The Sheriff's Department has released two Canyon Country men who were arrested this week after a sheriff's deputy opened fire on a man reportedly seen spray-painting graffiti on a wall.
Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar was named Newsmaker of the Year, City Councilman TimBen Boydston was named most controversial, and the nonprofit 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.
As the Santa Clarita Valley continues to grow and expand, there is a concern and movement to sustain growth without exhausting natural resources. Finding ways to balance growth with the environment has come to a crossroads. That crossroads can be found in Saugus, where a proposed renewable energy project may threaten the nesting grounds of federally-protected Red-tailed hawks.
Acts motivated by prejudice against another student because of race, religion or sexual orientation have decreased more than 50 percent in the Hart district compared to this time last year, according to a report presented by Hart District Diversity Coordinator Greg Lee.
While Robert Wheeler was sentenced last week to serve two life sentences plus 100 years to life, his mother sought out a voice to prevent similar crimes from occurring in the future.
Although a heavy rainstorm forced the city of Santa Clarita to cancel the Gin Blossoms concert following the Amgen Tour of California on Saturday night, the city is hoping the $30,000 it paid for the show doesn't go to waste.
Top County planners have concluded that half of the Las Lomas property is owned by an elderly Van Nuys man and his disabled wife, as revealed by The Signal earlier this month.
After working without a contract for nearly a month, the union nursing assistants, technicians and clerks at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital accepted the hospital's latest proposal in a close vote Wednesday night.
A Palmdale woman was arrested Thursday morning after driving her vehicle off the side of the freeway near Canyon Country, severely injuring her two-year-old son, whose child seat was not properly secure.
Angela Bass, 41, was driving a Chevrolet on northbound Highway 14 near Sand Canyon Road around 12:15 a.m. when her vehicle veered in lanes, hit the center divider and subsequently went off the side of the freeway into a steep, sloping dirt embankment. According to CHP officers, Bass was allegedly driving under the influence at the time of the incident, though her blood alcohol level was ...
Sheriff's deputies opened fire on and arrested three Canyon Country men after observing one of them vandalizing a wall, five days after another deputy-involved shooting. There were no reported injuries.
Here's one of the stories we're working on for Friday's Signal:
* The mother of convicted killer Robert Wheeler spoke with The Signal about not being allowed to make a final statement in court, after her son was sentenced to life in prison for a Jan. 1, 2005 shooting rampage that left one dead and two injured.
With the Santa Clarita City Council election less than six weeks away, candidates' discussion forums and debates have intensified. The most recent candidates' forum took place at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday afternoon, with nearly 75 concerned seniors attending to hear what the candidates had to say about their visions for the valley if they are elected on April 8.
Santa Clarita City Attorney Carl Newton is compiling a report to look into the legal requirements for council members to report their personal earnings, after a local activist at Tuesday night's City Council meeting accused Mayor Bob Kellar of inadequately reporting his investments.
Here are the latest Signal News Briefs:
While it was a weekend full of bikers whizzing through Santa Clarita and professional soccer players trying to "Bend it Like Beckham" at College of the Canyons, four teenagers were content to stay indoors and paint some walls.
With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
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.