A federal ban on earmarks is needed to ensure responsible spending, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon says, but the current congressional rules limiting spending for specific projects need to be tailored so worthy goals such as stopping the Cemex mine can be realized.
Jon Hatami, the latest contender for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council, considers himself a moderate Republican who thinks outside the box.
What began as a Thanksgiving Day dinner shared by neighbors at the back of a bike shop is now an annual growing tradition in Newhall.
Celebrating Thanksgiving Day at the age of 102, Joe Mageno has a lot for which he is thankful.
An assistant football coach at Hart High School recently arrested on suspicion of a felony sex charge now faces two additional sex charges in the same case, court documents show.
Just 13 minutes after local sheriff's deputies issued a public plea to help find a gunman considered dangerous, they found their wanted man today.
Impaired-driving arrests continue to account for about half the arrests made in the Santa Clarita Valley, local law enforcement records indicate.
The redrawn electoral maps for state Assembly and Senate and for congressional districts have been certified, but a few challenges remain to the state's first citizens-drawn districts.
One morning, Congressman Elton Gallegly woke up in his Simi Valley home in his 24th Congressional District.
The local fight to curb drunken driving got a boost from the federal government this week with the announcement of grants aimed at pumping up sobriety checkpoints.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for a Hispanic man in his late 30s in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Canyon Country this morning.
A Lancaster man was taken to the hospital late Tuesday after a car reportedly ran into the back of a Caltrans truck assigned to "re-stripping" a portion of Highway 14 in the Newhall area, California Patrol Officers said.
The young woman sentenced in connection with the Independence Day traffic death of a Newhall mother of three won't be out of jail anytime soon, her lawyer says.
A motorcyclist hit another motorist and then crashed his bike after fleeing the scene Monday, then took off on foot into the Santa Clara River bed and eluded deputies.
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission has adopted a resolution that promises to cut down on light pollution in outlying areas of the county, including some in the Santa Clarita Valley.
For more than 100 years, people have been drilling holes in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A 2-year-old Castaic girl missing since November - and her father now charged with parental abduction - were living in a Louisiana mobile home park inside a newly purchased RV when a sheriff's deputy found them Wednesday during a routine traffic stop, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A preliminary hearing has been set for two Palmdale men arrested in connection with two robberies and an attempted robbery, said a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A man who smashed the window of a car parked in a Valencia shopping center and stole a purse has been sentenced to 32 months in state prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
A Canyon Country woman wants to know why the man convicted of molesting her son is being released from prison - again.
A California man who stabbed a Valencia man to death in New Mexico 19 months ago has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, the prosecutor in the case told The Signal Wednesday.
Any day now, parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help are expected to learn who will replace Pastor Richard Martini who was transferred to Carpinteria in November, a church staffer said.
A woman dubbed the "Blond Scammer" and convicted of identity theft earlier this month for a crime committed in the Santa Clarita Valley a year ago failed to appear in court on a similar charge in Ventura, a court clerk said.
A gravel truck spilled its load of gravel Tuesday morning, prompting lane closures and a traffic backup in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A preliminary hearing has been set for a man and a woman each charged with attempted murder in the September stabbing of a Newhall man, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
Closing arguments are expected today in the case involving three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members accused of robbing a Bank of America in Canyon Country a little more than a year ago.
They jumped, they swayed, they danced, they yelled - all in an effort to raise money so that they can jump, and sway, and dance and yell competitively.
A man and a woman charged with attempted murder in connection with a knife attack during a robbery two weeks ago have been charged with six other robberies that occurred last month, according to a copy of a criminal complaint filed Monday by prosecutors with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office
Acts of vandalism and a fire believed to be deliberately set at Castaic Middle School over the weekend are currently being investigated by local sheriff's detectives, school and sheriff officials said.
A sobriety checkpoint set up in Canyon Country by the California Highway Patrol Friday night resulted in one arrest and four misdemeanor citations, a CHP spokesman said.