Rothwell sentenced to 16 years to life A Valencia woman was sentenced Friday to 16 years to life in prison after she was convicted for killing an 18-year-old man in at the Huntington Beach Hotel in 2006, officials announced Monday. Samantha Elizabeth Rothwell, 21, was convicted in a Santa Ana courthouse in April of murdering Walter Rivas on Aug. 15, 2006, after he said he "saw God." Rothwell responded that she was the devil, and ...
A total of eight spots will be open on the city's two commissions and audit panel in July and applications are due to City Hall by Friday.
Fewer homes built in Santa Clarita mean fewer taps being turned on, which now means less money for the Castaic Lake Water Agency.
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley reached "unhealthy" status today, according to a reported released by the South Coast Air Quality Management District. However, no official reason was released as to why the air quality was listed as unhealthy.
Las Lomas Land Co., LLC, filed a lawsuit Monday demanding the city of Los Angeles pay damages in excess of $100 million for the City Council's March 19 decision to strike down a housing development that would have brought 5,553 residential units to the steep hillsides near the Newhall Pass.
All across the world, people of various backgrounds, ethnicities and religions fly flags as symbols to define who they are and where they are from. In the United States of America, the stars and stripes evoke strong associations of freedom and democracy.
In Southern California, gloom generally seizes the day in June, though on Father's Day Sunday, it was the perfect day to be a prune - in a swimming pool filled with laughter and family bonding.
Two pieces of federal legislation aimed at protecting nearly 14,000 acres of local wilderness and resolving the decades-long dispute between the city of Santa Clarita and Cemex were officially endorsed by the city council this week, bringing both bills one step closer to enactment. Created through a bipartisan congressional effort spearheaded by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, both the Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act and the Soledad Canyon Mine Act will have ...
While crime was up approximately 8 percent in Santa Clarita, the city still ranks among the 10 safest cities in California.
Nearly 20 recent graduates from the Santa Clarita Valley and nearby cities were honored by U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon on Saturday during the congressman's annual academy luncheon, which offers appreciation and support to the graduates as they prepare to enter United States service academies or preparatory schools.
For what is essentially a members-only amateur golf event, there were several plotlines on Saturday at The Classic at Valencia Country Club.
The pincer of skyrocketing gasoline prices and rising food prices has the American family in a vise, many economists say.
In one room, Saugus resident Lisa Jenkins and her daughter, Erin, teamed with Jenkins' sister Mandy Shaw of Montrose to renew the more than 40-year-old walls of the Newhall home with a fresh coat of white paint.
Her documentary about the experiences of a Japanese-American during World War II won a state competition over Mother's Day weekend, and now sixth-grader Jessica Resnick is hoping to win a national competition over Father's Day weekend.
With an empty agenda, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has canceled its meeting Tuesday. The next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 1 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
A former Valencia High School educator was shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day and her daughter arrested in Oregon eight hours after the body was discovered, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 19, 2013 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today said that an Administrative Law Judge at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) last Friday issued a sweeping "initial decision" finding more than a dozen electricity wholesalers guilty of market manipulation in the summer of 2000, when California suffered the highest electricity prices in history. If the Administrative Law Judge's decision is adopted by FERC, the sellers will face a collective refund ...
(Sacramento) – Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) will co-author a measure on prevailing wage to increase middle-class jobs, sustain a skilled workforce, and ensure cost efficient and high quality public works projects. Senate Bill 7 would make charter cities eligible to receive or use state funds for a public works project only if the city has a policy of requiring contractors on all its municipal projects to comply ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says the review of ex-officer Christopher Dorner's firing is under way, but it's too early to comment on the re-examination.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will be asleep for most of the latest winter storm expected to hit our area, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said today.
On Thursday, February 21st 2013, the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Hart High School officials will join in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Hart High School.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.