Police have arrested a San Fernando Valley man on suspicion of kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in North Hollywood and forcing her to drive to Newhall, where he raped her and stole her car.
A man who apparently overdosed on drugs during a standoff with sheriff's deputies last week at a Gorman motel has been jailed without bail and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
A Santa Clarita sound studio hosted the Western States Police & Fire Games' boxing competition Tuesday.
Despite the lack of a state budget, Saugus Union School District board members Tuesday adopted its 2009-10 fiscal-year budget in the face of ongoing, deep cuts to education funding.
The Newhall School District board signed off on a roughly $57 million budget Tuesday, and expects to go back to the drawing board as state legislators trim more off California's long-overdue spending plan.
Through bake sales, ice-cream socials and donations, a group of dedicated parents and teachers are helping to keep the music alive at Newhall School District.
Sheriff's deputies arrested two men and placed five children in protective custody following a drug raid in Saugus earlier this week, authorities said.
Wayne King, the owner of Tiny's Submarine Sandwiches in Canyon Country, died Sunday after fighting a longtime battle with his illnesses. King was 72.
"He was a loving, caring, generous man who helped everybody," said daughter Teri King.
According to westside residents, Tuesday's governance meeting didn't live up to expectations.
Los Angeles County firefighters began a series of controlled burns Monday near the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic as part of a training exercise, a fire department spokeswoman said.
A reorganization by theme-park giant Six Flags Inc. by the end of the year after declaring bankruptcy Saturday seems entirely realistic, according to one Los Angeles economist.
Newhall and Saugus Union School District board members will face the possibilities of increased class sizes and funding reductions tonight as both districts decide on 2009-10 adopted budgets.
Saugus Union took a $2.1 million cut for the current fiscal year and planned a 2009-10 budget with a $3.3 million reduction, Superintendent Judy Fish said.
In a cost-cutting move, Castaic Union School District has reduced its 2009 summer school program following a 4-1 vote by board members Monday.
The county is giving away 30,000 nicotine cessation kits to help smokers make the break from tobacco.
Caleb Bae, 13, feels a connection to Japan and its culture.
It started with a trip to Pearl Harbor when he was 9 years old that sparked a curiosity about history.
The 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast is scheduled Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel, with Christian comedian Brad Stine as the featured speaker.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested 10 people during a weekend "saturation patrol" aimed at getting under-the-influence drivers off the road, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday.
Simi Valley podiatrist Lee Rogers, a candidate in this year's race to represent California's 25th Congressional District, is suing the hospital that contracted his services, claiming a doctor there bad-mouthed him, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Signal.
A vehicle slammed through a Canyon Country restaurant Monday after the driver mistook the accelerator for the brake, authorities said.
California Highway Patrol officers are looking into the circumstances surrounding a black Corvette found abandoned at the bottom of a ravine along Bouquet Creek over the weekend, according to the CHP.
Now that two upcoming vacancies have been filled in the high school leadership of the William S. Hart Union High School District, new principals must be hired in the junior high school ranks.
Twin sisters Rita Kahane and Serena Rubin told a small congregation at Beth Shalom Sunday how lucky they were to have survived several life-threatening moments during the Holocaust, most notably perhaps being the day Nazi doctor Josef Mengele came looking for twins.
The PTA at West Creek Academy recently donated clothing and school supplies to help underprivileged students in Nicaragua.
Overtaken by memories, Erika Schwartz clutches a collection of yellowed, slightly crumpled photographs - all she has left of her entire family.
Nissan of Valencia executive manager Dan Sterkel presented William S. Hart Union High School District students who had attendance records of 97 percent or higher with gifts, scholarships and a car, totaling $21,800 on Saturday.
College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus hosts its SpringStar Party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the campus' Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater.
Retiring Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley Chief Professional Officer Jim Ventress threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game between The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies at the City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day event at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Signal Executive Editor/Supervising Producer Jason Schaff acted as umpire and Arnie Durazo, Hart Pony League President caught the first pitch from Jim Ventress.
More than 4,000 people turned out on Saturday for the 11th annual "Yes I Can" Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Music and Arts Festival at Santa Clarita Skate Park.
A continuing battle over the Santa Clarita City Council's decision to approve electronic billboards along local freeways resulted in another arrest this weekend and a face-to-face showdown between billboard supporters and opponents on the dusty Western streets at the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday.
Amid the charcoal smell of barbecues, the twirl of parasols and the jingling of spurs, thousands attended the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday and enjoyed a sunny day of Western culture.