Narrowing things down is a major facet of sobriety checkpoints. Between 8 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday, California Highway Patrol officers screened 315 vehicles on Sierra Highway near Sand Canyon Road.
Of those, Officer John Lutz said 15 drivers performed field sobriety tests.
Tuesday's City Council election may have seen the largest voter turnout in 10 years, according to preliminary estimates from the Santa Clarita City Clerk's office.
More than 13,400 voters cast their ballots for Tuesday's election, according to City Clerk Sharon Dawson. A total of 12,408 ballots were included in Tuesday night's results and Dawson said she estimates her office still needs to verify about 1,000 absentee and provisional ballots. The result of that count will be announced Monday.
On the heels of two days of testimony by America's top general in Iraq, U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon stood behind the war effort Wednesday.
"As we enter the fifth year of the war ... it's important to remind the American people what we're fighting for," McKeon, R-Calif., said during a conference call with several reporters. "The results produced by the surge are important and impressive."
Santa Clarita voters chose Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar to fill the City Council's two expiring seats, according to unofficial results released late Tuesday evening.
As preliminary results from Tuesday's City Council election showed Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar snagging the open council seats, the two celebrated their wins with parties around Santa Clarita.
SAN FERNANDO - On day one of the defense's case in the trial of Esperanza Castro, two witnesses testified about what they saw happening around the Castro house near the time of Ramon Castro's murder.
The local Boys & Girls Club has netted some help from the Magic Kingdom.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is hoping Santa Clarita residents will "spring into action" Thursday and donate blood during the hospital's Spring Blood Drive.
The county Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has opened a veterans service office in Newhall, designed to provide information and assistance with benefits and services.
UPDATE 10:15 p.m.: ENDER & KELLAR WIN
Here's one of the stories we're working on for Wednesday's Signal:
Castro defense questions witnesses
The Farmers' Market is returning to downtown Newhall Thursday with 20 vendors and live entertainment.
The College of the Canyons Foundation will showcase its second edition of the "In Good Taste" series, a cultural exploration of superior dessert wines and the classic sweets that accompany them, on April 18.
Flunk the state budget, not the state's children.
Fishermen, outdoorsy types and boaters can put Pyramid Lake back on their places-to-visit list.
In a bid to avoid a lawsuit and increase voter involvement, Santa Clarita has agreed to change its city elections to November starting in 2016. But the change could cause additional wrinkles in the voting process, according to a county elections official.
Val Verde residents and other community members can explore artifacts on display from a time capsule buried in 1939 as the cornerstone of the Val Verde swimming pool, which was unearthed in 1994.
Dance, music, tradition and celebration brightened up the streets of Old Town Newhall at the annual Cinco de Mayo event, "A Celebration of Latino Culture," presented by the Latino Chamber of Commerce on Saturday.
Signal Multimedia took home four awards, including top honors for enterprise reporting and feature photography, in an annual competition, the California Newspaper Publishers Association announced Saturday.
Author Gregory Orfalea will be discussing his book "Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California" on Saturday, May 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
After some uncertainty Friday, Santa Clarita city officials announced the billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk by 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Builder KB Home is preparing to build 278 new homes in the Plum Canyon area of the Santa Clarita Valley, an executive with the company said Friday.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local artists to explore the world of public art from a business perspective with a free Panel Discussion on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street. No RSVP is required to attend.
A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California law was approved by the state Senate this week after the U.S. and state supreme courts allowed same-sex unions to resume last year.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.
Celebrate Bike Safety Month this May with the City of Santa Clarita's FREE Hit the Trail community bike ride, presented by Total Financial Solutions, on Saturday, May 10. The family-friendly ride and rally will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Bridgeport Park.
As exciting as it will be to host a portion of a world-wide race, Santa Clarita drivers out-and-about early Sunday morning will need to strategically plan their routes.
The Board of Equalizationopened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
One man was injured and taken to the hospital Thursday after his truck left the southbound lanes of Highway 14 and crashed on an embankment, prompting about a dozen concerned witnesses to stop and hold his truck stationary, according to the emergency response officials.