The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion directing the Department of Public Health to reexamine the feasibility of a grading system for nursing and convalescent homes.
The motion, designed to improve oversight of the health and well-being of the county's senior population, directs the county's chief executive officer to prepare a five-signature letter to the Governor, the California Legislature, and the Director of the State Department of Public Health to support a facility rating guide for skilled nursing facilities and convalescent homes.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is transformed from a "theme park" to a haunted "scream park" for Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS weekends through Oct. 31. The park offers terrifying haunted mazes, roaming zombies, frightening clowns, and ghostly shows.
William S. Hart Pony Boys and Girls Baseball and the Santa Clarita Oaks Conservancy will dedicate a Valley Oak tree at the Valencia baseball complex at 11 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 11, to the memory of Terry "Coach" Tull, who passed away May 15.
Thirty-eighth District Assemblyman Cameron Smyth is used to being in the proverbial "hot seat," answering tough questions from his constituents about important issues. But he faced an unusually tough crowd Thursday morning: a classroom full of Saugus High School students.
A Superior Court judge Thursday postponed indefinitely the trial for Adrian Arriano, who is charged with a series of Canyon Country rapes in 2007.
Alfredo Herrera had no idea what he'd gotten himself into when he hung an upside-down electric American flag Dec. 1 as part of his holiday light display.
Classroom Six was abuzz with activity as students, parents and staff diligently wrapped Barbie dolls, board games and soccer balls. Colors sparkled off of foil-backed wrapping paper, bringing the ordinary classroom alive with holiday spirit.
Holiday lights illuminated a debate over the meaning of Christmas and religious tolerance in Stevenson Ranch on Wednesday.
Members of the local arts community were disappointed to learn Santa Clarita Symphony officials cancelled the 2009 season Wednesday due to a sour economy.
The day-long "Day Without a Gay" labor strike that called for supporters of same-sex marriage to call in "gay" to work drew spotty local participation Wednesday.
Workers moved the furniture from the former building of Preferred Bank on Town Center Drive in Valencia Monday as bank officials prepare to use the items for two new branch openings scheduled for this month.
The County of Los Angeles' Department of Parks & Recreation presents its first art show, "Journey through Color Suites," at Tesoro Adobe Historic Park in Valencia until the end of the month.
The southbound Interstate 5 off-ramp and northbound I-5 on-ramp will be closed for widening at Magic Mountain Parkway in December.
The National Weather Service's current red-flag warning for the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys remains in effect until 4 p.m. today because of extreme fire danger due to high winds and low humidity.
Bouquet Canyon residents should have a small suitcase packed and be ready to go in the event of flooding caused by back-to-back storms moving into theSanta Clarita Valley starting tonight, said a spokesman for the National Weather Service.
Following a statewide trend, sales of existing Santa Clarita homes slowed in January, according to numbers released by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors on Wednesday.
An 11-year-old Pacoima boy who went missing in Canyon Country Tuesday evening has been found safe, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station spokesman said today.
The Dalai Lama pointed out to a crowd of school children from a pew at the Forum in Inglewood, some of the 1,000 youngsters invited from the Los Angeles school district sitting in the audience.
County supervisors declared a state of local emergency Tuesday for the residents of Bouquet Canyon, paving the way for a speedy cleanup of the sediment-filled Bouquet Creek bed and the release of much-needed water from Bouquet Reservoir.
Local traffic investigators gathered evidence Tuesday at the scene of a traffic collision at Copper Hill Drive and Copperstone Drive that claimed the life of a Valencia man.
It's time to dig through the closet - behind the tennis rackets, baseball bats and other warm-weather gear that came in handy this winter.
The California State Board of Equalization voted unanimously Tuesday to reduce the state's excise tax on gasoline by 3.5 cents per gallon, though that doesn't necessarily mean relief to the wallets of California drivers.
A preliminary hearing has been ordered for a Canyon Country man accused of killing his father last spring, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The flawless looks about to be unveiled on the Oscars red carpet have been months in the making and require an army of experts.
Graveside services are scheduled Saturday for Richard Sherwin "Gus" Trueblood, a member of the Trueblood family who moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1938 and long owned The Signal.
Are you ready for some rain? The winter storms headed towards LA County this week could be the wettest in almost two years according to the National Weather Service. One thing our deputies always hear, especially during wet weather is, "people in Southern California don't know how to drive in the rain." Regardless of how much rain is expected to fall this week, now is great time to prepare for the wet weather.
The smell of smoke inside an office on Cinema Drive in Valencia prompted a swift response this morning from the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Four people filming a scene with a fake gun outside a Newhall office building got a big surprise Monday night when SCV deputies drew real guns and detained them in connection with an alleged armed robbery, an official from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for a thief who stole an XBox game and tech toys Monday valued at more than $500 at the Kohl's store in Valencia, a sheriff's official said.