Sometimes it takes decades to even remotely feel pain. Although I wrote many of the words used by Southern California news media and, in turn, by the national television and radio networks in describing the massacre of four young California Highway Patrol officers, my emotions surrounding the episode were fleeting. After all, as an editor at City News Service of Los Angeles, a job that, coupled with on-and-off stints at The Signal provided college tuition ...
Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake was briefly shut down Saturday afternoon after a collision in which a child was ejected from a car. The single-vehicle incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. on the southbound side of I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and Vista Del Lago, according to Sgt. Matt Barnachia of the California Highway Patrol.
It was a different world on April 6, 1970, when four young California Highway Patrol officers were shot and killed in one of the state's bloodiest gun battles. What's now the Santa Clarita Valley was then a patchwork of farms and ranches, dotted with small businesses. What happened on that day 38 years ago, however, shattered the valley's quiet forever with a violence that echoes today.
SAN FERNANDO - At a preliminary hearing in San Fernando Superior Court, accused rapist Adrian Arriano was held to answer on all counts and ordered to stand trial.
City officials will be celebrating the City Council election night on Tuesday with a live show from City Hall.
The 2008 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is set to run April 23-27 in Santa Clarita for its 15th year in a row.
Santa Clarita City Council candidate Diane Trautman picked up an endorsement from the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, the organization announced Friday.
SAN FERNANDO - During a relatively tame day of court proceedings after Wednesday's heated testimony, witnesses in the case against Esperanza Castro gave testimony about a vehicle Castro reported as stolen shortly after the crime, and a note allegedly passed from her to another inmate during her incarceration last year. Though both prosecution and defense attorneys grilled the witnesses on the minutiae of the two events, the limited nature of Friday's testimony did not make ...
It's officials - Golden Valley High School's ROTC program isn't going anywhere. The Hart district board room erupted in cheers and applause Wednesday night when, after a lengthy discussion, board members voted to reinstate Golden Valley's Air Force Junior ROTC program.
A memorial service honoring four California Highway Patrol officers Friday morning caused many veteran law enforcement officers to reflect on one of the bloodiest gun battles ever witnessed in America. On April 6, 1970, four CHP officers were shot and killed in the line of duty.
The Hart district governing board approved an agreement with the Hart District Teachers Association this week, putting the district's 2008-09 budget back into the black. The two groups had to come to an agreement on the wording of a Memorandum of Understanding by Wednesday's meeting of the William S.
Antoinette and Elizabeth Peterson got a special surprise during their school assembly Thursday morning when their father, U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Travis Peterson stepped up to the microphone to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The Mountainview fourth-graders - and twin sisters - were under the impression that their dad was still in Afghanistan, where he has been deployed since July.
Transit officials are hoping to ease the morning commute out of Santa Clarita Valley. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for today to mark the completion of 6.2 miles of carpool lanes on the Interstate 5, from the Newhall Pass south to Highway 118. The ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office, located at 13800 Balboa Blvd.
The Castaic School District is hosting its fourth annual golf tournament at the Vista Valencia Golf Course today in order to raise funds for student programs.
Members of the Kiwanis Club's local chapter will be collecting donations for the SCV Food Pantry at Whole Foods Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Students at Saugus High School took part in the Every 15 Minutes program on Thursday.
Thirty-five days ago, a dejected Hart Indians football team walked off the field at College of the Canyons after a stunning loss to the Valencia Vikings.
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
A Canyon Country businessman will face charges of attempted, willful, deliberate and premeditated murder and solicitation of murder after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...
Eight of the declared candidates for Santa Clarita's next City Council election in April gathered Wednesday morning in Canyon Country for a review forum sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley branch of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Even the most basic questions were difficult to comprehend.
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.