A 35-year-old Acton man was killed early Saturday morning after reportedly losing control of his motorcycle in the Canyon Country area. At around 7:05 a.m., Derek Eugene Shea was driving southbound on Sierra Highway, just north of Vasquez Canyon Road, when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle, according to Sgt. Kevin Pack of the California Highway Patrol's Newhall area office.
Standing in front of the hundreds of curious visitors on the warm Saturday morning, Alan Mootnick talked about what he knows best: apes. As gibbons swung from the dangling ropes in their cages, Mootnick explained the small lesser apes' diet, as well as the increasing threats to the gibbons and how his conservation center has contributed to the survival of the endangered primate.
The word "pagan" has some unsavory associations, ranging from devil worshiper to baby burner.
Two men and two women were arrested in Val Verde Friday in connection with allegedly stealing four catalytic converters from vehicles. Miguel Haro, 29, of Los Angeles; Courtney Dominish, 27, of Hawthorne; Manuel Chavez, 31, of South Gate and Patricia Medina, 33, of Huntington Park were arrested and booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on a felony charge of grand theft, according to a sheriff's report.
Norman Krieger, an acclaimed pianist, will give a private recital on May 31 as part of Congregation Beth Shalom's Distinguished Performances Series.
Gasoline prices in the Santa Clarita Valley broke the $4-a-gallon mark Thursday, and a local analyst says he sees no end to skyrocketing prices. The price for premium stood at $4.05 a gallon at the Chevron station at Magic Mountain Parkway and The Old Road, according to a survey conducted Thursday morning by Randy Cressall, owner of Valencia Auto Spa.
Narrowing things down is a major facet of sobriety checkpoints. Between 8 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday, California Highway Patrol officers screened 315 vehicles on Sierra Highway near Sand Canyon Road. Of those, Officer John Lutz said 15 drivers performed field sobriety tests.
Whole Foods Market in Valencia has partnered with the city of Santa Clarita to become a co-sponsor of the Farmers' Market in downtown Newhall, which returns to Market Street today.
O'Brien Marketing scored a goal this month when it became the exclusive media buying agency for Chivas USA of Major League Soccer.
As preliminary results from Tuesday's City Council election showed Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar snagging the open council seats, the two celebrated their wins with parties around Santa Clarita.
When the students of Emblem Elementary School decided to take on a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, they set an ambitious goal to raise $1,000 collectively.
As he ran out of his home, Tyler Cordova caught sight of the two new toys sitting on his driveway. His wish had come true.
More than 200 people feasted on pancakes Saturday morning with the common goal of raising money for the local Lutheran Social Services Community Care Center, which provides assistance to the Santa Clarita Valley's growing homeless population. The breakfast at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Canyon Country was a first for the care center and is expected to become an annual event.
Gas prices in the Santa Clarita Valley have remained steady over the past week as the average cost for a gallon of regular unleaded sits at $3.64, according to a weekly gas survey.
As a store manager for Granada Furniture, Joe DiVirgilio believes business at his Canyon Country furniture store has slowed down as a result of the current slump in the housing industry.