LANCASTER - Opening statements began Thursday in the rape trial of a convicted murderer whom prosecutors labeled a "serial predator" and defense attorneys described as someone who had a "one-night stand."
Travis Marton's friends and family remember a young man who was a dedicated scholar with a keen eye for science, who loved the outdoors, and who was driven to help those around him.
Two California Institute of the Arts graduates are in a run for the Best Animated Feature Film Oscar, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officials announced Thursday.
Valencia's resident eyesore came tumbling down Thursday as workers reduced the buildings and structures that used to house The Greens in Valencia to a pile of rubble.
The reported sound of gunfire from inside the Santa Clarita River wash east of Sand Canyon on Thursday sent deputies to the area to investigate, but no one was found, a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
The crime rate in the Santa Clarita Valley dropped in 2014 compared to the number of crimes reported in 2013, according to preliminary statistics released this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
About 50 residents turned out Wednesday night to share their thoughts on the future of Old Orchard Park during a public workshop.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted this week to move forward with a plan to guide future development in the commercial heart of Canyon Country.
The 12 days of Christmas have come and gone, and some Santa Clarita residents are angry their Christmas trees dropped at the curb for disposal aren't gone, too.
A woman and two men, all from Bakersfield, were arrested this week on drug charges in an ongoing investigation, a Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detective said Wednesday.
A Corvette driver was taken to the hospital Wednesday after his car and a utility truck collided on Highway 14 in Canyon Country, a Fire Department official said.
High school football players, kids on mountain bikes, cheerleaders dropped by cheer "pyramid" colleagues and others who suffer head injuries have mobilized local doctors to reconsider the way they deal with teen head injuries.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of January 20-23, 2015, 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.
Santa Clarita's annual celebration of the Old West hitches its reins to a different post this year, but city officials assure visitors that despite the change in venue, they can expect to see the same entertainment and attractions at the city's Cowboy Festival.
A proposed development that would bring hundreds of residential units and more than 100,000 square feet of commercial space to Canyon Country received a small go-ahead Tuesday night from the Santa Clarita City Council.
Local detectives already investigating mail thefts in three Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods last month have some new cases on their hands with at least two more reports of mail theft, this time in Valencia and Canyon Country.
For the third consecutive month, crews made up of local sheriff's deputies and city workers carried out a sweep of homeless camps in the Santa Clara River bed Monday, this time disrupting four illegal transient camps in Newhall and packing up three tons of trash from one camp alone.
County supervisors will decide Tuesday whether to add College of the Canyons board elections to the county ballot, but the Santa Clarita Valley community college may face an uphill battle to gain approval for the shift.
The City of Santa Clarita will host a "Drug Free Youth in Town" Year End Celebration to highlight the accomplishments made in local schools by members and organizers of the DFYIT program. The event will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2015 at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Commuters discovered a stretch of Vasquez Canyon Road shut down Monday morning near Bouquet Canyon Road, then encountered further problems when strong winds knocked over road signs, according to emergency response officials.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) and the City of Palmdale announced today that they have entered into a station-area funding agreement, allowing the city and the Authority to initiate the planning process for the proposed high-speed rail station adjacent to the civic center and the Palmdale Transportation Center (PTC). This agreement allows both parties to study ways to promote economic development, encourage station area development and enhance multimodal connections between the station and the city.
To really understand someone, as the adage goes, you have to walk a mile their shoes.
Newhall School District officials will hold a pair of public hearings over the next two weeks to explain and get feedback on the recent decision to move to voting areas for its future school board elections.
Very few filmmakers are able to pitch a pet project to an established film director, let alone someone they admired as a mentor.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to join the fight against the controversial California high-speed rail project and attend an "emergency" community meeting this evening to voice their opinions and concerns.
The lawyer for a couple whose Santa Clarita Valley daughter was murdered by a man she met at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is refining his wrongful-death lawsuit against AA World Services Inc. following a judge's ruling recently.
When The Signal made the decision to publish five days instead of seven days, it was decided that Saturday, rather than Sunday, was the best day to deliver The Signal weekend newspaper to readers.
A larger "Weekender" edition of The Signal featuring several well-read sections of the newspaper, as well as the addition of new features, will debut Saturday, May 2.
The sixth annual Home and Garden Show and Emergency Expo was -at least for one man - refreshing.
Music filled the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Saturday for the 12th annual Summer Meltdown.