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.
Here's one of the stories we're working on for Thursday's Signal:
Christian High School Off the Table
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.
Here's one of the stories we're working on for Wednesday's Signal:
Castro Trial Presses Forward
SAN FERNANDO - Eric Castro testified Monday that his mother spirited him from the family's Canyon Country home the night his father was killed, but he knew of no evidence suggesting his father was slain by robbers, as his mother initially reported.
As the price of oil continues to skyrocket, and the price of gasoline along with it, Santa Clarita Valley motorists are feeling pain at the pump but so far are not making drastic changes in their driving habits, according to residents surveyed Monday by The Signal.
A lack of surveillance equipment and a concealed point of entry make Castaic Middle School an easy target for vandals, says the detective heading the probe into the school district's third case of vandalism in two months - and the second at Castaic Middle School.
Residents interested in joining the City of Santa Clarita's team of dedicated water safety professionals are invited to attend lifeguard tryouts on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. All candidates must complete and submit an online application form in advance at Agency.GovernmentJobs.com/SantaClarita/ in order to be considered.
Santa Clarita Valley residents interested in a progress report on the Whittaker-Bermite site cleanup can catch a quarterly meeting on that topic Wednesday at City Hall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A body has been found in the Los Angeles River north of downtown.
Although more than five inches of rain fell on the Santa Clarita Valley since mid-week, much more is needed to get us out of drought, according to the head of the local water distributor.
Paul Berkowitz of Valencia will receive his 15 seconds of fame this evening when the retired Vietnam War photographer appears in an episode of the "Raw War" military show.
California Institute of the Arts graduate Chris Buck won an Academy Award for his work as the writer and director of Disney's global hit "Frozen" in the category for best animated film on Sunday at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
For the third time in a two-month period, vandals broke into a Castaic Union School District classroom and trashed it, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
A lingering winter storm continued to drop, at times, heavy rain on the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday, with some areas getting upwards of an inch of rain from the latest winter storm.
When Gene Natali teaches high school students about money, he likes to give them two simple imaginary tasks.
Two homes were evacuated in the Powerhouse Fire burn area and mountain roads were shut down around the Santa Clarita Valley as a major storm blasted into Southern California on Friday.
Childhood pictures of Bryce Laspisa, the teen who went missing six months ago, greeted guests to the multipurpose room of Real Life Church on Friday for a small vigil of hope that the young man would be found.
Nearly 1,000 students crammed into Bridgeport Elementary School's multi-purpose room early Friday to celebrate reading with a lavish assembly that featured costumes, student performers and even a dog jumping through hoops.