Seismologists pouring over data surrounding Tuesday's earthquake in Chino Hills credit Santa Clarita for having provided valuable information needed to interpret what happened and to predict seismic activity.
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.
Many Bouquet Canyon residents hoping to fill their dry wells through an emergency county measure to release much-needed water from the Bouquet reservoir should not expect immediate results, said the official with his hand on the tap.
A Newhall man who turned himself in four hours after he hit a bicyclist with his car, seriously injuring the victim, was sentenced Tuesday to probation and community service.
A man charged with parental abduction after he was found in Louisiana with his daughter, a 2-year-old Castaic girl missing November to January, will be picked up in Louisiana Friday and brought back to California, a Louisiana police officer said Tuesday.
A man believed to be in his 30s was struck and killed in Newhall Tuesday by a northbound Metrolink train.
A Saugus woman who turned herself in for a hit-and-run collision that allegedly happened a year a half ago has pleaded not guilty to the charge filed against her, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
The mother, father and younger sister of a young Valencia man who died from injuries suffered in a traffic collision Friday are living moment to moment, struggling with their loss, his mother said Monday.
Two tiny brush fires consumed close to 10 acres Sunday morning near Templin Highway, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
The California Public Utilities Commission is expected to sideline itself in the dispute over Castaic Lake Water Agency's takeover of Valencia Water Company, making civil court the venue for further action.
"Water cops" patrolling the streets looking for illegal water use. Fines on residents overusing water. Temporary water shutoff; flow regulators installed on homes.
SAN FERNANDO - A 47-year-old Lancaster man took the witness stand Thursday and described the head-to-toe injuries he suffered in a wrong-way-driver collision last summer that killed the other two occupants of his vehicle.
Many Bouquet Canyon residents' wells are literally running dry, a crisis water officials attribute more to the condition of Bouquet Canyon Creek than to the current drought.
A 26-year-old Valencia man arrested on sex charges for crimes allegedly committed in St. Louis, Missouri, worked part-time at a Santa Clarita Valley church, officials confirmed Wednesday.
A thief trying to steal a catalytic converter in Canyon Country on Tuesday was surprised by the car's owner and failed to grab the device, then got into a hit-and-run collision trying to flee the scene, sheriff's officials said.
A woman was detained at gunpoint in Valencia for driving a stolen car she bought off Craigslist - the first of two incidents Tuesday in which Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies drew their guns on suspects.
Coroner's investigators were awaiting the results of toxicology tests to determine if drugs, alcohol or any other chemicals played a role in the death of Steven Burke Pettersen, who was shot dead by sheriff's deputies Jan. 30 after allegedly advancing on them with a knife.