Jonell Root got a surprise on Saturday when she opened the door to see Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and Tony Strickland, State Senate candidate for the 19th district, standing on her porch.
More than a dozen protesters paraded the sidewalk outside City Hall Friday afternoon to shout their opposition to a state ballot measure that would impose tougher penalties on felons and gang members.
This is the first part of a two-part series. Have your kids been taking some Vitamin R and Triple C with Herb and Al? If so, you should be worried. Ritalin (called Vitamin R) is a prescription drug used to treat attention deficit disorder, but it is also used to get high by kids who don't have ADD. Coricidin Cough and Cold (Triple C) is an over-the-counter cold medication, but kids take more than the ...
Sheriff's detectives are turning to the public for help identifying a man wanted for questioning about two cases of forgery.
There'll be a whole lot of shredding going on today, but it won't involve squealing electric guitars.
The pain at the pump has eased a little in the past weeks as gas prices in the Santa Clarita Valley have decreased, reflecting the slide down in the price of oil.
Canyon Country residents Thursday reported a surge in both the number of "green pools" and of mosquitoes following initial reports of countywide efforts to stop the spread of West Nile virus.
The Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library was busy with creepy crawlers and a few fuzzy creatures on Thursday when the library hosted "Valentine's Nature Class," giving around 100 youngsters an up close look at nature.
The young Canyon Country couple who now mourns the death of their youngest child is "heavily grieving," said one of the investigators in the case.
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission has distributed $12,000 in grants to the Santa Clarita Symphony, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Facing the accusations of several high school girls, jailed coach Kevin Thomas' preliminary hearing was rescheduled Thursday to Aug. 28, a court official said.
The city of Santa Clarita wants you to add a few more items to your grocery list. The city is holding a Summer Food Drive from Aug. 4 to 29 to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, which has seen a big jump in demand yet is seeing a weak amount of donations. "Due to the current economic climate and record increase in the cost of gasoline and groceries, many families who were already ...
Trying to determine what caused the death of a Canyon Country toddler Monday, the county Coroner's Office is expected to release its findings today.
The day after she turned 25, Jacqueline Linaras moved closer to trial. At Wednesday's pretrial conference in San Fernando Superior Court, Linaras' trial was set to begin on Sept. 3, meaning trial could begin within two weeks of that date, a court official said. If that is the case, she will face a jury nearly 2 1/2 years after prosecutors say she dumped her newborn baby in a dumpster and left her there to die. ...
Organizers of The-Signal.com's online "SCV Rock Star" contest, presented in association with top local rock promoter Higher Level Productions and exclusively for Santa Clarita Valley-based musicians, have added a double-sided video element to the contest.
The Santa Clarita and San Fernando charter of Habitat for Humanity will join in the 2013 Women Empowerment Build this Saturday, which will focus on female veterans and those who have experienced loss during wartime.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday that a recent series of controversial topics, such as the inquiry into a terrorist attack on a U.S. embassy in Libya and the investigation into why the Internal Revenue Service applied additional scrutiny to conservative groups, are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill.
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.