Douglas Christopher will head back to court Feb. 27 for a preliminary hearing in his child-abuse case, a district attorney's official said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Legislature passed a budget early today to help close a $42 billion deficit, ending an epic impasse that involved several all-night sessions and threatened to throw thousands of state employees out of work.
Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger praised the bill, passed by the Democratic-controlled Senate and Assembly. He came out of his office after the budget vote and disconnected a large deficit clock counting the number of days - 106 as of Thursday - that the Legislature had failed to act since he declared a special session to deal with the state's fiscal problems.
When Dylan Ryndak was in third grade, he got sick and ended up with a bad cough.
Canyon Country residents received a surprising source of power when Southern California Edison hooked up generators to temporarily restore electricity to 125 homes.
Several local mom-and-pop business owners say personal care and competitive prices attract a loyal client base and keep business stable or even booming for some shops.
Judge Graciela Freixes continued former guidance counselor Roselyn Hubbell's misdemeanor trial until Feb. 24 during a pre-trial hearing Tuesday, a court official said.
Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers placed holds on 19 of 22 immigrants suspected of using false identification to gain employment and entering the country illegally.
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The California Legislature passed a budget early Thursday in hopes of closing a $42 billion deficit through a combination of spending cuts, tax increases and borrowing.
NEW YORK (AP) - California, home to celebrities on sandy beaches and dot-com millionaires, is having trouble paying its bills.
The U.S. state known for sunshine, but also for earthquakes, wildfires and mudslides, is facing a disaster of another kind. The economic crisis has sapped the world's eighth-largest economy of tax revenue, leaving it with a $42 billion budget deficit over the next year-and-a-half.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Chances of a quick resolution to California's budget stalemate appeared to fade Wednesday after Senate Republican holdouts ousted their leader in a midnight coup and promised to resist tax increases that GOP Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says are needed to close a $42 billion deficit.
The Democrat-controlled Legislature appears to need just one more GOP vote in the Senate to reach the two-thirds majority it needs to get the budget to the governor's desk, but that vote may prove impossible to get.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Democrats renewed their push Wednesday to secure the single vote needed to pass a plan to fix the state's $42 billion budget deficit after another all-night session failed to break a partisan log jam.
The Senate was called back into session during the morning after the delicate compromise proposal crafted by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders suffered a setback when Senate Republicans ousted their own leader over opposition to tax increases.
Colorful paintings and heart-wrenching photographs depict the agony and triumph of the "African American experience" as part of "The Genesis Project" on display at William S. Hart Park's Hart Hall in recognition of Black History Month.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced the launch of his new Web site, which can be found at www.assembly.ca.gov/smyth.
Pleasantview Industries hosts its 10th Annual No-tap Tournament and Fundraiser Saturday at the Valencia Lanes.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to award a contract for construction of an upgraded fire station in Castaic.
Santa Clarita Valley legislators mostly split along party lines Monday in reviewing the state's new $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year, the highest spending plan ever passed for the Golden State.
A picture of Alanna and Gennelle Dedek hangs near the bottom of the stairs in their parents' Canyon Country home.
As the United States Men's National Soccer Team scored during the first minute Monday, Greg Montgomery, visiting Santa Clarita from San Antonio, Texas, on business, was at BJ's Restaurant in Valencia to watch it.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Tuesday on an upgraded fire station for Castaic.
The prime suspect in the near-fatal stabbing of a local man 16 years ago has been added to the FBI's fugitive profile website, a spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
The Music Makers PTA will present a check for $35,500 to the Newhall School District school board Tuesday night to support the district's music program.
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office have identified the Sun Valley man killed last week after his big rig jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake.
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With school out and outdoor activities beckoning, Santa Clarita Valley residents may find unwelcome guests at their backyard barbecues or birthday parties in the park: rattlesnakes.
Detectives are investigating two recent reports of identity theft whereby thieves used personal information stolen from Santa Claria Valley residents to buy unapproved items, according to incidents reported by deputies at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
After emerging from a three-month coma in the fall of 1986, doctors told motorcycle crash victim Tony Martinez he would never have kids and never walk again.
Hart district officials have pushed back the projected opening date for long-awaited Castaic High School another year as they work to get necessary permits.
Regional queens and princesses were crowned Saturday as the second night of the 35th annual Miss Santa Clarita Valley Scholarship Pageant, "The Magic of the Crown," came to a close.
Tyler Hawkins, a 25-year-old graduate of Canyon High School who was a standout linebacker on Harry Welch's 2005 championship team and won an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, comes home on leave this week, and his parents want to throw him a surprise party.