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Archive By Author - Jim Holt


Castaic Lake may reopen for swimming this summer

Despite the drought and the expanse of bare ground circling Castaic Lake, officials are prepping to open the once-popular swimming spot to bathers again this summer, an official said.

April 30, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Three arrested in alleged fake cop case

Three people suspected of being members of an alleged "fictitious police department" were arrested Thursday as search warrants were served at two Santa Clarita Valley locations, law enforcement sources told The Signal.

April 30, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


11 felony counts filed against alleged SCV ID thief

A Valencia man suspected of stealing the mail of nine Santa Clarita Valley residents and allegedly exploiting their identities for gain now faces an 11-count felony complaint filed against him for identity theft, court papers show.

April 30, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV power outages continue

Half a dozen power outages this month from Stevenson Ranch to Canyon Country are being blamed on faulty or outdated equipment and blown transformers, a spokesman for Southern California Edison said Wednesday.

April 29, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


2 face felony robbery, criminal threats charges

Two Santa Clarita Valley men arrested Tuesday following alleged threats and a robbery now face felony charges - one suspected of robbery, the other of making criminal threats, arrest reports indicated Wednesday.

April 29, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Tip leads to thwarted Canyon Country street race

A street race scheduled to take place Monday night in Canyon Country near Via Princessa was thwarted by local sheriff's deputies who received a tip it was going to happen, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Wednesday.

April 29, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Duo nabbed after allegedly causing mayhem in SCV

Two men were taken into custody Tuesday after allegedly robbing one man and threatening at least one other at different locations in the Santa Clarita Valley, sometimes with a gun, officials said.

April 29, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Trash cleanup continues Tuesday in wake of homeless camp sweep

So much trash was found during a sweep of homeless camps in the Santa Clara River bed on Monday that city crews returned to continue cleaning Tuesday, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.

April 28, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Newhall father makes court appearance in infant daughter’s death

A Newhall man accused of torturing and killing his 19-day-old daughter appeared briefly in court Tuesday as lawyers tried to set a date for his preliminary hearing, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Tuesday.

April 28, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Two men arrested for running 'amok,' suspected of multiple robberies

Two men were taken into custody Tuesday following an afternoon of allegedly running "amok" through the Santa Clarita Valley and allegedly threatening people at three locations, some of them at gunpoint, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.

April 28, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Thefts from SCV mailboxes continue

Local detectives already investigating mail thefts in three Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods last month have some new cases on their hands with at least two more reports of mail theft, this time in Valencia and Canyon Country.

April 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Road closure, wind, combine to create confusion on Vasquez Canyon Road

Commuters discovered a stretch of Vasquez Canyon Road shut down Monday morning near Bouquet Canyon Road, then encountered further problems when strong winds knocked over road signs, according to emergency response officials.

April 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Triumph in motion

To really understand someone, as the adage goes, you have to walk a mile their shoes.

April 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Lawyer to refine AA wrongful-death lawsuit

The lawyer for a couple whose Santa Clarita Valley daughter was murdered by a man she met at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is refining his wrongful-death lawsuit against AA World Services Inc. following a judge's ruling recently.

April 26, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Imported water being saved for a dry day

Local water officials received answers Wednesday to the tough question many drought-conscious Santa Clarita Valley residents are asking: What if the drought continues for many more years?

April 23, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


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Articles By Author - Jim Holt


HOAs lead the pack in swapping turf for drought tolerance

At least 50 homeowner associations in the Santa Clarita Valley have signed up to replace turf with drought-tolerant alternatives in the common areas shared by ...

July 30, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Local Veteran wants "War Memorial"

The City of Santa Clarita should have a "War Memorial" according to one local veteran now busy dusting off archival files to find the names ...

July 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Deputies searching for two robbery suspects

Local sheriff's deputies were looking for two robbery suspects believed armed with a handgun in connection with a robbery in Newhall late Monday afternoon ...

July 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


Proposed Laemmle site has underground storage tanks

As city and theatre officials move forward with plans to build a Laemmle theatre on an abandoned industrial site in downtown Newhall they may have ...

July 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV man found dead in Fresno County had troubled past

Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office investigating the shooting death of a Santa Clarita Valley man whose body was found a week ...

July 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Two seriously hurt in Sierra Hwy crash

By Jim Holt

July 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


Man and woman injured in 2-car crash on Sierra Hwy

A man was injured and taken to the hospital by private ambulance Monday afternoon following a two-car crash on Sierra Highway near Mirror Way, a ...

July 27, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


Brush fire burns a quarter acre near Acton

Firefighters got the jump on a roadside brush fire near Acton Sunday afternoon, keeping it from spreading beyond a quarter of an acre, a spokesman ...

July 26, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


Dog injured in I-5 southbound crash causes crash in northbound lanes

A dog injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Smokey Bear Road Sunday hobbled over to the northbound ...

July 26, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


Household Hazardous drop off date announced for Canyon Country

Santa Clarita Valley residents have a chance next month to get rid of their old computers and hazardous chemicals such as paint thinners and pesticides ...

July 26, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


‘Things just have to be replaced’

Crumbling roads. Exploding power vaults. Rupturing water lines. Infrastructure is in the news a lot these days.

July 26, 2015 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


Motorcyclist recovering from injury

Paul Nakamura, whose foot was severed in a motorcycle crash in Canyon Country last week, is still recovering in the hospital.

July 24, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Shooting investigation more than 3 months old

More than three months after an off-duty LAPD officer was identified as a participant in a "car-to-car" shooting on Rainbow Glen Drive, local detectives are ...

July 23, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Emmy nomination bittersweet for SCV Vietnam veteran

A documentary about the service and sacrifice of several Vietnam War veterans has been nominated for an Emmy Award, an accolade savored today by those ...

July 23, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Train death determined to be suicide

Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department have taken a closer look at a man struck and killed by a Metrolink train in ...

July 23, 2015 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


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