Plans to expand the Santa Clarita Valley's only hospital return to the City Council in a public hearing Tuesday, including its construction sequence and potential environmental effects.
Trig Palin is a hero to many, and he's still in diapers. Trig, son of Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, recently thrust Down syndrome into the national spotlight. Frances Molocek hopes it stays there. "We like to think that our kids are just like any other kids, except they have a disability," said Molocek, whose son, Micah, 14, attends Rancho Pico Junior High in Stevenson Ranch. "They have the same emotions, the same need for ...
Inmates staged a relatively calm - and apparently unprovoked - riot at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic causing minor injuries to one deputy and one inmate Friday.
The city of Santa Clarita and the architecture firm designing the proposed Downtown Newhall Library will host a second workshop on the proposed library from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 30, The site is not determined. The community is invited to review and give additional comments on the conceptual site plan and architectural direction discussed at the first library workshop Aug. 20. "The workshops are a great opportunity for the community to help design ...
The following changes will be made to Santa Clarita Transit routes starting Monday: n Route 4: Will no longer serve the Hob/Alaminos/Benz area. Will depart from LARC Ranch and continue on Bouquet Canyon Road. Use the new stop at Bouquet Canyon Road and Russ Jay Street. n Route 504: Will no longer travel on Woodside Drive, Kathleen Avenue, Alaminos Drive, or Benz Road. n Route 612 ...
UPDATED 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25: Renfue won first, un:armed took second, and Jessie Seely was named third in the Professional division, while Johnny Strat, Aaron Wong and The FBI Band were first, second and third in the Amateur division Friday, Sept. 19 at the SCV Rock Star Night concert finale. Click here for the complete SCV Rock Star Night wrapup!
The uphill slope leading to the Castaic Middle School parking lot got a facelift Wednesday when 60 eighth-grade science students planted 26 African Sumac trees along Hillcrest Parkway.
Michelle Vasquez staples paper feathers to a paper head dress, puts it on and takes her place at the head of a tablecloth stretched out on the floor in front of her.
After 4 1/2 years of wrangling, Santa Clarita City Council members agreed to expand the valley's only hospital during a meeting that ran into Thursday morning.
Convicted sex offender and former Canyon Country volunteer football coach Kevin Lamont Thomas is scheduled to be sentenced Friday in Van Nuys Superior Court.
Michael Dean Stephens' day in court may finally arrive, a court official said. After almost a year in court delays Stephens will be arraigned in December and could head to trial, said Jane Robison, Los Angles County District Attorney's spokeswoman. "The judge in the Stephens hearing found enough evidence to hold him over for trial," Robison said. Stephens, 19, allegedly stabbed Joshua Pipho, 20, then drove over him with a car at a house party ...
UPDATED 1:30 a.m. Thursday: The City Council voted 4-1 Wednesday to adopt a resolution certifying the final environmental impact report and adopt a statement of overriding considerations and the mitigating monitoring and reporting program for the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital master plan. Mayor Bob Kellar dissented in the vote. The City Council also passed an ordinance for the master plan's development agreement to a second reading. The decision came at a 3-2 vote with ...
The city of Santa Clarita hosts a "Weekend of Wonderland Fun" in downtown Newhall on Dec. 5 and 6.
A common practical joke might cost Matthew Ponek time in jail. Deputies arrested Ponek Saturday night for shining a laser pointer at a Los Angeles County Sheriff's helicopter. The helicopter pilots were searching the Ash Glen Circle area in Valencia when the laser was pointed directly at the aircraft, said Lt. Brenda Cambra of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station. Deputies in the helicopter tracked the beam to the residence and sent ground units in ...
Detectives are asking the community for clues regarding the homicide of Anthony Lombardi, a sheriff's official said.
The ARTree community arts organization will hold its general meeting Wednesday night at the Newhall Library.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has postponed the trial of a lawsuit involving a fugitive priest, possibly until next year, so that cases involving 11 alleged victims can be tried together.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials will hold the first in a series of public meetings tonight regarding the proposed plan to remove chloride from the Santa Clara River.
The California Public Utilities Commission will hold two public hearings Thursday on Valencia Water Company's proposed rate increase.
The 15th annual SCV Relay for Life kicks off Saturday at Central Park in Saugus. The fundraiser to combat cancer will run 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday, with participants walking laps the entire time - some remembering lost ones, some celebrating victories or hoping for more.
This week Newhall (Zone 6) had eight part one crimes reported. Two shoplifting incidents, three petty thefts, one assault, one commercial burglary, and one stolen vehicle.
A Canyon Country man who shot and killed his neighbor following a vicious seven-year feud has been sentenced to 64 years to life in prison.
A Santa Clarita Valley brush fire that was initially reported as two separate blazes was doused by Los Angeles County firefighters in the Valencia Industrial Center today.
SANTA CLARITA-Imagine what it would be like to wander around the streets of Havana with a camera, capturing scenes of everyday life in Cuba: the bustling squares, majestic cathedrals, iconic cigar shops and "Yank tanks," the classic American cars that still zoom down Cuban roads as vestiges of a bygone era.
Vandals defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols during the weekend in Saugus, prompting a probe by local sheriff's detectives, a manager for the property said Monday.
The following road closures are planned within the city of Santa Clarita Tuesday and Wednesday for the Amgen Tour of California.
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You might call today the kick-off of Bicycle Week in the Santa Clarita Valley.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - One of James Holmes' lawyers asked a judge on Monday to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity in the Colorado theater shootings. Such a plea is seen as his best hope of avoiding the death penalty in the killings of 12 people at a packed midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora. Changing the plea still carries risks for Holmes but moving in that direction ...
Smoke from a controlled burn near Hasley Canyon alarmed some Castaic residents this morning, a Fire Department spokesman said.