With her arm in a cast after she broke it in a soccer game, fourth-grader Ashley Heys wasn't sure she could participate in Rosedell Elementary School's jog-a-thon.
But when the time came to run, she decided to just do it.
Twenty-year-old Nikki Rivera says she doesn't drink. Behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Aveo, she drove through a parking lot and hit 12 out of 45 cones with her blood alcohol content registering .5 percent.
She hadn't had a drop of alcohol.
Santa Clarita city officials are considering three Canyon Country sites as potential locations for a community center similar to the one in Newhall.
Such a center would be aimed at serving high-risk youth but could evolve into a whole-community service center for adults, youth and children, officials said.
Deputy Tommy Banks, the legendary traffic "enforcer" of the Santa Clarita Valley, has issued his last ticket, causing drivers all over town to breathe a sigh of relief.
Two weeks after it closed its doors for the season, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter expressed hope that it would never have to close its doors ever again on Sunday. Tim Davis, the executive director of the Santa Clarita Community Development Corporation, told members of the Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley that the Emergency Winter Shelter exceeded expectations this past winter, and plans are in the works to make the shelter's operations year-round.
Next time you're stuck on the Golden State Freeway inside the Newhall Pass, imagine a beehive of townhomes clustered up along the steep eastern ridge.
It's a long way from the Santa Clarita Valley to Afghanistan, but Lance Corporal Daryl Crookston is packed and rarin' to go.
A Friday night DUI checkpoint by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station led to arrests for three drivers allegedly driving under the influence and one arrest for a narcotics possession, according to sheriff's report.
The Shambala Preserve in Acton reinvented an old favorite when they held a circus just for the wild animals during Saturday's first Cirque du Shambala at the wild animal sanctuary.
The afternoon circus, which raised money for the preserve, featured performances by members of the Hollywood Aerial Artists, who demonstrated their skills on stilts, silks and hoops.
For years, criminal trials have grabbed headlines and captivated people's attention. Locally, The Signal has covered the Esperanza Castro murder trial - the woman accused of killing her husband, Ramon
Castro, and leaving his dead body in a pickup truck at a Highway 14 overpass.
If a line is being drawn in the sand anywhere in Los Angeles County, Sandor Winger is the man who draws that line.
His official title is "Executive Director of the Local Agency Formation Commission for the County of Los Angeles."
Saturday night's Texas Hold'Em tournament to benefit Yes I Can, the William S. Hart Union High School District's social-inclusion program for students with special needs, is a go.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that the information center set up in Pasadena to aid victims of the fall 2007 wildfires closed Friday evening.
Winter is gone and the temporary homeless shelter is closed, but there are still homeless people in Santa Clarita.
Newhall Elementary School, the oldest school in the Newhall School District, dating back to 1940, celebrated the opening of its new science laboratory last week, and a grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation will help put the finishing touches on the project.
Dozens of teachers from schools across the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized for their dedication and service this week during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's annual Teacher Tribute.
Two more saddles on the Western Walk of Stars were unveiled Thursday night, with movie stars Charles Bronson and Steve McQueen being honored at a ceremony on Main Street in Newhall.
Members of the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees voted this week to lend their support to a state Senate bill that would establish a pilot program allowing some community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees.
More than 100 people, many of them local moms and dads, learned how kids can smoke drugs through a hollowed-out apple or a crumpled pop can during a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department workshop this week.
A Metro committee opted Thursday to hold off on a controversial plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways, awaiting the results of a signature-gathering drive to put the measure to a public vote.
SANTA CLARITA-When "Rent," the musical loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme" premiered on the Broadway stage in 1996, it took the theatre world by storm.
The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of its 2014 "cArt aRt" competition, held in conjunction with the City's annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. This creative annual contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.
Student Sarah Farnell enjoyed Saugus High School's Women in History re-enactment a year ago, so this year she decided to get involved and become Florence Nightingale.
More than 100 people, many sporting white shirts that read "Truth will prevail," rallied behind a Santa Clarita Valley teacher after a judge dismissed a child molestation charge against him Wednesday.
With the economy continuing to improve, transportation officials are examining a change in the way they plan to finance a project that will build two new toll carpool lanes on Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Investigators Tuesday were trying to unravel the circumstances behind the death of an Oakland man killed when the car he was driving slammed into the back of a truck on Interstate 5 north of Castaic.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives are hoping the public will help them identify an ATM thief with the release Tuesday of ATM photos taken of the suspect, a sheriff's spokesman said.
All 13 candidates running for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council this year saw their vote totals increase during Tuesday's ballot count, but the order in which they finished did not change from that of election night.
The ballots are cast, the numbers are crunched, the results are in and Dante Acosta is the new member of the Santa Clarita City Council.
SAN FERNANDO - Prosecutors have a plea deal on the table for a Stevenson Ranch woman accused of fatally injuring a motorcyclist with her car last August, allegedly while she was intoxicated, court heard Tuesday.