SAN FERNANDO - Prosecutors began their closing arguments Monday in the murder trial of a Canyon Country woman accused of killing her husband, focusing on "contradictory statements" she had made to investigators.
About 60 paramedics and emergency medical technicians working in the Santa Clarita Valley are preparing to go on strike beginning May 2, a union official said late Monday afternoon.
From earthquakes to floods, Santa Clarita city officials will outline what they think will be the biggest threats to public safety at a study session tonight.
About a year and a half ago, Alex Reza started planting American flags in his front lawn as of silent protest against the war in Iraq. Last week, his display apparently provoked a silent crime.
From earthquakes to floods, Santa Clarita city officials will outline what they think will be the biggest threats to public safety at a study session Tuesday night.
With April being recognized as national "Autism Awareness Month," the final countdown is on to the 2008 "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion Concert."
A Valencia man is in jail after reportedly brandishing a pellet rifle outside a pizza parlor. Shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a man brandishing a gun in the parking lot of the Vincenzo's Pizza at 20701 Plum Canyon Road, according to a sheriff's report. Jose Castro, 37, fled the scene in his vehicle before deputies arrived on scene, and led them on a chase that ended on West ...
A West Ranch High School senior has been given the opportunity to follow her dream of having a medical career after being accepted into the USC Baccalaureate/MD program.
Parents seeking a Christian education for their high school-age children have two options in the Santa Clarita Valley: Santa Clarita Christian School, which has been around for 26 years, and Trinity High School, which is part of Trinity Classical Academy and will open next fall with only a freshman class. Trinity is about to break ground on a new campus with NorthPark Community Church in Valencia and will offer a classical education, including the study ...
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC will offer an improv for actors master class taught by The Second City Touring Company from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, the same day that The Second City is to perform at the performing arts center at 8 p.m. Up to five people will be allowed to participate in the class on a first-come, first-served basis.
The board of directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project has elected new members for the local nonprofit group's executive committee. The following officers were elected: John Musella of the Newhall Land and Farming Co., president; Kelly Bruno of the National Health Foundation, vice president; Brian Koegle of Poole and Shaffery, secretary; and Tom Hough, CPA, treasurer.
One year later, no arrests have been made in the murder of a local school teacher, though investigators are hopeful. LaWana Clary, 50, was found bludgeoned to death in her Castaic home on April 5, 2007.
The southbound Interstate 5 truck route lanes will be closed during the day from Monday through Friday this week while the California Department of Transportation replaces slabs damaged in the truck tunnel fire in October.
A motorcyclist collided with another vehicle on Bouquet Canyon Road Sunday about 2:22 p.m. Four CHP units and an ambulance were on the way to 34643 Bouquet Canyon Road five minutes later. "Looks like the motorcycle rider has a possible shoulder injury," said CHP Officer Jose Nunez about 2:40. He had no further details at that time. U.S. Forestry officials on the scene at 2:50 reported the rider suffered minor injuries, scrapes to an elbow, ...
A 35-year-old Acton man was killed early Saturday morning after reportedly losing control of his motorcycle in the Canyon Country area. At around 7:05 a.m., Derek Eugene Shea was driving southbound on Sierra Highway, just north of Vasquez Canyon Road, when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle, according to Sgt. Kevin Pack of the California Highway Patrol's Newhall area office.
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate gave final approval Tuesday to Senate Bill 145 by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), which would raise the maximum penalty for the most serious child pornography offenses. The bill, which was approved unanimously, will be sent to the governor.
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.