UPDATE 2 p.m., July 23: An autopsy scheduled to be performed on the tiny body of Jack Roscoe Winchester found dead in his family's mini-van Monday is taking longer than expected. Los Angeles County Coroner Ed Winter told The Signal Wednesday at about 1:30 that autopsy is ongoing. "The autopsy is going on today and I don't have the results yet," he said. Winter, who had initially hoped to have a determination as to the ...
The annual Rockin' Summer Nights concert series came in at full force Tuesday night as country singer Kellie Coffey and American Idol finalist Ace Young took the stage at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Local law enforcement officers are calling it "a bad day for kids" as they follow-up on the death of an infant and on an accident involving a child who fell from a two-storey window, now hospitalized.
Santa Clarita city workers will begin planting approximately 300 trees throughout the city today that were burned or damaged in the firestorm that swept through the eastern side of the valley last October.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley has seen a big increase in the demand for its services over the last year, the center's executive director said Monday.
Newhall Land and Farming Co. owner LandSource Communities Development LLC hammered out a settlement over the weekend among its secured and unsecured creditors, allowing all involved in the bankruptcy filing to agree on a $1.19 billion secured financing package.
A man in distress wound up a man under arrest over the weekend, after attacking a sheriff's deputy reportedly trying to help him.
A late-night drinking session left one man recovering from a stabbing Monday and another man charged with allegedly attacking him with a knife.
The Creole, Cajun and zydeco sounds and rhythms of southwest Louisiana and east Texas spiced up the warm early evening atmosphere Saturday as the group Bonne Musique Zydeco played for some 2,000 people gathered at Central Park in Saugus.
A high school coach, who gave private basketball lessons at Canyon High School and who is already in custody charged with several counts of sexual assault, is about to be charged with two more offenses, sexual assault investigators said Monday.
A young Canyon Country family is ripped apart today after the youngest of their three children was found dead in the family mini-van on Monday.
If you live in east Newhall, get ready to party. A neighborhood of about 150 properties near the Santa Clarita Community Center in Newhall is next on the city's list to get an Extreme Neighborhood Makeover team. City officials sweep into a run-down neighborhood, throw a block party and nudge residents to clean up their properties for the good of the neighborhood. The Newhall party is planned for September, Supervising Community Preservation Officer Curtis Williams ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team is hosting a recruitment seminar on Wednesday for local residents interested in joining the volunteer safety team.
Local water officials want to increase the fees they charge developers in order to pay for capital projects needed to bring more water to more and more residents moving into Santa Clarita Valley.
Fast boats, white water, hot dogs and not a single pair of water skis in sight. The 4th Annual Wake Fest at Castaic Lake Sunday was all about having as much fun as one could possibly have on a single water board an hour's drive from the ocean. Chiseled tanned bodies, bikinis, boundless sunshine and the charcoal smell of barbecued burgers and dogs made the perfect summer day for more than 70 wake boarders, their ...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Four Southern California water agencies have sued a neighboring water company for allegedly extracting groundwater beyond its rights, and without paying for it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver's license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - He could be getting a license plate, Charlie Brown.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
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SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.