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.
More details emerged Wednesday surrounding the drowning of a Reseda man at Castaic Lake on Sunday.
A sheriff's cruiser crashed into a Saugus strip mall while chasing a motorist who ran a red light, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said today.
Investigators looking into the Castaic Lake drowning Sunday of a Reseda man are now waiting for the results of toxicology tests stemming from an autopsy done on the man's body.
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.
SANTA CLARITA - A man who spent more than a dozen years cleaning shirts for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been arrested for putting more than starch in laundry destined for the jail.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man charged in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago has pleaded not guilty to felony attempted murder.
A Castaic man accused of spearing his pet dog and cat four months ago has yet to be arraigned on the felony charges against him, despite his failure to appear in court as promised and his recent arrest, according to court officials and court documents.