He wears a familiar face of summer that kids know by sound instead of sight. As his ice cream truck rolls onto any block in the Santa Clarita Valley, the repetitive, tinny musical refrain blaring from his truck has the power to alert, and halt, any child engaged in other summer pursuits. Running in a park, splashing in a pool or manning a gaming console inside an air-conditioned home, children bolt down the street when ...
The father of a young woman who died of head injuries last summer hopes a vigil in her honor tonight will assure well-wishers that she is not forgotten, and that justice is on its way.
July 24 8 a.m. Sundowner Way, Canyon Country. A 44-year-old man reported that someone broke into his garage through a locked side door. He said the thief stole his $150 GPS (global-positioning system) device from the glove box of his unlocked Saturn SUV. Deputies of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station noted in their report that they observed "pry marks on the door next to the (garage) door knob." July 25 12:10 a.m. Arch ...
The recent rash of valuable-metal thefts - including small amounts of platinum contained in more than a dozen recently stolen catalytic converters - has prompted local investigators to ferret out the people paying thieves for the stolen parts.
The office came to office-bound motorists Friday morning when a large filing cabinet ended up in the middle of the freeway. At about 9.30 a.m., a large filing cabinet fell onto the middle southbound lanes of Interstate 5, near the Highway 14 junction. Within about five minutes the cabinet was reported blocking the No. 4 lane. "We've had to deal with cattle, emus, and every major appliance you can name," said CHP Officer John Lutz, ...
State water officials have fined Whittaker Corp. $84,000 for allegedly contaminating the Santa Clara River during the cleanup of the Whittaker-Bermite site.
The Santa Clarita Valley would be split between two state Senate districts if the latest maps for California's electoral landscape stand.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for three men in a pickup truck who allegedly robbed a man in Canyon Country shortly before noon today. A man, whose age and identity have not yet been released, was reportedly robbed of his cell phone and wallet on Soledad Canyon Road a little east of Sierra Highway, said Sgt. Rich Nagler of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The victim was not hurt and no weapon reported, he said. ...
County supervisors have unanimously approved an ordinance allowing animal-control officers greater latitude when it comes to determining whether a dog is vicious and whether it should be euthanized.
County officials have promised to take a second look at the fees they plan to charge a Castaic land developer for bridge building and road repairs in the area of Highway 126 and The Old Road.
Thieves stole at least 13 brass flower vases from graves at a local cemetery, a sheriff's investigator reports said Wednesday.
A train derailment in Littlerock Wednesday afternoon prompted the evacuation of some homes in the area of the sparsely populated desert community, but no one was injured and none of the cars leaked, officials said.
An out-of-work man has been arrested for burglary after he allegedly stole bags of toys, with a few of the stolen goods earmarked for resale, according to law enforcement officials.
A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the one in the city of Bell has been signed by the governor.
A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the one in the city of Bell has been signed by the governor. Assembly Bill 23, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, promises to expose how much money California city council members are making in stipends. "This bill is part of a bipartisan package that has been working its way through the Legislature since the Bell city sandal broke last ...
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.