Los Angeles County has contributed $1 million from a trust fund toward the purchase of an additional 800 acres of land in Elsmere Canyon.
Health-care officials are split over the Community Choice Act, a federal bill designed to open up more long-term health-care options for the elderly and disabled. The bill is currently before two separate congressional committees.
A high school being planned for construction near the Valencia Commerce Center has hit some unexpected bumps. One of them is a covenant saying a school cannot be built on the property where the school was expected to be sited.
As a breeze rustled through the canyons at the east end of Santa Clarita on Tuesday afternoon, the city's parks director strolled across the two house-sized concrete pads that have been the focus of so much attention in the city's latest open-space purchase.
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Three people were injured and traffic slowed to a crawl for more than an hour Tuesday when a one car collided with another and flipped over on southbound Interstate 5, CHP Officer Michelle Esposito said.
The unity of the Canyon High School class of 2009 rippled through its Tuesday night graduation ceremony.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil (AP) -- An airplane seat, a fuel slick and pieces of white debris scattered over three miles of open ocean marked the site in the mid-Atlantic on Tuesday where Air France Flight 447 plunged to its doom, Brazil's defense minister said.
Brazilian military pilots spotted the wreckage, sad reminders bobbing on waves, in the ocean 400 miles (640 kilometers) northeast of these islands off Brazil's coast. The plane carrying 228 people vanished Sunday about four hours into its flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris.
Horseman, calf-roper and motion picture bulldogger cowboy Phil Rawlins, a longtime Placerita Canyon resident and a 2007 Walk of Western Stars inductee, died at his home Thursday. He was 79.
Senator George Runner, R-Antelope Valley, created Senate Joint Resolution 9 to urge the president and members of Congress to ensure that no terrorist or suspected terrorist detained at Guantanamo Bay is permitted to enter California.
The arraignment of accused car-jacker Styles Johnson was postponed to 8:30 a.m. June 12 at Santa Clarita Superior Court, Department 1.
Coroner's investigators are expected to perform an autopsy today on a charred body found in the Angeles National Forest north of Castaic.
A sixth-grade student at Skyblue Mesa Elementary School and a Sierra Vista Junior High School staff member both have been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, school officials said Monday.
As of today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will enforce rules requiring U.S. citizens to carry passports or passport cards when traveling by car or cruise ship to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean.
As Kia perches lightly on David Stives' hand, gripping it with her talons, she spreads her broad, striped wings and the rust-red coloring of her tail glows in the sun's rays.
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.