An out-of-work man has been arrested for burglary after he allegedly stole bags of toys, with a few of the stolen goods earmarked for resale, according to law enforcement officials.
A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the one in the city of Bell has been signed by the governor.
A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the one in the city of Bell has been signed by the governor. Assembly Bill 23, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, promises to expose how much money California city council members are making in stipends. "This bill is part of a bipartisan package that has been working its way through the Legislature since the Bell city sandal broke last ...
To be or not to be ... the victims of theft. That is the question Shakespearean actors are asking themselves after thieves raided their park storage bin over the weekend. While thousands of dollars worth or lighting and sound equipment were left untouched, thieves made off with a box of wine, some chips and some cookies. "It was a great relief to see the big items still there," said David Ian Stears, director of the ...
As Washington politicians get ready to leave for summer vacation, city and Cemex officials wrangling over mining in Soledad Canyon have agreed to keep working toward a legislative solution - even if it takes all year - officials said Monday.
County crime statistics released Monday show a steady drop in almost all crimes inside the Santa Clarita Valley over the last five years.
County crime statistics released today show a steady drop in almost all crimes inside the Santa Clarita Valley over the last five years. The latest figures released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department show a 43.3 percent local drop in violent crimes since 2006 and a 35.5 percent drop in property crimes for the same period in the SCV. The only crime indicating an increase locally is for arson. See tomorrow's Signal for the ...
The county coroner today identified a dirt-bike rider killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday in Acton. David Michael Stickles, 56, of Claremont, died of blunt injuries from an accident, a spokesman with the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner said. At about 3:30 p.m. Friday, Stickles was northbound on Escondido Canyon Road approaching Hubbard Road when his 2006 Suzuki dirt bike left the roadway at Hubbard, California Highway Patrol Officer John Lutz said today. "As ...
Local water officials recently helped identify a new location for a reservoir in Northern California.
About half of all criminal suspects booked by sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers so far this month in the SCV were charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol, a survey by The Signal shows. That's more than 90 people so far this month, meaning it's likely that approximately 100 people will face those charges by the end of July. Most of those arrested are adult males. The suspects are blue collar, ...
An Agua Dulce man has started a petition to improve the safety of a 10-mile stretch of Sierra Highway that's seen 210 accidents since 1997, he says.
Claims of bias lodged against a redistricting commissioner increase the chance California's electoral map will be drawn by judges, not those assigned to the task, a local elected official said Friday.
Thieves scavenging the night for valuable metals have stolen the brass train whistle from the SCV Historical Society's steam locomotive.
Local sheriff's deputies have added two more catalytic converter thefts to their growing list of car-butcherings for the coveted parts. In the last week, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has launched investigations into reports of at least nine such thefts and has received information for at least half a dozen others. The latest two thefts documented by deputies involved catalytic converters being cut from cars parked overnight in the driveways of private homes in ...
Chiropractor Karl E. Standifer spends his days putting people's bodies right, but on Wednesday, he spent all day putting his office back in shape after a wayward Sheriff's Department cruiser slammed into it.
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.
Scores of people turned out for the annual Run Against Hunger 5K Run/Walk in Newhall Sunday morning, raising money for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry.
Parents of Daniel Pearl revealed a "quirky" side of the journalist in happier days before he was killed by terrorists 11 years ago.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men have been arrested in connection with two recent robberies and an attempted robbery, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted last year of animal cruelty and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher" has been found guilty of the same offense and sentenced to three years in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - Retired California Highway Patrol Commissioner Harold Sullivan celebrated his 101st birthday Thursday with his pals and peers at the CHP's Newhall Station.
The manhunt for a suspected kidnapper wanted in the abduction of a woman in the Santa Clarita Valley culminated Wednesday morning with deputies finding the victim in Sunland.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday with injuries suffered in a Newhall traffic collision involving a motorcycle and minivan, fire and sheriff's officials said.
A local sheriff's deputy responding to a burglary call was injured in a single-vehicle crash in front of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.