As the Santa Clarita Valley continues to grow and expand, there is a concern and movement to sustain growth without exhausting natural resources. Finding ways to balance growth with the environment has come to a crossroads. That crossroads can be found in Saugus, where a proposed renewable energy project may threaten the nesting grounds of federally-protected Red-tailed hawks.
Acts motivated by prejudice against another student because of race, religion or sexual orientation have decreased more than 50 percent in the Hart district compared to this time last year, according to a report presented by Hart District Diversity Coordinator Greg Lee.
While Robert Wheeler was sentenced last week to serve two life sentences plus 100 years to life, his mother sought out a voice to prevent similar crimes from occurring in the future.
Although a heavy rainstorm forced the city of Santa Clarita to cancel the Gin Blossoms concert following the Amgen Tour of California on Saturday night, the city is hoping the $30,000 it paid for the show doesn't go to waste.
Top County planners have concluded that half of the Las Lomas property is owned by an elderly Van Nuys man and his disabled wife, as revealed by The Signal earlier this month.
After working without a contract for nearly a month, the union nursing assistants, technicians and clerks at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital accepted the hospital's latest proposal in a close vote Wednesday night.
A Palmdale woman was arrested Thursday morning after driving her vehicle off the side of the freeway near Canyon Country, severely injuring her two-year-old son, whose child seat was not properly secure.
Angela Bass, 41, was driving a Chevrolet on northbound Highway 14 near Sand Canyon Road around 12:15 a.m. when her vehicle veered in lanes, hit the center divider and subsequently went off the side of the freeway into a steep, sloping dirt embankment. According to CHP officers, Bass was allegedly driving under the influence at the time of the incident, though her blood alcohol level was ...
Sheriff's deputies opened fire on and arrested three Canyon Country men after observing one of them vandalizing a wall, five days after another deputy-involved shooting. There were no reported injuries.
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* The mother of convicted killer Robert Wheeler spoke with The Signal about not being allowed to make a final statement in court, after her son was sentenced to life in prison for a Jan. 1, 2005 shooting rampage that left one dead and two injured.
With the Santa Clarita City Council election less than six weeks away, candidates' discussion forums and debates have intensified. The most recent candidates' forum took place at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday afternoon, with nearly 75 concerned seniors attending to hear what the candidates had to say about their visions for the valley if they are elected on April 8.
Santa Clarita City Attorney Carl Newton is compiling a report to look into the legal requirements for council members to report their personal earnings, after a local activist at Tuesday night's City Council meeting accused Mayor Bob Kellar of inadequately reporting his investments.
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While it was a weekend full of bikers whizzing through Santa Clarita and professional soccer players trying to "Bend it Like Beckham" at College of the Canyons, four teenagers were content to stay indoors and paint some walls.
The two Sheriff's deputies who opened fire on a fleeing suspect Friday night were not taken off field duty, an official said Tuesday.
The City Council Tuesday voted to move forward with an ordinance that would keep medical marijuana dispensaries out of Santa Clarita.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 2014 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has ordered investor-owned water companies to comply with Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.'s call for a 20 percent water use reduction statewide, as well as any future conservation directives from the Governor, as the state works together to support drought mitigation and relief efforts.
Tonight's Hart boys basketball CIF playoff game has been relocated to Foothill High School because of a gym leak at Tustin High School.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Fire Department swiftwater crews have rescued a man and two dogs from a tree in the surging Los Angeles River.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The first wave of a powerful Pacific storm spread rain and snow early Friday through much of California, where communities endangered by a wildfire just weeks ago now faced the threat of mud and debris flows.
Two Signal Multimedia executives will assume new roles immediately, according to Charles H. Morris, CEO of Morris Multimedia, the Signal's parent company.
Vigils for missing teen Bryce Laspisa are scheduled to unfold simultaneously at three points across the country Friday denoting where he grew up, where he went to school and where he disappeared, which was in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A cyclist was hit by an SUV Thursday on McBean Parkway and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Three potential new candidates, two of them local to the Santa Clarita Valley, have emerged in the race to replace Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, who announced earlier this year he will not run for re-election to the seat he has held for more than two decades.
The California Public Utilities Commission sidelined itself Thursday in the dispute over Castaic Lake Water Agency's takeover of Valencia Water Company, making civil court the venue for further action.