The identity a woman found burned in Castaic earlier this week was still unknown on Thursday after an autopsy was performed on her body, coroner's officials said. The woman's body was discovered Monday while firefighters were putting out a brush fire off Templin Highway a few yards east of Interstate 5. Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau are investigating the case.
"Dracula" will stalk the Valencia High School Theater Oct. 21 through 23 at 7 p.m. and also at 2 p.m. on Oct 23. The play, adapted by Eric Clarke, is "a bloody new adaptation of the timeless tale" by Bram Stoker.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA) will host its 21st annual Art Classic on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hart Hall at Hart Park in Newhall. A free public viewing will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A man was killed on Thursday in Canyon Country after he was crushed by a tree that fell on top of him, authorities said.
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The Upstart Crows, the new local theatre group that delivers witty intimate theatre, opens its new production of "Theatricks" on Friday Oct. 15 at the SCV Space, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. The production runs two weekends, with Oct. 15, 16, 23 and 24 performances at 8 p.m. and one Sunday matinee the first weekend, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.
Artist Morgan Weistling will present his oil paintings at B&R Art Gallery in Canyon Country this Saturday, Oct. 16, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Video games don't handle relationships very well. The longest-running romance in the field is between Mario and Princess Peach, but we hardly ever see them together. What do they talk about after he's rescued her from Bowser for the hundredth time?
When applying for a loan, your credit score and credit report play an essential role in helping to determine if you are eligible for the loan, and may influence interest rates if the loan is approved.
Both teams may have been wearing pink for breast cancer awareness on Thursday night at Saugus High School.
Here's The Signal's view on a few of the key propositions on the ballot in November.
It should be noted that nobody will be losing their county privileges when the city takes control of our three local libraries in Canyon Country, Valencia and Newhall. You still get to keep your county library card, and information will be accessible online.
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.
In just three short weeks, roads will be closed and the Santa Clarita Valley will be taken over by runners. These are people have set a goal and, on Nov. 7, they'll try to accomplish it. Some will be completing a 5K, others a half marathon, and those who are really inspired will be running a full marathon.
Monday, Oct. 18
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are expected to use the backdrop of California's most severe drought in nearly four decades to sell voters on the $7.5 billion water plan they put on the ballot this week.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political, but which his opponents say is just deserts.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of a white police officer boiled over again when protesters stormed into a Missouri convenience store - the same one Michael Brown was accused of robbing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay drove in three runs with a two-out double in the eighth inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in a game between division leaders.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of protesters rallied Saturday in Pakistan's capital, defying the pouring rain to demand the prime minister step down in the biggest challenge yet to the country's government.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame barred four football players from practice and games Friday, announcing an investigation into "suspected academic dishonesty" after allegations surfaced that someone had done course work for them.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A northern New York couple was arraigned late Friday on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters after abducting them from a roadside farm stand.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Kole Calhoun is embracing his role leading off for the Los Angeles Angels. And he's doing it well.
NEWPORT BEACH (AP) - Authorities on Friday removed thousands of marijuana plants found growing in an Orange County wilderness park not far from a high school and a tract of pricey homes.
Fugitive mixed martial arts fighter War Machine was arrested Friday in Simi Valley on suspicion of beating his ex-girlfriend so severely in Las Vegas that she feared for her life.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court has ruled that the silence of suspects can be used against them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching a U.S. airport, animal welfare workers say.
GLENDORA (AP) - A wildfire burning in a steep, remote area of the Angeles National Forest was 90 percent contained Friday night and no flames were showing.
Following what experts call a predictable summer pattern, Santa Clarita's unemployment numbers rose slightly in July, according to numbers released Friday by the state's Employment Development Department.