SAN FERNANDO - Three young Canyon Country men, all clad in bright orange jail uniforms, appeared in San Fernando Superior Court on Thursday to face charges in the Halloween slaying of a would-be good Samaritan.
California Highway Patrol officers and Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a report of a five-car traffic collision on the northbound side of Highway 14 just south of the Sand Canyon Road exit at 4:09 p.m. today.
A high point of the California Institute of the Arts School of Theater's fall season is a new innovative presentation of Max Frisch's "The Firebugs," directed by Deena Selenow.
Teachers, students and parents can now submit their applications on what they think the theme should be for the 2012 Red Ribbon Week.
The Santa Clarita Public Library and Mayor Marsha McLean invite lovers of reading to the Book Club Extravaganza from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The sponsors of ballot propositions can step in to defend their initiatives from legal challenges if the governor and attorney general refuse to do so, California's highest court said Thursday in a precedent-setting ruling that could prove pivotal to the future of the state's same-sex marriage ban and its notoriously vigorous citizens' initiative process.
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of California State University faculty members staged a strike Thursday at two campuses to protest the administration's decision not to pay negotiated raises. It was the first faculty walkout in the history of the 23-campus system.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police have arrested 23 people without incident after they sat down in a downtown street during a peaceful rally by Occupy Wall Street sympathizers.
The Metrolink Holiday Toy Express will roll into Newhall on Sunday, Nov. 27, in an annual tradition that will include musical performances and an appearance by Santa Claus.
The City of Santa Clarita is still in need of new shoes as part of the November shoe drive with the non-profit agency Soles4Souls Inc., which will benefit the Santa Clarita Winter Shelter and the locally based non-profit Single Mother's Outreach.
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Signs, signs, everywhere there are signs, and I'm not talking the mobile billboard kind. I'm talking about garage-sale signs.
Your Nov. 13 Opinion section has two items I would like to applaud.
I really appreciated Tammy Marashlian's Nov. 4 article "Thinking outside the gift box" about school fundraising, and can completely relate to schools' ongoing need for support from parents, businesses and the community as a whole.
Relying on oil extracted from tar sands is not a good idea. By subsidizing tar sand production, the federal governments of Canada and the United States are suppressing development of any green-energy industry.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts - although some wonderful performances - and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program, he wanted to do something nice for those who preserve California's classic-car heritage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says he's aware of the controversy over drones and he'll talk to privacy and civil rights groups before deciding whether to use a pair of radio-controlled aerial surveillance craft transferred from the Seattle Police Department.
On Friday, June 6th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, June 7th, 2014.
PHOENIX (AP) - In a new revelation in the growing Veterans Affairs' scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic VA appointment list have died.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy wounded during a confrontation with a cyclist was a victim of friendly fire.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Nancy Reagan has visited the California grave of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, on the 10th anniversary of his death.