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.
Two firms that lease equipment to the Tournament Players Club are seeking the return of their golf carts and course-trimming machines because they haven't received payment.
Local registered nurses held a candlelight vigil outside Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Wednesday as a show of solidarity on the only sticky issue of ongoing contract negotiations - performance-based pay.
In hockey it's a called a hat trick. For the Castaic Lake Water Agency it's the third consecutive national award for having prepared an exceptional budget. Valerie L. Pryor, the agency's Administrative Services Manager, and Controller Carlos V. Corrales, are credited with winning a national award for the agency from the Government Finance Officers Association for their exceptional budget. "It took a few years of hard work to achieve this," Pryor said. The finance officers ...
In their ongoing effort to put the Santa Clara River on a salt-free diet, sanitation officials plan to stop the sale of salt at local hardware stores.
Attorneys continued their prosecution Friday against 29-year-old Adrian Guadalupe Arriano, an undocumented immigrant who is accused of raping two women and attempting to rape a third in Santa Clarita. Arriano is expected back in San Fernando Superior Court Tuesday when prosecution testimony resumes.
About 20,000 underprivileged children in the 25th Congressional district, including some in the Santa Clarita Valley, are being deprived of the health care promised in a program set up more than a decade ago, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon said Friday.
Rain-soaked streets in and around Santa Clarita Valley contributed to almost an accident an hour Friday.
Local water officials want to find new ways of safely investing more than $100 million. This week, members of the Castaic Lake Water Agency's Finance and Administration Committee recommended the board revise its policy on how to invest $100 million in its general agency fund. They want the board to hire a private company to deposit several large sums of the agency's money in several banks, in an effort to guarantee it's all insured. "First ...
A self-proclaimed pedophile who promised to return to Santa Clarita Valley to watch young girls in public areas has lost his appeal of a statewide ban keeping him away from children.
Katherine Squires picked a shard of green glass from the dirt and showed it to her sister, Caroline.
California Institute of the Arts officials are reopening the institute Wednesday morning following four days of scrubbing and sanitizing in a bid to rid the campus of a bug that sickened at least 16 people.
SANTA CLARITA - A judge Tuesday rescheduled a court hearing to next year in the case of three young men charged with murdering a "good Samaritan" on Halloween in 2011.
SANTA CLARITA - A man was injured and taken to the hospital this morning after a trash truck northbound on Interstate 5 left the freeway and went down an embankment in Valencia, officials said.
As part of the ongoing effort to reduce jail overcrowding, more than 500 Los Angeles County inmates now in custody are slated to be transferred to county "fire suppression" camps beginning Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Criminal cases in two counties against a woman suspected of being the so-called "blond scammer" - one in a ring of thieves who lifted women's wallets from shopping carts and immediately charged expensive items on their credit cards - have been put off until the new year.
More than 3,200 runners turned out for the Santa Clarita Marathon Sunday, some running 26 miles, others half of that and still others meandering behind Mayor Bob Kellar.
A two-year-old girl was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Sunday morning after she was reported unconscious at a soccer game in Newhall, said officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
SANTA CLARITA - A 20-year-old Valencia man was sentenced to more than six months in jail Thursday for driving his car drunk while towing a friend on a skateboard - and then crashing.
Sheriff's deputies arrested two people at gunpoint in Val Verde on Thursday after locating what they believed was a stolen car, a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
SANTA CLARITA - Two years after a "good Samaritan" was shot and killed on Halloween 2011 as his trick-or-treating son looked on, the three young men charged with his murder have yet to stand trial.
SANTA CLARITA - One man was killed and another critically injured Wednesday in two separate collisions involving bicyclists and trucks in the Santa Clarita Valley.
After years researching and months perfecting one of four plans to reduce salty chloride in the Santa Clara River, local sanitation officials abandoned that plan and chose another following one meeting with Ventura County interests, The Signal has learned.
SANTA CLARITA - A Saugus man who works as a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been placed on three years probation and ordered to get counseling after pleading no contest to assaulting a 19-year-old inmate, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
A Castaic man accused of spearing his pet dog and cat is back in jail and has pleaded not guilty to a charge of animal cruelty.
SANTA CLARITA - Three people were arrested at gunpoint in Saugus this morning in connection with the theft of a scooter, according to a local sheriff's spokesman.