Trial by fire became trial by water Thursday night when more than 70 young lifeguards jumped into the darkened waters of Castaic Lake and began swimming a mile to shore.
Sheriff's deputies were able to arrest a suspected thief in Canyon Country after a resident tipped them off, according to a Friday report.
Rising fuel and food prices are affecting everyone these days - even elementary school kids will feel the crunch as they fork over another quarter each day for their school lunch this fall.
Hevad Rain Khan kept his mouth shut as he walked away from his seat at the No Limit Hold'em World Championship at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
They may have worn blue, but the inmate-backed band at Pitchess Detention Center did not have a case of the blues Friday morning, as ContraBand filled the air with songs of love and happiness to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
A Palmdale man was killed early Friday morning in a crash on Highway 14 near Vasquez Rocks, officials said.
Who would have thought Afghanistan would be a five-minute drive from Central Park? Answer: More than 100 soldiers and "future soldiers" taking part in war games at the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch Saturday. Using toy guns weighing and responding much like their real model counterparts - firing biodegradeable BB pellets - about 80 men, two women and at least one "enemy" boy endured almost triple digit temperatures Saturday to stage a mock battle overlooking Lombardi ...
One Hart High student, two Canyon High students, and four Golden Valley students were awarded their diplomas after completing the necessary credits during summer school on Friday morning.
They served in several military campaigns worldwide. Now they want to serve their communities.
SAN FERNANDO - The mother of a newborn girl found dead in a trash bin appeared Thursday morning in a San Fernando courthouse for a pretrial conference, only to have the judge reschedule the hearing for July 23 in Department G.
Come Nov. 4, voters will be asked to decide on a $300 million Proposition 39 general obligation bond election to provide funds for the Hart district.
A U.S. Senate panel took testimony Wednesday on bipartisan legislation that would protect nearly 475,000 acres of wilderness in California's Eastern Sierra and San Gabriel Mountains.
There were pleas. There were tears. In the end, Hart district officials decided to save a little more than $450,000 by eliminating five jobs.
Two people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a Lexus RX300 cut across eastbound lanes of Highway 126, causing a six-vehicle pileup that backed up traffic for nearly an hour.
The Hart district had 696 dropouts in 2006-07, and 511 of those dropped out of one charter school, Opportunities For Learning.
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.
Local sanitation officials held their first of six public hearings in Castaic Tuesday night in an effort to gauge which plan they should pursue in reducing the amount of chloride discharged into the Santa Clara River.
Hundreds of cycling fans crowded along Magic Mountain Parkway Tuesday to watch some of the world's fastest cyclists cross the finish line for Day 3 of the Amgen Tour of California.