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Archive By Author - Jim Holt


2 arrested in knifepoint robbery

Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested two robbery suspects at gunpoint Thursday after the pair allegedly robbed a man at knifepoint in Canyon Country.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Castaic woman pleads not guilty in father’s killing

Adds details throughout.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Woman injured in Sierra Highway crash remains in critical condition

A young woman who survived a crash in Canyon Country Tuesday night that killed a man remained in critical condition Thursday at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, a spokeswoman said.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Geyser in Valencia runs for nearly 2 hours

Construction workers broke a water line in Valencia Thursday that sent a 20-foot geyser shooting into the air for nearly two hours, a water official said.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Source: Challinor to leave Hart district next month

Updates with district official denying report.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV 13-year-old junior high student investigated for alleged online threats

Local detectives responding to a report of a cyber-bullying incident at Rio Norte Junior High School this week interviewed a 13-year-old boy alleged to have made online death threats directed at a fellow student, a spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station station said.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


1 dead, 1 critically injured in Canyon Country crash

A 65-year-old man was dead and a 26-year-old woman was clinging to life Wednesday after both were hit by a car on Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, according to coroner and sheriff's officials.

September 24, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Two juveniles arrested in postings of SCV teen nude photos

Two Santa Clarita Valley boys have been arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography following an investigation into nude photographs of local youths posted on a Twitter account in July, a lead investigator said Wednesday.

September 24, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Witness granted immunity testifies in Halloween murder case

SAN FERNANDO - A young man who said he hid one of three murder suspects in his closet the night of the 2011 Halloween shootings was offered immunity from prosecution, according to testimony Tuesday in San Fernando Superior Court.

September 23, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Truck driver pleads no contest in Castaic dog-beating case

A Murrieta man arrested two weeks ago for allegedly beating his German shepherd at a Castaic eatery has entered a plea of no contest to a charge of animal cruelty, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Tuesday.

September 23, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


70 years of fair fun in SCV

The 70th annual Our Lady of Perpetual Help Barbecue Fair drew thousands to its rides, shows, games and, of course, its barbecue.

September 22, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Week 1 of Halloween murder trial wraps up

SAN FERNANDO - The 2011 Halloween killing of good Samaritan Alejandro Sanchez-Torrez came at the tail end of a 4-day crime spree allegedly punctuated by gunpoint intimidation, violence and a street fight showdown that ended in gunfire, jurors heard last week as the murder trial of three young men got underway.

September 22, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV is one step in front

A package of bills signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown and aimed at protecting California's groundwater supplies is being hailed as a much-needed step forward for a state seized by drought.

September 20, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Santa Clarita Valley man found guilty in murder of girlfriend

SAN FERNANDO - Eric Earle wilfully and deliberately smothered and killed his girlfriend, Karla Brada, between the night of Aug. 31 and the morning of Sept. 1, 2011, a jury decided Thursday after brief deliberations.

September 18, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Stevenson Ranch woman gets 4 years for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated

A Santa Clarita Valley woman was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for hitting and fatally injuring a motorcyclist with her car last year, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.

September 18, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


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Articles By Author - Jim Holt


Year in Review: Bone dry year for Bouquet Canyon

When 2014 began, residents along Bouquet Canyon were without water, and politicians were at a loss over ways to fix the impasse that sparked their water stoppage.

December 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Year in Review: Officials, citizens cope with dry year

The year 2014 can be summed up in one word -- dry.

December 23, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Issues 2015: New rules benefit California convicts

Editor's note: This is one of a series of articles concerning issues that will be in the forefront in 2015.

December 23, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Alcoholics Anonymous fights lawsuit by SCV murder victim's parents

Lawyers representing Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc. are fighting a wrongful-death lawsuit filed against the organization by the parents of murder victim Karla Brada, claiming there is no basis for the lawsuit.

December 20, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Founders Series: Planning a city, and having fun

Editor's note: Monday marked the 27th anniversary of Santa Clarita's founding. This is the sixth in The Signal's seven-part series about the surviving men and women who made the city a reality.

December 19, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Santa Clarita planning action on ‘house of concern’

A dirty, rat-infested house on Bernina Avenue, boarded-up and red-tagged in May, is about to be either renovated or destroyed, according to its owner and city officials.

December 18, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Man threatens to harm self, holes up in Canyon Country home

Sheriff's deputies responded to a series of domestic disturbance calls in the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, including a report that a Canyon Country man was threatening to harm himself and others with a pellet gun inside his home, officials said.

December 16, 2014 | By Jim Holt and Luke Money Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UDPATE: One apprehended in Stevenson Ranch Walmart iPad thefts

Four burglars helped themselves to some iPads at the Stevenson Ranch Walmart on Tuesday, but they dropped the loot while fleeing after one was detained, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station lieutenant said.

December 16, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Santa Clarita continues to press New Mexico senator over Cemex legislation

As senators negotiated judicial appointments Tuesday, Santa Clarita city officials continued efforts to change the mind of one man known to be standing in the way of legislation to ban a mine in Canyon Country.

December 16, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Founders series: Fundraising to found a city

Editor's note: Monday marked the 27th anniversary of Santa Clarita's founding. This is the third in The Signal's seven-part series about the surviving men and women who made the city a reality.

December 16, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: New Mexico senator says Cemex bill would set 'dangerous precedent'

Martin Heinrich, Democratic senator from New Mexico, is refusing to back the current Cemex bill before the Senate because it "sets a dangerous precedent," a spokeswoman said Monday.

December 15, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Bowling for big bucks

They were knocking down pins and racking up big bucks Sunday at the third annual Bowling for Kids fundraiser.

December 15, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Body found in river identified

Efforts to locate the relatives of a man believed homeless, whose body was recovered Friday morning in the Santa Clara River in Canyon Country, are proving difficult, a spokesman for the county coroner's department said.

December 15, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Cemex bill may be thwarted

Word that a 43-year-old Democratic senator from New Mexico, who was elected in 2012, is poised to oppose the last chance for a Cemex bill to pass Congress this session has set civic leaders on a mission to change his mind.

December 14, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Man killed in single-car crash north of Castaic

A man is dead following a single-vehicle crash Saturday night on Interstate 5 north of Castaic, according to the California Highway Patrol.

December 14, 2014 | By Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


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