Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a Santa Clarita transit bus collided with a William S. Hart Union High School District school bus on Newhall Avenue in Newhall, according to the California Highway Patrol. There were 30 children on the school bus at the time of the traffic collision.
Two mountain lions were spotted near the 21300 block of Oakriver Lane of Newhall shortly after 5 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Just days after ambulance drivers and medics walked off the job, paramedics and emergency medical technicians agreed to a new agreement on Thursday morning, ending a three-day strike. With the strike officially over, normal paramedic and EMT service will resume throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
Everyone except the mayor joined in prayer at the fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast in Valencia on Thursday. From town council presidents to water district board members, mayors by every stretch of the definition gathered to pray for guidance on the National Day of Prayer.
Instead of walking out of school to protest the nation's immigration laws Thursday, Latino students at Golden Valley High School decided to send a more positive message this year. Students in Christina van Langenberg's American government class for English language learners set up a walk-through gallery in the school's library, showcasing the contributions of Latino Americans to society and describing themselves, their career goals and their experiences as immigrants.
Despite speculation throughout the financial community that the Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s owner is on the verge of bankruptcy, officials with the Valencia builder remained tight-lipped this week. "There's been lots of speculation," Newhall Land spokeswoman Marlee Lauffer said Wednesday. "The owners of our company ... are still in discussions."
In their latest effort to go green, Santa Clarita city officials are tinkering with the city's turf to slim down on the city's water use. Take a second glance at the impeccably-manicured grass on the street median in the middle of Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia and you'll see a pilot project that could mean converting all of the city's street median mini-lawns to synthetic turf.
World renowned choreographer Mia Michaels and judge of the Fox TV hit show "So You Think You Can Dance," took a few hours Wednesday to work with more than 60 dancers from the Santa Clarita STARS dance team, which is directed by Holly and Kevin Diaz. The chance for the young dancers ranging in age from 5 to 18, was the culmination of a year's collaboration between Michaels and The Dance Experience dance studio, where ...
An Agua Dulce woman and a fellow "Devil Dog" Marine are among those showing their support for one particular troop - a U.S. Marine who fought at Iwo Jima now asked to pay $4,000 to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Wendy, who asked that her last name not be used, wants to set things right between retired Staff Sgt. Carl Diekman of the U.S. Marines Fifth Division and the federal agency demanding he return $3,936 in overpayments made to him.
Cinco de Mayo fest planned in Val Verde A Cinco de Mayo celebration will be held in Val Verde 2-5 p.m. Saturday, at Val Verde Park. The festivities will include a live mariachi band, a taco truck, kids activities, and more, hosted by the Val Verde branch of the Boys and Girls Club and the Val Verde community. Val Verde Park is located at 30300 Arlington Drive. Singer contest entries due today Today at 5 ...
Just days after ambulance drivers walked off the job, the strike is over. A labor agreement between American Medical Response and the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics has tentatively been reached early this morning, according to AMR spokesman Jason Sorrick. The new agreement brings an end to a strike that started on Monday morning in Lancaster and Palmdale by IAEP Locals 77 and 187. "The strike is over," Sorrick said. "Our employees are coming ...
Two mountain lions spotted in Newhall Two mountain lions were spotted near the 21300 block of Oakriver Lane of Newhall shortly after 5 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. While deputies reported that the mountain lion did not pose a threat to local residents, some small bones, apparently belonging to a small domestic animal, was found in the same area as the mountain lion. The California Department ...
The city of Santa Clarita and the county will host the second annual Community Health Fair on Saturday at the Santa Clarita Community Center in Newhall.
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 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.
An autopsy on a body found burning near Castaic Lake may have been performed Saturday, but no new information regarding the possible identity of the body has been released, according to officials.
The Ever-Changing Wall, a giant photographic mural conceived by the local ARTree Community Arts Center, has returned to Newhall.
Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley have several options Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Of eight homeless service zones in Los Angeles County, the one that encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley has the second-highest growth in those who have no place to live, according to numbers recently released by county officials.
Three decades after the Canyon Cowboys won the school's first CIF title, former head coach Harry Welch and members of the 1983 CIF Northwestern Conference championship team reunited on the Cowboys' field Saturday at Canyon High School.