The California Attorney General's office has been considering a major restructuring to make white collar and cybercrimes its priority after state budget cuts targeted units that focus on gang and drug enforcement, according to a draft strategy document obtained by The Associated Press.
Emergency personnel transport an occupant of an overturned Acura TL involved in a crash on Arroyo Park Drive, east of McBean Parkway, in Valencia on Thursday.
California Highway Patrol officers responded to a report of a horse that fell inside a trailer near Highway 126 and Commerce Center Drive at 4:40 p.m. today in Castaic.
Junior high, high school and community students and their families are invited to a career expo Oct. 20 at Golden Valley High School.
More than 377,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled by Commercial Meat Company Inc., due to possible E. coli contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today
For a nation built on grit, hard work and creativity, it sure is taking a long while for some Grade-A ideas to emerge on how best to help housing.
In the last week, Gov. Jerry Brown reviewed and signed some 600 bills that reached his desk from this year's legislative session.
Oscar Dominguez, vice president of Union Bank, awarded a $1,000 cash sponsorship for the Art Classic Gala, to Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Sept. 30 at the Lyons Avenue branch of Union Bank.
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Nancy's Ranch field manager Herminio Bastian ties stalks of corn into bundles as he harvests them from a plot planted with yellow corn and Indian corn at Nancy's Ranch in Valencia on Wednesday.
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Students from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to submit their entries for "No Duck Left Behind," a creative essay writing and poster contest to be held in conjunction with Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc.'s ninth annual Rubber Ducky Festival.
The building that housed the now-closed Newhall Hardware store at 24322 Main St. in Newhall was effectively removed from the city's current definition of a "Potential Historic Resource" under the current Historic Designation Ordinance. The Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously via the consent calendar Tuesday night to remove the property, per the owner's request.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept a $150,000 traffic-safety grant for a program to reduce the number of car crashes.
A malfunctioning computer may have started a fire that caused an estimated $20,000 damage to a single-family Canyon Country home this morning, said a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department official.
Autism spectrum disorder is surely prevalent in the United States. In fact, about one in 68 kids have autism in the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Debt comes in many shapes and sizes. Some types are more easily justified than others. Some are planned and others are a result of giving in to an impulse. One thing is for sure, though. Debt is the enemy. Of course, it wasn't always that way. In the beginning, debt acts like it's a friend, allowing you to buy that extra outfit or a television with just a swipe of a card, or that much-needed SUV down at the car dealership; or a solid education. It isn't difficult to get into debt, but once you want out ...
The days of losing your hotel room key and waiting in a long line to check-out and pay your bill might be over. Hilton Worldwide announced yesterday that they'll be revolutionizing the way its hotel system works in the near future, making your stay much more compatable with your smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.
#SCV Sheriff's "National Night Out" Against Crime 2014. COME JOIN US.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.