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 ...
From Stevenson Ranch seniors cooking up chili for Patriot Day to Boy Scouts planting American flags in Newhall, Santa Clarita Valley residents made it clear Sunday they are not about to forget the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
Many of the 9/11 heroes died the day terrorists attacked America. Many others died in the days, and the years, that followed. The Santa Clarita Valley has lost 11 sons in service to their country since the terrorist attacks 10 years ago. The most recent was Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta, who died in Afghanistan this year. The bravery he demonstrated in response to 9/11 was witnessed 3,476 days after the disastrous events of that ...
The location of the library planned for Stevenson Ranch continues to top the list of concerns voiced by local residents, a county spokeswoman says.
Federal agencies probing the deadly Station Fire of 2009 are dragging their feet, says Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich. In a terse statement issued by his office late Friday afternoon, Antonovich calls on the federal government to adopt fire fighting reforms for the U.S. Forest Service. "It has been two years since the Station Fire devastated 160,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest and killed two Los Angeles County firefighters, yet the federal ...
Crime in the Santa Clarita Valley is down at least 15 percent over last year and more than 30 percent compared to five years ago, according to Sheriff's Department figures released Friday. With the exception of statistics on local homicides - numbers were drastically altered by a double murder-suicide early last month - all other violent crimes reported by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station were down on average at the end of August compared ...
A registered sex offender spotted this week near the home of one of his victims might be forbidden to enter the entire neighborhood, if state officials get their way.
Patricia McKeon, wife of U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, officially launched her campaign Thursday for state Assembly in November 2012.
The mother of a boy molested by a registered sex offender was shocked to see his attacker out of prison and back on the street, having received no official notification of his release Saturday.
VAN NUYS - Lessons learned from the deadly Station Fire of 2009 have changed the way local firefighters do their jobs, fire officials said Tuesday.
An Agua Dulce man accused of murder and drunken driving in the crash that killed his neighbor while she was walking her dogs is out on $1 million bail.
It's 105 degrees, and Vector Control Specialist Jeremy Uhlenkott is ready for the swimming pool. Not to swim, but to work.
Aug. 19: Bouquet Canyon Road. An ongoing feud over cigarette butts tossed by one man into his neighbor's yard is now a case of vandalism, according to a report written by a deputy of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Deputies responding to the vandalism report found that three solar-powered lights that were originally fixed atop a white vinyl fence "had been knocked onto the ground and destroyed." The incident reportedly happened ...
After years of wrangling over the best way to reduce the amount of chloride ending up in the Santa Clara River, local water experts, environmentalists, as well as business and civic leaders rallied behind a plan Monday to bury salty compound deep beneath the Santa Clarita Valley.
A woman and a toddler were removed from a damaged SUV and taken to the hospital today following a traffic collision in Valencia, according to sheriff's deputies and fire officials.
The annual Haunted Jailhouse event hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley's Sheriff's Station is a scary affair but, as hundreds proved Sunday, it's also fun, energetic and for at last one high-ranking officer assigned to the dunk tank - wet.
Scores of people turned out for the annual Run Against Hunger 5K Run/Walk in Newhall Sunday morning, raising money for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry.
Parents of Daniel Pearl revealed a "quirky" side of the journalist in happier days before he was killed by terrorists 11 years ago.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men have been arrested in connection with two recent robberies and an attempted robbery, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted last year of animal cruelty and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher" has been found guilty of the same offense and sentenced to three years in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - Retired California Highway Patrol Commissioner Harold Sullivan celebrated his 101st birthday Thursday with his pals and peers at the CHP's Newhall Station.
The manhunt for a suspected kidnapper wanted in the abduction of a woman in the Santa Clarita Valley culminated Wednesday morning with deputies finding the victim in Sunland.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday with injuries suffered in a Newhall traffic collision involving a motorcycle and minivan, fire and sheriff's officials said.
A local sheriff's deputy responding to a burglary call was injured in a single-vehicle crash in front of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was taken to the hospital from a house fire near Friendly Valley on Tuesday morning, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - The lawyer for a local group wanting affordable clean water has accused sanitation officials of shortchanging the public on recommending ways to reduce chloride contamination in the Santa Clara River.
Local sanitation officials unveiled their plan Monday for reducing chloride ending up in the Santa Clara River, explaining its effectiveness to a skeptical and suspicious audience.
SANTA CLARITA - Coroner's investigators are waiting for a DNA sample to arrive from Guatemala before they can confirm the identity of a woman whose body was found dumped at the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road six months ago, a coroner's spokesman said.