A Newhall woman who was a pioneer in aviation and the first member of World War II's Women Air Force Service Pilots was buried with military honors this week at Eternal Valley Memorial Park.
Testimony wrapped up Wednesday in the case of a man convicted in a Santa Clarita Valley murder that attorneys are trying to have overturned, an attorney said.
Los Angeles County supervisors adopted a redistricting plan this week that makes the fewest changes to existing districts to reflect 2010 Census numbers. Adopted late Tuesday following hours of testimony, the plan dubbed A3 Amended drew criticism from many speakers representing the Latino community in Los Angeles County. It passed on a 4-1 vote, with Supervisor Gloria Molina dissenting. Plan A3 Amended was approved after it was amended to correct minor boundary anomalies. A four-vote ...
Tea party activist and "Enough is Enough" author Sharron Angle attended her first fundraiser in the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday night at a golf club near Sand Canyon.
A Canyon Country man accused of killing his next-door neighbor after a long-standing feud was arraigned on murder and firearms offenses during a brief court appearance Tuesday. Lennie Paul Tracey, 51, appeared in San Fernando Superior Court on the felony charge of murder and on a charge of assault with a firearm. Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department allege Tracey "personally and intentionally discharged the firearm that killed Anthony Jay Davis, 51, ...
A local sheriff's deputy ran after a suspect along Soledad Canyon Road and through a car wash this morning but eventually got his man, who turned out to be a 12-year-old boy. Deputies lost sight of the suspect when he ducked into the car wash, "but we did the detail on him," Lt. Joe Efflandt quipped. The foot chase began near Soledad and Vilna Avenue about 7 a.m. and ended up near Sierra Highway about ...
State officials have barred a registered sex offender from the area around a victim's home and six other Santa Clarita Valley locations, including several houses of worship.
Native traditions celebrated at the 18th annual Hart of the West Pow Wow and Native American Craft Fair have become a local tradition, Santa Clarita Valley residents said Saturday during the first of the event's two days.
A long-festering feud between two neighbors in Canyon Country culminated Saturday in the shooting death of one and the felony arrest of the other.
A knife-wielding robber who reportedly slashed his victim's body and left him for dead on a Newhall street earlier this week was still on the loose Friday and being sought local detectives. About 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, a man was reported to have been waiting for his girlfriend outside her residence on Costa Brava when he was approached by another man, according to the report logged by deputies of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The ...
The head of a local Republican group says he fears Democrats may capitalize on a split Republican vote come November 2012. "I think it is a fear among Republicans," said David Gauny, president of the Santa Clarita Valley Republican Assembly. "I don't like that we have six or seven Republican groups," he said. "From my perspective, we need to get away from insider politics because otherwise it's going to destroy the party." Since the ...
An extra 10,000 "eBooks" are being added to the county library "eCollection," library officials say. Officials with the county of Los Angeles Public Library announced today they will add an additional 10,000 eBooks to the library's digital collections. The eBooks will be available free of charge for county library card holders at colapublib.org/eBooks. The county news comes on the heels of Thursday's announcement by Amazon.com that Kindle and Kindle computer applications customers can borrow Kindle ...
While two Republican candidates have already announced they will seek the local Assembly seat in the 2012 election, the two Republican senators who represent the Santa Clarita Valley are more quietly going about campaigns for re-election.
Paul Strickland, who on Tuesday announced his candidacy for Assembly in the November 2012 election, has taken a leave of absence without pay from his position as aide to Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, it was announced today. "Paul is going to take a leave of absence to focus on his campaign," Smyth told The Signal this morning. The news comes a day after Strickland formally announced he is running in the next election for the California ...
County supervisors unanimously rejected a proposal for the state to release to the Probation Department mentally ill probationers without providing mental health records in advance. "With less than two weeks before the inmates arrive, the county is bracing for a catastrophic fiscal hit and a spike in crime," Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said as the board voted Tuesday. "The state's funding methodology is a veiled attempt to balance its own budget on the backs of ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's Deputy Devin Freeman, who worked as a resource officer at Canyon High School and Sierra Vista Junior High School, died at home on Thanksgiving Day after a six-year battle with cancer, a spokesman said today. He was 38.
More than 100 home-bound seniors gave second helpings of "thank you" to the men and women who brought them not just one Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, but a second turkey dinner for the next day as well - plus dessert.
If you set the table, they will come.
Before lining up for rides, many lined up with boxes and bags of donations Wednesday for the 11th Annual Bag-A-Ticket holiday food drive at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Valley has a new neighborhood of residents eager to cash in on Black Friday discounts and get their hands on the latest tech toys.
SANTA CLARITA - A 38-year-old Canyon Country man arrested twice in the last five months has been sentenced two years in prison after pleading no contest to a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A stolen car found at the bottom of a 200-foot ravine in the Angeles National Forest off Sand Canyon Road will be left where it is, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said Tuesday after tow truck drivers convinced the CHP it was too difficult to retrieve.
A 27-year-old Palmdale man has been sentenced to six consecutive life terms plus 182 years in prison for his role in a string of armed robberies of electronics stores in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys, a D.A. spokeswoman said Monday.
Children using just Lego bricks, computer boards and a lot of brain power demonstrated how they would respond to natural disasters.
Soup for the Soul provided soup for the belly Sunday as hundreds turned out to support the Bridge to Home shelter's inaugural fundraiser.
A chorus of half a dozen local marching bands sounded like winners this weekend at the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association championships, with gold medals going to the bands from Hart High School and Valencia High School, according to local school officials and a competition representative.
SANTA CLARITA - One of the driest years in the history of California has left State Water Project contractors with just a trickle of the water they requested, and expect, from Northern California.
Rain, heavy at times, and hail played a part in at least half a dozen traffic collisions in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, prompting a mud slide in Canyon Country and flooding in parts of Castaic, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A 19-year-old man arrested last month for allegedly spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and one Valencia home has been re-arrested and charged with burglary, a local sheriff's deputy said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - A 19-year-old man arrested last month for allegedly spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and one Valencia home was re-arrested Wednesday and charged with burglary, a local sheriff's deputy said.