Those looking for extra income should be wary. Scammers using classified advertisements are ripping off people in Santa Clarita Valley, a sheriff's official said. The second of two Santa Clarita Valley residents reported getting ripped off in a secret shopper scam Tuesday. The first victim told deputies the advertisement ran in the classified section of The Signal, said Sgt. James Anderson of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station. Scammers duped the first victim July 20 ...
UPDATED 10 p.m. Sheriff's deputies took a 17-year-old Saugus girl into custody Thursday after she boarded a Santa Clarita city bus armed with a loaded 45-caliber pistol. The teenager sent a text message to a friend at a local high school stating she had a gun and was going to kill herself, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Darren Harris. Shortly after 10 a.m., deputies received a phone call from the friend who was worried ...
Just two days after the dust from "Black Friday" settled in stores across the country, shoppers took part in "Cyber Monday," what is supposed to be the online shopping realm's take on the year's busiest shopping day.
Sandy Fisher remembers two years ago when she took the photo she now calls "Tranquil Water Lily."
Students who reach the end of their high school years but can't pass the state exit exam now have an alternative to life without a diploma.
Just call the Santa Clarita Valley green and salt-free. By endorsing Measure S in November's election, the valley is the first community in California to ban salt-rendering water softeners. It is now the testing ground for the next generation of water softeners after pioneering a move to stop water-softener-rendered salt from ending up in the Santa Clara River. "Santa Clarita is in a very unique position compared to the rest of California," said Paul Martyn, ...
Drivers can expect a California Highway Patrol-conducted sobriety checkpoint from 8:30 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday in an unincorporated area of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Heroes recognized with a star Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's Healthcare Heroes will place a star on the community tree today at 3 p.m. on the hospital's front lawn. The heroes are Marsii DeGrasse, RN and Roberto Zappacosta, MD, who have been recognized for their contributions when providing compassionate healthcare to the community, according to information released by the hospital. Escrow Association's 17th annual dinner The Santa Clarita Valley Escrow Association will host its 17th ...
Updated at 9:30 p.m. Tia Torres just wanted to teach students at Valencia High School a lesson about prejudice using her trained pit bulls. But Torres and her dogs were expelled after an assistant principal noticed the dogs in a classroom. "The assistant principal came into the room and said the dogs looked menacing," said Torres, who operates the Villalobos Rescue Center for pit bulls in Agua Dulce. "He left the room, the phone rang ...
Parents who support a small private school in Hasley Canyon have resurrected the issue, circulating a petition to support the school despite Los Angeles County's move against it.
Amid a mix of boos and cheers from several hundred local residents, the Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday to remove the concrete barriers installed last week at Alaminos Drive and Benz Road.
A Wiley Canyon Elementary School student struck by a car in front of school is scheduled for release from the hospital today, a sheriff's official said.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar has signed SB 1608, authored by Senator George Runner (R-Lancaster) and Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita), concluding a two-year bi-partisan effort to improve accessibility for Californians with disabilities and reduce businesses' exposure to expensive litigation over access violations.
A $20,000 reward isn't inspiring people with information about the Anthony Lombardi murder to come forward, a sheriff official said.
The Community Hiking Club and the Sierra Club plans to host a clean-up day for the Magic Mountain wilderness area from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. People habitually dump trash on this mountain, which endangers the condor habitat. Organizers seek as many people as possible to help in this effort to save the condors.
Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley have several options Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Of eight homeless service zones in Los Angeles County, the one that encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley has the second-highest growth in those who have no place to live, according to numbers recently released by county officials.
Three decades after the Canyon Cowboys won the school's first CIF title, former head coach Harry Welch and members of the 1983 CIF Northwestern Conference championship team reunited on the Cowboys' field Saturday at Canyon High School.
With the status of its permanent new home still uncertain, the long-awaited elementary school for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences will use temporary facilities in Acton and Agua Dulce on its first day of classes Monday.