SAN FERNANDO - Prosecutors in the Castro murder trial unsuccessfully attempted to re-establish a key witness on Wednesday after he was discredited during cross-examination on Tuesday morning.
The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning will be hosting a community meeting Monday to gather the public's input on proposed county ordinances that help promote a sustainable environment.
California Sen. George Runner and Assemblywoman Sharon Runner made an appearance at the Westfield Valencia Town Center on Tuesday to gather signatures in the Santa Clarita Valley for a gang initiative to be placed on the Nov. 2008 General Election ballot.
A Lancaster man was arrested in Valencia on Tuesday after he led sheriff's deputies on a brief pursuit along McBean Parkway, officials reported.
Meeting seeks input on library for Newhall Santa Clarita and the county are co-hosting a community meeting Thursday to gather input for the new library planned in downtown Newhall. The city and county are planning to build the Newhall Library at the corner of Main Street and Lyons Avenue as part of the city's effort to revitalize the downtown portion of Newhall. The library will replace the smaller existing library on Ninth Street. "It is ...
Las Lomas is dead. Los Angeles City Council voted 10-5 this morning to support a motion put forward by Councilmember Greig Smith to stop all work being done on the plan to put 5,553 housing units into the steep hillside off The Old Road, near the intersection of California State Highway 14 and Interstate 5. The argument over Las Lomas hinged on fears expressed by some councilmembers that the City of Los Angeles would risk ...
LOS ANGELES - Las Lomas lives to fight another day. Members of the Los Angeles City Planning and Land Use Management Committee Tuesday rejected a motion to stop all work on the Las Lomas housing project. Committee member Jose Huizar, councilman for the 14th District, summed up an afternoon of debate at Los Angeles City Hall by reminding the committee that the city has invested too much to pull the plug on the project now. ...
The Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Education has decided to investigate an allegation that the Hart district threatened to disband the Saugus High School Softball Booster Club in retaliation for a complaint previously filed with that office.
The sounds coming from Jami DeSiena's music room at McGrath Elementary School were not exactly melodious Tuesday, but the school's third-graders certainly had a great time trying out orchestra instruments they may want to play next year.
A 21-year-old woman was found guilty this week of sexually assaulting an 11-month-old girl she was baby sitting in a Canyon Country home, a court official said Tuesday.
SAN FERNANDO - A witness for the prosecution in the Esperanza Castro murder trial struggled under cross-examination Tuesday as the defense attorney pointed out inconsistencies between what he told deputies in
Sierra Vista Junior High School in Canyon Country is raising money to ensure that no child is left on his behind.
It started with about four children who were cared for by two women after school at Mitchell Elementary School in Canyon Country.
Two teachers for the William S. Hart Union High School District have received pink slips, and six administrators have received re-assignment notices, as school officials prepare for budget cuts
Five years after consultants recommended video surveillance be installed at key water resource sites in Santa Clarita, money-watchers at the Castaic Lake Water Agency are now recommending a company to install the cameras.
SANTA CLARITA - Route 66 restaurant in Canyon Country will hold a tribute to those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks during a special event Wednesday night.
SANTA CLARITA - Paradise Cove, a part of the lower lagoon at Castaic Lake, will be closed for a pair of two-day periods this month, according to county officials.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake on Wednesday remained unidentified Thursday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man who was ordered to stand trial for murder in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 pleaded not guilty to the felony charge this week, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A long-discussed library in Stevenson Ranch could soon become reality if county supervisors sign off on a lease agreement to house it.
SANTA CLARITA - Greetings of "Shana Tova" could be heard throughout the Hyatt Valencia on Thursday as nearly 1,000 Jews from the surrounding communities celebrated a major holiday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
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?"