SAN FERNANDO - A Canyon Country woman accused of killing her husband will be tried a second time. Superior Court Judge Burt Pines ordered a new trial for Esperanza Castro Friday morning, three full weeks after her first trial ended in a hung jury.
Brush fire scorches acre in Sand Canyon A brush fire around a house in the 16600 block of Sultus Street prompted the response of three fire engines mid Friday afternoon. The blaze scorched about 1 acre shortly after 3 p.m., there were no injuries and there was no damage to the house, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. St. Stephen's to hold rummage sale A multi-family rummage sale will be ...
Jack Williams didn't choose to go into the stunt business, he was born into it. With a stuntman for a father and a trick horse rider for a mother, Williams was born on April 15, 1921, in Montana and was a longtime Hollywood stuntman, appearing in a host of films including "The Sons of Katie Elder," "Cheyenne Autumn" and "Spartacus."
Heather Reder has a disease that typically only occurs in those twice her age. Three years ago, a CT scan found nodules on the 24-year-old's throat. The doctors performed exploratory surgery and, when complications arose, the tissue buildup in her throat prevented the doctors from intubating. Heather now uses a trachea tube to breathe.
More than 200 Santa Clarita residents pedaled into work Thursday as part of the city's Fifth annual Bike to Work day, with one city employee riding all the way from Palmdale.
If choir competitors could be judged the same as their peers in sports, then the Valencia High School Women's Choir just scored a touchdown, a home run and the last-second winning basket at a meet last weekend near San Francisco.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger submitted his revised 2008-09 budget plan to the legislature Wednesday, with the new proposal not suspending Proposition 98, but at the same time not providing education with all the funding needed.
In addition to a graphic memorializing a dead friend, Joseph Milhoan's motorcycle helmet was also emblazoned with a sticker reading: "Capable of evading high speed pursuit."
In an ongoing effort to revise and update board policies, the Hart district governing board discussed two key provisions - drug and alcohol abuse and the definition of "zero tolerance" - at its last meeting.
The hydra, according to Greek mythology, is an ancient serpent-like water beast with many heads that guarded the entrance to the Underworld.
At first glance, it looks like the McDougal family just moved in. They use patio furniture indoors and sleep on air mattresses at night. It's been eight years since they moved into their Canyon Country home and have been haunted by a mold problem that just won't go away.
The California Supreme Court paved the way for gay marriages after it overturned a voter-approved ban on same-sex unions on Thursday. In a 4-3 ruling, the state's highest court concluded that domestic partnerships are not a sufficient substitute for marriage.
Castaic Middle School is presenting "Once Upon a Mattress" as its spring musical Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 in its Multi-Purpose Room.
The city of Santa Clarita, along with the county, is hosting the annual Pet Vaccination Clinic Saturday morning at Santa Clarita Park.
SAN FERNANDO - A Canyon Country woman accused of killing her husband will be tried a second time.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
Sheriff's Department officials called in deputies from throughout the county Sunday for the Paul Walker-Roger Rodas memorial, which drew some 6,000 to a business park in Valencia.
An estimated 6,000 people converged on Valencia Sunday for a memorial to "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, jamming traffic around the crash site where the two men died more than a week ago.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.
Local residents in the north Valencia housing communities near the Paul Walker crash site are bracing for heavy traffic today as a memorial for Paul Walker and Roger Rodas gets underway from noon- 5 p.m.
Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine were closed for hours Saturday after a winter snow storm blew through Southern California, dropping snow and rain in its wake.
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over a campaign robocall he claims was illegally placed before last November's election.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.
"Pearl Harbor was bombed this morning on this day of December 7th, 1941. Japanese bombers made a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Guam and other United States possessions in the Pacific."
Jeff Preach kicked off the Castaic Santa Float parade for his family and neighbors 24 years ago.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.