Firefighters from at last two Santa Clarita Valley Fire Stations were pressed into action Sunday to help fight a brush fire in the Lost Hills area north of Malibu, fire officials said.
Gibbons in need of misters can now look forward to some refreshing jungle-like humidity after their human caretakers raised the money they needed for a misting system at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus.
When Steve McLean graduated from Canyon High School with a dismal 1.8 grade point average - number 317 in a class of 337 - few believed he would amount to much.
The principal at a local junior high school who last month pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of alcohol vows to turn her life around for her school, her family, her church and her community.
A revised version of the chloride-reduction plan rejected by Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District ratepayers three years ago because of its high cost is being discussed between all stakeholders in the chloride debate.
Two men accused of beating an Agua Dulce woman last year and kidnapping her adult son have been found not guilty of all kidnapping charges filed against them but guilty of felony transporting marijuana, an assistant district attorney said today.
SANTA CLARITA - A 40-minute manhunt Tuesday for a parolee in Canyon Country led to the gunpoint arrest of a suspect in the Santa Clara River wash and a pit bull shot in the leg, law enforcement officials said.
Two men were injured and taken to separate hospitals following a traffic collision near Acton on Tuesday morning.
After close to three summers of boaters showing up at Castaic Lake - only to wait in sometimes long lines until inspectors prod and poke their Jet Skis and boats - not a single zebra or quagga mussel has been found, lake inspectors have reported.
Motorists northbound on Interstate 5 in the Newhall Pass were stopped for more than half an hour Monday afternoon as firefighters responded to a car fire sparked by a multi-vehicle crash near Calgrove Boulevard, emergency officials reported.
Fire broke out in an upstairs bedroom and quickly spread to the upper level of a house on Essex Place in Valencia on Monday, but no one was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
Almost half of the $225,000 pollution fine levied against the local sanitation district last fall is earmarked to pay for retrofitting Santa Clarita parking lots with permeable pavement as a way of saving water, The Signal has learned.
After 48 hours and 100 scorched acres near Castaic Lake, the Bee Fire has been extinguished, a spokesman for the Angeles National Forest said.
A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder in the wrong-way crash that killed two people last month hobbled into court on crutches Thursday and pleaded not guilty to the charges, a Los Angeles County District Attorney prosecutor said.
A local flag football coach was sentenced to 10 days in Los Angeles County jail Thursday after pleading no contest to battery of a sports official, in this case a 17-year-old teen referee, court officials said.
Local sheriff's deputies continue to probe a rash of "strong arm" purse-snatching robberies including the "knock down" of a woman in Canyon Country which brings the list of such cases locally to at least six in the last week, an average of about one a day.
A man who was robbed of his bicycle then beaten unconscious and left bleeding for more than two hours at a Valencia park was taken to a hospital Wednesday, The Signal has learned.
On the same day last month that state Attorney General Kamala D. Harris was announcing an initiative designed to stop criminals from re-offending, prosecutors were in Antelope Valley Superior Court for a pretrial hearing in a case filed against Yale Joseph Yurman, 70, a Valencia resident and three-time convicted sex offender.
In the short time Lance Holger Anderson lived at the Claudette Street condominium complex in Canyon Country those they met knew his life centered around his wife, Bertha.
SANTA CLARITA - The murder case of a Newhall man charged in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 is set to go before a jury in February, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Thursday.
More than half a dozen people, including pastors of a Valencia church, have reached out to help a tiny Val Verde church after it was looted and trashed last weekend.
Los Angeles police say a 60-year-old man has been booked for investigation of murder in the shooting deaths of his dementia-stricken wife in Canyon Country and his sister, who was in a vegetative state at a nursing home in North Hills.
Lance Holger Anderson - the friendly quiet new 60-year-old neighbor who moved into the condominiums on Claudette Street less than half a year ago - delivered a Christmas tree to the woman who lives across from his condo, the woman told reporters Wednesday.
A 35-year-old woman in Newhall was pushed to the ground Wednesday morning by a purse-snatcher who ran with her purse to a waiting dark-colored sedan driven by a woman, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
SANTA CLARITA - A 16-year-old skateboarder was injured Tuesday and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after a collision with a car at a busy Canyon Country intersection.
Burglars looted and trashed a small church in Val Verde during the weekend, stealing its sound system and a modest offering, ripping up Bibles in an apparent frenzied search for valuables.
SANTA CLARITA - One woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning following a four-car crash near the Valencia post office on McBean Parkway.
A multi-vehicle crash in Saugus Sunday morning ended with one of the vehicles flipped onto its roof.
Sheriff's Department officials called in deputies from throughout the county Sunday for the Paul Walker-Roger Rodas memorial, which drew some 6,000 to a business park in Valencia.
An estimated 6,000 people converged on Valencia Sunday for a memorial to "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, jamming traffic around the crash site where the two men died more than a week ago.