A 52-year-old truck driver who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel of his big rig crashed into a metal guard rail and into a concrete support directly under the Lower Cross overpass, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Citing local implications of the worsening statewide drought, county supervisors this week OK'd a plan to capture storm water that is currently wasted by literally running down the drain.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted 3-1 Tuesday night to take up the issue of billboards at their March 25 meeting after county transit officials did an about-face on the question of legal responsibility.
The Santa Clarita City Council announced tonight it has reached a settlement agreement in the California Voting Rights Act lawsuit aimed at addressing the suit's claims without creating districts in the city.
A hiker missing since Monday afternoon was found safe and apparently sound Tuesday morning after searchers spotted him waving a piece of clothing in the hills of Towsley Canyon.
A Valencia man charged with threatening to kill a local sheriff's deputy by blowing him up in a propane explosion was found guilty of that offense, trespassing and robbery, said a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Low humidity and high winds forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley have prompted a red flag warning in effect until Thursday evening, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Five county parks, including the Castaic Sports Complex, are expected to get a little more shade by 2015 after county supervisors approved funding for shade structures on Tuesday.
Two Santa Clarita Valley college men are cycling across America in support of people with disabilities - each inspired locally by those who demonstrated they can rise above their handicaps.
Some good-hearted roasting was dished out, and thousand of dollars were brought in during the 16th Annual Elks Charity Roast at the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 on Saturday.
A Signal reader's complaint about apparent Santa Clarita City Council campaign signs placed in the Newhall roundabout produced a bit of a mystery Monday: the candidate whose name is on the offending placards says he knows nothing about them.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is searching for a 24-year-old man who went missing on the trails of Towsley Canyon earlier today.
A 12-hour "john sting" in Castaic during the weekend netted three men arrested on prostitution-related charges, officials said Monday.
"Go Jazz," a dedicated jazz band comprised of Santa Clarita studio musicians, local band directors, and talented individuals, is performing at the West Ranch High School Performing Arts Theater on Friday.
Two Palmdale men arrested four months ago in connection with two robberies and an attempted robbery have been ordered to stand trial, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
While beer brewed with local water may turn out a little funky due to miniscule amounts of metal, the drinking water in the Santa Clarita Valley is safe, clean and problem-free, according to a California Department of Public Health report released Wednesday.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
June 18, 2014 – The Valley Industry Association's Education Foundation received a surge of financial support this week, when Southern California Edison presented the nonprofit organization with a check for $5,000 to support its annual Connecting to Success program. The grant check was presented by Anna Frutos-Sanchez, Edison's Local Public Affairs Region Manager (and VIA Education Foundation board member), during the June 17 VIA luncheon at the Valencia Country Club.
SACRAMENTO – Board of Equalization Member George Runner will host a telephone townhall for California's manufacturers on Tuesday, July 1 at 10:00 a.m. The free event, co-hosted by the California Manufacturers and Technology Association, will provide information on tax issues specific to the manufacturing industry, including the new manufacturing sales tax exemption that takes effect July 1, 2014.
A woman and two men have been arrested on suspicion of manufacturing "honey oil" - a potent form of hash oil - at a Canyon Country residence, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
The founder and former owner of a natural supplement company was sentenced today for the attempted murder of his wife, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.
On Friday, June 13, 2014, through the early morning hours of Saturday, June 14, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Crime Prevention Unit (CPU) along with deputies from the Crime Impact Team (CIT) and station COBRA detectives conducted a late night saturation patrol operation using patrol vehicles, deputies on bicycles, and deputies on foot patrol. The deputies deployed on the paseos, trails, and streets throughout the city of Santa Clarita. The operation began at 9:00 pm and went into the early morning hours.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host a free Skilled Trade Construction recruitment on Friday, June 26 2014 at 11:00 a.m. for 40 full-time positions immediately available with Masco Contractor Services. The event will be held at College of the Canyons in Suite 250 at the University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road. All attendees must arrive on or before 11:00 a.m.
LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Internal Affairs lieutenant testified Tuesday he ran a separate investigation that focused on an FBI agent while the FBI conducted its civil rights probe at Men's Central Jail in 2011.
The City of Santa Clarita invites residents of all ages to head over to the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and participate in an attempt to set a new record for The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™. At the free event, residentswill join thousands of kids and families across the globe in a 30-minute swim lesson that organizers hope will not only break the World Record, but teach life-saving water safety skills and spread the word that learning to swim saves lives.
The Castaic Aquatic Center has been open only a year, but already county parks officials and Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich are talking about Phase 2: an Olympic-sized pool for the Santa Clarita Valley swimming center.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with a contract that would provide more than $160,000 to the organization that runs the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, money the center will use to provide care management services, according to officials.
Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter officials have considered a number of possible permanent locations for the shelter and are considering a bid to keep it right where it is, a board member said Tuesday.
On Sunday, May 25, 2014 a robbery was reported to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Deputies. The robbery occurred at 12:05 am in the area of Sierra Highway and Via Princessa. The victim reportedly was riding his bicycle on the path close to the wash area when he was surrounded by eight males. One of the males pulled out a handgun and pointed it at him. The males then stole the victim's wallet, backpack, cell phone, and credit cards. This robbery occurred just after another robbery was reported earlier that same evening, at the same location with ...
Residents are being cautioned to expect traffic delays along Lyons Avenue this summer as a wide stretch of one of the Santa Clarita Valley's most-traveled thoroughfares will be undergoing work as part of Santa Clarita's street maintenance program.