Two of the more than 2,100 firefighters working to contain the Powerhouse Fire were airlifted to the hospital today afternoon where they will be treated for heat exhaustion, a fire official said.
The Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes has canceled its summer activities this year due to damage caused by the Powerhouse Fire, according to a post on the camp's website.
A Saugus man accused of strangling his girlfriend in 2011 pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a murder charge, a court official said.
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Special Victims Bureau arrested a 58-year old male doctor from the Claude Hudson Medical Center, 2829 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, for sexually assaulting four separate female adults at the medical center between the dates of December 2010 to February 2013.
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on June 7, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says it's ready to fly by night to fight wildfires.
Local sanitation officials held their fourth of six public hearings in Newhall Tuesday night in an effort to gauge which plan they should pursue in reducing the amount of chloride discharged into the Santa Clara River.
LAKE HUGHES - When Holly Solberg came to visit Lake Hughes last weekend for a brief vacation, she expected to spend a relaxing time with her mother who lives in the area.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – On a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors unanimously ratified the proclamation a local state of emergency resulting from the Powerhouse fire. Started on May 30, the fire has burned approximately 32,032 acres and is 60% contained. A total of 15 structures have been damaged, 6 destroyed, and 275 structures are still threatened.
Fire officials were dispatched near Gorman Tuesday afternoon after a person apparently committed "chemical suicide" in a car, according to fire officials.
The race to fill the vacant seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District board got a little less crowded Tuesday when two candidates withdrew their names from consideration, according to a district spokeswoman.
The Powerhouse Fire is heading northwest of Green Valley into a "super dry" mountainous area that hasn't burned since 1929, a U.S. Forest Service official said today.
When a firefighter or sheriff's deputy stands on your porch and says you have just minutes to get out, it can be hard to think of what to take and what to leave behind.
What: George Runner will speak to the Santa Clarita Valley Congress of Republicans June 6 regarding the topic: "Can California Really Tax Itself into Prosperity?"
WASHINGTON (AP) - Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell says his agency will hire 500 fewer firefighters than last year because of automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - He could be getting a license plate, Charlie Brown.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies reopened Soledad Canyon Road this evening after a car knocked a power pole down and sent live wires into the lanes.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
Supervisors voted earlier this week to strengthen regulations and expand the definition of potentially dangerous or vicious dogs in Los Angeles County, a decision that comes on the heels of a fatal dog attack in the Antelope Valley earlier this year.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Ever mindful of the positive role that a developed level of environmental literacy can have on a community, this fall College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) will host the first annual environmental leadership conference 'Green Up: Community Action and Education.'
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
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SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.