SAN FERNANDO - A prosecutor on the verge of tears and a juror nearly fainting delayed closing arguments at the Esperanza Castro murder trial Tuesday as both sides continue to revisit the evidence.
Deputy District At-torney Paula Gonzales was granted extra time to prepare the last segment of her final argument when Superior Court Judge Burt Pines questioned her well-being.
SAN FERNANDO - Prosecutors began their closing arguments Monday in the murder trial of a Canyon Country woman accused of killing her husband, focusing on "contradictory statements" she had made to investigators.
It was a different world on April 6, 1970, when four young California Highway Patrol officers were shot and killed in one of the state's bloodiest gun battles.
What's now the Santa Clarita Valley was then a patchwork of farms and ranches, dotted with small businesses. What happened on that day 38 years ago, however, shattered the valley's quiet forever with a violence that echoes today.
A memorial service honoring four California Highway Patrol officers Friday morning caused many veteran law enforcement officers to reflect on one of the bloodiest gun battles ever witnessed in America.
On April 6, 1970, four CHP officers were shot and killed in the line of duty.
Are you smarter than a fifth-grader when it comes to environmental issues?
The Old Road is now the synchronized road.
County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich met with representatives of Castaic and West Ranch on Wednesday to flip the switch on synchronized traffic signals along the western road that runs parallel to Interstate 5.
The world just got smaller Wednesday with the first ever bus ride to LA/Palmdale Regional Airport from Canyon Country.
Next time you're stuck on the Golden State Freeway inside the Newhall Pass, imagine a beehive of townhomes clustered up along the steep eastern ridge.
If a line is being drawn in the sand anywhere in Los Angeles County, Sandor Winger is the man who draws that line.
His official title is "Executive Director of the Local Agency Formation Commission for the County of Los Angeles."
"High School Musical" isn't just a hit kid's movie, it's a way of life for the drama students at Rio Norte Junior High School.
It's not just a federal stimulus check that's going to be in the mailbox this spring.
Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Santa Clarita homeowners are expected to receive refunds averaging around $660 per household following an ongoing reassessment of diminished local property values.
The rush for a better flush has prompted local water officials to offer Santa Clarita Valley homeowners a second batch of toilet rebate vouchers.
There's a sale on water right now in Yuba County, and local water officials are expected to take full advantage of the deal.
An anti-pervert bill drafted by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth has been reviewed by the Public Safety Committee in Sacramento.
Lobbyist Scott Wilk is assuming a key role at the Virginia-based consulting firm hired by the Castaic Lake Water Agency to secure funding for key projects such as perchlorate cleanup and wastewater treatment.
Editor's note: This version corrects the previous, which incorrectly stated the agency to which he referred in his "cheap shot" quote.
A Newhall eye doctor never saw it coming.
Deputies carried out a sweep of four local tobacco stores this week, looking for sales of synthetic marijuana compounds commonly called "bath salts" or "spice," a Santa Claita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Wednesday.
State inspectors returned to Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday as they continued their assessment of the Ninja roller coaster ride derailed Monday by a falling tree.
A Santa Clarita Valley bank employee has been arrested on suspicion of using bank information to steal thousands of dollars from customers, a sheriff's deputy said Wednesday.
A woman found a box marked "explosives" in a storage unit and took it to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Wednesday, prompting a swift response by sheriff's bomb squad detectives.
The "grease police" are helping Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies catch cooking oil thieves who made off with 100 gallons of the stuff from a fast-food restaurant in Canyon Country, a spokesman for the specialized investigative unit said Tuesday.
A state public safety agency wants to know what made a tree fall on the Ninja roller coaster ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain, derailing the first car and injuring two occupants.
Sandra E. Silva, who was selected in March to replace Jim Ventress and head up the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, has resigned the position, club officials announced Tuesday.
Two young men sitting in the first car of the Ninja roller coaster were hurt in an accident at Six Flags Magic Mountain late Monday afternoon, which stranded 22 people on the thrill ride for more than two and a half hours, according to park and fire officials.
Local sheriff's deputies investigating recent robberies reported on bike paths in Canyon Country have arrested another man and another juvenile bringing the number of people arrested in the crackdown to six, said the detective heading the investigation.
A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a burglary at a store that sells Airsoft guns was also arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly shooting a man with such a gun earlier the same night, according to sheriff and court records.
Attention, drought-conscious ratepayers: local water wholesalers want to buy your lawn.
A man was arrested on suspicion of possessing both heroin and a loaded handgun inside a vehicle parked on a residential street in Valencia, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Monday.
Local water officials are having a tough time finding ways to replace two 15-million-gallon water tank covers crucial to ensuring drinking water quality in the Santa Clarita Valley as the drought deepens and revenue slows.