Evangelist Tony Alamo used his stature as a self-proclaimed prophet to force underage girls into sham marriages with him, controlling his followers with their fears of eternal suffering.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Friday scolded U.S. Forest Service officials for grounding aircraft during the early stages of the Station Fire, which scorched 160,000 acres, destroyed 100 homes and killed two Los Angeles County firefighters.
Leona Cox Community School fifth-grader Jessica Steiner had never really heard or seen an opera before.
Coroner's officials have identified a body found this week near Interstate 5 as missing 18-year-old Valencia High School student Brigett Andrea Kennemore, and said she hanged herself.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Evangelist Tony Alamo used his stature as a self-proclaimed prophet to force underage girls into sham marriages with him, controlling his followers with their fears of eternal suffering.
But the federal judge who sentenced Alamo on Friday to 175 years in prison for child sexual abuse warned of another kind of justice awaiting the aging evangelist, whose secretive, guarded West Coast headquarters remains tucked in the rugged canyons along Sierra Highway north of Saugus - a church and a scattered network of compounds.
Zvi Bielksi recalled some of his father's dying words: "I wish I could have saved more."
Christ Lutheran Church will host the Humor Helps fundraiser at 2 p.m. on Nov. 22 at the church, 25816 Tournament Road in Valencia.
A fundraiser for the Castaic Education Foundation will be held at Jersey Mike's in Castaic from Friday through Sunday. Jersey Mike's is issuing coupons to all Castaic Union School District students, which allow $2 of the purchase price to go directly to the foundation.
The application deadline for those interested in serving on the Newhall School District board is Nov. 20.
Skaters ages 12 and under are encouraged to participate in the city's Junior Skate Clinic on Saturday.
An 18-year-old Newhall man is due in court today after he allegedly stole a child's iPod, officials said.
California Highway Patrol officers are investigating the identity of a man who led them on a brief high-speed chase Thursday morning on Interstate 5.
More than 800 Santa Clarita Valley high school juniors set aside books and research papers Thursday to learn about financial literacy, business ethics and applying for jobs as part of the annual Connecting to Success program.
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Of the eight people arrested during 10 days of signature-gathering at local stores only one has been prosecuted, found guilty and sentenced to three days in jail, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will receive mailed notices within the next few weeks about proposed rate hikes in their sewage fees following a vote by the local Sanitation District board Wednesday night.
Investigators with the county coroner's office have closed their case on 8-year-old Cole Hartman - the Santa Clarita Valley youngster found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine last summer - without declaring the autistic boy's death an accident, suicide or homicide.
Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center have accepted the retirement of the center's CEO, Darrell Paulk, effective Sept. 1.
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.
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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.