Fancisco Ceron, 35, has been arrested and the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has filed one felony count of lewd acts with a child and one felony count of false imprisonment against him, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Two men were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night while trying to make a deal for about $1,800 in jewelry, according to sheriff's department reports.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested a Sylmar man after discovering he had pieces of paper in his car containing more than 10 people's personal information, sheriff's officials said Wednesday.
California voters this November will determine the fate of a law that requires cities and counties to make drastic cuts to green house gas emissions.
The California Secretary of State announced Wednesday that a measure to prevent Sacramento lawmakers from taking local government money made the Nov. 2 ballot. To fix its $19-billion budget shortfall, the state has been taking money from local governments, including the city of Santa Clarita.
Home sales in the Santa Clarita Valley were down in May, with Realtors pointing to limited inventory and the expiration of federal tax credits.
It should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed the undistinguished career of Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, that he is a member of a group of Republicans who call a "shakedown" the $20 billion escrow fund established at the urging of President Barack Obama by international petroleum giant BP to compensate Americans for the financial devastation they are experiencing as a result of BP's negligent operation of an oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
The chips were flying in the lounge of the Courtyard Marriott in Valencia as local players worked to knock out the visiting poker champ at the second annual Fiesta Poker Tournament sponsored by Soroptimist International of the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCOPE has long promoted campaign-financing reform. Monied interests have an unbalanced and negative affect on our election process that discourages voter participation and skews the electoral process away from the voice of the community and toward whatever special interest has the most money.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry:
Hart, Valencia Among 'America's Best High Schools'
The city of Santa Clarita will submit a grant application for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant offered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, in the amount of $42,879, and is inviting public comments on the proposal.
Goodwill Southern California will open a new location at 24840 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch 91381, on Friday, June 25, at 8:30 a.m.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. has hired an award-winning economic development director from Arizona to become the first executive director of the newly established organization.
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) - Three people were fatally shot and two others injured early Sunday in three separate attacks within the span of an hour in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles. The attacks could be related, police said.
As more Californians tear out their lawns and plant drought-friendly gardens, many homeowners wonder how the effort will pencil out.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama's summer vacation off the Massachusetts coast is nearing an end.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer- an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and rrithe Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf.The storm was upgraded from a tropical depression Sunday morning. The U.S. National Hucane Center in Miami said the storm may strengthen into a hurricane on Wednesday while over the open waters of the Atlantic. The storm's center was expected to curve away from the U.S. East Coast.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of the rebel stronghold Donetsk as bystanders shouted abusive slurs and tossed eggs, bottles, and tomatoes at them.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, recovering major parts of what it described as an advanced aircraft. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
CAIRO (AP) - The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State."
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - A 38-year-old man died Saturday after he was shot multiple times backstage during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley venue, authorities said.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his brother's friend with a bow and arrow during a dispute at his Southern California home.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story shopping center early Sunday, signaling a new escalation in seven weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
Recently I read a study on English language clichés that named "it is what it is" as the most annoying.
In response to the column "Superintendent bullying needs to be stopped" published in the Aug. 18 issue of The Signal: I've been wondering about the apparent persecution of the Albert Einstein Academy.
I'd like to applaud The Signal's editorial board for the Aug. 10 editorial "It's time for new leadership." It was right on the money.
Having known Connie Worden-Roberts since the 1970s, I am still amazed at her involvement and accomplishments in our community on so many levels. We do owe her a lot.