Local advocates who called on redistricting commissioners to keep Santa Clarita Valley whole can now reflect on a mission largely accomplished with the release Monday of the commission's final electoral maps.
Heroin is a dangerous drug that's become popular with Santa Clarita Valley youth and young adults - and it's killing them, Sheriff's Department and city officials said Monday.
Today, I was watching my kids play in the front yard, when a lady walked up and asked, "Do you remember me? About seven months ago, I was collecting bottles and cans from the recycling bins, and you gave me lunch."
Your editorial about redevelopment on Soledad Canyon Road was right on point ("Redevelopment vital to success," July 31).
College of the Canyons has always been a pioneer in our proud community and has left a mark on many lives across the valley and beyond, including mine.
In Jim Holt's Aug. 9, article, "A quest for street safety," Robert Skerstonas presented a petition for highway improvements to the 10-mile stretch of Sierra Highway between Vasquez Canyon Road and Caprock Road in Agua Dulce.
About 1,000 residents remain affected by a power outage in Valencia on Monday night, officials said.
Standardized testing results for last school year show students improving statewide, California Department of Education officials announced today.
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Sheriff's deputies are looking for a burglary suspect accused of stealing medical supplies from a Canyon Country apartment Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
The move to replace sand with wood chips in Santa Clarita Valley parks makes playground areas safer and more handicapped-friendly, a county parks official says.
When my oldest son was 2 years old, he went missing one day. We frantically looked for him, but he was not in our house. A search of the backyard and garage yielded nothing.
I just finished reading the article from Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, in the Aug. 10 issue of The Signal. Excuse me, I'll be right back, don't go away because I'm going to be sick to my stomach.
Few towns can boast a history as diverse or interesting as Newhall. In the 1870s, it was a place where miners - be they Mexican, Indian or white - brought gold dust from nearby Placerita Canyon to George Campton's general store to buy their necessaries.
Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari pegged it: The high-speed rail is Jerry Brown's Crazy Train. Equally, The Signal named it "the high speed hoodwink" (July 13, 2014).
BOSTON (AP) - Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have discovered two men dead in neighboring backyards in Northern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - A former Marine charged with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft has waived extradition from Alaska.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called the SpeedFlex that is supposed to be the latest in head protection.
SACRAMENTO – The California Senate gave final, unanimous approval Thursday to a bill by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to protect children from domestic abusers during court proceedings and after offenders are released from prison or jail. The vote came a day after the measure was approved 78-0 by the Assembly.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to back a new U.S. approach.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police are greeting students on the first day of classes in the Los Angeles suburb where two teens allegedly plotted a high school massacre.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) - California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.