A helicopter assists during a local brushfire.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
The zombie hordes have moaned and shambled across Eastern Europe and Australia. They've begged for brains in cities and towns across America.
While health care debate has devolved into shouting matches in town hall meeting across the nation, the debate within the Santa Clarita Valley is short on histrionics, but big on issues.
Officials at Los Angeles Retarded Citizens' Ranch in Saugus are trying to make some tough choices after their budget was cut 3 percent in the wake of state revenue shortfalls.
The fight in Afghanistan will be a battle of hearts and minds, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon said Tuesday during a news conference at his Santa Clarita Valley office.
For his first Halloween costume, 4-year-old Jonathan Morita insisted on dressing up as Confederate Civil War Gen. Robert E. Lee.
Splat! There goes another bug on the windshield.
Sheriff's detectives arrested a 22-year-old man suspected of killing his 18-year-old girlfriend after she was found strangled in the bedroom of her Canyon Country home late Sunday.
Before the new backpacks come out or the textbooks are handed around, local school officials already have a lesson for those soon to be back in the classroom: reduce the risk of spreading swine flu.
The William S. Hart Union High School District has scheduled a second series of public information meetings to cover proposed school boundary adjustments slated to take effect in August 2010. Adjustments are necessary to ease overcrowding in some area schools, while making better use of schools with declining enrollment.
The strains of "Mi Shebayrakh," a Jewish prayer of healing, rose on the morning air. Gentle hillsides and surrounding trees provided a serene setting for the Monday event commemorating a violent chapter in Jewish history in Southern California.
A program initiated by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich in response to the North Valley Jewish Community Center shooting has resulted in the confiscation of 5,812 weapons from convicted criminals in Los Angeles County since its inception in February 2000.
Newhall resident Peggy Taylor had an unexpected visit recently from some of her more unruly neighbors: three wayward coyotes came to her front door.
Firefighters wasted no time extinguishing a "spot fire" near Highway 14 just north of Escondido Canyon Road Tuesday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Today is Election Day in the City of Santa Clarita. Thirteen candidates are vying for three seats on the city council. If you haven't already sent in a mail-in ballot, polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For history buff Maria Christopher, the quiet walk down Main Street before the crowds arrive at Melody Ranch is her favorite part of the Cowboy Festival.
Valencia resident Miles Benson is 13 years old now, but he was just 8 when he had a terrifying experience that landed him in the hospital.
A 45-year-old Valencia man pointed a gun at someone and was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon just before midnight Saturday, a Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputy said Monday.
The Santa Clarita Public Library's periodic Bag Sale is on this week, meaning members of the community can fill up specific bags with used books at a cost of just $7 - including the bag.
MannKind Corp. of Santa Clarita announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended by three months the review period of its ultra-rapid-acting diabetes treatment.
A man being beaten up during a street fight in Canyon Country attempted to flee the scene in his vehicle and ran into a crowd of people, injuring a woman, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Monday.
With new, technologically demanding standardized tests on the horizon, Santa Clarita Valley school districts have worked for months, or even years, to prepare their technology infrastructures, teachers and students for the shift, officials said last week.
A Newhall woman was injured and rushed to the hospital with lacerations to her head and neck, a local sheriff's deputy said Monday.
School bullies are suspected in the "egging" of a house and a car in Valencia last week, according to a report filed by a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy who responded to the incident.
Samsung, one of the world's leading electronics companies, has selected Santa Clarita to open its new research and development lab, setting its sights on becoming an audio systems powerhouse.
When Gabriel Magdaleno was a kid, he enjoyed accompanying his grandfather to the Van Nuys General Motors plant, where Camaros and Firebirds were then built.
Working to restore public trust was among the top priorities stated Saturday by a selection of the candidates running to be the new sheriff of Los Angeles County.
In what has become a monthly occurrence this year, vandals illegally entered Castaic Union School District classrooms recently, damaged property and, in the most recent case, rifled through the desks of at least two teachers, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.