Paul Rivas, who resigned a year ago as director of facilities for the William S. Hart Union High School District, died in a head-on crash in Lancaster on Monday.
Fire at a strip mall in Canyon Country this morning prompted the evacuation of half a dozen businesses, according to fire officials and workers displaced by the incident.
Gun sales are up, and so is the number of Santa Clarita Valley residents lining up for gun training, said the president of a local gun club.
A hiker missing in the Angeles National Forest since Saturday night has been found, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday.
A Canyon Country man was sentenced to five years in prison Monday for failing to follow federal reporting and anti-money-laundering requirements in relation to more than $8 million in transactions.
The Los Angeles County Coroner's office has ruled Sarah Alarid's death accidental, a spokesman said Monday.
Funeral arrangements for Sarah Alarid, whose body was found Wednesday, are expected to include a room big enough to accommodate scores of well-wishers, a spokesman for the family said Sunday.
The "full-on" search for a hiker missing in the Angeles National Forest since Saturday night is expected to resume Monday after an all-day search Sunday failed to produce any trace of the missing man, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A local sheriff's captain seriously injured in a fiery head-on traffic collision before Christmas remains in the hospital more than a month after the incident, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed.
A "full-on" search and rescue is underway today for a hiker missing in the Angeles National Forest since Saturday night, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Friends and family of Dakota DeMott gathered at a Canyon Country church Thursday morning for a memorial service honoring the young man who died in a traffic collision a year ago.
ADDS DETAILS THROUGHOUT A 20-year-old Valencia man who trolled for teen girls on the Internet and hung out with younger boys so he could meet younger girls was sentenced to 15 years and four months in state prison Thursday. Michael Downs, who had faced 34 charges of sex crimes involving 17 victims, pleaded no contest on Thursday to molesting 15 girls in 2010 and 2011, said a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's ...
Members of Sarah Alarid's family stood over the ravine where the young woman's body was found Wednesday, paying their respects and wrestling with questions as to how and why the young woman drove off a winding mountain road New Year's Day, the woman's uncle said Thursday.
Vandals with a chain saw left more than 1,300 Santa Clarita Valley residents in the dark for three hours Thursday after cutting down a utility pole, a spokeswoman for Southern California Edison said.
Crime in the Santa Clarita Valley was up 7.74 percent in 2012 compared to the year before and rose in all areas, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District directors are due to decide today whether to spend $334,000 on public outreach as the district prepares to release a plan for ridding the Santa Clara River of chloride.
On Nov. 21 last year, Laurel Slothower of Acton received the phone call that every parent dreads.
Winds approaching hurricane force whipped flames through brush in Saugus on Monday, prompting swift reaction from firefighters who halted the blaze after it blackened more than four acres in Bouquet Canyon.
Tickets for the Powerball lottery went on sale in California for the first time Monday, and the new game was a big hit with one Castaic cashier selling the tickets.
Property damage due to high wind is expected in the Santa Clarita Valley today as two intense wind systems collide, a weather specialist said.
Three people arrested recently for crimes allegedly committed at local Wal-Mart stores are expected to appear separately in court this month, charged with offenses including burglary, embezzlement and trespassing.
Five dozen inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center proudly took the jail's podium Thursday as the east facility's first graduating class from the Sheriff Department's newly launched Education Based Incarceration program.
Two College of the Canyons students spent their lunch hour in an elevator Thursday after the car got stuck, college officials said.
A suspected graffiti vandal was detained at gunpoint today after a brief foot chase in Valencia, a sheriff's spokesman said.
One person was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries Thursday following a traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a car in Valencia, a Sheriff's Department spokeswoman said.
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.