With her arm in a cast after she broke it in a soccer game, fourth-grader Ashley Heys wasn't sure she could participate in Rosedell Elementary School's jog-a-thon.
But when the time came to run, she decided to just do it.
Twenty-year-old Nikki Rivera says she doesn't drink. Behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Aveo, she drove through a parking lot and hit 12 out of 45 cones with her blood alcohol content registering .5 percent.
She hadn't had a drop of alcohol.
Santa Clarita city officials are considering three Canyon Country sites as potential locations for a community center similar to the one in Newhall.
Such a center would be aimed at serving high-risk youth but could evolve into a whole-community service center for adults, youth and children, officials said.
Deputy Tommy Banks, the legendary traffic "enforcer" of the Santa Clarita Valley, has issued his last ticket, causing drivers all over town to breathe a sigh of relief.
Two weeks after it closed its doors for the season, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter expressed hope that it would never have to close its doors ever again on Sunday. Tim Davis, the executive director of the Santa Clarita Community Development Corporation, told members of the Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley that the Emergency Winter Shelter exceeded expectations this past winter, and plans are in the works to make the shelter's operations year-round.
Next time you're stuck on the Golden State Freeway inside the Newhall Pass, imagine a beehive of townhomes clustered up along the steep eastern ridge.
It's a long way from the Santa Clarita Valley to Afghanistan, but Lance Corporal Daryl Crookston is packed and rarin' to go.
A Friday night DUI checkpoint by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station led to arrests for three drivers allegedly driving under the influence and one arrest for a narcotics possession, according to sheriff's report.
The Shambala Preserve in Acton reinvented an old favorite when they held a circus just for the wild animals during Saturday's first Cirque du Shambala at the wild animal sanctuary.
The afternoon circus, which raised money for the preserve, featured performances by members of the Hollywood Aerial Artists, who demonstrated their skills on stilts, silks and hoops.
For years, criminal trials have grabbed headlines and captivated people's attention. Locally, The Signal has covered the Esperanza Castro murder trial - the woman accused of killing her husband, Ramon
Castro, and leaving his dead body in a pickup truck at a Highway 14 overpass.
If a line is being drawn in the sand anywhere in Los Angeles County, Sandor Winger is the man who draws that line.
His official title is "Executive Director of the Local Agency Formation Commission for the County of Los Angeles."
Saturday night's Texas Hold'Em tournament to benefit Yes I Can, the William S. Hart Union High School District's social-inclusion program for students with special needs, is a go.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that the information center set up in Pasadena to aid victims of the fall 2007 wildfires closed Friday evening.
Winter is gone and the temporary homeless shelter is closed, but there are still homeless people in Santa Clarita.
Newhall Elementary School, the oldest school in the Newhall School District, dating back to 1940, celebrated the opening of its new science laboratory last week, and a grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation will help put the finishing touches on the project.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted this week to support a bill from Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would inject an additional level of scientific review into the laws that govern pollution limitations in discharged water.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station sought the public's assistance Thursday in identifying a woman believed to be involved in a wallet theft from a Valencia store.
Hundreds of job-searchers attended Wednesday's Job & Career Fair at College of the Canyons, where more than 60 firms and agencies provided information about careers and accepted resumes.
A discussion about term limits for Santa Clarita City Council members nearly made it to the agenda for the council's next meeting.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.
Nissan of Valencia gave away more than $21,800 in gifts - ranging from scholarships to a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan - during its annual Nissan Car Giveaway this week for local Hart district 11th- and 12th-graders.
Ensuring the viability of the local economy was among the major goals stated by the eight men running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress during a candidate forum this week at College of the Canyons.
Time may be winding down on his tenure in Congress, but Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Wednesday he remains concerned about the state of the nation's defense spending.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
The Santa Clarita City Council took a strong stand Tuesday against a state Assembly bill that would force all cities in California with at least 100,000 residents to break themselves into districts, eliminating at-large elections except in smaller cities.
Surrounded by dozens of friends, family members and supporters, Dante Acosta officially took the oath of office and joined the Santa Clarita City Council during a special meeting Tuesday.
Carousel Ranch, an equestrian center for disabled children in Agua Dulce, raised the roof Tuesday on a long-awaited covered riding arena for its students - just in time to beat the heat.
SACRAMENTO, CA - Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) is proud to announce that the Microsoft YouthSpark TEALS program will be implemented in five local high schools in the coming school year. TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, bridges the gap between the shortage of skilled computer science graduates and the growing demand for computer science job opportunities by bringing technology professionals into local classrooms.
Two local water officials - one representing wholesale services and one representing retail - will be panelists Thursday for the L.A. Water Summit presented by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Jury selection is expected to begin in June in the case of a Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.