Many of those who are jailed for offenses such as kidnapping, manslaughter and child molestation in Los Angeles County are let free long before their sentences end as a result of overcrowding in local jails - a fact that has led county supervisors to examine alternative ways to house inmates.
SANTA CLARITA - The whir of a dentist drill cut through the warm afternoon air of the cramped mobile building in Saugus.
SANTA CLARITA - The end of the latest legislative session in California was a sprint to the finish line.
SANTA CLARITA - A popular kayaking and paddle-boarding spot on Castaic Lake will be shut down later this month as workers undertake a major project to renovate road and parking areas inside the park, officials announced recently.
Dozens of prospective cheerleaders came together Saturday to learn the ropes from members of the Hart High School squad during the annual Cheer Spirit Day event in the school's gymnasium.
SANTA CLARITA - Walter Lawrence "Larry" Thornton, beloved band teacher at Hart High School for two decades, died earlier this month after a battle with cancer.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Hart district board member who recently resigned due to a potential conflict of interest said Friday he is examining whether he might be able to return to the board.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
Santa Clarita residents will find free plastic bags remain available at supermarkets in the city after the City Council voted against banning the environmentally controversial totes.
SANTA CLARITA - Talk about your powerful bite.
Santa Clarita City Council members said Tuesday they want the public to have more opportunities to weigh in before deciding what to put in the center of the Newhall roundabout.
SANTA CLARITA - The father of missing teenager Bryce Laspisa had his vehicle burglarized while searching for his son in Castaic Tuesday afternoon, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - The Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its school board, according to information posted on the district's website.
Scholarship funding for seniors in the William S. Hart Union High School District got a big boost recently in the form of an almost $150,000 grant from the San Francisco-based Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation.
It was all smiles Friday for the dozens who turned out at a Valencia practice to receive free dental services ranging from fillings to extractions.
SANTA CLARITA - The football stadiums at Canyon and Valencia high schools will receive new turf in time for the fall season. and Saugus High School will sport two new tennis courts, Hart district school board members decided this week.
Los Angeles County officials want the same ability the state has to send excess prisoners to private jails.
The skies may have been clear and the sun may have been bright, but Saturday was still a snow day at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA.
Three people were transported to the hospital this morning following a rollover crash, according to officials.
Two candidates on opposite sides of the aisle confirmed to The Signal Friday they are planning to run to represent a state Assembly district that takes in portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Among his major accomplishments during 11 terms in Congress are successfully blocking a massive landfill planned for the Santa Clarita Valley and securing funds for construction of the cross-valley connector, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon. R-Santa Clarita, said in an interview with The Signal.
By Luke Money