The buzz phrase among local water officials these days is "20 by 2020." The meaning behind the phrase: Retail water suppliers in California are required to cut customers' water consumption by 20 percent within the next 9 years. "Gallons per customer" is where they will start. "That's going to be the new slang," said Steve Cole, general manager of the Newhall County Water Division. Cole was among those who attended a meeting of the Castaic ...
A library for Stevenson Ranch, a new boat ramp for Castaic, a half-dozen new fire stations for the Santa Clarita Valley and a new courthouse - possibly at Castaic Junction - were among the projects outlined Wednesday by Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich at a luncheon attended by many local community leaders.
The public is expected to weigh in today on plans to develop three dozen industrial lots on what was once the chosen site for a Castaic high school.
State Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Moorpark, wants to make state agencies such as the regional water board accountable to the people.
Burglary-squad detectives are still looking for the man suspected of stealing a truck and sparking an all-day standoff in Newhall on Wednesday.
The city bus pulled up in front of 10 black barrels set evenly apart along two straight lines.
High-speed trains zipping in and out of the Santa Clarita Valley would be a boon to the people who live and work here, chamber leaders say.
Despite unified pleas from local residents to keep the Santa Clarita Valley within the same state elective district, early reports indicate the commission drawing new lines for Assembly and state Senate districts which may split up the valley.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors in Sacramento approved a recommendation Thursday to prepare a conceptual study that would examine the possibility of a Grapevine-alignment alternative route which would follow Interstate 5 - and possibly have a station in the Santa Clarita Valley after all.
The California High Speed Rail Authority board will consider today studying a Grapevine-alignment alternate route, which would bring the multibillion-dollar train down the Grapevine and through the Santa Clarita Valley, with a possible station located in the vicinity, too.
Former state Sen. George Runner, R-Antelope Valley, says now that he's been elected to one of the state's tax boards, he enjoys fighting for taxpayers involved in disputes with the government.
LANCASTER - State commissioners working to redraw California's electoral map asked local residents Sunday, the second day of their information-gathering tour, to describe the Santa Clarita Valley's growth.
SAN FERNANDO - Santa Clarita Valley residents described their community as the "orphan" no one is talking about - or even thinking about - to the California Redistricting Commission on Saturday during the first of two meetings set to gather local input from the region.
Brothers Christopher and Ralph Rosas, both of Canyon Country, were found guilty of murder this week for stabbing and bludgeoning to death Chris Rosas' business partner inside the Canyon Country bar they owned together.
Santa Clarita Valley residents live next to the nation's dirtiest air polluter, according to the American Lung Association in its annual report on air quality.
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.