Law firm Owen, Patterson & Owen of Valencia secured a $3.2 million settlement March 4 on behalf of a woman attending a 2009 John Legend concert at the historic Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.
An 18-year-old Valencia man was arrested Monday night after deputies found he was allegedly carrying medication without a prescription. They suspect he intended to sell it, authorities said Tuesday.
New Orleans may be the official home of Mardi Gras, but you don't have to live in the Big Easy to enjoy the party.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday that the California Assembly will recognize Patti Rasmussen as "Woman of the Year" for the 38th Assembly District. Rasmussen has served the local community for more than 25 years.
Bill Hoffer of the National Weather Service said Santa Clarita recorded some of the highest wind gusts in all of Southern California on Monday night. Saugus recorded wind gusts of 71 mph at 9 p.m., he said. Byron Moline, the city of Santa Clarita's general services manager, said the city cleared several trees and other debris from the city's roadways Tuesday morning.
Recently, you may have read about the number of job opportunities locally available in Santa Clarita's advanced-manufacturing industry.
If there's anything that we do not like to think or talk about, it's old age and dying - the latter being an anathema surrounded by a few jokes.
On Thursday and Friday, the Tea Gardens will be donating 15 percent of purchases to the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter. No flyer is needed. The Tea Gardens is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and located at 26111 Bouquet Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
Significant proposed rate increases for all Santa Clarita area water customers, to build new water filtration plants to deal with the chloride levels local water, are the subject of the Valley Industrial Association's monthly luncheon on March 15. The event is open to both members and non-members.
Rioux Park walking group
The Santa Clarita Skyhawks developmental football team kicks off its 2011 season on Saturday, March 12 at 7 p.m. when the Skyhawks host the San Diego Thunder at Canyon High School.
Nationwide, car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers.
After School Rock, an afterschool music program at Hubbadaddy's Studios, is accepting students for its next 2011 session.
Santa Clarita Transit kicks off the launch of a new volunteer Senior Transit Ambassador Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday, March 9. Join city staff and senior citizens from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to learn about local transit and how to volunteer to encourage other senior community members to get on board and explore.
The California Highway Patrol has launched a 10-month enhanced enforcement effort to reduce the number of fatal and injury collisions involving drugs and alcohol on Highway 14.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian Direct Investment Fund, a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund that's escaped sanctions in spite of international efforts to punish Russia for its incursions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.
The Saugus football team proved it can put up points in a hurry during its season opener against Simi Valley.
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.