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.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are looking for at least three youths who broke into and trashed a Canyon Country school last week, causing more than $10,000 in loss due to damage and stolen property.
SACRAMENTO – Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Over the years, longtime resident and volunteer Harry Bell built deep ties in the Santa Clarita Valley through his history of service.
A 56-year-old man accused of stabbing his son in a Saugus home five months ago has been sentenced to two years in state prison, a District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said today.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles-area transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people are estimated to ride the county's trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
Reports say the Santa Clarita Valley can expect a chance of rain into this morning.
The ostriches' names are whimsical and in some cases creatively spelled – Anthony and Cleopatra, Elvis and Prissilla, along with Drussilla, Sarah and Cora.
Women profoundly affected by reports of a baby girl orphaned in an Acton traffic collision last week have expressed a desire to somehow help the little girl who survived and contribute to a fund in her name, The Signal has learned.
Some military veterans got a reel treat at Castaic Lake last weekend when trained anglers took them out for a day of fishing, fun and friendly competition in recognition of their service.
Homicide detectives trying to unravel the story behind skeletal remains of murder victim found near Gorman five months ago now know who their victim is, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department.
County supervisors are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to make around $280,000 in funding available for the purchase of land to be used as a wildlife corridor in the Agua Dulce area.
A 45-year-old Los Angeles Police Department officer died at a hospital Saturday - two days after suffering what authorities said was a brain aneurysm while driving off-duty in her hometown of Valencia.
A pair of checkpoints set up Friday night to check for drivers who may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs resulted in 16 arrests in Santa Clarita, according to officials.
The main attractions of the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival took off Saturday morning, with around 25 hot air balloons joining the festivities in Santa Paula.