Seventh installment of "The Big Picture," The Signal's in-depth series on population growth and development in the Santa Clarita Valley. Part 7 looks at the need for more sheriff's services as the SCV population grows. Click here for the previous stories.
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More than 1,000 people braved high winds and an early morning chill to raise money to fight diabetes.
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Construction activities for The Old Road realignment and Magic Mountain Parkway widening at Interstate 5 will close the intersection for a week starting this morning, according to the latest update from the city of Santa Clarita, L.A. County, Newhall Land, Metro and Caltrans.
"The question is, 'Shouldn't we be stopping the hate instead of fueling the anger?'"
With dripping hair and muddy shoes, hikers and runners made their way back down a trail locals call "The Beast" to the trailhead Saturday morning after climbing to a 3,864-foot summit. The 100 participants braved icy breezes and cold drizzle to collect more than $2,000 to benefit a special cause.
A Planning Commission study session is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at City Hall. The meeting will be a review of the current year as well as a look ahead to 2009.
State budget cuts mean a hard-earned $1.6 million grant for new vocational education facilities could be snatched from the coffers of the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Ambulances transported four men to a local hospital Saturday morning after a Palcido Hernandez of Santa Paula lost control of his Honda Civic and the car flipped over the southbound edge of the Interstate 5 freeway just north of Hasley Canyon Road.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are still seeking suspects in a reported armed robbery of a Saugus resident Friday night, said Lt. Tom Bryski.
It's beginning to feel a lot like winter in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Robert Bachich wants to give away $2,300 worth of personal-training sessions.
Sheriff's deputies broke up a street brawl in Canyon Country early Saturday and arrested three juveniles, including one armed with a rifle, officials reported.
A brush fire broke out at 3:37 p.m. Saturday in Leona Valley off Bouquet Canyon Road. By 4:45 p.m., Angeles Forest and Los Angeles County firefighters had knocked the fire down after it blackened five acres. Winds blew at 10 to 15 miles per hour but no structures were threatened, according to a Los Angeles Country Fire captain.
A 20-year-old Castaic man was in custody Saturday night on suspicion of having, making and transporting concentrated cannibis after deputies pulled him over and discovered hash oil and items used to extract hash oil from marijuana, sheriff's officials said in a news release.
Five people were transported to the hospital following an early-afternoon collision today on Railroad Avenue near Drayton Street that involved a vehicle from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, according to officials.
A man nearly killed 16 years ago when he was viciously stabbed in his Newhall home called a local sheriff's lieutenant recently with a simple message for investigators, said Deputy Josh Dubin.
A pair of checkpoints to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or driving without a license netted 18 arrests, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Santa Clarita Valley residents have a number of options for remembrance and recreation this Memorial Day.