Who needs a mock scenario to test a disaster preparedness plan when you have a 5.4 earthquake to test your resources, people and protocol?
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is expected to approve the Lyons Canyon Ranch development Wednesday.
A proposed housing project backed up for a while over concerns about sewer capacity is moving ahead with final zoning approval expected today.
The Los Angeles County Coroner has identified the motorcyclist killed early Saturday morning as Thomas Mark Ryan, 51, of Canyon Country.
On the heels of news that a toddler was found dead inside a family vehicle comes word from the county health officer warning people not to leave children, old people or pets inside vehicles.
Investigators with the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station are this week investigating an apparent hate crime in Canyon Country which, according to the official report, exhibits an obscure reference to the Confederacy.
Thieves targeting Santa Clarita Valley are stealing everything from diesel sucked out of local cars, trees torn from front lawns, growth hormones, car parts and even the fruit off a woman's backyard tree, The Signal has learned.
Canyon Country residents Thursday reported a surge in both the number of "green pools" and of mosquitoes following initial reports of countywide efforts to stop the spread of West Nile virus.
The young Canyon Country couple who now mourns the death of their youngest child is "heavily grieving," said one of the investigators in the case.
Trying to determine what caused the death of a Canyon Country toddler Monday, the county Coroner's Office is expected to release its findings today.
Whatever caused the death of a two-year-old Canyon Country boy Monday will not be revealed for another six weeks, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Cornoner's Office said today.
Green is good when it comes to environmentally friendly living in Santa Clarita Valley, but not when it comes to swimming pools abandoned in foreclosures.
A 17-year-old Newhall boy is in Sylmar Juvenile Hall following a harrowing two-hour standoff Monday night between the knife-wielding youth and sheriff's deputies.
Local water officials watching their peers throughout the county gobble up $25 million in state funding earmarked for various water projects this week say they missed the latest funding boat on purpose.
UPDATE 2 p.m., July 23:
James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54.
Voter turnout for Tuesday's 2014 Santa Clarita City Council election was heavier than normal for at least some precincts during the day, poll workers said Tuesday, though others reported an average or light turnout.
The directors of Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler, Castaic Lake Water Agency, are likely to spend as much time on lawsuits at Wednesday night's meeting as they are on water issues.
Firefighters wasted no time extinguishing a "spot fire" near Highway 14 just north of Escondido Canyon Road Tuesday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
A man being beaten up during a street fight in Canyon Country attempted to flee the scene in his vehicle and ran into a crowd of people, injuring a woman, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Monday.
A Newhall woman was injured and rushed to the hospital with lacerations to her head and neck, a local sheriff's deputy said Monday.
School bullies are suspected in the "egging" of a house and a car in Valencia last week, according to a report filed by a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy who responded to the incident.
In what has become a monthly occurrence this year, vandals illegally entered Castaic Union School District classrooms recently, damaged property and, in the most recent case, rifled through the desks of at least two teachers, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
A temporary quick fix to the Bouquet Canyon water impasse is under way, but a more permanent solution that would allow the creek to flow freely appears stymied for now, officials from various agencies said.
A bill approved nearly unanimously by the Assembly on Thursday would protect people in homeowner associations from retribution if they take steps to reduce water use for landscaping.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin next month for a Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
The four-story-tall pine tree that fell on one Saugus house this week, smashing through its roof, and threatened a second home became firewood on Wednesday.
A Saugus family's home was red-tagged Monday after a tree blew over onto it, Santa Clarita and fire officials said.
Directors of the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler have agreed to extend for another year a free water sprinkler program credited with conserving about 10 percent of water used by the average single-family household - one "smart sprinkler" at a time.
A 44-year-old Santa Clarita Valley man died this weekend after his SUV rolled backward down a hillside in the Rowher Flats Off-Highway Vehicle area in Canyon Country, according to the California Highway Patrol.