UPDATED 12:05 p.m. According to L.A. County Fire Inspector Frank Garrido, the Princessa fire was extinguished at 10:58 a.m.; the fire burned four acres of light brush but damaged no structures. Firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the Escondido Canyon area but it turned out to be in the Antelope Valley, so local crews were re-assigned to the Princessa fire. The Via Princessa on-ramp and off-ramp at Highway 14 remain closed for now; the southbound ...
More than 1,000 people braved high winds and an early morning chill to raise money to fight diabetes.
UPDATED 5:50 p.m. Firefighters continue battling a brushfire above the Porter Ranch area of the San Fernando Valley, which started mid-morning Monday. The blaze has quickly grown to 2,000 acres, as wind blew up to 45 mph, with gusts reaching 70 mph. "It is a blowtorch we can't get in front of," said Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Frank Garrido. Los Angeles Police Department officers called for mandatory evacuation of neighborhoods near the blaze. The fire is burning southwest, away ...
Construction activities for The Old Road realignment and Magic Mountain Parkway widening at Interstate 5 will close the intersection for a week starting this morning, according to the latest update from the city of Santa Clarita, L.A. County, Newhall Land, Metro and Caltrans.
"The question is, 'Shouldn't we be stopping the hate instead of fueling the anger?'"
With dripping hair and muddy shoes, hikers and runners made their way back down a trail locals call "The Beast" to the trailhead Saturday morning after climbing to a 3,864-foot summit. The 100 participants braved icy breezes and cold drizzle to collect more than $2,000 to benefit a special cause.
A Planning Commission study session is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at City Hall. The meeting will be a review of the current year as well as a look ahead to 2009.
State budget cuts mean a hard-earned $1.6 million grant for new vocational education facilities could be snatched from the coffers of the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Ambulances transported four men to a local hospital Saturday morning after a Palcido Hernandez of Santa Paula lost control of his Honda Civic and the car flipped over the southbound edge of the Interstate 5 freeway just north of Hasley Canyon Road.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are still seeking suspects in a reported armed robbery of a Saugus resident Friday night, said Lt. Tom Bryski.
It's beginning to feel a lot like winter in the Santa Clarita Valley. A strong and cold storm system has moved into the SCV, bringing colder temperatures, rain and the chance of snow in upper elevations today and Sunday and into the middle of the week. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Central and Southwestern California Friday that will remain in effect until Thursday. Strong winds will accompany the system and may cause hazards ...
Robert Bachich wants to give away $2,300 worth of personal-training sessions. It's not going to be easy. He's a member of a local gym that won't allow him to transfer the sessions to anyone who is not a member. "It's a generous gift and someone can benefit from it," Bachich said. "I want it to go to a young adult who is physically challenged or had an accident." He hoped the gym would donate the ...
Sheriff's deputies broke up a street brawl in Canyon Country early Saturday and arrested three juveniles, including one armed with a rifle, officials reported.
A brush fire broke out at 3:37 p.m. Saturday in Leona Valley off Bouquet Canyon Road. By 4:45 p.m., Angeles Forest and Los Angeles County firefighters had knocked the fire down after it blackened five acres. Winds blew at 10 to 15 miles per hour but no structures were threatened, according to a Los Angeles Country Fire captain.
Sixth installment of "The Big Picture," The Signal's in-depth series on population growth and development in the Santa Clarita Valley. Part 6 looks at plans to create more higher-paying jobs for the Santa Clarita Valley. Click here for the previous stories.
The Santa Clarita City Council officially opened the new six-acre McBean Park and Ride facility last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
SANTA CLARITA - Those wno knew him say Valencia business owner Roger Rodas was the kind of person you wanted to be friends with.
SANTA CLARITA - Speed contributed to the death of "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, investigators have said, but those who work in the area of the crash said Monday speeding cars are commonplace there.
Republican and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has filed paperwork to run in the 25th Congressional District, which encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley and is currently represented by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.
Local artists will display their artwork for the second time this year during "Art in the Alley" Saturday in downtown Newhall.
Colorful spinning dreidels, freshly cooked latkes and the sounds of Hanukkah songs filled the courtyard at the Valencia Town Center Mall Sunday evening for the community menorah lighting.
Ken Newton has heard it all during his 16 years as an elementary school teacher.
Official identification of the bodies believed to be actor Paul Walker and Valencia business owner Roger Rodas could take days, an investigator from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Sunday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tributes have been coming in from colleagues of actor Paul Walker who was killed Saturday in Valencia in a fiery crash of a sports car.
At midnight Sunday morning, hours after the death of actor Paul Walker made worldwide news, people came to the accident site on Hercules Street in Valencia where the "Fast and the Furious" star and another man died in a fiery one-car accident.
Owls, snakes, turtles and other critters awed dozens of visitors at Placerita Canyon Nature Center's "Native Live Animal Presentation" on Saturday in Newhall.