Santa Clarita residents got taken for a ride Tuesday morning when a magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered some 60 miles away sent shock waves throughout the Los Angeles region.
Who needs a mock scenario to test a disaster preparedness plan when you have a 5.4 earthquake to test your resources, people and protocol?
UPDATED 6:05 p.m. An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Southern California Tuesday at 11:42:15 a.m. The quake was centered two miles southwest of Chino Hills, and 8.5 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS also recorded an aftershock three miles south-southeast of neighboring Diamond Bar measuring 3.8 just three and a half minutes later, and a 3.6 aftershock centered two miles south-southwest of Chino Hills at 1:40 p.m. Initial reports of a 5.8 shake were downgraded ...
A Canyon Country woman walking her Chihuahua was attacked by two pit bulls Tuesday morning, leaving her with puncture wounds on her neck and a broken finger.
The attorney for Roselyn Hubbell appeared at Newhall Municipal Court Monday requesting a continuation of the pre-trial hearing for the former Golden Valley High School counselor. The case was continued until Aug. 19.
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is expected to approve the Lyons Canyon Ranch development Wednesday.
A proposed housing project backed up for a while over concerns about sewer capacity is moving ahead with final zoning approval expected today.
Local commuters will soon have another incentive to buckle up with a buddy. Two car pool lanes will be added to the Newhall Pass within about four years, a California Department of Transportation spokeswoman said Monday. State workers began preliminary work this month to construct an elevated two-lane connector that will bridge the car pool lanes on Interstate 5 and Highway 14. The elevated lanes will begin just east of Balboa Boulevard and will splinter ...
The Los Angeles County Coroner has identified the motorcyclist killed early Saturday morning as Thomas Mark Ryan, 51, of Canyon Country.
On the heels of news that a toddler was found dead inside a family vehicle comes word from the county health officer warning people not to leave children, old people or pets inside vehicles.
Placerita Canyon residents living near The Master's College are encouraged to attend a public hearing Tuesday where planning commissioners will discuss the environmental effects of the college's 10-year expansion plans.
Investigators with the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station are this week investigating an apparent hate crime in Canyon Country which, according to the official report, exhibits an obscure reference to the Confederacy.
It may look like a sign of the times, but the closure of the Power Chrysler Jeep location at 23923 Creekside Road in Valencia is really about better customer service, according to the general manager.
With a nod to Dublin's finest, tribute band Hollywood U2 rocked a crowd of about 5,500 Saturday night at Central Park, in the fourth event of Santa Clarita's summer 2008 Concerts in the Park series.
A man in his 50s was killed early Saturday morning after being involved in a solo motorcycle collision, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Investigators probing a homicide in Acton have released the identities of the man who was shot and killed and the name of his alleged killer.
Members of the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District board will vote tonight on whether to approve two charter petitions that would allow the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Science to open two schools in the district next year.
Santa Clarita City Councilman TimBen Boydston called the whole issue of chloride cleanup a scam Wednesday night after local sanitation officials presented their plan for reducing how much of the salty compound the sanitation district discharges into the Santa Clara River.
A Newhall woman charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal 2011 crash near the Arizona state line that claimed the lives of two children goes on trial in Arizona this week, The Signal has learned.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the vandals who defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols at a Saugus HOA.
More than a dozen law enforcement units from three sheriff's stations, including the Santa Clarita Valley's, were sent to the Frazier Park fire late Wednesday afternoon to evacuate the area near the Los Angeles-Kern County line as a massive brush fire moved south toward Los Angeles County, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
Some owners of about 10 businesses in a strip mall near the Valencia Industrial Center complained Wednesday that county road workers who showed up unexpectedly were blocking customers and cutting into their revenue.
After a night's rest in the Santa Clarita Valley, cyclists competing in the annual Amgen Tour of California left town en mass Wednesday to completed the first half of the eight-day race in Santa Barbara.
Homicide detectives today were investigating the gunshot slaying of a man in Acton, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Snapshot for the week of 05/06/2013 to 05/12/2013
Good morning Saugus. I hope that the traffic congestion due to the Amgen Tour did not disrupt your travels too much yesterday. The Amgen Tour is a great event which brings a new experience and revenue to Santa Clarita.
Federal earthquake monitors reported an earthquake six miles south of Rancho Palos Verdes today at 1 p.m.
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement after the Senate voted 83 to 14 to pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA).
American Medical Response, the company that supplies the Santa Clarita Valley with ambulances, is providing CPR training sessions at three SCV locations next week during National Emergency Medical Services Week.
The following road closures are planned within the city of Santa Clarita today for the Amgen Tour of California as racers head out of town about noon on their way to Santa Barbara.