Dr. Mehran Abbassian is a dentist when he's not golfing. He bought a house in West Ridge, next to the Tournament Players Club at Valencia. He also made sure it was near his work. Dr. Mehran Abbassian is a golfer when he's not fixing people's teeth. "The reason I moved there is because I love golf," he said. If he walks to work, his five-minute morning commute takes him on foot across the golf course ...
A man charged with four theft-related felonies for allegedly using his girlfriend's credit card to run up thousands of dollars in purchases was expected to appear in court today.
Golfers are back on the green at Tournament Players Club at Valencia following a couple of weeks of necessary seeding.
Part of the federal government's $300 billion housing market repair package is trickling down to foreclosed homes in the Santa Clarita Valley's unincorporated areas, but local social workers fear it's not enough.
In these times of big bailouts and bankruptcies, it's hard to make par. For the Tournament Players Club at Valencia golf course it means delivering a high standard of quality at the front door while coping with bankruptcy issues unfolding in the back room. Ever since 16-time PGA Tour event winner Mark O'Meara smashed the first golf ball off the tee on June 26, 2003, TPC at Valencia became the anchor of the West Ridge ...
In life, he always put his "troops" first. At the end of his life, the "troops" put Sgt. Archibald "Archie" E. Henderson Jr. first. On Wednesday morning, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department motorcade slowly wound its way through Santa Clarita, from one end of the city to the other, in a line of black-and-white patrol cars almost a half-mile long. More than 200 people, all but a few of them sheriff's deputies wearing green ...
Just call the Santa Clarita Valley green and salt-free. By endorsing Measure S in November's election, the valley is the first community in California to ban salt-rendering water softeners. It is now the testing ground for the next generation of water softeners after pioneering a move to stop water-softener-rendered salt from ending up in the Santa Clara River. "Santa Clarita is in a very unique position compared to the rest of California," said Paul Martyn, ...
A stage manager to the stars is suing the Loose Goose Wine Festival's organizer, claiming he has not been paid for helping create one of Santa Clarita's signature annual events.
State and city legislators have seen the future of water, and the future feels soft. Standing on the dry west bank of San Francisquito Creek a few weeks ago, Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar and Sen. George Runner, witnessed a way of turning hard water into soft water that promises to revolutionize water softening. Since September, about 400 Copper Hill Drive area residents have turned on their taps to get soft, clean drinking water, ending ...
A groundbreaking water experiment is flowing through pipes under Santa Clarita Valley. The Valencia Water Company is supplying 1.2 million gallons of pre-softened water to about 400 Copperhill residents. The experiment, called the Groundwater Softening Demonstration Project, is the first of its kind in the country. If it works - and it seems to be doing well, according to users - the process promises to revolutionize the way water is delivered to the community and ...
Delayed by unexpected digging problems and running more than $6 million over budget, major road upgrades near Six Flags Magic Mountain are proving far from magical for city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County administrators who now hope to have the entire project completed by the end of 2009.
A passenger sitting in a pickup truck waiting for the light to change at a busy Newhall intersection Friday suddenly found himself locked in a life-and-death struggle with an armed robber.
Here's how the whole Thanksgiving Day thing works: You give. It's that simple, says the man who runs a bicycle shop in Newhall and who, once a year, feeds as many people as he can. "Matthew 25:35 tells you what to do," Roger Hasper said between hugs given by men and women, old people and children, who stopped to thank him personally. "I'm not a smart man. I just know how to take directions," he ...
No TV station carried the great Santa Clarita Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving Day, and that suited a dozen sweaty traditionalists just fine.
Police patrolling the waters of Castaic Lake are doubling their presence with the addition of a second patrol boat.
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.
A man was taken to the hospital today following a fist fight near the McDonalds Restaurant on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country, emergency response officials said.
SAN FERNANDO - A 19-year-old man who admitted to a brutal rape last year, then tried to withdraw his admission, was sentenced to 43 years to life in prison Monday after a judge said he couldn't change his mind about the plea.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Newhall this morning on suspicion he stole a van, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A 9-year-old girl who survived a vehicle crash that killed her father in Acton is expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday, a California Highway Patrol official said Monday.
More than 160 young people on their way to becoming police officers competed in a series of challenges Sunday similar to what law enforcement officers experience day to day.
A Castaic man was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly beat another man in a Sunland bar Monday night, using a "mini baseball bat," officials said Thursday.