Seventeen-year-old Jason Halliday stood handcuffed in a blue jumpsuit in a Santa Clarita court room on Thursday afternoon.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon held a media blitz on Thursday, which included two teleconferences, as part of a last-ditch effort to thwart Democrats' effort to reform health care.
More than 3,000 people will participate Sunday in the 2009 Santa Clarita Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K run/walk and Kid K run.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, will host a tele-town hall conference tonight at 5:50 p.m. to discuss the health care reform bill being pushed by congressional Democrats.
The Signal's November 2009 Election 411 page features the final vote count for Santa Clarita Valley races in the Nov. 3 Los Angeles County Consolidated Elections, plus links to our election night coverage and related pre-election local Opinion columns including The Signal Editorial Board's official endorsements.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday in low to moderate numbers for Santa Clarita Valley's local election covering decisions spanning from the future of governance for westside communities to the designation of school and water district board members.
A first-time candidate and incumbent who teamed up in the Castaic Union School District board election took the top votes Tuesday in the race for three open seats.
Tempering the celebratory moods of Joan MacGregor and Michael Berger, who both decisively won seats on the College of the Canyons board of trustees, was the need to prioritize the difficult work ahead for both as state funding cuts have put the college into financial straits.
The only incumbent in the Newhall School District board race led Tuesday's election, carrying more than 2,000, or 22 percent, of the votes to his second term.
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Newly elected Newhall County Water District board member Kathy Colley made a calculated decision when she chose not to campaign at all in her election bid.
With the cityhood measure failing by a wide margin and split vote on whether to remain unincorporated or join the city of Santa Clarita, city officials struggled to interpret the results Wednesday.
It took five runs, but on Tuesday night, Joe Messina finally got what he was looking for: a seat on the Hart district board.
Some downtown Newhall business owners said they are still feeling the lingering effects of the city's streetscaping projects, which they said drove away customers months ago - and they fear some haven't returned.
Investigators are looking into the death of a Valencia woman found in brush in Newhall this morning, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
A 130-year-old photograph signed by a legendary Old West lawman is expected to fetch a fistful of dollars for a Valencia man.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
California has a message for cities and homeowner associations that persist in fining residents for not watering their lawns during the drought: back off.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
Baby Violeta Martinez was just learning to walk when Tuesday's fatal crash in Acton claimed the lives of her parents, relatives of the orphaned girl said Thursday.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
Editor's note: Corrects that bar beating occurred last year/
Firefighters from both the county and the U.S. Forest Service jumped on a small brush fire north of Castaic Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service said.
Officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold a series of meetings - two locally - next month to discuss possible routes for the bullet train as it snakes its way through Southern California and potentially through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two convicted bandits who robbed Santa Clarita Valley residents at knife-point for their cellphones and wallets last fall have been sentenced to prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.