As the Santa Clarita Valley continues to grow and expand, there is a concern and movement to sustain growth without exhausting natural resources. Finding ways to balance growth with the environment has come to a crossroads. That crossroads can be found in Saugus, where a proposed renewable energy project may threaten the nesting grounds of federally-protected Red-tailed hawks.
Acts motivated by prejudice against another student because of race, religion or sexual orientation have decreased more than 50 percent in the Hart district compared to this time last year, according to a report presented by Hart District Diversity Coordinator Greg Lee.
While Robert Wheeler was sentenced last week to serve two life sentences plus 100 years to life, his mother sought out a voice to prevent similar crimes from occurring in the future.
Although a heavy rainstorm forced the city of Santa Clarita to cancel the Gin Blossoms concert following the Amgen Tour of California on Saturday night, the city is hoping the $30,000 it paid for the show doesn't go to waste.
Top County planners have concluded that half of the Las Lomas property is owned by an elderly Van Nuys man and his disabled wife, as revealed by The Signal earlier this month.
After working without a contract for nearly a month, the union nursing assistants, technicians and clerks at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital accepted the hospital's latest proposal in a close vote Wednesday night.
A Palmdale woman was arrested Thursday morning after driving her vehicle off the side of the freeway near Canyon Country, severely injuring her two-year-old son, whose child seat was not properly secure.
Angela Bass, 41, was driving a Chevrolet on northbound Highway 14 near Sand Canyon Road around 12:15 a.m. when her vehicle veered in lanes, hit the center divider and subsequently went off the side of the freeway into a steep, sloping dirt embankment. According to CHP officers, Bass was allegedly driving under the influence at the time of the incident, though her blood alcohol level was ...
Sheriff's deputies opened fire on and arrested three Canyon Country men after observing one of them vandalizing a wall, five days after another deputy-involved shooting. There were no reported injuries.
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* The mother of convicted killer Robert Wheeler spoke with The Signal about not being allowed to make a final statement in court, after her son was sentenced to life in prison for a Jan. 1, 2005 shooting rampage that left one dead and two injured.
With the Santa Clarita City Council election less than six weeks away, candidates' discussion forums and debates have intensified. The most recent candidates' forum took place at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday afternoon, with nearly 75 concerned seniors attending to hear what the candidates had to say about their visions for the valley if they are elected on April 8.
Santa Clarita City Attorney Carl Newton is compiling a report to look into the legal requirements for council members to report their personal earnings, after a local activist at Tuesday night's City Council meeting accused Mayor Bob Kellar of inadequately reporting his investments.
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While it was a weekend full of bikers whizzing through Santa Clarita and professional soccer players trying to "Bend it Like Beckham" at College of the Canyons, four teenagers were content to stay indoors and paint some walls.
The two Sheriff's deputies who opened fire on a fleeing suspect Friday night were not taken off field duty, an official said Tuesday.
The City Council Tuesday voted to move forward with an ordinance that would keep medical marijuana dispensaries out of Santa Clarita.
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over a campaign robocall he claims was illegally placed before last November's election.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.
"Pearl Harbor was bombed this morning on this day of December 7th, 1941. Japanese bombers made a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Guam and other United States possessions in the Pacific."
Jeff Preach kicked off the Castaic Santa Float parade for his family and neighbors 24 years ago.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
Students at Saugus High School took part in the Every 15 Minutes program on Thursday.