…

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Bouquet Canyon Road to close before storms Wednesday night
A sign on Bouquet Canyon Road near Espuella Drive warns drivers of a possible road closure following a forecast rainstorm in late-October. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Bouquet Canyon Road to close before storms Wednesday night

Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will once again close Bouquet Canyon Road in preparation for two rainstorms heading toward the Santa Clarita Valley this week.…

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Road closures set ahead of rainstorms
A sign on Bouquet Canyon Road near Espuella Drive warns drivers of a possible road closure following a forecast rainstorm in late-October. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Road closures set ahead of rainstorms

Work on California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) sign replacement project and the week’s rainstorms are expected to cause traffic delays and road closures on Interstate 5 and on Bouquet Canyon…

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Bouquet Canyon Road reopened Friday following brief storm closure
A sign on Bouquet Canyon Road near Espuella Drive warns drivers of a possible road closure following a forecast rainstorm in late-October. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Bouquet Canyon Road reopened Friday following brief storm closure

County officials reopened Bouquet Canyon Road Friday afternoon after a storm moved through the area Thursday night and Friday morning. Los Angeles County Department of Public Works officials closed Bouquet…

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