The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion Tuesday calling for the development of a countywide alert system that would notify local officials whenever a sex offender tries to register at the address of a state-licensed foster or child care facility. The motion was introduced by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich at Tuesday's regular board meeting.
LandSource Communities Development LLC, the parent company of The Newhall Land and Farming Co., is in negotiations to restructure its debt, according to a Newhall Land spokeswoman. Newhall Land, developers of the Valencia and Newhall Ranch communities, is owned by LandSource, which is comprised of Lennar Corp., LNR Property Corp. and the California Public Employees' Retirement System.
When the Hart district reduced its resource instructional assistants by 30 as part of the cuts made to meet the state's proposed budget requirements, some people may not have realized that move would completely eliminate the position. The resource instructional assistants help the resource teachers by reading tests to students who have difficulty reading, providing math support and assisting resource students in the mainstream classrooms. The Resource Specialist Program serves students who are in the ...
After 20 hours of deliberation, a hung jury was announced this morning in the murder trial of Esperanza Castro.
Despite a severe drop in expected property tax revenue and a bare-bones budget, Santa Clarita Valley is slated to get new fire stations and a new barracks at the Pitchess Detention Center within the year.
Newly elected Laurie Ender and re-elected Mayor Bob Kellar will take the oath of City Council office at a special meeting preceding tonight's council meeting at City Hall.
Mothers who want a registered sex offender out of their mobile home community were stepping up their efforts Monday to convince him to move.
Sheriff's deputies made an explosive discovery late Sunday night when they investigated a Canyon Country shed and found a pipe bomb.
It was around 9:30 p.m. Monday night when a Walgreens employee saw the makings of a bull session outside the Castaic store.
Dave Spencer still recalls the miraculous birth of Faith, the newest foal at his Sand Canyon property.
The five members of the citizen panel formed to oversee the Open Space Preservation District will be sworn in Wednesday at the panel's first meeting.
Northlake Hills Elementary School is hosting its 2nd annual blood drive Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Residents of Sand Canyon should not have been alarmed when they saw a mountain lion, a Russian brown bear or a bobcat in a backyard of a home on Cliffie Way on Sunday afternoon. Despite recent reports of mountain lion sightings in the area, these exotic wildlife animals were part of a traveling exhibit and invited to the large backyard to put on a show for more than 200 spectators. Brought to Sand Canyon by ...
Two men were arrested in Castaic shortly after 3 a.m. on Sunday morning, after deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station discovered large amounts of methamphetamines and a weapon inside a vehicle parked on Lake Hughes Road, according to Lt. Tom Bryski. Jimmy Beserra, 27, and Antonio Duran, 25, were in custody after deputies saw them in a parked vehicle at the 31000 block of Lake Hughes Road with several beer cans on top ...
Tuesday will mark the international celebration of Earth Day, which gives local residents the chance to promote environmental awareness and maintain a green lifestyle. Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, leader of the Community Hiking Club, sees educational opportunities for not only youngsters, but entire families.
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.