St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is hosting a blood drive today from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to help replenish and stock the blood bank at the UCLA Medical Center, where some of the victims of Friday's Metrolink train crash remain hospitalized.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station hosts a town hall meeting to "take a bite out of crime" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the City Council Chambers of City Hall. Topics include crime prevention, neighborhood watch, vacation checks and other safety issues. City Hall is located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
More than half the people who work in the valley can't afford to live here. That's the challenge facing local civic leaders who want to keep Santa Clarita Valley's economy stable. "Over 50 percent of the 40,000 employees employed in the Valencia Industrial Center don't live in Santa Clarita," said Julie Weith, Valley Industrial Association chairwoman. Her figures do not include the number of retail workers, teachers and skilled laborers who don't live locally because ...
Cleanup at the 996-acre Whittaker-Bermite site could come to screeching halt if the company funding the project declares bankruptcy, as many fear.
Three Hart High School students found a Valencia man drenched in blood and stabbed to death in the front seat of his car Tuesday in a driveway on Undine Road, a sheriff's official said.
A tractor trailer slammed into a sport utility vehicle before plunging 75 feet down the embankment near Highway 14 and Agua Dulce Canyon Road on Tuesday, trapping the trucker in his inverted cab, a CHP official said.
Firefighters from several departments spent most of Monday cutting a fire break and planning a backfire near Placerita Canyon Road east of Highway 14.
SYLMAR - Gail Smith stood in line with her neighbors, waiting to tour her burned-out Sylmar neighborhood Monday.
Brent Bollar stood atop a freshly plowed fire break in the rugged Placerita Canyon Monday watching dozers punch through the forest and snapping pictures of planes dropping fire retardant on wayward flames from the Sayre Fire.
Santa Clarita city's free emergency text messaging service experienced a sizable subscriber increase since the Sayre Fire began Friday.
West Ranch High School Senior Ashley Mc Sorley was choking on a strawberry-flavored Pixy Stix while watching "2001: A Space Odyssey" during her science fiction appreciation class when she darted from her chair and into the hallway just before lunch Friday.
UPDATED 8:50 Monday: Sayre Fire by the numbers: * 64% contained * 11,207 acres burned * 1,301 firefighters assigned to fire * 500 mobile homes destroyed, nine single-family dwellings destroyed, 15 damaged * 10 commercial buildings destroyed * 104 outbuildings at Oliveview Hospital destroyed, including the child care center Air quality: The Air Quality Management District urges people to exercise caution and avoid unnecessary outdoor activities in any area directly impacted by smoke. This includes portions of ...
As the Sayre Fire rages on, Santa Clarita city officials remain on high alert and in constant communication with fire and public safety officials through the Emergency Operation Center at City Hall.
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District Acton-Agua Dulce schools are unaffected by smoke at this time and are under no inclement weather condition. If smoke drifts to the Acton-Agua Dulce area, school officials may make changes during the day. Castaic Union School District Schools in the Castaic Union School District are restricting outside activities today and checking individual schools for smoke-related problems in the air and heating systems, said Jamie Garcia, district director of facilities. Newhall ...
If plans to build Castaic High School on the NorthLake site seemed remote before, the outlook appears bleaker now that the company backing its developer declared bankuptcy.
A roaming pit bull that ripped the leg off of a smaller dog in Canyon Country is expected to be humanely killed, a county official said Thursday.
Two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 near Hasley Canyon Road were closed for almost three hours Thursday afternoon after two big rigs collided, blocking traffic and scattering debris in the area, a California Highway Patrol official said.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will appoint someone to replace former board member Paul Strickland, rather than holding a special election for the seat.
FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) - Cooler temperatures and lighter winds gave hundreds of firefighters a slight reprieve Thursday from a 3,500-acre wildfire that has blackened rugged terrain in the Los Padres National Forest.
(SACRAMENTO) Assemblymember Steve Fox (D-Palmdale) today announced that Assembly Bills (AB) 588 and 631 were approved by the State Assembly with broad bipartisan support. The bills address protection of student athletes and enhance core education for children in juvenile court schools. Both measures passed by a margin of 70-0, and now advance to the Senate.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - Police say a young mountain lion that was trapped in an aqueduct near downtown Santa Cruz has been tranquilized.
Investigators probing a homicide in Acton have released the identities of the man who was shot and killed and the name of his alleged killer.
Members of the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District board will vote tonight on whether to approve two charter petitions that would allow the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Science to open two schools in the district next year.
Santa Clarita City Councilman TimBen Boydston called the whole issue of chloride cleanup a scam Wednesday night after local sanitation officials presented their plan for reducing how much of the salty compound the sanitation district discharges into the Santa Clara River.
A Newhall woman charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal 2011 crash near the Arizona state line that claimed the lives of two children goes on trial in Arizona this week, The Signal has learned.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the vandals who defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols at a Saugus HOA.
More than a dozen law enforcement units from three sheriff's stations, including the Santa Clarita Valley's, were sent to the Frazier Park fire late Wednesday afternoon to evacuate the area near the Los Angeles-Kern County line as a massive brush fire moved south toward Los Angeles County, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
Some owners of about 10 businesses in a strip mall near the Valencia Industrial Center complained Wednesday that county road workers who showed up unexpectedly were blocking customers and cutting into their revenue.
After a night's rest in the Santa Clarita Valley, cyclists competing in the annual Amgen Tour of California left town en mass Wednesday to completed the first half of the eight-day race in Santa Barbara.
Homicide detectives today were investigating the gunshot slaying of a man in Acton, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.