Dennis Franklin pleaded guilty to forgery and identity-theft charges in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday. Franklin's crime spree included eight victims and more than 20 banks between San Diego and Sacramento, according to a sheriff's statement.
City Clerk Sharon Dawson swears in Frank Ferry as Santa Clarita mayor for 2009 during a Santa Clarita City Council organizational meeting Tuesday. Councilwoman Laurene Weste was appointed mayor pro tem.
As the change of seasons turns the nights chilly in the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita launches its "Season of Diversity" program, which runs through February.
Fifth installment of "The Big Picture," The Signal's in-depth series on population growth and development in the Santa Clarita Valley. Part 5 looks at traffic, one of the most complained-about issues in the SCV and one of the most frequently raised issues when local residents grouse about ongoing growth. Click here for the previous stories.
The membership program at Tournament Players Club at Valencia remains intact and unchanged following a ruling Friday by a bankruptcy court judge in Delaware.
Troy Zada always wore a helmet while skateboarding when he was a kid. But when he went off to college, the 2007 Hart High School graduate decided he no longer needed one.
Road work on Magic Mountain Parkway at Interstate 5 will finish four months ahead of schedule, city engineers said.
Linda Kim Miller left a six-month-old son, an adoring husband, a third-grade class and a Newhall School District staff full of friends when she died at age 35 of arteriosclerosis heart disease.
How to get rid of a growing population of ground squirrels is dividing a manicured Canyon Country community.
Harris Birken wanted to help his community heal and move on.
The city of Santa Clarita invites residents to sign up to see "High School Musical: The Ice Tour" on Dec. 27 at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
Sheriff's Deputy Robert Tunnell walks around a Toyota Tundra on the corner of Bridgeview Lane and Newhall Ranch Road Wednesday afternoon.
Intertex Properties hosts a "Grand Opening Celebration" at Bridgeport Marketplace Shopping Center from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Canyon Country residents expecting a school, a fire station and sheriff's sub-station - along with close to 500 new homes - in the proposed Spring Canyon development are going to have to wait.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.
Severe winds knocked down at least a dozen trees and tree limbs across the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, sending some crashing onto roads and created traffic hazards, city and fire officials said.
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
The discovery of a body inside a burning Newhall apartment is under investigation by homicide detectives and arson investigators, county fire and coroner officials said Tuesday.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.