LOS ANGELES (AP) - California officials are threatening to fine Los Angeles County as it struggles with a critical shortage of foster care that has packed children into holding rooms.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Air quality officials will install monitors near busy Southern California freeways next year - part of a nationwide plan to provide a better look at traffic-caused pollution in 100 major cities.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's attorney general says Donald Trump is making wild accusations, just like others who commit fraud and get caught.
Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar is grateful to get a comprehensive response about chloride from the executive officer of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, but he says he still has "significant concerns" about the science behind the board's findings.
From the pristine reaches of Gold Run Creek north of Sacramento, one can scoop up a liter of sparkling cold water and find less than 0.2 milligrams of chloride in it.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are searching for a car allegedly stolen Sunday afternoon in Canyon Country after a man attempting to sell his car let a potential buyer take it for a test drive.
Despite a crowd of people who have said they will run for Santa Clarita City Council in 2014, only a few candidates have raised significant amounts of money for the campaign, according to documents filed with the City Clerk's office.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley marked its 30th anniversary of providing education, intervention and prevention with a ceremony in Newhall Saturday.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - The quiet of a normally serene Simi Valley neighborhood was shattered when police said a 29-year-old man killed his mother, set her house on fire and then shot randomly at passers-by before officers, who had confronted him as he attempted to flee by tractor onto an equestrian trail, shot him dead.
This morning more than 8,300 firefighters are battling a total of a dozen large wildfires across California. The Rim Fire, near Yosemite National Park, continues to be the most active and has grown to the 15th largest fire in California's recorded history. 4,500 homes remain threatened by the blaze and today strong winds out of the South will pose a major challenge as the fire continues to advance to the North, closer to several communities that remain under evacuation advisories.
A handful of flowers and a cardboard sign taped to a traffic light fixture in Stevenson Ranch call attention to the perils of riding a motorcycle in and around the Santa Clarita Valley.
The ambitious expansion plan for Disney's Golden Oak Ranch in Placerita Canyon will go before the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors during the board's meeting next week.
With the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall's visit to the Santa Clarita Valley only a month away, organizers are looking for volunteers who will help out at any time during the four-day event.
SANTA CLARITA - The city of Santa Clarita's annual Concerts in the Park series wrapped up in spastic fashion Saturday as thousands of people danced and grooved to the music of The Spazmatics, a 1980s and new wave tribute band.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host two recruitment events in January to seek qualified professionals for immediate employment in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Among his major accomplishments during 11 terms in Congress are successfully blocking a massive landfill planned for the Santa Clarita Valley and securing funds for construction of the cross-valley connector, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon. R-Santa Clarita, said in an interview with The Signal.
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Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.
Mary and Ray Schulz weren't born yesterday, so when a con artist phoned and asked for their credit card information, the Newhall couple suspected the call was a scam.
Extra firefighters and extra equipment were rolled out in the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday due in part to the Colby Fire in Glendora.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, a mainstay on the Santa Clarita Valley political stage for more than three decades, including a stint as Santa Clarita's mayor, has decided to retire from the Congressional seat he was first elected to in 1992.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, officially announced Thursday that he plans to retire from his seat in the 25th Congressional District and has endorsed Republican former state Sen. Tony Strickland to succeed him.