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 Valencia man faces a charge of hit and run causing serious injury or death after he allegedly left the scene of a traffic collision in which a 42-year-old man suffered serious injuries, spokesmen for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Tuesday.
A tanker truck took a freeway off-ramp too fast Tuesday morning, flipped onto its side and spewed 50-70 gallons of a highly corrosive liquid onto the Highway 126 overpass over Interstate 5.
Four people were hurt, rescued and taken to the hospital Monday in three separate collisions around the Santa Clarita Valley.
Members of the union representing instructors at College of the Canyons have rejected a contract from the Santa Clarita Community College District administration, marking the first time in two decades the full-time faculty has voted down a proposed contract.
A woman was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries Monday after her car went over a cliff on Vasquez Canyon Road and plunged to the bottom of a 125-foot ravine.
SAN FERNANDO - Lance Anderson, the Canyon Country man accused of killing his wife and sister shortly before Christmas, appeared briefly in court Monday on two counts of murder.
A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital Monday afternoon following a collision with a Santa Clarita city truck, according to emergency response crews.
SAN FERNANDO - A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of fatally injuring a motorcyclist with her car last August has been given 18 days to decide on a plea deal extended to her by prosecutors in April.
Three people were hurt, two of them taken to the hospital, following a multi-vehicle lunchtime crash today near an In-N-Out in the Santa Clarita Valley, a Fire Department spokesman said.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his model wife has five more days to decide whether to accept a plea deal offered to him.
Less than a week after a joint forces crackdown on reckless driving reported on Bouquet Canyon Road, officers of the California Highway Patrol officers were called to the same area for similar reports of reckless driving, a CHP officer said.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his model wife is expected to announce his decision today about a plea deal offered to him by prosecutors.
When 10-time All-Star and former Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey was asked to play first base back in 1973, Dodgers manager Walter "Smokey" Alston asked him if he had experience at the position.
The big winner of this year's SCV Magic Cup soccer tournament was, according to the mothers of hungry competing kids, local restaurants in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Detectives are investigating a bank robbery attempt Friday at the Valencia Promenade Plaza at one of Santa Clarita Valley's busiest intersections, according to bank and law enforcement sources.