Earl Biggs had just left his 77th birthday party - blew out his candles, ate the last piece of a cake specially made for him, said goodbye to his friends - when he stepped onto the street where he was killed.
The mother of a 5-year-old girl found battered and naked on the sidewalk of a Castaic cul-de-sac more than six years ago is expected to stand trial Tuesday on charges of murder, torture and child abuse.
Rick Patterson is president of the Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation, a nonprofit public benefit corporation that buys land for the William S. Hart Union High School District. He has been at the heart of the Castaic high school-site search from the beginning. Ten years ago, he lobbied for the foundation's site on Hasley Canyon Road at Sloan Canyon Road to be selected as the best possible location for the school. He made a second ...
Editor's note: Last in a series on properties near the proposed Castaic high school site.
Editor's note: Second in a series on properties near the proposed Castaic high school site.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, got back to work in the nation's capital Wednesday, adhering to new rules while pursuing old policies and seeking to keep last year's election promises.
Editor's note: First in a series that examines possible effects of the Castaic high school site selection and reaction from local landowners.
Editor's note: Third in an occasional series on major Santa Clarita Valley stories of 2010.
Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series on major Santa Clarita Valley stories of 2010.
Gang members were arrested, guns were seized and marijuana confiscated in an early morning dragnet carried out across Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday.
Shovels will go into the ground by Valentine's Day for construction of the Old Town Newhall Library, said an official with the company that will build it.
If you break the little laws in Santa Clarita - get a parking ticket, build without a permit, make too much noise - it's going to cost you more money than before.
Santa Clarita is considering buying the "Ferrari" of environmental consultants to create a plan to meet state goals on reducing greenhouse gases, a city planner said Monday.
There's a lid for every pot, the old adage goes. Sometimes, however, finding an odd-shaped lid for an odd-shaped pot proves to be a difficult task. Such is the story of the Castaic Lake Water Agency, the Santa Clarita Water Division - which it owns - and the person who juggles finances between the two who apparently has no equal in California. On Wednesday, the agency's directors unveiled the results of an arduous summerlong search ...
Government officials monitoring the cleanup of nearly 1,000 acres of contaminated Whittaker-Bermite property in the heart of Santa Clarita could deem a portion of that land clean as early as February, an official said Wednesday.
SAN FERNANDO - A woman suspected of being the "blond scammer" - who stalked other women at grocery stores, stealing their wallets and then using their IDs to obtain cash or expensive jewelry - appeared briefly in court today only to be arrested by Ventura County sheriff's deputies, a bailiff said.
Five people suspected of identity theft after being arrested at a Stevenson Ranch hotel this week made a court appearance Wednesday and were scheduled to be arraigned next month.
A Saugus man charged with three felonies for stealing from local women he romanced online received a suspended sentence and three years' probation this week after pleading no contest to the charges.
SAN FERNANDO - The lawyer representing a young Valencia man who made national news last fall for allegedly posting online comments about hurting children told a San Fernando Superior Court commissioner Wednesday he anticipates a "possible resolution" in the case.
Five people arrested at a Stevenson Ranch hotel Monday are expected to appear in court Wednesday on felony identity theft charges, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
A man was taken to the hospital today following a fist fight near the McDonalds Restaurant on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country, emergency response officials said.
SAN FERNANDO - A 19-year-old man who admitted to a brutal rape last year, then tried to withdraw his admission, was sentenced to 43 years to life in prison Monday after a judge said he couldn't change his mind about the plea.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Newhall this morning on suspicion he stole a van, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A 9-year-old girl who survived a vehicle crash that killed her father in Acton is expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday, a California Highway Patrol official said Monday.
More than 160 young people on their way to becoming police officers competed in a series of challenges Sunday similar to what law enforcement officers experience day to day.
A Castaic man was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly beat another man in a Sunland bar Monday night, using a "mini baseball bat," officials said Thursday.
SAN FERNANDO - Three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members were ordered to stand trial Wednesday for a take-over bank robbery in Canyon Country last September.
A Valencia woman faces a felony hit-and-run charge today for allegedly hitting a bicyclist in Newhall on Friday, then leaving the scene, court papers show.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
or hundreds of women buying and selling used clothing, much of it high-end and designer goods.