A 52-year-old truck driver who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel of his big rig crashed into a metal guard rail and into a concrete support directly under the Lower Cross overpass, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Citing local implications of the worsening statewide drought, county supervisors this week OK'd a plan to capture storm water that is currently wasted by literally running down the drain.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted 3-1 Tuesday night to take up the issue of billboards at their March 25 meeting after county transit officials did an about-face on the question of legal responsibility.
The Santa Clarita City Council announced tonight it has reached a settlement agreement in the California Voting Rights Act lawsuit aimed at addressing the suit's claims without creating districts in the city.
A hiker missing since Monday afternoon was found safe and apparently sound Tuesday morning after searchers spotted him waving a piece of clothing in the hills of Towsley Canyon.
A Valencia man charged with threatening to kill a local sheriff's deputy by blowing him up in a propane explosion was found guilty of that offense, trespassing and robbery, said a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Low humidity and high winds forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley have prompted a red flag warning in effect until Thursday evening, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Five county parks, including the Castaic Sports Complex, are expected to get a little more shade by 2015 after county supervisors approved funding for shade structures on Tuesday.
Two Santa Clarita Valley college men are cycling across America in support of people with disabilities - each inspired locally by those who demonstrated they can rise above their handicaps.
Some good-hearted roasting was dished out, and thousand of dollars were brought in during the 16th Annual Elks Charity Roast at the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 on Saturday.
A Signal reader's complaint about apparent Santa Clarita City Council campaign signs placed in the Newhall roundabout produced a bit of a mystery Monday: the candidate whose name is on the offending placards says he knows nothing about them.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing on the trails of Towsley Canyon earlier today.
A 12-hour "john sting" in Castaic during the weekend netted three men arrested on prostitution-related charges, officials said Monday.
"Go Jazz," a dedicated jazz band comprised of Santa Clarita studio musicians, local band directors, and talented individuals, is performing at the West Ranch High School Performing Arts Theater on Friday.
Two Palmdale men arrested four months ago in connection with two robberies and an attempted robbery have been ordered to stand trial, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
At the meeting of the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich recognized the contributions of Jim Ventress, Chief Professional Officer of the Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club on his retirement after 29 years.
SACRAMENTO – The Assembly Judiciary Committee voted 7-0 Tuesday to approve a bill by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) that would put a life-saving antidote into the hands of first responders to prevent drug overdose deaths.
Local citizens, public service providers, business owners, and law enforcement have expressed concern regarding increased criminal activity in the transient encampments, located in the area near Bouquet Creek and Valencia Boulevard in Santa Clarita. The transient population in the river bed area has been an ongoing concern for an extended period of time.
Sheriff's Department bomb squad deputies shut down a shopping center between Delmonte Drive and Valencia Boulevard near McBean Parkway Monday after they discovered two suspicious packages - one in a car parked at the center and another in a bush in the same parking lot - according to officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
U.S. Forest Service officials released a brief statement Monday citing "electrical power lines creating a competent ignition source" as the cause of the Powerhouse Fire, which started May 30, 2013, and charred more than 30,000 acres.
Members of the Castaic Union School District decided Monday night they need more information about by-district elections and California's Voting Rights Act before they discuss the possibility of changing the district's at-large election system.
Three burglars who tried to break into a Castaic home and then hid from sheriff's deputies in an empty Westridge hot tub and trash can were out of hot water with homeowners this week.
Former Los Angeles Kings player and current radio analyst Daryl Evans is hosting a youth hockey mini-camp from Monday through this Wednesday at the Valencia Ice Station.
One of the three robbery suspects arrested in a series of Canyon Country bike path crimes had been previously sentenced to half a year in county jail and was out on parole, a spokesman said Monday.
U.S. Forest Service officials released a brief statement Monday citing "electrical power lines creating a competent ignition source" as the cause of the Powerhouse Fire, which started May 30, 2013 and charred more than 30,000 acres.
Kids squealed with delight as junior lifeguard instructors Tyler Miller and Alex Anthony tossed them off the dock at the Castaic Lagoon.
The City of Santa Clarita is accepting names of youth ages 24 and younger who lost their lives in traffic-related incidents, for inclusion in the Annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance. The event will be hosted at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Youth Grove at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of June 22-28, 2014, as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). More information about the project is here.
They just don't make 'em like they used to.
Faced with the possibility of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, members of the Castaic Union School District board will discuss whether to change the district's at-large system for electing board members during a meeting Monday night.