The murder trial against Esperanza Castro resumes today after an eight-day recess. Judge Burt Pines, who called the recess for administrative reasons, sent the jurors home after they heard testimony on behalf of the prosecution on March 25.
Esperanza Castro is on trial for murdering her husband, Ramon Castro, who was found dead in his pickup truck under a Highway 14 overpass on Sierra Highway on March 23, 2006. The night before, Esperanza Castro had called deputies to report a burglary at her home - less than one hour after Ramon Castro was killed. A neighbor and key witness for the ...
Deputies were searching Wednesday evening for two men who committed an armed robbery in a parking lot outside a convenience store in Saugus.
The robbery occurred shortly after 9:45 p.m. Tuesday at the 7-Eleven located on the corner of Bouquet Canyon Road and Urbandale Avenue.
Thirty-eight years after four CHP officers died in a shootout, officials are gathering Friday to dedicate a stretch of Interstate 5 in their memory.
It was the night of April 6, 1970, when California Highway Patrol officers Roger Gore and Walt Frago got a call about two men brandishing a gun near Jay's Coffee Shop close to the intersection of The Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway.
For the first time since it opened 30 years ago, the dog kennels at the Castaic Animal Shelter are getting a makeover.
A private donor provided the funds to allow for substantial refurbishment of the 48 cages that house the dogs, shelter manager Karen Stepp said.
The Old Road is now the synchronized road.
County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich met with representatives of Castaic and West Ranch on Wednesday to flip the switch on synchronized traffic signals along the western road that runs parallel to Interstate 5.
Sierra Vista Junior High School is hosting a fitness expo Friday to showcase to the community its new physical education curriculum and commitment to health and fitness.
The world just got smaller Wednesday with the first ever bus ride to LA/Palmdale Regional Airport from Canyon Country.
Santa Clarita City Council candidate Bob Spierer has picked up an endorsement from Los Angeles County Firefighters Local 1014, who join the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs and other groups in backing the former sheriff's captain.
A central California state senator has introduced a bill that would allow state and local public officials to electronically disclose their financial records, which could eventually allow the information to be available for the public's view online.
A bill introduced by Sen. Jeff Denham, R-Merced, would permit the city of Santa Clarita to allow local candidates and officials to electronically file their Statements of Economic Interests, or Form 700s.
A Santa Clarita woman was sentenced to two years probation on Monday for unleashing her two dogs on an Internal Revenue Service worker who came to her door last year.
A conveyor belt engine inside a 5,000 square-foot warehouse in Valencia burned, causing a small fire and large amounts of smoke late Monday evening.
Five people who worked at the warehouse at the time of the fire were transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for smoke inhalation.
The four yellow school buses, filled with students from Fair Oaks Ranch and Valley View elementary schools, had to maneuver around barricades onto a road that is not yet open, passing construction vehicles and workers along the way. The looks on children's faces when they reached their destination - their brand new school - made it worth the journey.
The students were visiting Golden Oak Elementary School, the newest school in the Sulphur Springs School District, which will open this fall in Canyon Country with around 330 students.
After a short bout with lung cancer, longtime California Highway Patrol commercial vehicle inspector
Woman has vehicle stolen by her date
Most people go to college to be inspired, but instead of finding inspiration in the classroom, members of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association found it in the rolling hills, distant mountains and vast skies surrounding College of the Canyons' new Canyon Country campus.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
Four years ago, when sheriff's, city and school officials realized the extent of heroin use among Santa Clarita teens, they launched a number of far-reaching initiatives to tackle the problem.
After being attacked twice within the span of a month while walking home, Canyon Country resident Barbara Kritzberg says she'll be prepared in case it happens again.
California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday they have reached a deal that would offer $330 million a year in tax credits for Hollywood film productions over five years.
After allegedly arranging to meet a teen in Santa Clarita for sex, a 44-year-old Anaheim man was instead greeted by Special Victims Bureau investigators, who arrested him on suspicion of having an illegal yearlong relationship with the alleged victim, an investigator said Wednesday.
A 45-year-old "walk-on" soccer coach at West Ranch High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Hart district officials confirmed Wednesday.
On August 17, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to a residence located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita (Westridge / Valencia). The victim reported she was contacted by her credit card company regarding a suspicious transaction. Deputies began the investigation and contacted station detectives.
Two Santa Clarita hotels, Holiday Inn Express and the Best Western sitting side-by-side off the I-5 freeway at Magic Mountain Parkway, have been sold for $21 million.
California community college system officials outlined lofty goals Wednesday to markedly increase the number of students who successfully complete a community college program.
College of the Canyons graduate Jessie Warme has been named a recipient of the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship, joining a select group of just 10 community college students from across the nation to receive this prestigious award.
A 20-year-old gang member from Canyon Country who was charged with attempted murder for stabbing a man in 2013 has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge and sentenced to seven years in prison, a prosecution spokesman said Wednesday.
Continuity was the name of the game this week as Santa Clarita City Council members largely elected to appoint familiar faces to sit on a selection of city commissions.
After being hit by a car on Bouquet Canyon Road, the Saugus butterfly sculpture - the object of both criticism and admiration - is due to make a triumphant return in September, according to a Santa Clarita city official.
The City of Santa Clarita will host three public comment meetings to discuss draft updates to Santa Clarita Municipal Code 6.02, which pertains to Manufactured Home Park Rent Adjustment Procedures. The meetings are open to all mobile home park residents, park owners, park managers, and the general public. Meetings will be hosted by City staff on September 2, 3 and 4, 2014 at convenient locations around Santa Clarita.
Ahead of the upcoming SCV high school football season, Saugus nabbed a victory - by winning the 5th annual SCV Burrito Bowl.