The location of the library planned for Stevenson Ranch continues to top the list of concerns voiced by local residents, a county spokeswoman says.
Federal agencies probing the deadly Station Fire of 2009 are dragging their feet, says Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich. In a terse statement issued by his office late Friday afternoon, Antonovich calls on the federal government to adopt fire fighting reforms for the U.S. Forest Service. "It has been two years since the Station Fire devastated 160,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest and killed two Los Angeles County firefighters, yet the federal ...
Crime in the Santa Clarita Valley is down at least 15 percent over last year and more than 30 percent compared to five years ago, according to Sheriff's Department figures released Friday. With the exception of statistics on local homicides - numbers were drastically altered by a double murder-suicide early last month - all other violent crimes reported by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station were down on average at the end of August compared ...
A registered sex offender spotted this week near the home of one of his victims might be forbidden to enter the entire neighborhood, if state officials get their way.
Patricia McKeon, wife of U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, officially launched her campaign Thursday for state Assembly in November 2012.
The mother of a boy molested by a registered sex offender was shocked to see his attacker out of prison and back on the street, having received no official notification of his release Saturday.
VAN NUYS - Lessons learned from the deadly Station Fire of 2009 have changed the way local firefighters do their jobs, fire officials said Tuesday.
An Agua Dulce man accused of murder and drunken driving in the crash that killed his neighbor while she was walking her dogs is out on $1 million bail.
It's 105 degrees, and Vector Control Specialist Jeremy Uhlenkott is ready for the swimming pool. Not to swim, but to work.
Aug. 19: Bouquet Canyon Road. An ongoing feud over cigarette butts tossed by one man into his neighbor's yard is now a case of vandalism, according to a report written by a deputy of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Deputies responding to the vandalism report found that three solar-powered lights that were originally fixed atop a white vinyl fence "had been knocked onto the ground and destroyed." The incident reportedly happened ...
A "huge" seizure of heroin this week, and the arrest since Monday of four alleged heroin dealers, are making a dent in local marketing of the drug, a local narcotics officer said Wednesday. On Tuesday, deputies with the Narcotics Unit of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station seized two ounces of heroin during the arrest of a man charged with possessing heroin for the purpose of selling it. "This is a large amount of heroin," ...
A "huge" seizure of heroin this week, and the arrest since Monday of four alleged heroin dealers, are making a dent in local marketing of the drug, a local narcotics officer said Wednesday.
The suspect in a Chatsworth double killing who was shot and captured by police following a lengthy dragnet now faces multiple firearm charges, prosecutors announced today. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office charged Brent Darrin Zubek, 43, a former Santa Clarita Valley resident, with six counts of assault with a firearm on a police officer, possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a loaded and stolen firearm. The charges stem ...
Crime investigators were testing material believed to be explosive Tuesday, which was discovered during the search of a Canyon Country home.
When temperatures soar near triple digits in the Santa Clarita Valley, you can't waste a single second with a baby left locked inside a car.
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.