LOS ANGELES COUNTY - In response to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich's motion from two weeks ago, the Sheriff's December 16th report states that 290 of the 395 former employees of the Office of Public Safety were hired by the Sheriff's Department. Today's motion by Supervisor Antonovich requested the Sheriff to report back to the Board in 2 weeks with additional information as follows:
SANTA CLARITA - A brush fire broke out on a hillside behind a Newhall home early Tuesday.
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say nobody was hurt in a fiery big rig crash that shut down the westbound lanes of a Los Angeles-area freeway for about six hours.
Community and family members involved with Jakes Way and Granada Villa Neighborhood Committees were invited to come and take pictures with Santa during a holiday party on Monday.
Changes have been made to the way the Castaic Animal Shelter handles some cases following a look into the death of a cat who some claimed was wrongly euthanized earlier this year, according to officials.
Thousands of parishioners were filled with the sound of Christmas Sunday as Grace Baptist Church capped its three-day Christmas festival of song.
Incorrect information provided by a source led The Signal to wrongly report Saturday the dates that William S. Hart Park is closed during the holidays.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
SANTA CLARITA - In Grinch-like fashion, thieves made off with more than 100 Christmas trees from a Newhall nursery during the weekend, one of the company's managers said Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - Local sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Canyon Country that left a Palmdale couple shaken and concerned, a deputy said.
A truck driver was injured and airlifted to the hospital Monday after his truck went down an embankment and flipped over in Agua Dulce, firefighters said.
SACRAMENTO - State Controller John Chiang has updated his public employee compensation website with the latest wage and benefit data for California city and county employees. The site – publicpay.ca.gov – offers maps, search functions, and custom report-building tools. It also allows users to download raw data for their own research. This update covers calendar year 2012, the fourth full year of data for city and county employees available on the site.
Today is the busiest day of the year for the United States Postal Service, and things are sure to be humming at the Santa Clarita Processing and Distribution Center.
Local sheriff's deputies continue to probe a rash of "strong arm" purse-snatching robberies including the "knock down" of a woman in Canyon Country which brings the list of such cases locally to at least six in the last week, an average of about one a day.
A man who was robbed of his bicycle then beaten unconscious and left bleeding for more than two hours at a Valencia park was taken to a hospital Wednesday, The Signal has learned.
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.
Nissan of Valencia executive manager Dan Sterkel presented William S. Hart Union High School District students who had attendance records of 97 percent or higher with gifts, scholarships and a car, totaling $21,800 on Saturday.
College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus hosts its SpringStar Party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the campus' Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater.
Retiring Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley Chief Professional Officer Jim Ventress threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game between The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies at the City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day event at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Signal Executive Editor/Supervising Producer Jason Schaff acted as umpire and Arnie Durazo, Hart Pony League President caught the first pitch from Jim Ventress.
More than 4,000 people turned out on Saturday for the 11th annual "Yes I Can" Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Music and Arts Festival at Santa Clarita Skate Park.
A continuing battle over the Santa Clarita City Council's decision to approve electronic billboards along local freeways resulted in another arrest this weekend and a face-to-face showdown between billboard supporters and opponents on the dusty Western streets at the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday.
Amid the charcoal smell of barbecues, the twirl of parasols and the jingling of spurs, thousands attended the 21st annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday and enjoyed a sunny day of Western culture.