UPDATED 12:05 p.m. According to L.A. County Fire Inspector Frank Garrido, the Princessa fire was extinguished at 10:58 a.m.; the fire burned four acres of light brush but damaged no structures. Firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the Escondido Canyon area but it turned out to be in the Antelope Valley, so local crews were re-assigned to the Princessa fire. The Via Princessa on-ramp and off-ramp at Highway 14 remain closed for now; the southbound ...
More than 1,000 people braved high winds and an early morning chill to raise money to fight diabetes.
UPDATED 5:50 p.m. Firefighters continue battling a brushfire above the Porter Ranch area of the San Fernando Valley, which started mid-morning Monday. The blaze has quickly grown to 2,000 acres, as wind blew up to 45 mph, with gusts reaching 70 mph. "It is a blowtorch we can't get in front of," said Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Frank Garrido. Los Angeles Police Department officers called for mandatory evacuation of neighborhoods near the blaze. The fire is burning southwest, away ...
Construction activities for The Old Road realignment and Magic Mountain Parkway widening at Interstate 5 will close the intersection for a week starting this morning, according to the latest update from the city of Santa Clarita, L.A. County, Newhall Land, Metro and Caltrans.
"The question is, 'Shouldn't we be stopping the hate instead of fueling the anger?'"
With dripping hair and muddy shoes, hikers and runners made their way back down a trail locals call "The Beast" to the trailhead Saturday morning after climbing to a 3,864-foot summit. The 100 participants braved icy breezes and cold drizzle to collect more than $2,000 to benefit a special cause.
A Planning Commission study session is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at City Hall. The meeting will be a review of the current year as well as a look ahead to 2009.
State budget cuts mean a hard-earned $1.6 million grant for new vocational education facilities could be snatched from the coffers of the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Ambulances transported four men to a local hospital Saturday morning after a Palcido Hernandez of Santa Paula lost control of his Honda Civic and the car flipped over the southbound edge of the Interstate 5 freeway just north of Hasley Canyon Road.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are still seeking suspects in a reported armed robbery of a Saugus resident Friday night, said Lt. Tom Bryski.
It's beginning to feel a lot like winter in the Santa Clarita Valley. A strong and cold storm system has moved into the SCV, bringing colder temperatures, rain and the chance of snow in upper elevations today and Sunday and into the middle of the week. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Central and Southwestern California Friday that will remain in effect until Thursday. Strong winds will accompany the system and may cause hazards ...
Robert Bachich wants to give away $2,300 worth of personal-training sessions. It's not going to be easy. He's a member of a local gym that won't allow him to transfer the sessions to anyone who is not a member. "It's a generous gift and someone can benefit from it," Bachich said. "I want it to go to a young adult who is physically challenged or had an accident." He hoped the gym would donate the ...
Sheriff's deputies broke up a street brawl in Canyon Country early Saturday and arrested three juveniles, including one armed with a rifle, officials reported.
A brush fire broke out at 3:37 p.m. Saturday in Leona Valley off Bouquet Canyon Road. By 4:45 p.m., Angeles Forest and Los Angeles County firefighters had knocked the fire down after it blackened five acres. Winds blew at 10 to 15 miles per hour but no structures were threatened, according to a Los Angeles Country Fire captain.
Sixth installment of "The Big Picture," The Signal's in-depth series on population growth and development in the Santa Clarita Valley. Part 6 looks at plans to create more higher-paying jobs for the Santa Clarita Valley. Click here for the previous stories.
SANTA CLARITA - Greetings of "Shana Tova" could be heard throughout the Hyatt Valencia on Thursday as nearly 1,000 Jews from the surrounding communities celebrated a major holiday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"