May 9, 2013 (Newhall, Calif.) – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced last month that the Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA) has been placed under investigation for its potentially illegal purchase of Valencia Water Co. The regional water wholesale agency voted in December to buy all stock in the private water company for $60 million.
A 68-year-old Newhall man who left the scene of a fatal accident in Valencia more than a year ago has been sentenced to two years in jail, a court clerk said.
SANTA CLARITA - The California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Alumni Association has selected College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as its 2013 Distinguished Alumna for the College of Liberal Arts, in honor of her tremendous professional achievements, dedication to the field of education and ongoing contributions to the community.
Signal subscriber Mike Gaston captured this photo of a bobcat on Weldon Canyon in the Newhall Pass last weekend. He passed it along for our readers' enjoyment.
The City of Santa Clarita and Local Organizing Committee for the Amgen Tour of California will be hosting a free viewing party in anticipation of the world's top cyclists heading to Santa Clarita on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Salt Creek Grille located at 24415 Town Center Drive. The viewing party will start at 7:30 p.m. with race coverage beginning at 8:00 p.m.
California Highway Patrol officers arrested two women, identified as convicted felons and suspected gang members, for allegedly having a firearm in their possession, court papers showed Wednesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club met Wednesday to paste 700 book plates into into books they donated to Santa Clarita Valley-area after-school programs.
A registered sex offender recently released from a jail sentence for previously violating his parole is back in the same neighborhood where he lived when he committed those violations, and neighbors are protesting.
This week Newhall saw six Part-1 crimes. One assault, one commercial burglary, one vehicle burglary, one stolen vehicle, and two shoplifting incidents were reported.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies have arrested a third suspect thought to be involved in a string of burglaries at four Santa Clarita Valley schools during spring break last month, an official said Wednesday.
Speakers at a Wednesday groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Castaic High School talked at length about the barriers and obstacles that had been overcome over the past few decades to get to the point where construction could begin on the project.
Two alleged gang members were arrested early today on suspicion of burglarizing a Santa Clarita Valley office and taking computers, most likely for the purpose of identity theft, a Sheriff's Department official said.
A homeless man stabbed another homeless man during an argument at an encampment in the Santa Clara River bed early today, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said.
Santa Clarita city officials invite local businesses and employees to join in the 10th annual Bike to Work Day Challenge on May 16.
Civil War re-enactors presented life during the Civil War at Placerita Junior High School last Friday.
Three decades after the Canyon Cowboys won the school's first CIF title, former head coach Harry Welch and members of the 1983 CIF Northwestern Conference championship team reunited on the Cowboys' field Saturday at Canyon High School.
With the status of its permanent new home still uncertain, the long-awaited elementary school for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences will use temporary facilities in Acton and Agua Dulce on its first day of classes Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - Summer doesn't end until Sept. 21, and Saturday's forecast is for a high of 100 degrees.
SANTA CLARITA - A Lancaster man has been arrested in connection with a series of residential burglaries in the Santa Clarita Valley, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station spokesman said Friday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Valencia cat has been quarantined out of concern that it was exposed to a rabid bat found outside its home, county health officials reported.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall child was transported to the hospital today after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
SANTA CLARITA - A week after he first disappeared, apparently near Castaic Lake, 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa remains missing - and the identity of a body found burning in the area this week remains unknown, officials said Friday.
Over 4,700 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. Yesterday two where contained and two more sparked in Modoc County. The Rim Fire burning near and in Yosemite National Park has now burned 246,350 acres (385 square miles) and is 80% contained. The Rim Fire continues to actively burn and is now the 3rd largest wildfire in California's recorded history. See the Top 20 list. Now that the threat to the State ...
The monthly Art SLAM series in Old Town Newhall went Hollywood last night with Film SLAM.