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.
Three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members scheduled for trial on bank robbery charges appeared in San Fernando Superior Court Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing, a court clerk said.
SANTA CLARITA - One of two men sought in last week's stabbing of a Newhall man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, and the other is expected to be arrested soon, a sheriff's detective said Monday.
A Saugus man arrested for stealing from woman after romancing them online pleaded no contest to a reduced charge Monday and was sentenced to two years in state prison.
SANTA CLARITA - A Los Angeles Police Department officer who lives in Stevenson Ranch has been charged with assaulting a member of his family, arrest and booking documents show.
A Hart High School freshman was taken to the hospital this morning after she was struck by a car in front of Hart High School, but her injuries are not serious, a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District said.
Searchers looking for a 19-year-old Orange County man now missing for more than three weeks plan to search the San Fernando Valley Monday, a search coordinator said.
Thousands of people flocked to the 69th Annual Barbecue at Our Lady of Perpetual Help this past weekend sampling tasty food, colorful dance and fast rides.
A Castaic man accused of spearing his pet dog and cat is back in jail after he failed to appear in court as promised, court officials said.
A "scratched" hiker lost in the woods of the Angeles National Forest since Sunday is recovering in the hospital thanks to the heroic efforts of three hikers including a husband and wife who heard his cries for help, said the man's rescuer. When the hikers heard the man's desperate cries one of them - Tyler Knapp - hiked down a waterfall to rescue him. The man, whose identity has not been released, was airlifted to ...
SANTA CLARITA - There were peace symbols. There were tie-dyed clothes. There were love beads, sandals and plenty of music at the swinging seniors Sixties Concert and Dance Wednesday - just no drummer.
SANTA CLARITA - Justice is expected to move slowly for two young local men accused of being "street racers" and charged with murder in the traffic death of Dakota DeMott and, as a result, the case has been transferred downtown to a courtroom in Los Angeles, court officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A 20-year-old Valencia man was arraigned Wednesday on charges he was under the influence of alcohol when he drove a car that crashed while towing his 19-year-old friend on a skateboard, a court bailiff said.
SANTA CLARITA - Relatives of a missing Burbank man whose car was found Sunday in a remote section of the Angeles National Forest will have to wait about two months to find out if the bones found next to the crash site belonged to their loved one.
SANTA CLARITA - A man and a woman found sleeping in a stolen van were arrested at gunpoint in Stevenson Ranch on Tuesday, a sergeant said.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a Castaic woman who went missing last month has been found in the desert near California City, a spokeswoman for the Kern County coroner's office said Monday.