A 17-year-old Newhall boy is in Sylmar Juvenile Hall following a harrowing two-hour standoff Monday night between the knife-wielding youth and sheriff's deputies.
Local water officials watching their peers throughout the county gobble up $25 million in state funding earmarked for various water projects this week say they missed the latest funding boat on purpose.
UPDATE 2 p.m., July 23: An autopsy scheduled to be performed on the tiny body of Jack Roscoe Winchester found dead in his family's mini-van Monday is taking longer than expected. Los Angeles County Coroner Ed Winter told The Signal Wednesday at about 1:30 that autopsy is ongoing. "The autopsy is going on today and I don't have the results yet," he said. Winter, who had initially hoped to have a determination as to the ...
Local law enforcement officers are calling it "a bad day for kids" as they follow-up on the death of an infant and on an accident involving a child who fell from a two-storey window, now hospitalized.
Newhall Land and Farming Co. owner LandSource Communities Development LLC hammered out a settlement over the weekend among its secured and unsecured creditors, allowing all involved in the bankruptcy filing to agree on a $1.19 billion secured financing package.
A late-night drinking session left one man recovering from a stabbing Monday and another man charged with allegedly attacking him with a knife.
A high school coach, who gave private basketball lessons at Canyon High School and who is already in custody charged with several counts of sexual assault, is about to be charged with two more offenses, sexual assault investigators said Monday.
A young Canyon Country family is ripped apart today after the youngest of their three children was found dead in the family mini-van on Monday.
Local water officials want to increase the fees they charge developers in order to pay for capital projects needed to bring more water to more and more residents moving into Santa Clarita Valley.
Fast boats, white water, hot dogs and not a single pair of water skis in sight. The 4th Annual Wake Fest at Castaic Lake Sunday was all about having as much fun as one could possibly have on a single water board an hour's drive from the ocean. Chiseled tanned bodies, bikinis, boundless sunshine and the charcoal smell of barbecued burgers and dogs made the perfect summer day for more than 70 wake boarders, their ...
Stevenson Ranch residents, shocked to learn a senior citizens housing project is about to become a done deal, are preparing their arguments and questions for the last scheduled public meeting on the plan.
Trial by fire became trial by water Thursday night when more than 70 young lifeguards jumped into the darkened waters of Castaic Lake and began swimming a mile to shore.
Who would have thought Afghanistan would be a five-minute drive from Central Park? Answer: More than 100 soldiers and "future soldiers" taking part in war games at the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch Saturday. Using toy guns weighing and responding much like their real model counterparts - firing biodegradeable BB pellets - about 80 men, two women and at least one "enemy" boy endured almost triple digit temperatures Saturday to stage a mock battle overlooking Lombardi ...
DEATH VALLEY - Cheryl Zwarkowski would have stopped running 135 miles and started crying a million tears if pressed to explain her performance, she said.
DEATH VALLEY - A wiry Victorville ultra-marathon runner, now competing in a 135-mile foot race through Death Valley, credits the Santa Clarita Marathon with having helped her accomplish some of her running goals.
A man was injured and taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after his car crashed into the center divider on Interstate 5 near Calgrove Boulevard, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - One of two people arrested in a Valencia drug raid three months ago was sentenced Monday to a drug-diversion program and to three years' probation, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Explosives experts were called Monday to dispose of a grenade found in a Newhall house, a local sheriff's lieutenant said.
SANTA CLARITA - Every dog has its day, so the saying goes, but Sunday was it for more than a dozen local canines - big and small, shaggy and not - who were blessed at an annual ceremony at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.
SANTA CLARITA - A Saugus man arrested on suspicion he concealed the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl struggling with drug abuse has been sentenced to five years probation after pleading no contest to a lesser crime, according to court officials and documents.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man shot and killed at his home Sunday following a brief confrontation with sheriff's deputies is remembered today by coworkers as a film industry veteran committed to the craft of audio post-production.
Scores of women, many of them breast cancer survivors, showed up Sunday for the Soroptimist of Santa Clarita Valley's 10th annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser, themed "Bras of Broadway" this year. Before the stylish fringed "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" bra was auctioned, Oriana John had her eyes on it. She was one of more than a hundred event participants who came to the Tournament Players Club Valencia and who were invited to bid ...
Coroner's investigators have identified the man whose body was found in Newhall Sunday morning as 26-year-old Travis Newman, according to coroner and sheriff's officials.
Firefighters prepared for a wind-driven fire season got the jump on a small brush fire near Gorman Sunday morning, an inspector for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
By Jim Holt
SANTA CLARITA - The driver of a pickup truck that crashed near Gorman this morning was airlifted to an area hospital, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
A man was robbed at gunpoint by three men Wednesday near the Santa Clarita Metrolink Station at Soledad Canyon Road and Commuter Way, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies Sean Caples and Patrick Ince say they didn't have time to think about it - they knew they had to enter the burning condominium because neighbors said a woman was inside.
SANTA CLARITA - One of two men arrested more than a year ago for robbing a local AT&T store at gunpoint was found guilty by a jury of 26 felony counts, according to the man who prosecuted the pair.
SANTA CLARITA - A second suspect - a woman - has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the stabbing of a Newhall man last month, the sergeant in charge of the investigation said Wednesday.