Kids at the starting line of Sunday's Final Mile Challenge started chanting before they started running.
It was a dark and stormy race but by the end of the day the 2011 Santa Clarita Marathon proved a bright spot in the day for those who persevered.
Fire gutted the ground floor of the vacant Greens restaurant on McBean Parkway near Valencia Boulevard Sunday afternoon.
The county coroner has identified the man who died in a single-vehicle incident Sunday morning on Highway 14 just south of Agua Dulce as Brandon Paul Silva, 20, of Valencia.
A suspicious package found at the mall turned out to be trash but, for a while, caused some concern.
A 7-year-old Lee Vining boy was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital early Saturday morning following a two-car collision on Interstate 5 near Highway 126. There is no word on his condition or his identity. There were indications early in the incident that the boy suffered major injuries. At 2 a.m. Saturday, a Ford and a Nissan, both 2011 models, collided in the southbound lanes of the interstate just south of the highway, California ...
The sun had risen just a few hours earlier over Forward Operating Base Frontenac in Afghanistan on March 19 when the American troops began cleaning their weapons. That's when a man from the area hired to guard the troops opened fire. The gunman, Shir Ahmad, was shot dead, but not before he had killed two American servicemen and wounded four others. One of the two killed was Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta, a Canyon Country ...
A memorial fund was set up Thursday for the family of a good Samaritan shot and killed Monday after he stepped up to help a robbery victim.
SAN FERNANDO - A Canyon Country man entered a plea of not guilty Thursday to manslaughter charges in connection with the death of his girlfriend, Rosemary Flynn. Bryon Jeffrey Murray, 29 - looking relaxed and composed at his arraignment on charges of vehicular manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter - pleaded not guilty to both charges. He is scheduled to return to court next month, but his trial is not expected to get under way until ...
The recent police dragnet for shooting suspects inside a Canyon Country condominium complex came as no surprise to some residents, who complain that crime has become a daily fixture there.
San Fernando Valley businessman Edward Headington announced Wednesday he is running for the Democratic nomination for the 38th Assembly District.
County planners have approved the building of two swimming pools and a spa as part of a recreation area off Plum Canyon Road northwest of Heller Circle. The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning held a public hearing Tuesday on the request for a recreation center on a lot previously set aside for four single-family lots. Burbank-based Sikand Engineering Associates submitted the application for a conditional use permit to "combine four single-family lots to ...
County fire officials received a $21,000 boost in funding from federal agencies this week. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a recommendation to accept $21,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The funds are intended for use by the Consolidated Fire Protection District. The money is expected to be split between services and supplies, which receives $5,000, and employee salaries and ...
County officials Wednesday identified the woman killed in a single-car crash into a pole on Plum Canyon Road last weekend. The victim was Vanessa Durazo Ontiveros, 27, of Saugus, said Lt. Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner. Ontiveros was declared dead at the scene of the crash early Sunday, according to officials with the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department. At 5:15 a.m. Sunday, a car traveling ...
Homicide detectives have arrested a 17-year-old boy and charged him with murder in connection with Monday's fatal shooting in Canyon Country, according to a statement released today.
SANTA CLARITA - The sister of a Burbank man missing since July said Monday she fears the body found near a crashed car in the Angeles National Forest is that of her brother.
SANTA CLARITA - Detectives probing the Sunday night stabbing of a man in Newhall suspect the victim's car was intentionally rammed by that of his attacker, who stabbed him after the collision, according to local sheriff's officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Prosecutors presented their case Monday against a Canyon Country man charged with attempted murder in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago, a court official said.
SANTA CLARITA - Coming off a summer of public comment about plans to reduce chloride in the Santa Clara River, local sanitation district officials say they have one concrete action they can take that will reduce the river's saltiness: crack down on scofflaws who are still harboring water softeners.
A car discovered at the bottom of a ravine along the Angeles Crest Highway on Sunday could be a clue in the mystery of a Burbank man who disappeared July 20, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A bicyclist was injured on a winding Santa Clarita Valley canyon road Sunday following a traffic collision with a car, a Fire Department inspector said.
SANTA CLARITA - A preliminary hearing has been set for a Valencia registered sex offender accused of following and videotaping young girls at stores in the Santa Clarita Valley, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake last week was not that of a missing Orange County teenager who disappeared in the area Aug. 30, a homicide detective said Wednesday.
A man selling his SUV was kicked out of the car by a thief posing as a test-driving buyer Wednesday, prompting an immediate search for the lone suspect, a local sheriff's lieutenant said.
SANTA CLARITA - Whether they were packing boxes, painting wall or signing posters, scores of local volunteers got busy Wednesday honoring the 9/11 first responders in recognition of the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning following a collision with an SUV on Highway 14 near Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - At least 10 volunteers spent Tuesday searching for missing 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa without luck, one of the searchers said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Fontana man has pleaded no contest to a felony count of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a collision last March that injured a woman, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Damage to the Interstate 5 bridge that spans Magic Mountain Parkway forced highway workers to close down three of the four southbound lanes Monday between 5:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Caltrans workers confirmed. Traffic remained backed up to the Hasley Canyon Road exit for most of the morning as residents from Castaic and Stevenson Ranch trying to get to work joined the interstate's truck traffic and travelers trying to squeeze through in ...