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Shares of Lennar Corp. tumbled as much as 28 percent Friday after a consumer group accused the homebuilder of fraudulent business practices, but the stock began to recover after the company strongly denied all allegations.
A robber hit a U.S. Bank branch inside a Valencia supermarket Friday, fleeing the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) introduced Assembly Bill 102 Thursday to create the Santa Susana State Park. The bill directs the Department of Parks and Recreation to form the Santa Susana State Park Advisory Committee to help establish the park.
The two formerly perchlorate-tainted Saugus wells shut down for more than a decade should be pumping fresh, clean drinking water for more than 30,000 customers of the Newhall County Water District by April, said the newly elected president of the water district that owns them.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. tonight.
Though the Hart School District is expecting an enrollment decline over the next three years, seven portable classrooms will be placed at West Ranch High School to house a projected 213 more students this fall and a 308-student increase for the 2010-11 school year.
City officials hope the installation of new landscaping and streetlights along Main Street in downtown Newhall will boost pedestrian traffic and business revenues by the Fourth of July.
Editor's note: First in a series as The Signal's Brian Charles travels to Washington, D.C., to cover the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
Tears welled precariously close to the edge of Sydney Yarbrough's lashes as the Newhall man whispered a stanza of a love song he longed to sing to his 28-year-old daughter, Crystal Diane, who died in 2004 from Lou Gehrig's disease.
The mother of a Golden Valley High School student allegedly molested by his guidance counselor filed a lawsuit against the school, the William S. Hart Union School District and former guidance counselor Roselyn Hubbell Thursday.
Strong winds up to 70 mph and single-digit humidity will heighten wildfire danger this weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley and other areas of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
An electrical fire near the intersection of Bouquet Canyon and Plum Canyon roads in Saugus knocked out power to 5,200 customers Thursday, a fire official said.
The Agua Dulce Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Agua Dulce Woman's Club in Agua Dulce at 33201 Agua Dulce Canyon Road. Board members will hear agency, county, council and committee reports and host an open forum.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, will refuse the recently instituted per diem increase for state Legislators.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
A 130-year-old photograph signed by a legendary Old West lawman is expected to fetch a fistful of dollars for a Valencia man.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
California has a message for cities and homeowner associations that persist in fining residents for not watering their lawns during the drought: back off.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
Baby Violeta Martinez was just learning to walk when Tuesday's fatal crash in Acton claimed the lives of her parents, relatives of the orphaned girl said Thursday.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
Editor's note: Corrects that bar beating occurred last year/
Firefighters from both the county and the U.S. Forest Service jumped on a small brush fire north of Castaic Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service said.
Officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold a series of meetings - two locally - next month to discuss possible routes for the bullet train as it snakes its way through Southern California and potentially through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two convicted bandits who robbed Santa Clarita Valley residents at knife-point for their cellphones and wallets last fall have been sentenced to prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.