UPDATED 4:55 a.m. Wednesday: Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson edged her opponent by 108 votes in the state Senate election, garnering 50.1 percent of the total vote with all 744 precincts reporting. Jackson picked up 153,106 votes while the tally for Tony Strickland was 152,998. Jackson challenged Strickland for the state Senate 19th District, a race without an incumbent. Strickland is a conservative Republican with experience in the state Assembly. Local Strickland supporters remained optimistic late Tuesday at Republican headquarters in ...
UPDATED 1:45 a.m. Wednesday: A Hart district school bond measure too close to call late Tuesday night appears to have won as of early Wednesday morning. With 71.96 percent of precincts reporting as of 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, more than 59 percent of the voters had approved Measure SA for the William S. Hart Union High School District. A 55 percent majority was required for passage. +++++++ "We are thrilled and we are very, very hopeful that it is ...
With Proposition 8 expected to appear on the November ballot, the definition of marriage has been at the center of a controversy in California.
Two local firefighters are among a group of 14 the Los Angeles County Fire Department is sending to the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast.
Perchlorate cleanup and new developer water fees are two issues topping the local water agency's agenda for the remainder of the year, said the agency's top official prior to an agenda-setting meeting Tuesday night.
A racist event that could have torn a Saugus neighborhood apart might bring it together. Nathan Sklar's sport utility vehicle was vandalized late Aug. 27. The vandals used shoe polish to draw a swastika and a penis on the rear window of the vehicle, he said. He used the incident as a chance to teach an important lesson. Sklar, who is Jewish, circulated letters Thursday warning his neighbors about the dangers of intolerance. He also ...
As Santa Clarita children head back to school, the Hart district also wants to give their parents a chance to experience life in the classroom during its Back-to-School Night events.
So far, Saturday's "Fun in the Sun Chili Cookoff" has raised $17,000 for the Special Olympics Santa Clarita and Heads Up Therapy on Horseback, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Gerri McCorkle, one of the event's coordinators.
The Santa Clarita Bruins, an alumni support group of the UCLA Alumni Association, has awarded six scholarships to UCLA-bound students from the Santa Clarita Valley.
Canyon High School history teacher and author Andrew Smith will sign copies of his new book, "Ghost Medicine," at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Valencia.
Residents in Saugus spent Monday asking why someone would scrawl swastikas and a racial slur on a pickup truck on Woodside Drive.
Gunshots were fired in Canyon Country as an exchange between two sets of alleged gang members turned violent, sheriff's Sgt. Ron Price said Monday.
With traffic backed up on Interstate 5 marking the end of the Labor Day weekend, some people beat the traffic and stretched their holiday weekend a few hours longer.
The city of Santa Clarita cleared a major roadblock in finishing a roadway that will give drivers a straight shot from the east side of the valley to the west, a city official said Friday.
On August 30, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from Parks Bureau stopped a male adult who was driving a vehicle on the roadway adjacent to Castaic Lake Park for a traffic violation.
Washington-Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced her support for SB 4, a California State Senate bill sponsored by State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to establish regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and acidization of underground oil and gas formations.
The problem with disaster preparation is it can be so darned overwhelming, Santa Clarita emergency management supervisor Donna Nuzzi admits.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.