It was a different world on April 6, 1970, when four young California Highway Patrol officers were shot and killed in one of the state's bloodiest gun battles. What's now the Santa Clarita Valley was then a patchwork of farms and ranches, dotted with small businesses. What happened on that day 38 years ago, however, shattered the valley's quiet forever with a violence that echoes today.
SAN FERNANDO - At a preliminary hearing in San Fernando Superior Court, accused rapist Adrian Arriano was held to answer on all counts and ordered to stand trial.
City officials will be celebrating the City Council election night on Tuesday with a live show from City Hall.
The 2008 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is set to run April 23-27 in Santa Clarita for its 15th year in a row.
Santa Clarita City Council candidate Diane Trautman picked up an endorsement from the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, the organization announced Friday.
SAN FERNANDO - During a relatively tame day of court proceedings after Wednesday's heated testimony, witnesses in the case against Esperanza Castro gave testimony about a vehicle Castro reported as stolen shortly after the crime, and a note allegedly passed from her to another inmate during her incarceration last year. Though both prosecution and defense attorneys grilled the witnesses on the minutiae of the two events, the limited nature of Friday's testimony did not make ...
It's officials - Golden Valley High School's ROTC program isn't going anywhere. The Hart district board room erupted in cheers and applause Wednesday night when, after a lengthy discussion, board members voted to reinstate Golden Valley's Air Force Junior ROTC program.
A memorial service honoring four California Highway Patrol officers Friday morning caused many veteran law enforcement officers to reflect on one of the bloodiest gun battles ever witnessed in America. On April 6, 1970, four CHP officers were shot and killed in the line of duty.
The Hart district governing board approved an agreement with the Hart District Teachers Association this week, putting the district's 2008-09 budget back into the black. The two groups had to come to an agreement on the wording of a Memorandum of Understanding by Wednesday's meeting of the William S.
Antoinette and Elizabeth Peterson got a special surprise during their school assembly Thursday morning when their father, U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Travis Peterson stepped up to the microphone to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The Mountainview fourth-graders - and twin sisters - were under the impression that their dad was still in Afghanistan, where he has been deployed since July.
Transit officials are hoping to ease the morning commute out of Santa Clarita Valley. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for today to mark the completion of 6.2 miles of carpool lanes on the Interstate 5, from the Newhall Pass south to Highway 118. The ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office, located at 13800 Balboa Blvd.
The Castaic School District is hosting its fourth annual golf tournament at the Vista Valencia Golf Course today in order to raise funds for student programs.
Members of the Kiwanis Club's local chapter will be collecting donations for the SCV Food Pantry at Whole Foods Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Gas prices in the Santa Clarita Valley have remained steady over the past week as the average cost for a gallon of regular unleaded sits at $3.64, according to a weekly gas survey.
SAN FERNANDO - The man who lived in Ramon Castro's home and had an affair with his wife testified on Thursday that Esperanza Castro threatened to kill her husband if "another woman took her place in the house." Thursday's testimony contradicts what Esperanza Castro told detectives during her initial interview the day after Ramon Castro was killed. In a tense day where both attorneys voiced several objections, the murder trial against Esperanza Castro resumed on ...
SANTA CLARITA - 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.
An estimated 6,000 people converged on Valencia Sunday for a memorial to "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, jamming traffic around the crash site where the two men died more than a week ago.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.
Local residents in the north Valencia housing communities near the Paul Walker crash site are bracing for heavy traffic today as a memorial for Paul Walker and Roger Rodas gets underway from noon- 5 p.m.
Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine were closed for hours Saturday after a winter snow storm blew through Southern California, dropping snow and rain in its wake.
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over campaign robocalls he claims were illegally placed before last November's election.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.
"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.