If you've driven down Newhall Avenue, chances are you've seen it - a 75-ton historic train engine.
As the state delays a $4 billion payment to California school districts to deal with the state budget crisis, local superintendents said Monday they will be able to continue daily operations while dipping into reserves and district funds.
Firefighters made some progress in battling a blaze near Pyramid Lake that had quickly spread to more than 400 acres, briefly threatening oil, gas and power lines in the area, a U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman said.
The 20-year-old Canyon Country man accused in the drunk-driving killing of a bicyclist on Bouquet Canyon Road Saturday had two previous DUI convictions in as many years, court records show.
The 20-year-old suspect in a drunk-driving crash that left one bicyclist dead and two injured Saturday is set to be charged and arraigned today in San Fernando Superior Court, said Los Angeles County District Attorney's spokeswoman Jane Robison.
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Coroner's officials identified a Canyon Country husband and wife Monday who died over the weekend in an apparent murder-suicide.
In its last meeting before the summer recess, the Santa Clarita City Council is poised Tuesday to approve a five-year agreement for a joint-powers authority to oversee the local TV station.
While many school districts facing budget cuts have slashed summer school offerings and arts programs, the Saugus Union School District was able to offer arts-enrichment classes this month, thanks to a grant and tuition paid by parents.
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A man and a woman are dead after an apparent murder-suicide Sunday morning in Canyon Country.
Thanks to the kindness of some cowboys, a pooch who's terrified of fireworks is back home in Fair Oaks Ranch today after a harrowing few days in the wild.
College of the Canyons negotiators and the union representing 450 of the school's part-time faculty members have reached a contract agreement that reflects a slight pay increase and progress on seniority rights.
"It reminds me of Woodstock," said Ian Mort, 53, of Chatsworth.
One local bicyclist was killed and two more injured Saturday when they were hit by an alleged drunken driver on Bouquet Canyon Road in the Angeles National Forest, officials said.
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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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.