A memorial service honoring four California Highway Patrol officers Friday morning caused many veteran law enforcement officers to reflect on one of the bloodiest gun battles ever witnessed in America. On April 6, 1970, four CHP officers were shot and killed in the line of duty.
The Hart district governing board approved an agreement with the Hart District Teachers Association this week, putting the district's 2008-09 budget back into the black. The two groups had to come to an agreement on the wording of a Memorandum of Understanding by Wednesday's meeting of the William S.
Antoinette and Elizabeth Peterson got a special surprise during their school assembly Thursday morning when their father, U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Travis Peterson stepped up to the microphone to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The Mountainview fourth-graders - and twin sisters - were under the impression that their dad was still in Afghanistan, where he has been deployed since July.
Transit officials are hoping to ease the morning commute out of Santa Clarita Valley. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for today to mark the completion of 6.2 miles of carpool lanes on the Interstate 5, from the Newhall Pass south to Highway 118. The ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office, located at 13800 Balboa Blvd.
The Castaic School District is hosting its fourth annual golf tournament at the Vista Valencia Golf Course today in order to raise funds for student programs.
Members of the Kiwanis Club's local chapter will be collecting donations for the SCV Food Pantry at Whole Foods Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Gas prices in the Santa Clarita Valley have remained steady over the past week as the average cost for a gallon of regular unleaded sits at $3.64, according to a weekly gas survey.
SAN FERNANDO - The man who lived in Ramon Castro's home and had an affair with his wife testified on Thursday that Esperanza Castro threatened to kill her husband if "another woman took her place in the house." Thursday's testimony contradicts what Esperanza Castro told detectives during her initial interview the day after Ramon Castro was killed. In a tense day where both attorneys voiced several objections, the murder trial against Esperanza Castro resumed on ...
The murder trial against Esperanza Castro resumes today after an eight-day recess. Judge Burt Pines, who called the recess for administrative reasons, sent the jurors home after they heard testimony on behalf of the prosecution on March 25. Esperanza Castro is on trial for murdering her husband, Ramon Castro, who was found dead in his pickup truck under a Highway 14 overpass on Sierra Highway on March 23, 2006. The night before, Esperanza Castro had ...
Deputies were searching Wednesday evening for two men who committed an armed robbery in a parking lot outside a convenience store in Saugus. The robbery occurred shortly after 9:45 p.m. Tuesday at the 7-Eleven located on the corner of Bouquet Canyon Road and Urbandale Avenue.
Thirty-eight years after four CHP officers died in a shootout, officials are gathering Friday to dedicate a stretch of Interstate 5 in their memory. It was the night of April 6, 1970, when California Highway Patrol officers Roger Gore and Walt Frago got a call about two men brandishing a gun near Jay's Coffee Shop close to the intersection of The Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway.
For the first time since it opened 30 years ago, the dog kennels at the Castaic Animal Shelter are getting a makeover. A private donor provided the funds to allow for substantial refurbishment of the 48 cages that house the dogs, shelter manager Karen Stepp said.
The Old Road is now the synchronized road. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich met with representatives of Castaic and West Ranch on Wednesday to flip the switch on synchronized traffic signals along the western road that runs parallel to Interstate 5.
Sierra Vista Junior High School is hosting a fitness expo Friday to showcase to the community its new physical education curriculum and commitment to health and fitness.
The world just got smaller Wednesday with the first ever bus ride to LA/Palmdale Regional Airport from Canyon Country.
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"