Against the backdrop of a house-sized American flag, among veterans arriving in the uniforms of previous battles, it was clear at his candlelight vigil that Specialist Rudy A. Acosta was a respected and admired soldier for his country.
The inspiration and courage that came to define local fallen soldier Rudy A. Acosta will be formally recognized next week, when he will be honored posthumously with both the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals, his father said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO - I've been here before.
SACRAMENTO - State politicians got a busload of Santa Clarita Valley on Monday when more then 70 city delegates arrived, each with an agenda.
Talks of raising sewer rates to build two salt-ridding reverse-osmosis plants won't resume until all chloride reports are in, officials said Friday.
Team nursing - a pilot program in place at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for more than a year - stretches registered nurses too thin and poses a danger to patients, registered nurses say.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has hired a new interim, part-time chief medical officer, a board-certified physician in the areas of pulmonology and internal medicine with a track record for evaluating hospital standards at the national level.
Think of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital as a sick patient complaining of something wrong.
Rick Steinbruecker's five-year search for the rightful owner of $15,000 in U.S. savings bonds that he found near the Santa Clara River officially came to an end Wednesday with a handshake, a hug and several repeated heartfelt thank yous.
Santa Clarita Valley is poised to get three more mental-health professionals specializing in intervention programs following a decision at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
One man's five-year search to find the rightful owner of $15,000 in U.S. savings bonds found near the Santa Clara River is coming to a close today after Signal readers responded to a published report of his discovery.
At the end of a hard-bitten road of cracked asphalt, through a rusting iron fence that opens onto the dusty banks of the Santa Clara River, lies a mystery.
A survey of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital patients taken in 2009 shows the local hospital ranks about average in terms of patient satisfaction.
Rushing to the aid of wounded SWAT officers, rescuing victims of an airplane crash and saving the life a motorcycle crash victim are the stories behind four local men honored for their bravery.
Think of it as the Oscars of environmental design.
A motorist survived a harrowing plunge of more than 100-foot down a ravine in Agua Dulce Sunday, according to law enforcement and fire officials.
When it comes to disaster preparedness, the folks at the Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club are the ones law enforcement and fire officials look to for keeping the lines of communication open and Sunday was their day to prove it.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies have broken up a homeless encampment in the Santa Clara River wash near Bouquet Creek and Valencia Boulevard, arresting some of the denizens, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Thursday.
A Valencia man suspected of being the driver in hit-and-run crash that knocked a pedestrian 50 feet into the air was on probation for a theft conviction at the time of the collision, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Thursday.
The lone charge against a Canyon Country woman for the attempted murder of a Newhall man was dismissed this week, a District Attorney's Office spokesman said Wednesday.
The suspicious-looking vest that sparked Monday's four-hour bomb scare in Valencia did exactly what it was supposed to do - mimic a "suicide vest" - because it was a movie prop stolen from a Santa Clarita Valley home, a sheriff's spokesman said Wednesday.
A man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of domestic assault after he was pulled over by more than a dozen sheriff's deputies for erratic driving.
A man arrested for parental abduction after he was found in Louisiana with his daughter, a 2-year-old Castaic girl missing for two months, is now serving a 92-day sentence in Los Angeles County jail, a D.A. spokesman said Tuesday.
The contents of a suspicious-looking package that included a "suicide vest" fastened with protruding wires was being studied Tuesday after a bomb scare that shut down a Valencia shopping center.
Sheriff's Department bomb squad deputies shut down a shopping center between Delmonte Drive and Valencia Boulevard near McBean Parkway Monday after they discovered two suspicious packages - one in a car parked at the center and another in a bush in the same parking lot - according to officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Members of the Castaic Union School District decided Monday night they need more information about by-district elections and California's Voting Rights Act before they discuss the possibility of changing the district's at-large election system.
Three burglars who tried to break into a Castaic home and then hid from sheriff's deputies in an empty Westridge hot tub and trash can were out of hot water with homeowners this week.
One of the three robbery suspects arrested in a series of Canyon Country bike path crimes had been previously sentenced to half a year in county jail and was out on parole, a spokesman said Monday.
They just don't make 'em like they used to.
An 18-year-old man who just graduated from Valencia High School died Wednesday following a two-car collision on San Francisquito Canyon Road, authorities said Thursday.