A Ridgecrest man lugged what he called the "world's biggest candle" to the Valencia street where actor Paul Walker and Santa Clarita Valley businessman Roger Rodas died more than a month ago, saying he wanted to "do something big" to honor the actor on the new year.
SANTA CLARITA - The Signal's Jim Holt asked Santa Clarita Valley residents enjoying the recent sunny weather the "typical knee-jerk question" of the season: What is your New Year's resolution? After eliminating all responses about weight loss or exercise, he received these responses:
For many, the New Year brings new opportunity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A big pothole on a Los Angeles freeway interchange has damaged dozens of vehicles.
After more than a decade of trying to help reduce overcrowding in California prisons, local prosecutors are setting their sights in 2014 on finding more alternatives to incarceration, The Signal has found.
The state's controversial prison realignment program is now more than two years old, and the man charged with overseeing the Los Angeles County Probation Department said he would like to see more offenders divide their sentence time between custody and formal supervision.
SANTA CLARITA - More than half a dozen local high school marching band musicians will be proudly marching in the 2014 Rose Parade on Wednesday, having been chosen for the Tournament of Roses Honor Band
Fresh-water mussels that can cause millions of dollars in waterway and pipeline damage have invaded Lake Piru, putting park officials at nearby Castaic Lake on heightened alert, state and county officials said Monday.
LOS ANGELES, December 30, 2013– Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe is pleased to announce the County's Safe Surrender Program celebrated success for the ninth time this year with the report of a safely surrendered newborn baby boy. This most recent safe surrender occurred on December 29, 2013 at a hospital in Valencia.
San Fernando Valley – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes and ramps of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $121 million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-170 to Buena Vista Street. Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.
Smiling Frog Pediatric Dentistry in Valencia will be holding a clothing drive through the month of January for children who are being helped by Single Mothers Outreach, a Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organization.
ARCADIA, Calif.-New Year's Eve holiday visitors to the Angeles National Forest need to leave their fireworks at home, officials advise.
Officials hope to soon cut the ribbon on a project that demonstrates a new level of commitment to America's veterans: a low-cost housing development allowing vets and their families to own their own homes in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - A garage fire at a Canyon Country home Monday caused an estimated $20,000 damage, fire and law enforcement officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - What are your New Year's resolutions for 2014? Do you plan to lose weight, improve your education, get out of debt or learn a foreign language?
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
The discovery of a body inside a burning Newhall apartment is under investigation by homicide detectives and arson investigators, county fire and coroner officials said Tuesday.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.
Shards of red, orange and yellow tile lined a 40-foot-long mural on the bike trail that parallels Creekside Road on Monday, forming a shining sun setting over green fields with blooming flowers - a community's hopeful reflection of itself.
The 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast is scheduled Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel, with Christian comedian Brad Stine as the featured speaker.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested 10 people during a weekend "saturation patrol" aimed at getting under-the-influence drivers off the road, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday.
Simi Valley podiatrist Lee Rogers, a candidate in this year's race to represent California's 25th Congressional District, is suing the hospital that contracted his services, claiming a doctor there bad-mouthed him, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Signal.
A vehicle slammed through a Canyon Country restaurant Monday after the driver mistook the accelerator for the brake, authorities said.
California Highway Patrol officers are looking into the circumstances surrounding a black Corvette found abandoned at the bottom of a ravine along Bouquet Creek over the weekend, according to the CHP.
Now that two upcoming vacancies have been filled in the high school leadership of the William S. Hart Union High School District, new principals must be hired in the junior high school ranks.
Twin sisters Rita Kahane and Serena Rubin told a small congregation at Beth Shalom Sunday how lucky they were to have survived several life-threatening moments during the Holocaust, most notably perhaps being the day Nazi doctor Josef Mengele came looking for twins.
The PTA at West Creek Academy recently donated clothing and school supplies to help underprivileged students in Nicaragua.
Overtaken by memories, Erika Schwartz clutches a collection of yellowed, slightly crumpled photographs - all she has left of her entire family.