The pretrial conference scheduled for Tuesday in the upcoming criminal trial against Jacqueline Linaras was postponed until June 12, according to Judge Alice Hill of the San Fernando Superior Court. Nearly two years after she was charged with murder and assault on a child for allegedly dumping her dead newborn daughter in a trash bin, Linaras was set to appear in Dept. G of the San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday for her pretrial conference.
A bill that could lead to expanding the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor is headed to the president's desk after it passed in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday. The Rim of the Valley Corridor Study Act would allow for a study to be conducted to determine the potential impact of expanding the nation's largest urban national park to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor.
A traffic stop on Sierra Highway turned into an arrest on drug and mail theft-related charges, an official at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Tuesday. Sharon Mozo, 29, of North Hollywood, was arrested Monday morning after deputies pulled her over during a routine traffic stop near Sierra Highway and Dolan Way.
The Hart district was in the process of restructuring its special education program even before the jobs of 30 resource instructional assistants were cut from the district budget, an official with the district said Tuesday. The district governing board voted to eliminate all 30 resource instructional assistant positions in March as part of more than $10 million in cuts that were needed to meet the state's proposed budget require-ments.
An anti-pedophile bill introduced by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth passed through the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, clearing what his staff calls a "major legislative hurdle." Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, introduced the Surrogate Stalker Act in response to self-proclaimed pedophile Jack McClellan visiting the Santa Clarita Valley in 2007.
About 243 Valencia residents and Southern California Edison customers went without electricity for more than four hours Sunday night.
Nearly two years after she was charged with murder and assault on a child for allegedly dumping her dead newborn daughter in a trash bin, Jacqueline Linaras is set to appear in Dept. G of the San Fernando Superior Court today for her pretrial conference. Attorneys from both sides will discuss formal evidence and file potential motions with the judge. At today's hearing, Judge Alice Hill will oversee the proceedings.
With labor negotiations at a standstill, more than 60 Santa Clarita Valley paramedics and emergency medical technicians were among those who rejected American Medical Response's most recent offer and carried through with a planned strike Monday morning. Corporate officials say they will keep the service going with assistance from other ambulance firms and hope to see a quick end to the strike.
A local business group will be hosting the 4th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning at the Valencia Hyatt to pray for leaders who shape the future of the community. The Santa Clarita Valley Interfaith Council will be hosting its own prayer event in front of City Hall after the breakfast.
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Law Day on Thursday, College of the Canyons will hold student debates and a presentation on the issue of appointed versus elected judges, all with a theme of "Can You Buy Your Own Judge?" A recent article by the former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on interest groups and the court system inspired a COC student planning committee to find out more about the issue and then ...
An employee at a Hart district high school is being investigated for allegedly having an "inappropriate" relationship with a 16-year-old student, it was reported Monday.
Communication strategist Pamela Cox-Otto will give a series of presentations on marketing to and teaching a multi-generational audience, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons on May 12.
A joint sobriety checkpoint over the weekend resulted in two DUI arrests, Sgt. Matthew Hill of the California Highway Patrol reported on Sunday.
With springtime in the Santa Clarita Valley in full swing, many residents take it upon themselves to enjoy a beautiful warm morning at one of the areas many canyons, trails, paths and nature walks. However, enjoying a nature walk is not risk-free. The threat of injury or entrapment along any of these trails or canyons can be life-threatening, and it is incumbent upon the county Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team to seek out individuals in distress and assist them to safety.
Editor's note: Over the next several weeks, The Signal is giving you a closer look at local schools named for individuals. Of the 15 schools in the Saugus Union Elementary School District, two have been named for former superintendents who left legacies of fostering excellence in education for all students in the communities of Canyon Country, Saugus, and Valencia.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
Thieves have stolen baby Jesus from the nativity display at Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall, and officials said Tuesday they hope the community will help bring him back.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
Michael Vaccaro commutes every day from North Hollywood to the Santa Clarita Valley and he puts in long hours once he gets here working as district sales manager for a department store.
High winds buffeted the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, toppling at least two trees and sending deputies scrambling to respond to residential burglar alarms in several neighborhoods.
SANTA CLARITA - Two robberies were reported in a six-hour period in Newhall late Sunday and early Monday, and investigators say they may be linked.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
SANTA CLARITA - One woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning following a four-car crash near the Valencia post office on McBean Parkway.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
A multi-vehicle crash in Saugus Sunday morning ended with one of the vehicles flipped onto its roof.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
Sheriff's Department officials called in deputies from throughout the county Sunday for the Paul Walker-Roger Rodas memorial, which drew some 6,000 to a business park in Valencia.