The City of Santa Clarita hosted its Arctic Chill Polar Bear Swim at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center celebrating New year's Day by inviting the community to take a plunge in the Aquatic Center's Waterslide Pool. Erwin Jackson, right, of Canyon Country helps daughters Ava, 11, blue hat, and Reece, 12, purple hat, out of the 45 degree water of the pool this morning. Photo For The Signal/Jayne Kamin-Oncea
A 14-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital following a collision between a car and the bicycle he was riding, officials confirmed.
After two years of attempts to get approval for an elementary school charter in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences has turned to the Los Angeles County Board of Education.
Curled up in a volunteer's arms, a cream-colored Chihuahua named Peek-a-Boo went in for the kiss. "That was a French kiss, and you haven't even taken me to dinner yet," Clare Storey, the lead volunteer at Castaic Animal Care Center, said as she wiped her face.
The Santa Clarita Valley International Program plans to propose a third sister city to the City Council by mid-2013, the nonprofit's leaders say, although the sister city and country have not been determined.
The year 2012 opened with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station housed in the same cramped structure that it has occupied since the early 1970s, detectives' offices in a nearby leased building because the station had long since outgrown law-enforcement needs of the valley's 1970s population.
Today in the SCV Polar Bear Swim Community members are invited to bring the New Year in with a splash at the 7th annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway. The event is free and has become a popular community tradition. Coffee, hot chocolate, tea and heaters will be provided for those conquering the icy waters. Spectators ...
Three people were transported from the scene of a crash Monday on the Highway 14 freeway in Newhall Pass.
Precision Dynamics Corp. of Valencia will remain in the Santa Clarita Valley operating as a stand-alone business, a spokeswoman for the Wisconsin firm that bought the company said today.
The City of Santa Clarita recently installed its third piece of art along the South Fork Trail as part of the Common Spaces: Art in Public Places campaign. The piece, titled "The Finish," pays tribute to the men, women and children who use the trail system to stay active and healthy.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel has started allowing long-banned building materials into the Gaza Strip, its first key concession to the territory's Hamas rulers under a cease-fire that ended eight days of intense fighting last month, the military said Monday.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that the highest number of alcohol-related traffic fatalities occur on New Year's Day. Over the last New Year's holiday, 25 people were killed in collisions throughout California and more than 1,200 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence, the California Highway Patrol reported. The majority of those who died within CHP jurisdiction were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Today in the SCV New Year's Eve event Spend New Year's Eve with The REP. The Midnight Circus will be held at 26635 Valley Center Drive, Santa Clarita at 8 p.m. today. Black tie and gowns in black, white and solid colors with accents of red. Tickets $125 per couple. Info: 661-288-0000 or www.repeastplayhouse.org. SCV Mindful Meditation Group Weekly mindful guided meditation group at SCVi charter school, go to main entrance, follow the signs to ...
On the morning of July 18, when residents of a Valencia apartment complex looked out their windows and saw a man hanging from a tree in their shared garden, they witnessed a sad and disturbing trend that unfolded in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2012.
Some of us want to be better-looking, slimmer or more successful. Some of us want to be more spiritual. And some of us just want to get the bills paid. We hit the streets of Santa Clarita to find out what residents' New Year's resolutions are for 2013, and this is what we found.
WHO: Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Los Angeles County
A 9-year-old girl who survived a rollover crash in Acton that killed her father is out of the hospital and has described on video how she hiked more than a mile to find help for her father.
A new national strategy will help strengthen California's ongoing efforts to manage climate change and protect natural resources.
On March 23, 2013, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies from the Parks Bureau Special Problems Team observed a male adult sitting in a parked truck with the driver's door open at the rear of a Motel, adjacent to Castaic Lake Park. The deputies noticed what appeared to be a hypodermic needle in the man's hand and it appeared he was about to inject his foot. The deputies detained him and identified the suspect as a resident of Valencia.
Five people arrested at a Stevenson Ranch hotel Monday are expected to appear in court Wednesday on felony identity theft charges, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to eliminate dangerous behind-the-wheel cell phone use and texting, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), and more than 200 law enforcement agencies across the state today announced high visibility enforcement operations during April's National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The overall goal of the increased enforcement is to convince drivers of the dangers of distracted driving and reduce the number ...
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released the following statement on the passing of Ophelia McFadden:
WHAT: Forest Service officials are seeking public comments and have set public meetings about a proposal to expand recommended wilderness areas in the Angeles National Forest by 40,000 acres. The proposal would protect additional areas from modern development and increase space for wilderness recreation such as hiking and horseback riding. It would affect seven areas in the forest. It also seeks to modify the way forest land management project results are evaluated.
Sheriff Lee Baca is scheduled to ask county supervisors Tuesday for $22 million to restore Sheriff's Department patrols in unincorporated areas that were cut due to budget constraints.
A suspected heroin addict was pepper-sprayed into submission and arrested Monday when local sheriff's deputies responded to a disturbance call, a sheriff's spokesman said.
About 180 of the best and brightest mathematical minds in the Saugus Union School District gathered at Plum Canyon Elementary School for a number-crunching competition last weekend.
A man was taken to the hospital today following a fist fight near the McDonalds Restaurant on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country, emergency response officials said.
The northbound Interstate 5 was reopened to rush hour traffic this evening after paramedics took an off-duty motorcycle sheriff's deputy to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
SAN FERNANDO - A 19-year-old man who admitted to a brutal rape last year, then tried to withdraw his admission, was sentenced to 43 years to life in prison Monday after a judge said he couldn't change his mind about the plea.
SACRAMENTO – The percentage of California voters registered with a political party decreased from 78.9% to 77.1% since this time two years ago, according to a California Secretary of State report published today.