Sitting on a couch in her slippers at her Canyon Country home Tuesday, Tempo Edwards is animated, smiling and almost giddy.
The Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter may only be open a few more weeks, yet the demand for individuals seeking to take advantage of the shelter's services was so high this season that the facility was in danger of running out of funding early this month.
Yes I Can, the Hart district's organization for students with special needs, will hold a fundraiser on Friday at MB2 Raceway in Sylmar, with proceeds funding the group's annual Summer Meltdown concert May 10 at the Golden Valley High outdoor amphitheater.
Valencia resident Keith Gilabert, 33, received a five-year sentence from U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson for orchestrating the scheme, federal sources reported on Monday evening that . Gilabert was the founder of an investment company and was sentenced to federal prison terms Monday for a hedge fund fraud scheme that bilked investors out of at least $2.5 million. He got the maximum sentence under the law.
Last week's rainstorm cleared up just in time for 75 men to bask in the sunshine and celebrate a new beginning at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic.
Nearly 100 Canyon Country and Newhall residents packed the Canyon Country Moose Lodge on Monday night, laying out a battle plan to fight a proposed giant recycling center near their homes, saying it would bring an "unfathomable" number of trash trucks to their neighborhood streets.
The William S. Hart Union High School District is more than $77 million short in funds to build new schools and renovate old ones, board members have been told, and they agreed to hire a consultant to help them decide where the money should come from and how it should be spent.
Sales tax revenue declined in the city of Santa Clarita during the third quarter of 2007, city officials announced Monday.
The passenger in a vehicle that hit and killed a deer in Canyon Country says her husband, the driver, didn't see the animal, and the couple is saddened by the accident.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station released additional details Monday about the deputy-involved shooting in Canyon Country on Friday night.
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Although it seemed like a deluge at times, the recent storm that rained out a Saturday night concert delivered just .17 of an inch through Sunday morning, bringing the seasonal total for the Santa Clarita Valley to 10.68 inches, Bill Hoffer of the National Weather Service said Sunday.
The pot debate is likely to heat up Tuesday when the Santa Clarita City Council will consider adopting a new ordinance that would ban medical marijuana dispensaries within the city limits.
The rain-soaked roads of the Westfield Valencia Town Center did not discourage cycling fans from lining up alongside Town Center Drive on Sunday to cheer on cyclists as they gathered at the starting line for Stage 7 of the 2008 Amgen Tour of California.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
Students at Saugus High School took part in the Every 15 Minutes program on Thursday.