Rubin Villalobos, 41, of Saugus was killed at 5:50 a.m. after his 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee hit a patch of black ice and rolled over the southbound San Fernando Road offramp onto Highway 14, said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol.
UPDATED 4 p.m. Thursday: Both Interstate 5 and Highway 14 are now open in both directions, according to Caltrans. UPDATED 12:45 p.m. Thursday: The I-5 is now open to northbound travelers. Traffic is moving freely through the cities of Santa Clarita and Valencia, said CHP Public Information Officer John Lutz. Highway 14 is closed to southbound traffic from 6.6 miles south of Palmdale at Soledad Canyon to the Highway 138 junction due to snow. ...
For the past 26 years, the Santa Clarita United Methodist Church has presented its annual Living Nativity Pageant for the community.
Local residents can ride for free on the city's Holly Jolly Holiday Trolley this holiday shopping season, giving them a way to commute to numerous local retail centers. The trolley operates from noon to 8 p.m.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley kicked off its holiday food basket wish list Tuesday with a $1,500 donation from Pardee Homes that helps pay for food baskets for about 40 families cared for by the center.
The city of Santa Clarita hosts excursions to SkateLab, an indoor skating facility, in Simi Valley now through February.
It's official: In a few years Castaic high schoolers will be attending their own school in a residential area near the Sterling Gateway industrial complex.
A plan filed in a bankruptcy court could lead to the sale of several high-profile SCV properties. Barclays Bank proposed a liquidation plan to turn all assets owned by LandSource Communities Development LLC into cash to pay its biggest creditors, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware heard this week.
*UPDATE* A judge sentenced Jacquelin Linaras to 25 years to life Thursday for murdering her newborn baby and discarding the body in a mobile home park trash bin. Linaras smashed her baby's head into a cabinet shortly after giving birth in May 2006, said Deputy District Attorney Carolyn McNary. A resident discovered the infant's lifeless body in a trash bin the next day near Linaras' home in the Polynesian Mobile Home Park in Newhall. Because ...
College of the Canyons will host a free fundraising seminar, "Meet the Grant Makers," from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. A pre-seminar reception begins at 10 a.m. and a question-and-answer session with the presenters will follow.
Counselor's pretrial delayed again An absent judge and lawyers with busy schedules led to another continuance of the pre-trial hearing for former Golden Valley High School counselor Roselyn Hubbell. Judge Lloyd Nash, filling in for Judge Harold Vites on Wednesday, granted the request for rescheduling the pretrial to Nov. 19. Hubbell pleaded not guilty to charges of one misdemeanor count of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18. Deputies arrested the former ...
Firefighters neared full containment Thursday of the smoldering remnants of deadly Southern California wildfires that destroyed more than 50 homes and forced thousands of residents to flee.
More than a dozen women sat in padded dining room chairs in the La Quinta Inn & Suites sporting brand-new pajama pants and slipper boots. Some had babies on their laps and others sipped coffee and ate fresh, hot waffles.
First word "We know clearly from history that we have people on death row that are innocent." - Georgia Rep. Mark Hatfield Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 353rd day of 2008. There are 13 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History On Dec. 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, was declared in effect by Secretary of State William H. Seward. Ten years ago: The House ...
For more than two months, Soledad Canyon Road was a shooting gallery. The latest victim was a 53-year-old bicyclist who was shot in the head and had an embedded BB surgically removed from behind an ear. But the shooting spree is over, authorities claim, now that investigators with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested two more suspected BB-gun snipers. The arrests bring the number of people arrested to three in connection with the BB ...
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.