College of the Canyons opened its Cougar Soccer Summer Camp at its Valencia campus today. Youngsters ages 5-12 participated in the event, with coaching provided by area coaches and current and former players for COC soccer teams. The camp runs daily through Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
It needed to be perfect. Members of the Burbank-based 8bit Sliders were down to their final stone: the curling equivalent of two outs in the bottom of the ninth. Chris Olander, a Burbank resident, was the man charged with making what would be the deciding throw. It meant making a tricky shot, a hard throw down the ice with pinpoint accuracy, if the Sliders were to come out on top. Olander launched and released the ...
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has implemented a new bypass lane on the northbound Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and SR-138. The bypass lane will remain in effect through August 2013, while crews pave the two right lanes and shoulder of northbound I-5.
SACRAMENTO - In an effort to improve traffic safety across California, the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency (BTH)-which becomes the new Transportation Agency on July 1, 2013-today announced it has approved 274 state and local applicants to receive approximately $87 million in federally-funded traffic safety grants administered by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The grant-funded programs will help combat alcohol and drug impaired driving, encourage seat belt and child safety seat usage, fight ...
DEL NORTE, Colo. (AP) - Tourists and business owners forced to flee a popular summer retreat in the southwestern Colorado mountains resigned themselves to a long wait as fire officials declined to speculate when they might be able to reign in an unprecedented and erratic blaze raging through the Rio Grande National Forest.
After months of planning and discussion, the controversial measure that would assess a per-parcel fee on all property owners in Los Angeles County to clean up storm water will be back before county supervisors Tuesday.
There's nothing like a shiny '57 Chevy to make people dream of driving a hot car and a "cool" set of wheels.
A Valencia woman charged with felony hit and run for a vehicle collision that put a Nehwall bicyclist in the hospital in March is expected to appear in court today.
A Castaic man accused of spearing his pet dog and cat is out on bail and expected in court today.
While officials in Los Angeles County wrangled earlier this year over how to levy a fee to fund storm water cleanup efforts, Santa Clarita and some other cities asked to be exempt from having the fees imposed because they already had programs in place to address the matter.
A multi-vehicle crash on Highway 14 early Saturday has resulted in the death of an elderly Quartz Hill man, the injury of three others and the arrest of a Burbank resident suspected of driving the wrong way and under the influence of alcohol, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
Snapshot for the week of 06/10/2013 to 06/16/2013 Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Crime Prevention Unit This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred: (1) Residential Burglary (Attempt), (4) Commercial Burglaries, (2) Vehicle Burglaries, (1) Shoplift, (1) Grand Theft and (2) Petty Thefts. An attempt residential burglary occurred near the 18800 block of Mandan Street. The victim came home and noticed pry marks on the sliding glass door of the residence. Entry ...
This week Newhall (Zone 6) saw eight part one crimes. Newhall had two assaults, one stolen vehicle, two commercial burglaries, and three petty thefts reported.
This week in Canyon Country-East we had 7 Part-1 crimes. Of those reported crimes, there was 1 assault, 1 robbery, 1 burglary, 4 vehicle burglaries.
Santa Clarita City Council members will vote Tuesday on whether to ratify a 3 percent pay raise for each of the next two years, boosting council salaries by a total of almost $104 a month beginning in 2014.
SANTA CLARITA - A bicyclist was injured on a winding Santa Clarita Valley canyon road Sunday following a traffic collision with a car, a Fire Department inspector said.
SANTA CLARITA - A preliminary hearing has been set for a Valencia registered sex offender accused of following and videotaping young girls at stores in the Santa Clarita Valley, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
The city of Santa Clarita received high marks from citizens who used its online issue-resolution service in the past year, city officials announced.
SANTA CLARITA - The end of the latest legislative session in California was a sprint to the finish line.
SANTA CLARITA - Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station made three arrests, two for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, during an eight-hour checkpoint Friday night through Saturday morning in Saugus.
SANTA CLARITA - A popular kayaking and paddle-boarding spot on Castaic Lake will be shut down later this month as workers undertake a major project to renovate road and parking areas inside the park, officials announced recently.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station conducted a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on September 14, 2013 from 1800 to 0200 hours as part of the city of Santa Clarita's commitment to traffic safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year in Santa Clarita. The location of Friday's checkpoint was on Railroad Avenue and Oak Ridge Drive.
LOS ANGELES - California could join Japan, Mexico and other earthquake-prone countries that alert residents to the approach of powerful shaking under a bill awaiting approval from Gov. Jerry Brown.
SANTA CLARITA - Walter Lawrence "Larry" Thornton, beloved band teacher at Hart High School for two decades, died earlier this month after a battle with cancer.
SANTA CLARITA - At Nancy's Ranch on Magic Mountain Parkway near the Iron Horse Trailhead, things were looking a lot like fall Friday as workers harvested pumpkins for the seasonal sale of the gourds.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Hart district board member who recently resigned due to a potential conflict of interest said Friday he is examining whether he might be able to return to the board.
SANTA CLARITA - Friday marked the second week since the disappearance near Castaic Lake of a 19-year-old teen, and a sheriff's Parks Bureau official said the department's hunt in the area has been called off.
SANTA CLARITA - The recent decision by the California Legislature to boost the state's minimum wage might be a boon to low-wage workers, but local businesses and advocacy groups say the economic consequences of the move could outweigh its benefits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities have dismantled a large Los Angeles County homeless encampment, citing public safety threats.