A 20-year-old Castaic woman is dead after she lost control of the car she was driving and struck a utility pole early Sunday morning, a coroner's spokeswoman said.
No lions, no tigers, no bears will be found under the Circus Vargas big top, a spokeswoman for the traveling troupe said Thursday.
The family of a West Los Angeles man who lay dead at the bottom of a ravine for two weeks plans to launch a public campaign to ensure elderly drivers have a cellphone with them so they can be found if something similar happens to them.
After weeks of back-and-forth spats with the city over his property next to ongoing construction of Santa Clarita's new Newhall library, the owner of the century-old Newhall Jail says he's now thinking of suing the city. "I reserve the right to pursue litigation against the city," Santana said Wednesday, less than 24 hours after having appeared in court to face close to a dozen citations he received from the city. On Tuesday, inside the Santa ...
Rain-drenched roadways kept emergency-response crews busy Wednesday with traffic collisions across the county, including at least a half-dozen in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for three men in connection with an early morning robbery at a convenience store.
County supervisors heard testimony for a zone change on the first phase of Newhall Land Development Inc.'s proposed Newhall Ranch on Tuesday and indicated they would likely approve it. The proposed zoning changes would usher in the creation of 422 lots on about 295 acres. The lots would mean 270 single-family homes, 744 condominiums and 430 apartments, along with 16 commercial lots. The plan for Landmark Village, Phase 1 of Newhall Ranch, also calls for ...
County supervisors voted Tuesday to annex parts of unincorporated Santa Clarita Valley into the county's sewer maintenance district, which could result in higher fees for sewer service in those areas. Residents of parts of Tesoro Del Valle, Fair Oaks Ranch, Newhall and West Creek were annexed into the Los Angeles County Consolidated Sewer Maintenance District under a resolution adopted by the Board of Supervisors. The annexation grants the county rights to issue levies for sewer ...
The man whose body was pulled Friday from a wrecked car at the bottom of a steep ravine on Lake Hughes Road has been officially identified as 88-year-old Melvin Gelfand. A spokesman for the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner gave Gelfand's family the news earlier today, said Will Matlack, the deceased man's son-in-law. "We received word this morning from the coroner that they are 100 percent sure it is him," Matlack told The Signal. ...
A Canyon Country man facing felony charges in connection with the death of his girlfriend has been charged with four additional felony counts for allegedly vandalizing four different people's cars, officials said Monday.
County supervisors are expected to get an earful Tuesday from people concerned about the environmental consequences of Landmark Village being built along the Santa Clara River. Debate is expected to focus on the impact of grading more than 1 million square feet of land near the river to accommodate 1,444 residential units, including homes, condos and apartments. The public hearing of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled for Tuesday at the Kenneth ...
More details are emerging as to how a family of amateur detectives found their missing father, whose car went off a cliff and plunged 200 feet into a ravine. In a sit-down hospital interview with The Signal, relatives of crash survivor David La Vau recapped how their separate search teams converged on the same remote, unmarked spot even though they were unable to communicate with each other. David La Vau, 67, was found alive at ...
A 51-year-old man whose body was pulled from the California aqueduct in Pearblossom on Friday died accidently of drowning, a coroner's spokesman revealed Sunday. Thomas Hayes, of Palmdale, a correctional officer with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, died of drowning, said Investigator Jerry McKibben of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner. His death was an accident, McKibben said. Hayes was reported missing Thursday after failing to return from a walk Wednesday. The ...
A motorist whose car flipped over on Highway 14 was treated for injuries highway officers described as not life-threatening. At about 2:10 p.m. Sunday, a white Toyota southbound on Highway 14 overturned just north of Escondido Canyon Road. Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to reports of the vehicle on its roof about 50 feet from the highway. The driver was not seriously injured, a ...
Santa Clarita Valley can expect the local jail complex to take in 171 inmates every week under the state's inmate-transfer program that begins today.
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.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives investigating a crash in Valencia that claimed the life of a 72-year-old man were trying to notify his family about the fatality today, a detective said.
A Caltrans worker was injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday following a two-truck collision on Interstate 5 just south of the Highway 126 overpass, fire and law enforcement officials said.
All the photos of the smiling couple on display Tuesday at Real Life Church - riding dirt bikes, swimming, tossing a baseball and riding horses - reminded hundreds of friends that the funeral service was a celebration of life.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife pleaded not guilty today to a charge of attempted murder, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Family and friends of Nicole Lynn Hoffman and Robert Corona Jr., who were killed more than a week ago in a traffic collision, say they are expecting scores of well-wishers at a funeral service scheduled for the couple Tuesday.
Environmental inspectors have determined the Saugus Speedway property, which abuts the contaminated Whittaker-Bermite land, has been satisfactorily cleaned up and is approved for its current use, a state official said Monday.
A man suspected of having snatched a cell phone and iPad from the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel Monday morning was followed and arrested by sheriff's deputies a block away within a couple of minutes, said Sgt. Gary Miller of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Local sheriff's deputies were looking for two robbers who stole about $400 in clothing from a store inside the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Sunday, a lieutenant said.