Golfers are back on the green at Tournament Players Club at Valencia following a couple of weeks of necessary seeding.
Part of the federal government's $300 billion housing market repair package is trickling down to foreclosed homes in the Santa Clarita Valley's unincorporated areas, but local social workers fear it's not enough.
In these times of big bailouts and bankruptcies, it's hard to make par. For the Tournament Players Club at Valencia golf course it means delivering a high standard of quality at the front door while coping with bankruptcy issues unfolding in the back room. Ever since 16-time PGA Tour event winner Mark O'Meara smashed the first golf ball off the tee on June 26, 2003, TPC at Valencia became the anchor of the West Ridge ...
In life, he always put his "troops" first. At the end of his life, the "troops" put Sgt. Archibald "Archie" E. Henderson Jr. first. On Wednesday morning, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department motorcade slowly wound its way through Santa Clarita, from one end of the city to the other, in a line of black-and-white patrol cars almost a half-mile long. More than 200 people, all but a few of them sheriff's deputies wearing green ...
Just call the Santa Clarita Valley green and salt-free. By endorsing Measure S in November's election, the valley is the first community in California to ban salt-rendering water softeners. It is now the testing ground for the next generation of water softeners after pioneering a move to stop water-softener-rendered salt from ending up in the Santa Clara River. "Santa Clarita is in a very unique position compared to the rest of California," said Paul Martyn, ...
A stage manager to the stars is suing the Loose Goose Wine Festival's organizer, claiming he has not been paid for helping create one of Santa Clarita's signature annual events.
State and city legislators have seen the future of water, and the future feels soft. Standing on the dry west bank of San Francisquito Creek a few weeks ago, Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar and Sen. George Runner, witnessed a way of turning hard water into soft water that promises to revolutionize water softening. Since September, about 400 Copper Hill Drive area residents have turned on their taps to get soft, clean drinking water, ending ...
A groundbreaking water experiment is flowing through pipes under Santa Clarita Valley. The Valencia Water Company is supplying 1.2 million gallons of pre-softened water to about 400 Copperhill residents. The experiment, called the Groundwater Softening Demonstration Project, is the first of its kind in the country. If it works - and it seems to be doing well, according to users - the process promises to revolutionize the way water is delivered to the community and ...
Delayed by unexpected digging problems and running more than $6 million over budget, major road upgrades near Six Flags Magic Mountain are proving far from magical for city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County administrators who now hope to have the entire project completed by the end of 2009.
A passenger sitting in a pickup truck waiting for the light to change at a busy Newhall intersection Friday suddenly found himself locked in a life-and-death struggle with an armed robber.
Here's how the whole Thanksgiving Day thing works: You give. It's that simple, says the man who runs a bicycle shop in Newhall and who, once a year, feeds as many people as he can. "Matthew 25:35 tells you what to do," Roger Hasper said between hugs given by men and women, old people and children, who stopped to thank him personally. "I'm not a smart man. I just know how to take directions," he ...
No TV station carried the great Santa Clarita Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving Day, and that suited a dozen sweaty traditionalists just fine.
Police patrolling the waters of Castaic Lake are doubling their presence with the addition of a second patrol boat.
If you've felt moved to donate household items to recent fire victims who were left with nothing but ashes, the state of California can help you do so with a click of the mouse.
Moments before FBI agents arrested evangelist Tony Alamo in Flagstaff, Ariz., Thursday, he completed an interview with The Signal.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies were searching Wednesday for two men believed involved in an assault in Canyon Country. The weapon was reported as a piece of bamboo.
Good patrol work led to the arrest of a young man on probation this morning when a local sheriff's deputy stopped him and found seven pieces of identification - none of which belonged to the man, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A California man accused of stabbing a Valencia man to death last summer in New Mexico is scheduled to appear in court there Monday charged with second-degree murder, court officials said.
The alleged accomplice of the blond scammer - who stalks other women at grocery stores, steals their wallets and uses their IDs - appeared briefly in court Tuesday, a court clerk said.
Alan Ferdman and Dante Acosta are taking a long, hard look at the next race for Santa Clarita City Council, but neither is ready to announce a candidacy, both said separately Monday.
A motorcyclist remains hospitalized and in serious condition Monday more than a week after the Canyon Country traffic collision in which he was injured, according to hospital and law enforcement sources.
A 23-year-old Fontana man is in custody today, charged with impaired driving causing injury in connection with Sunday morning's rollover collision that sent a woman to the hospital, court papers show.
Animal keeper David Stives wears his heart on his sleeve, and his heart belongs to Apollo - a five-pound turkey vulture.
A cyclist suffered a minor leg injury Sunday following a "bump collision" with a car, a local sheriff's deputy said.
The day-long mystery of a riderless horse that showed up in a Canyon Country park has been solved.
Two people were taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries this morning following a two-vehicle rollover collision on Highway 14 at Golden Valley Road, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman said.
The Whittaker-Bermite site's nearly 1,000 acres in the center of Santa Clarita needs to be ready for development by 2016 - and the state plans to ensure that happens, an official said recently.
The city of Santa Clarita's crime rate rose slightly during the first two months of this year compared to last, with burglaries showing the greatest increase, Capt. Paul Becker of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Thursday.
Two county probation officers have joined the ranks of local sheriff's deputies to help deal with criminals released into the community as part of the state's realignment program.
Eighteen months after a "good Samaritan" was shot and killed while trying to aid an alleged robbery victim, the three young men charged in connection with the Canyon Country shooting have yet to stand trial.