With her arm in a cast after she broke it in a soccer game, fourth-grader Ashley Heys wasn't sure she could participate in Rosedell Elementary School's jog-a-thon.
But when the time came to run, she decided to just do it.
Twenty-year-old Nikki Rivera says she doesn't drink. Behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Aveo, she drove through a parking lot and hit 12 out of 45 cones with her blood alcohol content registering .5 percent.
She hadn't had a drop of alcohol.
Santa Clarita city officials are considering three Canyon Country sites as potential locations for a community center similar to the one in Newhall.
Such a center would be aimed at serving high-risk youth but could evolve into a whole-community service center for adults, youth and children, officials said.
Deputy Tommy Banks, the legendary traffic "enforcer" of the Santa Clarita Valley, has issued his last ticket, causing drivers all over town to breathe a sigh of relief.
Two weeks after it closed its doors for the season, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter expressed hope that it would never have to close its doors ever again on Sunday. Tim Davis, the executive director of the Santa Clarita Community Development Corporation, told members of the Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley that the Emergency Winter Shelter exceeded expectations this past winter, and plans are in the works to make the shelter's operations year-round.
Next time you're stuck on the Golden State Freeway inside the Newhall Pass, imagine a beehive of townhomes clustered up along the steep eastern ridge.
It's a long way from the Santa Clarita Valley to Afghanistan, but Lance Corporal Daryl Crookston is packed and rarin' to go.
A Friday night DUI checkpoint by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station led to arrests for three drivers allegedly driving under the influence and one arrest for a narcotics possession, according to sheriff's report.
The Shambala Preserve in Acton reinvented an old favorite when they held a circus just for the wild animals during Saturday's first Cirque du Shambala at the wild animal sanctuary.
The afternoon circus, which raised money for the preserve, featured performances by members of the Hollywood Aerial Artists, who demonstrated their skills on stilts, silks and hoops.
For years, criminal trials have grabbed headlines and captivated people's attention. Locally, The Signal has covered the Esperanza Castro murder trial - the woman accused of killing her husband, Ramon
Castro, and leaving his dead body in a pickup truck at a Highway 14 overpass.
If a line is being drawn in the sand anywhere in Los Angeles County, Sandor Winger is the man who draws that line.
His official title is "Executive Director of the Local Agency Formation Commission for the County of Los Angeles."
Saturday night's Texas Hold'Em tournament to benefit Yes I Can, the William S. Hart Union High School District's social-inclusion program for students with special needs, is a go.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that the information center set up in Pasadena to aid victims of the fall 2007 wildfires closed Friday evening.
Winter is gone and the temporary homeless shelter is closed, but there are still homeless people in Santa Clarita.
Newhall Elementary School, the oldest school in the Newhall School District, dating back to 1940, celebrated the opening of its new science laboratory last week, and a grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation will help put the finishing touches on the project.
Opponents of the City Council's vote to locate three electronic billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing aging billboards on city thoroughfares have launched a drive to get the decision reversed.
The day before tax day was crunch day for both taxpayers crunching their own sets of numbers and the tax businesses that re-crunch them.
Nearly 1,000 more ballots for the Santa Clarita City Council election held last Tuesday will be counted this Tuesday - and they are expected to determine the council's newest member.
A Bay Area couple traveling southbound on Interstate 5 pulled two adults out of a shattered SUV that was involved in a high-speed crash, then told stories and prayed for the couple's 16-year-old daughter when they couldn't get her out of the crumpled vehicle, one of the rescuers said Monday.
The importance of promoting business and economic growth was a main topic discussed by four candidates running to represent the 36th Assembly District during a forum put on by Santa Clarita Valley media outlets last weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.
More than 70 kids gathered Easter eggs at Summit Park on Sunday as part of the YMCA's Egg-stravaganza event.
The intrigue of an open seat and a guaranteed new council member apparently didn't translate to increased voter interest, as voter participation in Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election was lower than the last election in 2012, according to numbers released by the city this week.
Thousands of runners got down and dirty Sunday as they competed in the annual Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race at Castaic Lake.
A half-acre of "heavy brush" in the Santa Clara River wash near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and Cinema Drive prompted swift action from county firefighters, who knocked the fire down in less than 20 minutes, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Six people including three children were "critically injured" and airlifted to the hospital Sunday following a two-vehicle crash near Gorman, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Driver fatigue is suspected to have played a part in a single-car crash near Agua Dulce Saturday night that claimed the life of a Palmdale man, according to the California Highway Patrol officer investigating the incident.
The race for the Santa Clarita City Council seat formerly occupied by Frank Ferry is expected to be decided Tuesday - a week after the election was held.
Thousands of people hauled obsolete electronics, unneeded paint and flammable liquids to College of the Canyons on Saturday to take part in an event meant to rid them of the household materials considered too dangerous to go into the normal trash.
Higher Vision Church will celebrate Easter the same day as everyone else, but it's joining with another Castaic-area church in throwing a party the day before.