Seventeen-year-old Jason Halliday stood handcuffed in a blue jumpsuit in a Santa Clarita court room on Thursday afternoon.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon held a media blitz on Thursday, which included two teleconferences, as part of a last-ditch effort to thwart Democrats' effort to reform health care.
More than 3,000 people will participate Sunday in the 2009 Santa Clarita Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K run/walk and Kid K run.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, will host a tele-town hall conference tonight at 5:50 p.m. to discuss the health care reform bill being pushed by congressional Democrats.
The Signal's November 2009 Election 411 page features the final vote count for Santa Clarita Valley races in the Nov. 3 Los Angeles County Consolidated Elections, plus links to our election night coverage and related pre-election local Opinion columns including The Signal Editorial Board's official endorsements.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday in low to moderate numbers for Santa Clarita Valley's local election covering decisions spanning from the future of governance for westside communities to the designation of school and water district board members.
A first-time candidate and incumbent who teamed up in the Castaic Union School District board election took the top votes Tuesday in the race for three open seats.
Tempering the celebratory moods of Joan MacGregor and Michael Berger, who both decisively won seats on the College of the Canyons board of trustees, was the need to prioritize the difficult work ahead for both as state funding cuts have put the college into financial straits.
The only incumbent in the Newhall School District board race led Tuesday's election, carrying more than 2,000, or 22 percent, of the votes to his second term.
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Newly elected Newhall County Water District board member Kathy Colley made a calculated decision when she chose not to campaign at all in her election bid.
With the cityhood measure failing by a wide margin and split vote on whether to remain unincorporated or join the city of Santa Clarita, city officials struggled to interpret the results Wednesday.
It took five runs, but on Tuesday night, Joe Messina finally got what he was looking for: a seat on the Hart district board.
Some downtown Newhall business owners said they are still feeling the lingering effects of the city's streetscaping projects, which they said drove away customers months ago - and they fear some haven't returned.
Investigators are looking into the death of a Valencia woman found in brush in Newhall this morning, authorities said.
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.