History is being wiped out in Mentryville, one pepper tree at a time, says a man who grew up in the hilly historic area tucked away in a corner of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two brothers arrested and released two years ago in connection with the beating and stabbing death of Mugsy's Bar owner Louis Campanelli have been arrested again for the same slaying, this time charged with first-degree murder.
On an early morning hike through Mentryville recently with Darryl Manzer, past the big house, the wrought-iron pen he said he built to contain pigs, the gray splintered and crumbling shed by the school, past the school itself and through wisps of swaying pepper-tree branches laden with clusters of peppers, it becomes clear that Manzer has done his research.
Experienced local insider water officials running for a seat at the Castaic Lake Water Agency have seen the numbers on water scarcity and say sound leadership is more important now than ever before.
A series of luxury items stolen in the last couple of weeks suggests some Santa Clarita Valley residents are trying hard to maintain a high standard of living.
The night he was shot and killed in a drive-by gang shooting, 20-year-old Robert Aguilera had learned he was going to have a son.
Detectives hunting for three wallet-lifting thieves who steal from elderly shoppers at local grocery stores hope enhanced images taken from store surveillance cameras will identify them.
Local law enforcement is advising senior shoppers to beware of thieves who rob their victims by distracting them.
Shower with a friend.
If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and sounds like a duck, it's actually a simple working guy trying to run a business fixing motorcycles.
The Hart district school board has rebuffed a bid by some district parents to remove a $300 million bond measure from the November ballot.
It was all he could do as two young lives slipped away from him.
There were some exciting moments Thursday afternoon at the Bank of America branch on Valencia Boulevard at the corner of Citrus Avenue, across from Santa Clarita City Hall, when a man ran from the bank after allegedly trying to pass a forged check, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reported.
Statistics released Wednesday by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station show an overall drop in almost all crimes locally during the first half of 2008.
The latest crime statistics released today by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reveal an overall drop in almost all crimes in the SCV during the first half of this year.
Bike To Work Day is pretty straight forward. I get it.
Local sheriff's deputies conducting an early morning probation/parole sweep Thursday arrested two men at two of four locations, a deputy involved in the sweep said.
Los Angeles County fire officials upped firefighter staffing countywide and extended a fire danger warning into Thursday, preparing for the crescendo of the current Southern California heat wave.
A 20-year-old man found guilty in December of spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and a Valencia home was placed on three years probation Wednesday after serving 28 days in jail, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies acting on a tip have arrested the man they believe is the gun club burglar, recovering all the loot stolen from a Newhall gun club - except a bottle of water, a sheriff's deputy said Tuesday.
It's time to leave your car at home, dust off that bike in the garage and peddle to work because Thursday is the 11th annual Bike to Work Day.
A Santa Clarita Valley man convicted two years ago of pointing a laser at an aircraft has been sentenced to 10 days in county jail for failing to appear in court to update the judge on his community service.
State officials prepped to unveil their seven-year plan to clean up contaminated groundwater on the Whittaker-Bermite site have extended the public comment period from 30 to 49 days in anticipation of an enthusiastic response from the community.
A 56-year-old man ordered to stand trial for the stabbing of his son has pleaded not guilty to the charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
Three years ago, Saugus stuntman Jayson Dumenigo set the world record for being on fire for the longest period of time - and surviving.
Some Santa Clarita Valley mothers received an unexpected Mother's Day gift from the folks at Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary Sunday as part of the park's annual Mother's Day raffle.
An intoxicated woman who allegedly stole a taxi cab at the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Sunday was arrested at gunpoint by local sheriff's deputies, a sheriff's spokesman said.
High winds and low humidity whipped up a brush fire at a homeless encampment Sunday afternoon, prompting firefighters to get a quick jump on it, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
The thunderous noise of fighter jets "buzzing" some Santa Clarita Valley homes Wednesday night turns out to be the byproduct of presidential protection during Barack Obama's visit to Los Angeles.
The release Wednesday of a video surveillance image depicting a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of ammunition from a local gun club has produced tips from the public that are now being pursued by detectives, a deputy said.