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.
Local residents will have the chance to spend their Saturday morning with apes as part of the Gibbons Conservation Center's annual fundraiser.
The city of Santa Clarita is going green this Saturday in celebration of Arbor Day at a ceremony starting 10 a.m. in Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus.
Eight-time Grammy award winner and A&M Records co-founder Herb Alpert and his wife Lani Hall have made a $15 million gift to the School of Music at CalArts.
The city of Santa Clarita ranks as the 11th fastest growing retail market in the state and among the "Top 25 City Retail Markets in California," according to the recent California Retail Survey.
Two suspected mail thieves were arrested in a Saugus neighborhood after a resident took action. Edgard Nunez, 22, and Sarah Paloyo, 25, both of Granada Hills, were arrested around noon Monday after a tipster reportedly saw them taking items from several mail boxes in the 25400 block of Sheffield Lane.
Narrowing things down is a major facet of sobriety checkpoints. Between 8 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday, California Highway Patrol officers screened 315 vehicles on Sierra Highway near Sand Canyon Road. Of those, Officer John Lutz said 15 drivers performed field sobriety tests.
Tuesday's City Council election may have seen the largest voter turnout in 10 years, according to preliminary estimates from the Santa Clarita City Clerk's office. More than 13,400 voters cast their ballots for Tuesday's election, according to City Clerk Sharon Dawson. A total of 12,408 ballots were included in Tuesday night's results and Dawson said she estimates her office still needs to verify about 1,000 absentee and provisional ballots. The result of that count will ...
On the heels of two days of testimony by America's top general in Iraq, U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon stood behind the war effort Wednesday. "As we enter the fifth year of the war ... it's important to remind the American people what we're fighting for," McKeon, R-Calif., said during a conference call with several reporters. "The results produced by the surge are important and impressive."
Santa Clarita voters chose Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar to fill the City Council's two expiring seats, according to unofficial results released late Tuesday evening.
As preliminary results from Tuesday's City Council election showed Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar snagging the open council seats, the two celebrated their wins with parties around Santa Clarita.
SAN FERNANDO - On day one of the defense's case in the trial of Esperanza Castro, two witnesses testified about what they saw happening around the Castro house near the time of Ramon Castro's murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities have dismantled a large Los Angeles County homeless encampment, citing public safety threats.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage girl.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Four Southern California water agencies have sued a neighboring water company for allegedly extracting groundwater beyond its rights, and without paying for it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver's license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - He could be getting a license plate, Charlie Brown.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.