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: An autopsy scheduled to be performed on the tiny body of Jack Roscoe Winchester found dead in his family's mini-van Monday is taking longer than expected. Los Angeles County Coroner Ed Winter told The Signal Wednesday at about 1:30 that autopsy is ongoing. "The autopsy is going on today and I don't have the results yet," he said. Winter, who had initially hoped to have a determination as to the ...
Local law enforcement officers are calling it "a bad day for kids" as they follow-up on the death of an infant and on an accident involving a child who fell from a two-storey window, now hospitalized.
Newhall Land and Farming Co. owner LandSource Communities Development LLC hammered out a settlement over the weekend among its secured and unsecured creditors, allowing all involved in the bankruptcy filing to agree on a $1.19 billion secured financing package.
A late-night drinking session left one man recovering from a stabbing Monday and another man charged with allegedly attacking him with a knife.
A high school coach, who gave private basketball lessons at Canyon High School and who is already in custody charged with several counts of sexual assault, is about to be charged with two more offenses, sexual assault investigators said Monday.
A young Canyon Country family is ripped apart today after the youngest of their three children was found dead in the family mini-van on Monday.
Local water officials want to increase the fees they charge developers in order to pay for capital projects needed to bring more water to more and more residents moving into Santa Clarita Valley.
Fast boats, white water, hot dogs and not a single pair of water skis in sight. The 4th Annual Wake Fest at Castaic Lake Sunday was all about having as much fun as one could possibly have on a single water board an hour's drive from the ocean. Chiseled tanned bodies, bikinis, boundless sunshine and the charcoal smell of barbecued burgers and dogs made the perfect summer day for more than 70 wake boarders, their ...
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.