SAN FERNANDO - The second day of defense testimony in the Castro trial turned technical, as defense attorney Peter Korn questioned an expert in the field of eyewitness memory and visual perception.
Esperanza Castro, 45, is accused of killing her husband, Ramon, in the bedroom of their Canyon Country home on March 22, 2006, then leaving his body on Sierra Highway in the bed of his pickup ttruck. It was found the next morning.
Local residents will have the chance to spend their Saturday morning with apes as part of the Gibbons Conservation Center's annual fundraiser.
The city of Santa Clarita is going green this Saturday in celebration of Arbor Day at a ceremony starting 10 a.m. in Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus.
Eight-time Grammy award winner and A&M Records co-founder Herb Alpert and his wife Lani Hall have made a $15 million gift to the School of Music at CalArts.
The city of Santa Clarita ranks as the 11th fastest growing retail market in the state and among the "Top 25 City Retail Markets in California," according to the recent California Retail Survey.
Two suspected mail thieves were arrested in a Saugus neighborhood after a resident took action.
Edgard Nunez, 22, and Sarah Paloyo, 25, both of Granada Hills, were arrested around noon Monday after a tipster reportedly saw them taking items from several mail boxes in the 25400 block of Sheffield Lane.
Narrowing things down is a major facet of sobriety checkpoints. Between 8 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday, California Highway Patrol officers screened 315 vehicles on Sierra Highway near Sand Canyon Road.
Of those, Officer John Lutz said 15 drivers performed field sobriety tests.
Tuesday's City Council election may have seen the largest voter turnout in 10 years, according to preliminary estimates from the Santa Clarita City Clerk's office.
More than 13,400 voters cast their ballots for Tuesday's election, according to City Clerk Sharon Dawson. A total of 12,408 ballots were included in Tuesday night's results and Dawson said she estimates her office still needs to verify about 1,000 absentee and provisional ballots. The result of that count will be announced Monday.
On the heels of two days of testimony by America's top general in Iraq, U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon stood behind the war effort Wednesday.
"As we enter the fifth year of the war ... it's important to remind the American people what we're fighting for," McKeon, R-Calif., said during a conference call with several reporters. "The results produced by the surge are important and impressive."
Santa Clarita voters chose Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar to fill the City Council's two expiring seats, according to unofficial results released late Tuesday evening.
As preliminary results from Tuesday's City Council election showed Laurie Ender and Bob Kellar snagging the open council seats, the two celebrated their wins with parties around Santa Clarita.
SAN FERNANDO - On day one of the defense's case in the trial of Esperanza Castro, two witnesses testified about what they saw happening around the Castro house near the time of Ramon Castro's murder.
The local Boys & Girls Club has netted some help from the Magic Kingdom.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is hoping Santa Clarita residents will "spring into action" Thursday and donate blood during the hospital's Spring Blood Drive.
The county Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has opened a veterans service office in Newhall, designed to provide information and assistance with benefits and services.
A Canyon Country man charged in the stabbing of a 20-year-old man last May has been sentenced to nine years in state prison after pleading no contest to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station deputies have requested the public's assistance in locating a wheelchair stolen in Canyon Country residential burglar.
A 66-year-old truck driver arrested last summer for leaving the scene of a crash where a woman was struck and killed on northbound Highway 14 is now serving close to a year in jail after pleading no contest recently, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Marked by downy feathers and two curious, marble-like eyes, Edward the baby emu is set to be the friendliest emu on the farm.
The 80 or so attendees of a Santa Clarita City Council forum held Tuesday afternoon at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center sat in chairs on a floor scuffed, scratched and worn from use.
Fewer people in the Santa Clarita Valley are using heroin compared to the alarming numbers witnessed two years ago, local narcotics detectives said this week.
College of the Canyons' Humanities Department on Saturday will host a celebration of independent films that have ties to the Santa Clarita Valley.
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced the proponent of a new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for his measure.
Santa Clarita Water (SCWD), a division of Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA), received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its FY 2013/14 Budget. To receive the award, the budget document must be rated "proficient" in all four categories, and the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, that demonstrate how well the budget serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device. The award reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meet the highest principles of governmental ...
On Thursday, March 6th 2014, the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Valencia High School officials will join in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Valencia High School.
The Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents to attend a FREE special evening with New York Times and international best-selling author Jamie Ford at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street.
A veteran Sheriff's Department official with experience in community-based policing has been named the new captain of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, it was announced Monday.
U.S. Forest Service officials are inviting off-road enthusiasts to weigh in on making their favorite off-road destinations a better place.