SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California will have no choice but to move 4,000 more inmates to private prisons in other states if federal judges refuse to postpone a court-ordered population cap, state Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist who reportedly fled an attempted traffic stop on Soledad Canyon Road crashed his bike Wednesday near the intersection of Camp Plenty Road and was transported to the hospital, according to officials.
Twenty-one volunteers, many of whom are retired from various professions, turned out this week for the first class to train as a docent for the Placerita Canyon Nature Center and Natural Area.
SANTA CLARITA - A small brush fire in the Saugus area was quickly knocked down Wednesday morning by firefighters.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend the City Council approve a proposal to work with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to remove many of Santa Clarita's billboards, even as some advertising companies said the move would damage their businesses.
Sheriff's Department Parks Bureau deputies arrested three suspects and recovered property that may have been stolen in nine separate burglaries in Castaic, officials reported Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Amid controversy over federal probes that led to the indictment of 18 sworn officers, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday he is retiring.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles freeway underpass shut down nearly six months ago by a fiery tanker truck crash will reopen this week.
The Walt Disney Company's plan to boost filming at its Golden Oak movie ranch in Placerita Canyon sailed over another hurdle Tuesday as the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved permits for the proposal.
SANTA CLARITA - Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to put a Christian cross back on the county seal almost a decade after it was removed amid threats of a lawsuit.
A record number of film permits were issued last year in Santa Clarita - more than in any previous year, according to the city's film office.
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez appointed Assemblyman Scott Wilk to the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization and to the Select Committee on Campus Climate.
SANTA CLARITA - As rumors of his expected retirement abound this morning, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has scheduled a news conference in Los Angeles.
John S. Fuller, a longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident who helped found Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, and who guided California Institute of the Arts through its recovery from the Northridge earthquake, died on Friday. He was 80.
New structures, new technology and new staff are combining at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital these days to provide new services at the Santa Clarita Valley's only hospital.
A man arrested on Interstate 5 Wednesday on suspicion of transporting drugs kicked out the rear window of the cruiser he was placed in and ran across the entire freeway to escape sheriff's deputies, officials said.
NOTE: The Signal news story about the theft can be seen at http://www.signalscv.com/section/36/article/119064/
An Azusa man initially charged with seven offenses has been sentenced to 38 months in state prison after pleading no contest to just two of the charges - evading an officer and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
For water company customers who respond "How much is that?" when told to reduce consumption by 20 percent, Valencia Water Company says it has the exact answer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An analysis finds the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has slipped far behind its schedule to replace aging power poles.
Los Angeles County Deputies Participate In a Journey of Honor:
City officials painted a rosy picture of Santa Clarita's projected budget for the next fiscal year during a meeting Tuesday night, calling it balanced and conservative while also containing funding for a variety of needed projects around the city.
Standing inside a bathroom stall, 7-year-old Setareh Khatibi bathes herself in a bucket of tap water. She's used to the cold water on her skin and doesn't even grimace.
While legislative options to resolve the longstanding Cemex mine issue remain ongoing, two Santa Clarita Valley representatives are urging local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to try a different tactic to halt the mine.
Reports of a student in possession of a gun near Sierra Vista Junior High School Tuesday prompted swift response by local sheriff's deputies, but no weapon was found, school and law enforcement sources said.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined this week to hear an appeal by Los Angeles County contesting a ruling that held it liable for storm water pollution.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District meets at City Hall this Wednesday to take up the issue of rate increases to underwrite chloride removal from local wastewater.
The selection process for Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year has a lot to do with faithfulness to community service.
Lunchtime traffic was tied up on Creekside Road at Valencia Boulevard today following a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
With more people choosing a bicycle for transportation, the California Highway Patrol and Office of Traffic Safety are embarking on a month-long