The Newhall County Water District wants to redraw a boundary line so more than 1,178 of its customers can vote in the next water board election.
There was a time when John Haskell and his hogs had the run of this place. In 1890, the Haskell Ranch stretched across 800 hilly acres south of what is now the Angeles National Forest. He and his neighbors, the Agajanians, found living in the valley - now called Haskell Canyon Ranch - a comfortable place to raise their families and a profitable place to raise hogs. Now, 120 years later, close to 200 families ...
The Newhall Land and Farming Company is handing over an acre of land valued at $1.5 million to county fire officials as a bankruptcy court continues to restructure debt incurred by its parent company, LandSource Communities Development, LLC.
A number of rebels invited to Southern California's "Boston Tea Party" is mushrooming to include Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange counties, one party organizer reports.
County planners hope to stifle a plan to build 484 homes on the unincorporated northern edge of the city of Santa Clarita, The Signal learned Tuesday.
More than two inches of rain fell on the Santa Clarita Valley in the past week and it couldn't have come at a better time, sending water tumbling through the Santa Clara River and soothing the nerves of drought-fearing water officials.
The Newhall County Water District is hanging a national award on its wall this week for having prepared a budget that stands out against all other budgets across the country as exemplary.
Sitting on a stoop of my mobile home waiting for my FEMA check to come. Although it may sound like a country song of woe, it's the sad refrain one Canyon Country man has been singing since the Buckweed wildfire burned down his home and changed his life forever. It's been 476 days and Terry Herdliska has yet to see a dime from the agency mandated in part to compensate disaster victims. For Herdliska, disaster ...
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich wants some accountability for rehiring a convicted rapist who worked as an x-ray technician at Roybal Comprehensive Health Center.
Consider this your invitation to the Boston Tea Party. The venue is changed and calendar reset, but the issues behind a tax revolt and the withholding of tax money owed to the state is an option considered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. "The (supervisors) are declaring our own Boston Tea Party right here in Los Angeles County," said Supervisor Gloria Molina, representing the county areas of Azusa and Pomona. Under her plan, ...
A father and his son are thrilled to get back to pumping and hauling water from their Agua Dulce well today, but neighboring water company officials fear their wells will run dry.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a Conditional Use Permit today granting a tireless Agua Dulce water merchant permission to pump and sell 40,000 gallons a day.
The unarmored three-spine stickleback is one tough little prickly survivor. As a freshwater fish the size of a minnow, fighting for its life in a quasi-desert terrain, the stickleback has survived every single major drought since the glaciers from the most recent ice age melted about 10,000 years ago and has managed to dodge every predator two to 10 times its size. It survived the dustbowl days of the "Dirty Thirties" and it outlasted Southern ...
While Devil's Den may sound like an ominous and scary place, local water officials want to turn the Kern County water outpost into a green and sustainable, solar-powered, money-making enterprise.
President Barack Obama's $819 billion stimulus bill approved Wednesday by the Democrat-controlled House might be historic, but it won't create the jobs most people think it will, says Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon.
SANTA CLARITA - A 37-year-old man was found dead behind a strip mall in Saugus, a local sheriff's lieutenant said Tuesday.
A young local man and woman who were boyfriend and girlfriend died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle traffic collision in Mojave, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department said.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for burglars who broke into a Newhall house Monday and stole three long barrel firearms, a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
U.S. Army veteran Howard Watkins, of the 28th Army Division, parked his wheelchair next to the empty chairs reserved for Private First Class Anthony Marincola and his wife, Genevieve, during Monday's Veterans Day Ceremony in Newhall.
At the Santa Clarita Valley's last Memorial Day celebration, Private First Class Anthony "Tony" Marincola stood out from the crowd as the only one sporting a uniform as old as his, a decorated olive-green woolen US Army uniform.
Local environmentalists who saw their lawsuit challenging the purchase of Valencia Water Company tossed out recently say they are pressing ahead with their opposition to the controversial deal and are re-evaluating the situation.
A convoy of more than half a dozen food trucks served up lot of comfort food - and a lot of comforting - Sunday in what is becoming a budding monthly venue for repeat business and faithful patrons.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for gunmen who reportedly fired a shot in the direction of a woman driving in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday, officials from two law enforcement agencies said.
Brain injuries most likely due to his football career were among the contributing causes in the death of Chuck Osborne, the Canyon High School football standout who went on to a four-year career with the National Football League.
SANTA CLARITA - Two local unrelated murder cases were heard in court Thursday; each one was postponed and scheduled to be heard later, according to a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Local environmentalists who saw their lawsuit challenging the purchase of Valencia Water Company tossed out recently are pressing ahead with their opposition to the controversial deal and are re-evaluating the situation, a spokesman for the group said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman allegedly punched a sheriff's deputy in the face during a traffic stop Thursday and was pepper-sprayed before fleeing in her car down Interstate 5 and finally being arrested at gunpoint in Castaic, officials said.
The chloride-reducing plan chosen by local sanitation district officials in the 11th hour last week is moderately more expensive than Phase 1 of the initial plan chosen but vastly cheaper than its second phase, according to a review of the district's projected costs.
SANTA CLARITA - Fire in the bathroom of a Canyon Country mobile home Wednesday sent one person to the hospital with undisclosed injuries, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - California Institute of the Arts reopened Wednesday following four days of scrubbing and sanitizing to rid its Valencia campus of a virus that sickened more than 60 people.