Already the only U.S. city to have hosted two Summer Olympics, Los Angeles may position itself for a run at a third bid after county supervisors voted Tuesday to express interest in hosting the 2024 games.
Many of those who are jailed for offenses such as kidnapping, manslaughter and child molestation in Los Angeles County are let free long before their sentences end as a result of overcrowding in local jails - a fact that has led county supervisors to examine alternative ways to house inmates.
SANTA CLARITA - Relatives of a missing Burbank man whose car was found Sunday in a remote section of the Angeles National Forest will have to wait about two months to find out if the bones found next to the crash site belonged to their loved one.
Detectives still looking for two men who stabbed a 25-year-old Canyon Country man Sunday are waiting to talk to the hospitalized victim, the lead investigator said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man charged in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago has been ordered to stand trial for attempted murder, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A man and a woman found sleeping in a stolen van were arrested at gunpoint in Stevenson Ranch on Tuesday, a sergeant said.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- In recognition of his tireless commitment to protecting and preserving open space in Los Angeles County, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has been selected as the 2013 honoree for Outstanding Public Official by the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO). The awards ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 9 in Houston, Texas.
SACRAMENTO –The California State Transportation Agency today joined the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in announcing that the federal government has rewarded California with a near-record $155 million in transportation funding after the state met all its 2013 transportation project federal deadlines.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a Castaic woman who went missing last month has been found in the desert near California City, a spokeswoman for the Kern County coroner's office said Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - The sister of a Burbank man missing since July said Monday she fears the body found near a crashed car in the Angeles National Forest is that of her brother.
SANTA CLARITA - Detectives probing the Sunday night stabbing of a man in Newhall suspect the victim's car was intentionally rammed by that of his attacker, who stabbed him after the collision, according to local sheriff's officials.
A Palmdale sheriff's deputy facing multiple felony charges, including sexual penetration under the color of authority and rape under fear or duress appeared in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom today, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
SANTA CLARITA - The whir of a dentist drill cut through the warm afternoon air of the cramped mobile building in Saugus.
SANTA CLARITA - Prosecutors presented their case Monday against a Canyon Country man charged with attempted murder in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago, a court official said.
SANTA CLARITA - Coming off a summer of public comment about plans to reduce chloride in the Santa Clara River, local sanitation district officials say they have one concrete action they can take that will reduce the river's saltiness: crack down on scofflaws who are still harboring water softeners.
Community and family members involved with Jakes Way and Granada Villa Neighborhood Committees were invited to come and take pictures with Santa during a holiday party on Monday.
Changes have been made to the way the Castaic Animal Shelter handles some cases following a look into the death of a cat who some claimed was wrongly euthanized earlier this year, according to officials.
Thousands of parishioners were filled with the sound of Christmas Sunday as Grace Baptist Church capped its three-day Christmas festival of song.
Incorrect information provided by a source led The Signal to wrongly report Saturday the dates that William S. Hart Park is closed during the holidays.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below 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).
SANTA CLARITA - In Grinch-like fashion, thieves made off with more than 100 Christmas trees from a Newhall nursery during the weekend, one of the company's managers said Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - Local sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Canyon Country that left a Palmdale couple shaken and concerned, a deputy said.
A truck driver was injured and airlifted to the hospital Monday after his truck went down an embankment and flipped over in Agua Dulce, firefighters said.
SACRAMENTO - State Controller John Chiang has updated his public employee compensation website with the latest wage and benefit data for California city and county employees. The site – publicpay.ca.gov – offers maps, search functions, and custom report-building tools. It also allows users to download raw data for their own research. This update covers calendar year 2012, the fourth full year of data for city and county employees available on the site.
Today is the busiest day of the year for the United States Postal Service, and things are sure to be humming at the Santa Clarita Processing and Distribution Center.
Local sheriff's deputies continue to probe a rash of "strong arm" purse-snatching robberies including the "knock down" of a woman in Canyon Country which brings the list of such cases locally to at least six in the last week, an average of about one a day.
A man who was robbed of his bicycle then beaten unconscious and left bleeding for more than two hours at a Valencia park was taken to a hospital Wednesday, The Signal has learned.
Santa Clarita United Methodist Church put on their annual "Living Nativity" in Santa Clarita this weekend.
More than 300 kids under the care of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services cheered as each chose a toy during a weekend Christmas party at the Boys and Girls Club in Canyon Country.
For the second year in a row, the Santa Clarita City Council adjusted its budget upward at mid-fiscal year, increasing estimated revenue for 2013-14 by nearly $30 million.