Despite a near-record number of foreclosures in Santa Clarita Valley, residents of Canyon Country are now bracing themselves for more than 2,420 new homes expected to arrive with a handful of newly-approved housing developments. And, if you count the developments that are pending - and many Canyon Country residents are - the population of Canyon Country will mushroom to include more than 3,800 new residents in the next few years. A hot and humid ...
When he said the Santa Clarita high Thursday was 108 degrees, Stuart Seto with the National Weather Service was quick to point out that temperatures are recorded in the shade.
Something will be missing from the Hart High School campus this fall. No longer will students hear the rumble of Campus Supervisor Vincent Renteria's Road King Classic Harley Davidson motorcycle, which let everyone know he was coming as he rode onto campus to park in his reserved spot by the school office. A popular fixture at Hart High, Renteria died June 10 after a 3 1/2-year battle with brain cancer. He was 46. "Vincent was ...
Three men were arrested in Valencia late Wednesday evening when deputies found two pounds of methamphetamine - roughly $20,000 worth - in their vehicle, sheriff's Sgt. Phil Morris said.
If county District Attorney Steve Cooley continues to succeed in criminal trials, he may soon be out of a job. That may not be such a bad problem to have for the county's top attorney, whose responsibility is to represent the interests of the public in proving that alleged criminals actually committed the crimes they were charged with.
It started with sports massages, investigators say. That, they say, was Kevin Thomas' way of gaining the trust of high school girls he allegedly sexually assaulted. The 40-year-old coach, arrested last week for allegedly assaulting a female San Fernando Valley student, was also giving lessons to three girls on the Canyon High School basketball team, a Hart district official said Wednesday. "We have verified that three Canyon girls were being coached by (Kevin Thomas) at ...
Crime in Santa Clarita Valley was down overall last year, but a peek into the details reveals an increase in several categories.
A College of the Canyons teacher had the chance to share his knowledge with students abroad recently as he traveled to the Republic of Georgia to teach a seminar on tourism.
Adding to air quality woes in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, the heat wave is on as triple-digit temperatures are expected to add to the discomfort through the weekend.
From biological warfare to bomb attacks, local health officials prepared for the worst case scenarios Wednesday at a training session at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Sink a putt, save a life. That mantra will be on the minds of local golfers Monday, as the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team is hosting a golf tournament at The Tournament Player's Club in Valencia. Monday's golf fundraiser will help the team promote safety in local mountains and outdoor recreational facilities. Funds raised at the event on the fairway will benefit the Search and Rescue Team, which is staffed by local volunteers ...
With summer right around the corner and the temperature heating up, car washes throughout the Santa Clarita Valley will be busy as motorists seek to shine their steel.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has added four new hospital beds to a medical surgical unit, hospital officials announced this week.
A fundraiser to benefit a Valencia man who became a double amputee and needs a handicap accessible van is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight at a park in Valencia. Tim Howard, a 47-year old father of 8-year-old twin girls, suffered a stroke on Thanksgiving Day and was released from the hospital this week. Tickets are $5 each and the fundraiser will feature a band, comedian and vendors at Chesebrough County Park in ...
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the Santa Clarita Valley effective until 8 p.m. Saturday due to the high temperatures and low humidity.
All lanes of Interstate 5 north of Castaic have reopened, four hours after a winter storm dumped snow on the roadway and shut the freeway to traffic.
"Pearl Harbor was bombed this morning on this day of December 7th, 1941. Japanese bombers made a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Guam and other United States possessions in the Pacific."
Jeff Preach kicked off the Castaic Santa Float parade for his family and neighbors 24 years ago.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
Students at Saugus High School took part in the Every 15 Minutes program on Thursday.
Thirty-five days ago, a dejected Hart Indians football team walked off the field at College of the Canyons after a stunning loss to the Valencia Vikings.
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
A Canyon Country businessman will face charges of attempted, willful, deliberate and premeditated murder and solicitation of murder after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.