Two men and two women were arrested in Val Verde Friday in connection with allegedly stealing four catalytic converters from vehicles. Miguel Haro, 29, of Los Angeles; Courtney Dominish, 27, of Hawthorne; Manuel Chavez, 31, of South Gate and Patricia Medina, 33, of Huntington Park were arrested and booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on a felony charge of grand theft, according to a sheriff's report.
Santa Clarita Valley residents have a chance to peek inside the creative mind this weekend. Those interested in taking a look at what the artists studying at CalArts are working on will have the chance to visit the artists' studios on Sunday.
I-5 collision backs traffic for hours A Friday morning traffic collision on the southbound side of Interstate 5 snarled traffic for hours. At around 6:50 a.m., the driver of a big rig just north of McBean Parkway exit veered to the left, crossing all lanes and collided with a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer, according to Officer Michelle Esposito at the California Highway Patrol's Newhall area office. The impact caused the Trailblazer to spin around while the ...
A Saugus High School freshman spent part of her spring break helping to restore a 30-year-old patriotic mural at Friendly Valley to its previous splendor. Shannon Hoofman, 15, found out about the project from her grandmother who lives at Friendly Valley and is a member of the golf club. The mural is located at the end of the golf course parking lot at the Newhall senior community.
A man and woman are in the hospital after sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic violence call and found the man with a gunshot wound to the shoulder and the woman with head injuries.
U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon is encouraging senior citizens to file income tax forms so they can be eligible to receive an economic stimulus check from the federal government. Seniors who do not normally file a federal tax return must fill out the two-page 1040A form to receive a check from the IRS.
After closing its doors for three months, the struggling Single Mothers Outreach charity is slowly getting back on its feet, board president DaAnne Smith announced this week. The charity, which has a client list of more than 1,000 Santa Clarita single mothers, laid off all paid staff and suspended services in late October to restructure its finances and leadership. The group was able to resume limited services in February and provide services for 43 of ...
Firefighters made quick work of a fire that scorched two acres in the wash near the intersection of Creekside Road and Town Center Drive Saturday night.
The final results of Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election will most likely not be released until this Wednesday, according to City Clerk Sharon Dawson. About 1,000 ballots still need to be verified and each ballot contains up to two votes.
Ten-year-old Ashton Hoffman, winner of the Little Miss Queen Valencia pageant, is helping raise funds for a child in need.
County hosts E-waste collection The county is hosting a hazardous waste and E-waste roundup at College of the Canyons from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Acceptable items include paint, brake fluid, cleaners with acid, pesticides, household batteries, motor oil, expired pharmaceuticals, florescent light bulbs, computer monitors and cell phones. Hazardous waste from businesses will not be accepted. For a complete list of acceptable items, visit www.lacsd.org. The roundup will be held ...
Gasoline prices in the Santa Clarita Valley broke the $4-a-gallon mark Thursday, and a local analyst says he sees no end to skyrocketing prices. The price for premium stood at $4.05 a gallon at the Chevron station at Magic Mountain Parkway and The Old Road, according to a survey conducted Thursday morning by Randy Cressall, owner of Valencia Auto Spa.
School was out this week for spring break, but the softball field at Saugus High School was full of activity Thursday as the softball team shared its skills with younger girls from the community. "It's a fundraiser, but it's also just to expose the youth in the community to Saugus Softball," Saugus Softball Coach Julie Watson said of the daylong softball clinic. "I think it's fun for the younger girls to meet the current players."
It was 78 degrees with not a cloud in the sky for opening day of the Farmers' Market in Newhall on Thursday. The small, open-air market on Market Street featured vendors selling granola, hummus, vegetables and strawberries.
SAN FERNANDO - The second day of defense testimony in the Castro trial turned technical, as defense attorney Peter Korn questioned an expert in the field of eyewitness memory and visual perception. Esperanza Castro, 45, is accused of killing her husband, Ramon, in the bedroom of their Canyon Country home on March 22, 2006, then leaving his body on Sierra Highway in the bed of his pickup ttruck. It was found the next morning.
SANTA CLARITA - At least 10 volunteers spent Tuesday searching for missing 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa without luck, one of the searchers said.
The following Santa Clarita Valley events are scheduled Wednesday in observance of Patriot Day and the Day of Service and Remembrance:
SANTA CLARITA - A Fontana man has pleaded no contest to a felony count of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a collision last March that injured a woman, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - The Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its school board, according to information posted on the district's website.
Los Angeles County supervisors approved a lease agreement Tuesday to open a new county library at a shopping center in Stevenson Ranch.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was injured and taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon following a traffic collision in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 amid the ongoing freeway construction near Gavin Canyon, emergency response officials said.
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.