A plan filed in a bankruptcy court could lead to the sale of several high-profile SCV properties. Barclays Bank proposed a liquidation plan to turn all assets owned by LandSource Communities Development LLC into cash to pay its biggest creditors, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware heard this week.
*UPDATE* A judge sentenced Jacquelin Linaras to 25 years to life Thursday for murdering her newborn baby and discarding the body in a mobile home park trash bin. Linaras smashed her baby's head into a cabinet shortly after giving birth in May 2006, said Deputy District Attorney Carolyn McNary. A resident discovered the infant's lifeless body in a trash bin the next day near Linaras' home in the Polynesian Mobile Home Park in Newhall. Because ...
College of the Canyons will host a free fundraising seminar, "Meet the Grant Makers," from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. A pre-seminar reception begins at 10 a.m. and a question-and-answer session with the presenters will follow.
Counselor's pretrial delayed again An absent judge and lawyers with busy schedules led to another continuance of the pre-trial hearing for former Golden Valley High School counselor Roselyn Hubbell. Judge Lloyd Nash, filling in for Judge Harold Vites on Wednesday, granted the request for rescheduling the pretrial to Nov. 19. Hubbell pleaded not guilty to charges of one misdemeanor count of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18. Deputies arrested the former ...
Firefighters neared full containment Thursday of the smoldering remnants of deadly Southern California wildfires that destroyed more than 50 homes and forced thousands of residents to flee.
More than a dozen women sat in padded dining room chairs in the La Quinta Inn & Suites sporting brand-new pajama pants and slipper boots. Some had babies on their laps and others sipped coffee and ate fresh, hot waffles.
First word "We know clearly from history that we have people on death row that are innocent." - Georgia Rep. Mark Hatfield Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 353rd day of 2008. There are 13 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History On Dec. 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, was declared in effect by Secretary of State William H. Seward. Ten years ago: The House ...
For more than two months, Soledad Canyon Road was a shooting gallery. The latest victim was a 53-year-old bicyclist who was shot in the head and had an embedded BB surgically removed from behind an ear. But the shooting spree is over, authorities claim, now that investigators with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested two more suspected BB-gun snipers. The arrests bring the number of people arrested to three in connection with the BB ...
A mechanic was killed in Saugus on Wednesday when a privately owned helicopter caught in a gust of wind crashed into a hilltop near Bouquet Canyon Road, officials said.
UPDATED 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: Emergency repairs have been completed and Valencia Boulevard is now open. UPDATED 1:41 p.m.: Santa Clarita city officials called for the emergency closure of one eastbound lane of Valencia Boulevard near Magic Mountain Parkway this afternoon after receiving reports that the metal plates covering the street's pavement separated, creating a hazard to cars, said Byron Moline, general services manager for the city. The closure began in the early afternoon, and Moline ...
Students from the Financial Peace University class at Single Mothers Outreach sponsored a parking lot sale in downtown Newhall to raise money for their family emergency fund Dec. 6.
Santa Clarita's office for Lutheran Social Services is handling collections for Sayre and Marek fire victims through 3 p.m. Friday at 27265 Luther Drive in Canyon Country.
The city of Santa Clarita encourages residents to give back to the local youth this holiday season by donating to the SCORE Program (Supporting Children's Opportunities in Recreational Events).
Deputies arrested three men on suspicion of exhibiting suspicious behavior and evading a traffic stop this morning near the Oaktree Apartments on Oak Ridge Drive in Newhall.
More than 50 wide-eyed first- and second-graders eagerly waited for Santa to call their name. "Look!" said six-year-old Jada as she pointed to her new Hannah Montana dance mat. Jada was one of the underprivileged Castaic Union School District students treated to toys donated by members of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors Santa Clarita Valley Division, Tuesday at the Castaic Sports Complex. For the first time, the association's local division paired with the L.A. ...
This past weekend I appeared on CNN's State of the Union to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.
SANTA CLARITA -- Providence Medical Institute Santa Clarita, a full-service physician practice and urgent care center, is expanding to meet the needs of the growing community.
For the third time in eight months, a man dubbed the "e-dater" for allegedly stealing from women he meets online and dupes into trusting him has been arrested, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - Damage to the Interstate 5 bridge that spans Magic Mountain Parkway forced highway workers to close down three of the four southbound lanes Monday between 5:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Caltrans workers confirmed. Traffic remained backed up to the Hasley Canyon Road exit for most of the morning as residents from Castaic and Stevenson Ranch trying to get to work joined the interstate's truck traffic and travelers trying to squeeze through in ...
SANTA CLARITA - About a dozen searchers combed an area of Castaic Lake's shoreline Monday pinpointed by a psychic who said she had a vision of missing teen Bryce Laspisa related to that area.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Los Angeles Police Department officer who was arrested in May for molesting two young girls in his Castaic home has pleaded no contest to two felony charges and been sentenced to three years in state prison.
A 20-year-old man who led law-enforcement officers on a chase from Palmdale through the Santa Clarita Valley and into Simi Valley last July has pleaded no contest to carjacking, a District Attorney's office spokeswoman said Monday.
A Newhall man arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a car parked at a Santa Clarita shopping center in June pleaded no contest Monday to one count of receiving known stolen property, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said today that her office has completed evaluations of approximately 40 percent of the 1,078 cases filed in Los Angeles County under Proposition 36, California's recently revised Three Strikes Law.
As a trauma surgeon at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Ethiopia-born Dr. Gudata Hinika saves lives daily.
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A summertime invitation to the public to choose one of two works of art for the Newhall roundabout apparently hasn't yielded quite the reception that Santa Clarita city officials had hoped.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.