Douglas Christopher will head back to court Feb. 27 for a preliminary hearing in his child-abuse case, a district attorney's official said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Legislature passed a budget early today to help close a $42 billion deficit, ending an epic impasse that involved several all-night sessions and threatened to throw thousands of state employees out of work.
Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger praised the bill, passed by the Democratic-controlled Senate and Assembly. He came out of his office after the budget vote and disconnected a large deficit clock counting the number of days - 106 as of Thursday - that the Legislature had failed to act since he declared a special session to deal with the state's fiscal problems.
When Dylan Ryndak was in third grade, he got sick and ended up with a bad cough.
Canyon Country residents received a surprising source of power when Southern California Edison hooked up generators to temporarily restore electricity to 125 homes.
Several local mom-and-pop business owners say personal care and competitive prices attract a loyal client base and keep business stable or even booming for some shops.
Judge Graciela Freixes continued former guidance counselor Roselyn Hubbell's misdemeanor trial until Feb. 24 during a pre-trial hearing Tuesday, a court official said.
Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers placed holds on 19 of 22 immigrants suspected of using false identification to gain employment and entering the country illegally.
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The California Legislature passed a budget early Thursday in hopes of closing a $42 billion deficit through a combination of spending cuts, tax increases and borrowing.
NEW YORK (AP) - California, home to celebrities on sandy beaches and dot-com millionaires, is having trouble paying its bills.
The U.S. state known for sunshine, but also for earthquakes, wildfires and mudslides, is facing a disaster of another kind. The economic crisis has sapped the world's eighth-largest economy of tax revenue, leaving it with a $42 billion budget deficit over the next year-and-a-half.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Chances of a quick resolution to California's budget stalemate appeared to fade Wednesday after Senate Republican holdouts ousted their leader in a midnight coup and promised to resist tax increases that GOP Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says are needed to close a $42 billion deficit.
The Democrat-controlled Legislature appears to need just one more GOP vote in the Senate to reach the two-thirds majority it needs to get the budget to the governor's desk, but that vote may prove impossible to get.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Democrats renewed their push Wednesday to secure the single vote needed to pass a plan to fix the state's $42 billion budget deficit after another all-night session failed to break a partisan log jam.
The Senate was called back into session during the morning after the delicate compromise proposal crafted by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders suffered a setback when Senate Republicans ousted their own leader over opposition to tax increases.
Colorful paintings and heart-wrenching photographs depict the agony and triumph of the "African American experience" as part of "The Genesis Project" on display at William S. Hart Park's Hart Hall in recognition of Black History Month.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced the launch of his new Web site, which can be found at www.assembly.ca.gov/smyth.
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A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Under a plan proposed to meet state water-use demands, Santa Clarita Valley lawns could soon be watered only every other day - and never on Saturday.
Thanks to California's open primary system, a forum scheduled Friday by a Democratic club in the Antelope Valley will feature a pair of Republican congressional candidates.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of a local registered sex offender accused of annoying a young girl at a Santa Clarita Valley department store, a court bailiff said.
One person was injured and taken to the hospital shortly after noon today following a two-car traffic collision involving a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station vehicle, according emergency response crew officials.
When California water officials approved strict emergency water conservation regulations earlier this month, they put the responsibility of enforcing those rules on local water agencies.
A six-member L.A. congressional delegation tried to hit one out of the park this week in the long-simmering debate over TV access to Dodger games, but the effort ran afoul of the DirecTV team.
The question of whether to approve a controversial billboard deal between the city of Santa Clarita and Metro will be added to the county ballot for the upcoming general election in November, county supervisors decided Tuesday.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
Despite a temporary roadblock in the form of limbless reptiles, officials with the county Department of Public Works hope to complete a planned bridge on Highway 126 on schedule.
Hart High School's dance team will be leaving for New York today in hopes of winning this season of "America's Got Talent" TV show.
Relatives of a baby girl orphaned in an Acton traffic collision have responded to an outpouring of support and concern for the little girl by setting up a donation fund to benefit her, a family member said Monday.
Fourth-generation dentists Kelly and Allen Smudde threw a patient appreciation party Monday at Santa Clarita Lanes.