SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES THIS WEEK
Santa Clarita – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close up to three lanes of the southbound Golden State Freeway (I-5) nightly, from Rye Canyon Road to Magic Mountain Parkway, 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., from Tuesday, October 29 to Thursday, October 31 for bridge and roadway maintenance.
A Santa Clara County judge on Friday OK'd north Los Angeles County as a place to release a serial rapist who has been confined to a state hospital nearly 20 years after attacking women some 40 times.
SANTA CLARITA - Charter schools and a recent series of California Voting Rights Act lawsuits were among the topics discussed last weekend during a candidate forum for three of the four individuals running for a spot on the Newhall School District board.
SANTA CLARITA - Junior Girl Scout Troop 1392 and Cadette Girl Scout Troop 7392 are hosting an annual 1K Kiddie Run Sunday to help raise money and awareness for the SCV Food Pantry.
Special Closure Note: Southbound I-5 between the I-5/SR-170 interchange and Sheldon Street will be closed nightly through Nov. 26, 2013, midnight to 4 a.m. See the attached notice for more information and the detour, or click here.
An outcry over a campaign mailing with a logo that resembled the Parent Teacher Association's logo has a nonpartisan political group rethinking its identity.
In a room filled with some of the best and brightest of the Santa Clarita Valley, 51 citizens were honored at The Signal's ninth annual Top 51 Most Influential People celebration Thursday night at Robinson Ranch Golf Club.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men have been arrested in connection with two recent robberies and an attempted robbery, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted last year of animal cruelty and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher" has been found guilty of the same offense and sentenced to three years in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - Retired California Highway Patrol Commissioner Harold Sullivan celebrated his 101st birthday Thursday with his pals and peers at the CHP's Newhall Station.
SANTA CLARITA - A man was injured and taken to the hospital Thursday when his car flipped onto its side on Decoro near Vista Delgado drives in Valencia, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's founding families lost a member this month with the death of Frank R. Walker at the age of 90.
SANTA CLARITA - The results of the November election for the Saugus Union School District board may hinge on whether voters continue to trust multi-term incumbents to address the issues facing the district, or whether they think a different set of eyes may be more valuable.
The manhunt for a suspected kidnapper wanted in the abduction of a woman in the Santa Clarita Valley culminated Wednesday morning with deputies finding the victim in Sunland.
A man killed during a deputy-involved shooting in Canyon Country Thursday night was shot multiple times in the upper torso by deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station after reportedly moving toward them with a knife in his hand, according to an incident report released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
A worker drilling near Lyons Avenue Thursday afternoon "inadvertently drilled through a high voltage, underground (Southern California) Edison power line," a spokeswoman said, leading to a series of lane closures that will last through the weekend.
Deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Crime Prevention Unit, along with deputies from the Crime Impact Team, arrested two individuals and cited another following a Thursday morning saturation patrol operation on Santa Clarita's paseos, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Station.
One person was transported to the hospital after a vehicle went off the road on Bouquet Canyon Road near Lombardi Ranch, according to an official with the California Highway Patrol.
A 2-year-old Castaic girl missing since November - and her father now charged with parental abduction - were living in a Louisiana mobile home park inside a newly purchased RV when a sheriff's deputy found them Wednesday during a routine traffic stop, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Some service on the Metrolink Antelope Valley line, which runs through Santa Clarita, was interrupted for more than two hours Thursday after a person was struck on the tracks near Sylmar in the morning, according to a spokesman.
Sacramento – California's gasoline consumption increased 0.9 percent, while diesel consumption increased 4.0 percent in the third quarter of 2013, according to fuel tax data released George Runner, Second District Member of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE).
A preliminary hearing has been set for two Palmdale men arrested in connection with two robberies and an attempted robbery, said a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A man who smashed the window of a car parked in a Valencia shopping center and stole a purse has been sentenced to 32 months in state prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
It's flu season once again and Santa Clarita Valley health care professionals say they have been kept busy with a spike in the number of cases this month.
A Canyon Country woman wants to know why the man convicted of molesting her son is being released from prison - again.
A race to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Legislature got a little more crowded recently with a third candidate, Suzette Martinez, officially announcing her intent to run in the 36th Assembly District as a Republican.
A California man who stabbed a Valencia man to death in New Mexico 19 months ago has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, the prosecutor in the case told The Signal Wednesday.
The Newhall School District, with the help of the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation, has raised more than $22,000 to fund instrument purchases for its music program, according to officials.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor. He unveiled an array of modest executive actions to increase the minimum wage for federal contract workers and make it easier for millions of low-income Americans to save for retirement.