SAN FERNANDO - One day after a biologist testified about DNA evidence in the Castro murder trial, county Deputy District Attorney Paula Gonzales shifted gears and called to the stand two of Esperanza and Ramon Castro's neighbors. She also played for the jury a video of Esperanza Castro waiting in a Sheriff's Department interview room.
The city's greenbelt expanded by more than 900 acres Wednesday when city officials joined developers in Golden Valley Ranch to dedicate the largest expanse of open space in the city's 20-year history.
Described as a role model with an incredible amount of energy, 17-year-old Sarah Sheridan was named Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley during a ceremony held Wednesday at the club's main facility in Newhall.
Construction could begin as early as July to transform Newhall's Main Street into a historic old town, visitor-friendly boulevard.
SAN FERNANDO - Blood stains apparently found on Esperanza Castro's jeans, shoes and hair - which the prosecutor said was her husband's blood - may have been contaminated when they were analyzed by forensics experts after the slaying of Ramon Castro, an expert witness testified Tuesday.
Faculty and staff at Learning Post High School are relieved that their school survived last week's cuts to the Hart district budget, which were made to accommodate Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed cuts to state funding of education.
Medical marijuana dispensaries will be illegal in Santa Clarita beginning in April after the City Council approved the city-wide ban Tuesday night.
Hundreds of school leaders from throughout California gathered at the state capitol Monday to denounce the governor's proposed cuts to education and to call on lawmakers to protect students and schools in the budget process.
Shuttle bus service in and out of Palmdale Airport will be studied over a nine-month period, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has decided.
Castaic Lake Water Agency board member Dean F. Efstathiou has been appointed Acting Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.
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Despite reports that trace amounts of pharmaceuticals have been found in water supplies across the country, Santa Clarita residents are drinking safe, clean water, local water officials said Monday.
The June primary will be cakewalk for local elected officials, most of whom face no challengers from within their own parties.
Golden Valley Bridge closed this week
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider finalizing an ordinance tonight to ban medical marijuana dispensaries within the city limits.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Patients seeking care through the VA's Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System waited an average of 56 days for their first appointment with a primary care doctor - four times longer than the department's goal.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has issued the following statement regarding the release of Bowe Bergdahl:
Less than a week after a joint forces crackdown on reckless driving reported on Bouquet Canyon Road, officers of the California Highway Patrol officers were called to the same area for similar reports of reckless driving, a CHP officer said.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his model wife is expected to announce his decision today about a plea deal offered to him by prosecutors.
When 10-time All-Star and former Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey was asked to play first base back in 1973, Dodgers manager Walter "Smokey" Alston asked him if he had experience at the position.
A team of volunteers from the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has been making phone calls to local businesses and asking owners to become "Friends of the SCV Senior Center" in support of the center's family-friendly fundraiser, Touch-A-Truck, which will be held June 14, at Central Park.
For more than three decades, the Santa Clarita Valley's Sulphur Springs School District has grown, changed and adapted under the watchful eye of Superintendent Robert Nolet.
The big winner of this year's SCV Magic Cup soccer tournament was, according to the mothers of hungry competing kids, local restaurants in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Outgoing Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley CPO Jim Ventress reflects on his 29 years of service to the club at the organization's annual benefit auction Saturday night. The event's theme was "When in Rome" where many people attending dressed up in costumes of ancient Rome. Photo by Kristine Alfaro/For The Signal
The Newhall School District has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District's approval of a charter school from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences.
As the disco-era hit "YMCA" blared over speakers and Valley Valley View Community School's 5th- and 6th-grade cheerleaders performed on stage, parent Alma Tejeda lost track of her two children, who had quickly disappeared into the crowd of several hundred families enjoying the school's fourth annual Summer Bash party Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is seeking information on two cases of possible child annoyance that have occurred recent weeks.
Despite progress in some areas, Los Angeles County continues to fail to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, a new U.S. Justice Department report concludes.
Students at Academy of the Canyons celebrated their graduation Saturday morning with a ceremony at College of the Canyons in Valencia.
West Ranch High School graduates tossed their caps, cheered on classmates and fanned away tears during graduation ceremonies at College of the Canyons on Friday.