Castaic resident Chris Capel has a one-in-five chance of winning $1 million. But that's not what's really exciting about his current prospects.
The number of solar permits issued in Santa Clarita soared to more than 1,100 in 2013, almost double the number issued the year before, according to figures from the city.
Two additional people have confirmed to The Signal that they are planning to run for Santa Clarita City Council in April, while another said Wednesday he is strongly leaning toward a bid.
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.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY - AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA TO IMPACT LOCAL ROADS ON MAY 16 & 17 (FRI & SAT)
Special Closure Note – Memorial Day Weekend: To assist motorists in reaching their destinations as quickly and easily as possible over Memorial Day weekend, four lanes of southbound I-5 will be OPEN from May 23, 2014, at 5 a.m. through May 27, 2014, at 5 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki says he is "as mad as hell" over allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Amy Miner says her late husband's fight did not end when he left the war.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) - Nine wildfires covering more than 14 square miles scorched San Diego County on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee their homes and prompting the closures of a college campus and Legoland California. No major injuries were reported.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A bill to make California the first in the nation to impose a statewide ban on plastic bags at certain retailers passed a key legislative committee on Wednesday, but the legislation faces staunch opposition from bag manufacturers working to stem a flood of local bans meant to end clutter in landfills and beaches.
A shoplifter who grappled with a security guard at a Santa Clarita clothing store Wednesday got away with about $50 worth of merchandise, sheriff's officials said.
Los Angeles County fire officials upped firefighter staffing countywide and extended a fire danger warning into Thursday, preparing for the crescendo of the current Southern California heat wave.
A trial is scheduled to begin in June in the case of a lawsuit against the Santa Clarita Community College District alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act.
A shuffling of Santa Clarita City Council committee assignments as a result of a newly elected councilman resulted in some hurt feelings at Tuesday night's meeting.
A 20-year-old man found guilty in December of spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and a Valencia home was placed on three years probation Wednesday after serving 28 days in jail, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Candidates running to replace the Santa Clarita Valley's longtime congressman come from a variety of different professional and personal backgrounds, but each said Wednesday it's his experience that makes him qualified for office.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, had two bills pass the Assembly Appropriations committee; each bill receiving unanimous support.
New sports fields are currently under construction at Central Park in Saugus. But Santa Clarita city officials are eyeing more improvements at the location under their proposed spending plan for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
California's tax windfall lifted Gov. Jerry Brown's spending plan to a record level Tuesday, but the Democratic governor cautioned that the surplus is needed for higher-than-expected health care costs and an underfunded teachers' pension system.