Santa Ana winds topped 50 miles per hour in the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, sending fire danger screaming into the red zone while knocking down power lines.
The yells and screams of thrill-seekers at Six Flags Magic Mountain provided the perfect setting Sunday to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim - a joyful and enthusiastic occasion known for celebratory yells and screams.
After six weeks of investigation, the California Highway Patrol completed its investigation of the Jan. 18 fatal crash involving a Santa Clarita Valley Transit bus in Stevenson Ranch. Per the report, the CHP recommended that the Los Angeles County District Attorney file felony vehicular manslaughter charges against the bus driver, David Delape, 49.
Sheriff's Department officials from the Santa Clarita Valley station will be on hand in Canyon Country on Tuesday to talk to residents about law-enforcement concerns.
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Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar was named Newsmaker of the Year, City Councilman TimBen Boydston picked up the Roberta Gillis Most Controversial Newsmaker award, and the non-profit Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Coalition was named Organization of the Year during the 12th annual SCV Press Club Newsmaker Awards Friday night at the Hyatt Valencia.
Last Sunday, Bill Westenhofer was sitting at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood wondering if he was going to take home an Oscar for his visual effects work in "The Golden Compass."
Santa Clarita Planning Commissioners will look at taking the first step in processing a request to annex the Hasley Hills portion of Castaic at their Tuesday meeting.
The College of the Canyons Distance Learning Department has secured more than $6,300 in live-caption grant funding from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Captioning of Live Distance Education Program.
Three men and one teenager from Palmdale are in custody after leading sheriff's deputies on a chase up Highway 14 into the Palmdale area.
Santa Clarita appears poised to meet the state-mandated recycling requirements for the first time since the law went into effect in 2000, according to figures released by the city on Friday.
In the fight to snatch up one of the two open City Council seats in April, incumbent Bob Kellar leaped ahead in fundraising during the latest reporting period, according to campaign disclosure reports released Friday.
In a moving tribute to their fallen friend, more than a dozen friends and relatives of Taylor LaKamp gathered in California City on Feb. 23 to ride their dirtbikes.
City Attorney Carl Newton said Friday that his report on the state's disclosure laws for public officials will be given to the City Council and is not intended for public review.
Sentencing for Michael Lugo and Cynthia Brandon, the mother-son duo who were convicted of burglary last year, was postponed until April 24.
Top county planners assigned to look into the ownership of Las Lomas property are going back to the drawing board after The Signal called asking about a key parcel of Las Lomas property left out of their review.
A Canyon Country businessman will face charges of attempted, willful, deliberate and premeditated murder and solicitation of murder after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning in the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale.
Eight of the declared candidates for Santa Clarita's next City Council election in April gathered Wednesday morning in Canyon Country for a review forum sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley branch of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Even the most basic questions were difficult to comprehend.