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Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is investigating a reported incident of attempted kidnapping this morning near Dockweiler Drive and Valley Del Oro in Newhall.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) has set its holiday hours for the remainder of 2010.
For millions of Los Angeles County residents who have access and functional needs including those relating to physical, medical, sensory, cognitive or age-related conditions; disasters such as earthquakes, wildfires or floods will present a real challenge.
On Friday, Nov. 12, at 11:30 a.m., the city of Santa Clarita will host a dedication to acknowledge its recently completed acquisition of 842 acres in Elsmere Canyon, located north of the Interstate 5/State Route 14 junction.
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has been named to the transition team that will oversee the GOP's ascension to majority party in the House of Representatives.
The fate of alleged killer Michael Dean Stephens is still in the hands of the jury.
A judge ruled in The Signal's favor Monday, concluding that the newspaper does not owe Johnny Pride any money in his small-claims case. Pride, who ran for Santa Clarita City Council earlier this year, sued The Signal for $5,000 for defamation of character. The local resident alleged that The Signal misrepresented him; claims that the newspaper has rejected.
A month after getting rejected by the Newhall School District, leaders of a local Hebrew-language charter school will ask Hart district board members Wednesday for approval of its elementary school.
The following essays are from fourth-grade students at Newhall Elementary School.
I love politics. Any one of my 525 Facebook friends could testify in favor of that statement (whether or not they like what I post is a different story).
The Southland Regional Association of Realtors' Santa Clarita Valley Division's annual installation dinner is this Friday night at 6 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon was named Monday to the House Majority Transition Team, a group of 22 members tasked with guiding the Republican switch back into the Majority in Congress.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Canyon Country residents were spared a 40-mile drive to the beach in busy freeway traffic Friday when city officials brought the community the next best thing, trucking in tons of sand for Santa Clarita's Beach Bash event.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
ORLEANS, Calif. (AP) - Low warm water conditions from the drought are starting to kill salmon in Northern California's Klamath Basin - the site of a massive fish kill in 2002.
PARIS (AP) - French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are looking for at least three suspects in the off-campus death of a USC graduate student from China.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree.
A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is valid reason for grave concern.
By Jon Stein
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.