Two pieces of federal legislation aimed at protecting nearly 14,000 acres of local wilderness and resolving the decades-long dispute between the city of Santa Clarita and Cemex were officially endorsed by the city council this week, bringing both bills one step closer to enactment. Created through a bipartisan congressional effort spearheaded by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, both the Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act and the Soledad Canyon Mine Act will have ...
While crime was up approximately 8 percent in Santa Clarita, the city still ranks among the 10 safest cities in California.
Nearly 20 recent graduates from the Santa Clarita Valley and nearby cities were honored by U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon on Saturday during the congressman's annual academy luncheon, which offers appreciation and support to the graduates as they prepare to enter United States service academies or preparatory schools.
For what is essentially a members-only amateur golf event, there were several plotlines on Saturday at The Classic at Valencia Country Club.
The pincer of skyrocketing gasoline prices and rising food prices has the American family in a vise, many economists say.
In one room, Saugus resident Lisa Jenkins and her daughter, Erin, teamed with Jenkins' sister Mandy Shaw of Montrose to renew the more than 40-year-old walls of the Newhall home with a fresh coat of white paint.
Her documentary about the experiences of a Japanese-American during World War II won a state competition over Mother's Day weekend, and now sixth-grader Jessica Resnick is hoping to win a national competition over Father's Day weekend.
With an empty agenda, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has canceled its meeting Tuesday. The next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 1 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
An ex-Golden Valley High School counselor who quit during an investigation into alleged improper relations with a student was arrested this week trying to check into a San Fernando Valley hotel with an underage boy, a sheriff's official said Friday. Roselyn Hubbell, 33, was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment and was booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Hubbell was released on ...
A 21-year-old woman who had been found guilty of sexually assaulting an 11-month-old girl she was baby-sitting in a Canyon Country home was ordered Friday to pay about $10,000 in restitution. Amy Sigala, who was sentenced in May to eight years in state prison, the maximum sentence allowable under state law, was not present in a San Fernando courtroom when Judge Harvey Giss announced his ruling. In March, a jury found Sigala guilty of ...
Santa Clarita Valley was a hot movie location back when Tom Mix was shooting at bad guys and a its still hot movie location with CSI, 24 and NCIS agents shooting at bad guys. The film industry's No. 1 number cruncher came to Santa Clarita Friday to remind Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar and Assemblyman Cameron Smyth just how important this valley is to making movies and making money. Jack Kyser, senior vice president ...
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded Friday morning to two calls from residents reporting bear sightings in the wash area near the 28000 block of Placerview Trail and the 28000 block of North High Ridge Drive in Saugus.
When Harini Kompella wants to visit her high school alma mater, all she has to do is walk over to her computer and point and click. The 17-year-old Canyon Country resident recently graduated from Insight School of California-Los Angeles, a public cybercharter high school that just opened last fall. A commencement ceremony was held for the first graduating class June 7, and Harini served as valedictorian of the small class of 2008. Her grade ...
Santa Clarita planners will explain Tuesday what they plan to do help protect local natural resources as developments continue to sprout on the valley's surrounding hillsides. At a Planning Commission study session, city planners will present the draft Conservation and Open Space Element of the One Valley One Vision plan, the joint county-city valleywide general plan that will likely be adopted in spring 2009. This element includes historical resources, water resources, climate change, parks ...
The city of Santa Clarita is partnering with local businesses to offer students a month-long Summer Bus Passport.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released today the attached letter from the Federal Aviation Administration announcing that it will no longer close Los Angeles County's air traffic control towers. Congress passed the "Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013" act which allows the FAA to transfer funding from other accounts to keep the nation's 149 contract towers open.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detectives are asking for public assistance in locating a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country.
The Paseo Club in Valencia will host a free tennis festival Saturday as part of United States Tennis Professionals Association's "Tennis Across America" month in May.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes, ramps and connectors listed below as part of a $100.1 million pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. Closures are subject to change.
Santa Clarita and local government officials recognized 16 local students as Santa Clarita Valley "teen heroes" Thursday night for their courage and determination in the face of adversity.
Two California Public Utilities Commission hearings about a proposed Valencia Water Company rate hike drew more complaints Thursday about the firm's takeover by another water district than about higher water bills.
Flair Cleaners, a family owned business with a location in Valencia, has launched its third annual Flair Care Package Drive in conjunction with the USO of Greater Los Angeles for care packages to be sent to troops.
Princess Cruises held an event Thursday to honor veterans and note the company's selection as a commemorative partner in the nationwide effort to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War this year.
The Santa Clarita and San Fernando charter of Habitat for Humanity will join in the 2013 Women Empowerment Build this Saturday, which will focus on female veterans and those who have experienced loss during wartime.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday that a recent series of controversial topics, such as the inquiry into a terrorist attack on a U.S. embassy in Libya and the investigation into why the Internal Revenue Service applied additional scrutiny to conservative groups, are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill.
A roaming pit bull that ripped the leg off of a smaller dog in Canyon Country is expected to be humanely killed, a county official said Thursday.
Two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 near Hasley Canyon Road were closed for almost three hours Thursday afternoon after two big rigs collided, blocking traffic and scattering debris in the area, a California Highway Patrol official said.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will appoint someone to replace former board member Paul Strickland, rather than holding a special election for the seat.
FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) - Cooler temperatures and lighter winds gave hundreds of firefighters a slight reprieve Thursday from a 3,500-acre wildfire that has blackened rugged terrain in the Los Padres National Forest.
(SACRAMENTO) Assemblymember Steve Fox (D-Palmdale) today announced that Assembly Bills (AB) 588 and 631 were approved by the State Assembly with broad bipartisan support. The bills address protection of student athletes and enhance core education for children in juvenile court schools. Both measures passed by a margin of 70-0, and now advance to the Senate.