New home construction is slow, but local water officials are pressing forward with six work projects that require changes to pipelines, treatment plants and pumping stations in anticipation of a massive increase in demand for water over the next 20 years.
Yeah, it's funny - until someone loses an election. Funny, that is, for local presidential candidate Stephen Thomas, who actually seems to make sense on issues that don't involve flatulence, infomercials and "noogies." "If elected, I promise to do absolutely nothing," he said. Thomas, a 38-year-old married Valencia man with a 9-year-old daughter, is running for president, and he is on the campaign trail drumming up support. He urges anyone swayed by his promise to ...
A trade group is challenging Measure S on November's ballot, saying water softener manufacturers are made a scapegoat for other agencies that dump salt into the Santa Clara River.
Republican or Democrat, residents of the Santa Clarita Valley are waking up to destruction or elimination of their political lawn signs, and they're united in their anger.
A woman in a plush white bathrobe leisurely looks over her balcony at beautiful rolling green hills and a professionally designed golf course called Los Valles.
Tenth story in "The Big Picture," The Signal's series on plans for growth in the Santa Clarita Valley. Today we look at water, and why some officials think one agency should handle the SCV's water supplies. Click here for the rest of the stories.
Officials for the Las Lomas project believe they can resurrect the moribund 5,500-home development despite a stop-work order, a failed lawsuit, a president's resignation and two cities' resistance.
Two alleged BB-gun snipers facing felony charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, used a laser scope and a BB gun that looks like a fully automatic AR-15 assault rifle, according to deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
VAN NUYS - A Superior Court judge Friday ordered former high school teacher Kevin Lamont Thomas, accused of performing lewd acts with teenage girls, to stop communicating with his alleged victims from jail.
Many rain-soaked and shivering Santa Clarita Valley residents thawing out from Wednesday's snowstorm turned their attention to plants and trees exposed to freezing temperatures.
Rubin Villalobos, 41, of Saugus was killed at 5:50 a.m. after his 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee hit a patch of black ice and rolled over the southbound San Fernando Road offramp onto Highway 14, said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol.
UPDATED 4 p.m. Thursday: Both Interstate 5 and Highway 14 are now open in both directions, according to Caltrans. UPDATED 12:45 p.m. Thursday: The I-5 is now open to northbound travelers. Traffic is moving freely through the cities of Santa Clarita and Valencia, said CHP Public Information Officer John Lutz. Highway 14 is closed to southbound traffic from 6.6 miles south of Palmdale at Soledad Canyon to the Highway 138 junction due to snow. ...
A plan filed in a bankruptcy court could lead to the sale of several high-profile SCV properties. Barclays Bank proposed a liquidation plan to turn all assets owned by LandSource Communities Development LLC into cash to pay its biggest creditors, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware heard this week.
The long-awaited Castaic high school will be built near the Sterling Gateway industrial complex, Castaic Area Town Council members heard Wednesday night.
A 27-year-old Agua Dulce man was killed after his truck went off the highway and struck a metal pole, a wooden fence, a storage container and a tree late Monday.
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.
After years of wrangling over the best way to reduce the amount of chloride ending up in the Santa Clara River, local water experts, environmentalists, as well as business and civic leaders rallied behind a plan Monday to bury salty compound deep beneath the Santa Clarita Valley.
A woman and a toddler were removed from a damaged SUV and taken to the hospital today following a traffic collision in Valencia, according to sheriff's deputies and fire officials.
The annual Haunted Jailhouse event hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley's Sheriff's Station is a scary affair but, as hundreds proved Sunday, it's also fun, energetic and for at last one high-ranking officer assigned to the dunk tank - wet.