Ricky Marenghi and D.J. Lynch went looking for a job at the 27th annual SCV Community Expo on Saturday - and they weren't the only ones.
From fifes, drums and curly white wigs to aged and personally signed copies of the Constitution of the United States, Saturday was a step back in time for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The annual River Rally cleanup drew hundreds of participants on Saturday, and the event's veterans said they believe it was the largest turnout yet.
Sept. 10 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. An LAX identification badge was among the items listed as stolen in a car burglary at College of the Canyons. Between 9 a.m. and noon, someone broke into a locked car on campus by smashing the passenger window, sheriff's deputies wrote in their report. Thieves stole a $30 briefcase containing an LAX identification badge bearing the car owner's name and photograph, deputies reported. No other damage was reportedly done ...
Scott Wilk hasn't formally announced he's running for Assembly in November 2012, but a number of local elected leaders lined up Friday to say they're rallying behind him. Community leaders from Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Moorpark, to Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean, and including directors of local water boards and education boards, were named in a list Friday of endorsements for Wilk. Wilk, a Republican, is running this November to retain his seat on the Santa ...
Local stuntman Jayson Dumenigo can now say he survived being set ablaze longer than any human being on record.
Local sheriff's deputies pursued a stolen car for a short time through Valencia this morning, but called off the chase due to restrictions placed on such pursuits.
Local detectives arrested a man Thursday in connection with a June crash that sent a car careening into a Newhall gas station, toppling the canopy, destroying two pumps and starting a fire. "We arrested a man today in connection with the Chevron crash," Det. Jeff Maag, a traffic investigator with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Thursday. Travis Kolbo, 31, of Newhall, was arrested on a warrant about 8:50 a.m. Thursday and booked ...
About 150 people turned out to support the memory of Santa Clarita Valley's young chess champion, Sean Reader, and to contribute to a fund set up in his name. Sean Christian Reader, leader of the Meadows Elementary chess team, was 12 years old when he died Aug. 14, 2006. On Saturday, he was remembered at an honorary dinner and auction that raised money earmarked for chess scholarships and to buy magnetic chessboards for young cancer ...
County officials boosted the cost of fire protection for Santa Clarita Valley property owners this week by a little less than $5 a year. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a tax hike that will see an estimated $73.5 million go to fire protection and emergency medical services throughout the Consolidated Fire Protection District in the 2011/12 fiscal year. For most county property owners, the tax means an extra $4.87 a ...
SAN FERNANDO - A young woman accused of vehicular manslaughter in the death of a Newhall woman during the 2010 Independence Day fireworks show pleaded not guilty to the charge Wednesday. Melissa Brigette Brown, 23, appeared briefly in San Fernando Superior Court to enter her plea and set a date for a pre-trial hearing next month. Last month, Brown was ordered to stand trial for the Fourth of July death of Matilde Garnica Juarez, a ...
Local sheriff's detectives have arrested and charged a 30-year-old Canyon Country laborer with indecent exposure in relation to two incidents that allegedly occurred on transit buses and involved children. Detective Jeff Burrow of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's COBRA unit said in a press release that his team is hoping other people will come forward once news of the man's arrest is made public. Detectives say the man exposed himself and annoyed children twice while ...
A meet-and-greet featuring the hot and tasty gets under way Friday as a kick off for the SCV Community Expo this weekend. The city of Santa Clarita has teamed up with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for a Taste of Expo event Friday night, featuring savory offerings from more than 30 local restaurants and caterers. The event runs 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe ...
The race for state Assembly in 2012 is shaping up so far to be a battle between Republicans, with Republican activist Scott Wilk seeking the nomination along with Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon's wife, Patricia.
By cutting through red tape in the state's capital, Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and his team enabled a local medical agency to recoup more than $100,000 from the state's Medi-Cal program, officials said Tuesday. Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc., with an office on West Avenue Stanford, had tried unsuccessfully to get state officials to correct a funding error for its clinic in Val Verde. The health center discovered it had been under-billing ...
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife pleaded not guilty today to a charge of attempted murder, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Family and friends of Nicole Lynn Hoffman and Robert Corona Jr., who were killed more than a week ago in a traffic collision, say they are expecting scores of well-wishers at a funeral service scheduled for the couple Tuesday.
Environmental inspectors have determined the Saugus Speedway property, which abuts the contaminated Whittaker-Bermite land, has been satisfactorily cleaned up and is approved for its current use, a state official said Monday.
A man suspected of having snatched a cell phone and iPad from the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel Monday morning was followed and arrested by sheriff's deputies a block away within a couple of minutes, said Sgt. Gary Miller of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Local sheriff's deputies were looking for two robbers who stole about $400 in clothing from a store inside the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Sunday, a lieutenant said.
Expecting more than 3,000 people at this year's Thanksgiving feast in Newhall, the couple who started the holiday tradition have aligned with the South Valley Church as a way of dealing with the hundreds of donations they expect to receive.
They got dirty for clean water Sunday when runners took part in a fundraising mud run for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines.
More than 400 runners turned out Sunday for the inaugural HandsOn Santa Clarita 5k/10k race at Six Flags Magic Mountain, and organizers said they couldn't be happier.
Those wishing to pay their respects to Anthony "Tony" Marincola, one of Santa Clarita Valley's most noted World War II veterans, are invited to attend his funeral service Saturday.
SANTA CLARITA - Six people were taken to the hospital Tuesday following a three-vehicle traffic collision in Saugus, a sheriff's deputy said.
Santa Clarita Valley's Filipino community was mobilizing Tuesday to provide aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan - some knowing their families' homes were destroyed and others uncertain of their loved ones' survival.
SANTA CLARITA - A candlelight vigil to honor a local couple killed in a weekend traffic collision in Mojave is scheduled to take place tonight at Central Park, said one of the event organizers.
SANTA CLARITA - A 37-year-old man was found dead behind a strip mall in Saugus, a local sheriff's lieutenant said Tuesday.
A young local man and woman who were boyfriend and girlfriend died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle traffic collision in Mojave, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department said.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for burglars who broke into a Newhall house Monday and stole three long barrel firearms, a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.