TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Evangelist Tony Alamo used his stature as a self-proclaimed prophet to force underage girls into sham marriages with him, controlling his followers with their fears of eternal suffering.
But the federal judge who sentenced Alamo on Friday to 175 years in prison for child sexual abuse warned of another kind of justice awaiting the aging evangelist, whose secretive, guarded West Coast headquarters remains tucked in the rugged canyons along Sierra Highway north of Saugus - a church and a scattered network of compounds.
Zvi Bielksi recalled some of his father's dying words: "I wish I could have saved more."
Christ Lutheran Church will host the Humor Helps fundraiser at 2 p.m. on Nov. 22 at the church, 25816 Tournament Road in Valencia.
A fundraiser for the Castaic Education Foundation will be held at Jersey Mike's in Castaic from Friday through Sunday. Jersey Mike's is issuing coupons to all Castaic Union School District students, which allow $2 of the purchase price to go directly to the foundation.
The application deadline for those interested in serving on the Newhall School District board is Nov. 20.
Skaters ages 12 and under are encouraged to participate in the city's Junior Skate Clinic on Saturday.
An 18-year-old Newhall man is due in court today after he allegedly stole a child's iPod, officials said.
California Highway Patrol officers are investigating the identity of a man who led them on a brief high-speed chase Thursday morning on Interstate 5.
More than 800 Santa Clarita Valley high school juniors set aside books and research papers Thursday to learn about financial literacy, business ethics and applying for jobs as part of the annual Connecting to Success program.
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County officials have broken down election results for the westside governance advisory vote by area - showing what sort of government is preferred by voters in Stevenson Ranch, Castaic, Tesoro Del Valle and unincorporated Newhall.
The city's new Arts Commission aims to unify Santa Clarita's broad artistic community - from its local symphony orchestra to its ballet group and artists association, the board's first members said.
A Newhall man who robbed a Santa Clarita liquor store in January is expected to serve 12 years in prison and be deportated after he accepted a plea deal from prosecutors Thursday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are asking residents to donate Thanksgiving food, decorations and notes of encouragement next week for families and seniors in need during the holidays.
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District officials celebrated Monday as ground was broken on the first permanent structure at Vasquez High School, an event for which parents and district officials have waited some 15 years.
A Santa Clarita Valley man convicted two years ago of pointing a laser at an aircraft has been sentenced to 10 days in county jail for failing to appear in court to update the judge on his community service.
State officials prepped to unveil their seven-year plan to clean up contaminated groundwater on the Whittaker-Bermite site have extended the public comment period from 30 to 49 days in anticipation of an enthusiastic response from the community.
National Weather Service forecasters extended a red flag warning through Wednesday in the Santa Clarita Valley and other mountain and valley areas of Southern California, warning of high fire danger and continued high winds and high temperatures.
A 56-year-old man ordered to stand trial for the stabbing of his son has pleaded not guilty to the charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
Mayor Laurene Weste will be hosting a "Lifetime of Service Tribute" to Connie Worden-Roberts, one of the original members of the city's first Planning Commission and a leader in the formation of the city of Santa Clarita.
College of the Canyons faculty member Dr. Karyl Kicenski will present an eye-opening discussion focused on the American "prison market," prison privatization and the burgeoning businesses associated with the construction of prison facilities, during the spring 2014 Scholarly Presentation "Cashing in on Crime," taking place May 22, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC).
WASHINGTON (AP) - The towering symbol that honors the nation's first president reopened to the public Monday, nearly three years after an earthquake cracked and chipped the 130-year-old stone obelisk.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detectives today released a small-sized photo of the alleged victim's dress (taken from surveillance video during the incident) in the "upskirt photo victim" case. They're hoping the victim will come forward.
Three years ago, Saugus stuntman Jayson Dumenigo set the world record for being on fire for the longest period of time - and surviving.
Some Santa Clarita Valley mothers received an unexpected Mother's Day gift from the folks at Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary Sunday as part of the park's annual Mother's Day raffle.
An intoxicated woman who allegedly stole a taxi cab at the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Sunday was arrested at gunpoint by local sheriff's deputies, a sheriff's spokesman said.
High winds and low humidity whipped up a brush fire at a homeless encampment Sunday afternoon, prompting firefighters to get a quick jump on it, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR THEMOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES FORGUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY....NORTH TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS VENTURA AND LOSANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH MONDAY...BRINGING WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS.ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS OF VENTURA COUNTY...WIND GUSTSBETWEEN 35 AND 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY THISAFTERNOON...WITH SOMEWHAT WEAKER WINDS TONIGHT AND MONDAY.HOWEVER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP NOTICEABLY INTO THE SINGLEDIGITS TO MID TEENS TODAY...WITH WIDESPREAD SINGLE DIGITS HUMIDITYEXPECTED ON MONDAY. OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL BE POOR. DUETO THE NORTHEAST WINDS ...