SAN FERNANDO - One day after a biologist testified about DNA evidence in the Castro murder trial, county Deputy District Attorney Paula Gonzales shifted gears and called to the stand two of Esperanza and Ramon Castro's neighbors. She also played for the jury a video of Esperanza Castro waiting in a Sheriff's Department interview room.
The city's greenbelt expanded by more than 900 acres Wednesday when city officials joined developers in Golden Valley Ranch to dedicate the largest expanse of open space in the city's 20-year history.
Described as a role model with an incredible amount of energy, 17-year-old Sarah Sheridan was named Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley during a ceremony held Wednesday at the club's main facility in Newhall.
Construction could begin as early as July to transform Newhall's Main Street into a historic old town, visitor-friendly boulevard.
SAN FERNANDO - Blood stains apparently found on Esperanza Castro's jeans, shoes and hair - which the prosecutor said was her husband's blood - may have been contaminated when they were analyzed by forensics experts after the slaying of Ramon Castro, an expert witness testified Tuesday.
Faculty and staff at Learning Post High School are relieved that their school survived last week's cuts to the Hart district budget, which were made to accommodate Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed cuts to state funding of education.
Medical marijuana dispensaries will be illegal in Santa Clarita beginning in April after the City Council approved the city-wide ban Tuesday night.
Hundreds of school leaders from throughout California gathered at the state capitol Monday to denounce the governor's proposed cuts to education and to call on lawmakers to protect students and schools in the budget process.
Shuttle bus service in and out of Palmdale Airport will be studied over a nine-month period, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has decided.
Castaic Lake Water Agency board member Dean F. Efstathiou has been appointed Acting Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.
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Despite reports that trace amounts of pharmaceuticals have been found in water supplies across the country, Santa Clarita residents are drinking safe, clean water, local water officials said Monday.
The June primary will be cakewalk for local elected officials, most of whom face no challengers from within their own parties.
Golden Valley Bridge closed this week
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider finalizing an ordinance tonight to ban medical marijuana dispensaries within the city limits.
The city of Santa Clarita will cap off its Bike Safety Month with the Kids Biking and Walking Festival on Saturday.
Santa Clarita Valley officials are ramping up a public safety campaign to encourage bicyclists, as well as pedestrians and motorists to be safer on the road, according to officials.
Scores of Castaic Lake patrons expressed anger and frustration Sunday when they learned at the gate that there was no swimming allowed at the park.
As one of the worst droughts on record deepens, and water levels at Castaic Lake continue to drop, Santa Clarita Valley ratepayers could find themselves paying more for their water as a result, water officials said.
The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA today from 10:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
An off-roading enthusiast died Sunday following a crash at the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreational Area entrance near Gorman, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Coroner said.
Homicide detectives looking for a Saugus High School grad who went missing from her current home in Brentwood Saturday are now checking reports the woman has been found safe, according to an officer with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
At approximately 6pm, on Saturday, May 24, 2014, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Summer Violent Crime Enforcement Program (SVCEP) stopped a vehicle for routine traffic violations. Upon contacting the driver, deputies could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver was detained pending a narcotics investigation, and the vehicle was searched. Inside the vehicle's trunk, deputies found all the makings for a lab, used to extract hash oil (also known as honey oil) from marijuana. Seized were hundreds of cans of butane, laboratory style glassware, a scale, a portable stove ...
A Saturday night single-vehicle traffic collision on Interstate 5 near Calgrove Boulevard has claimed the life of a 33-year-old Dale James Starn of Sylmar.
Trinity Classical Academy Head of School, Liz Caddow, leads 21 students in the 2014 graduation ceremony on campus in Valencia on Saturday.
A 20-year-old Castaic man was in custody Saturday night on suspicion of having, making and transporting concentrated cannibis after deputies pulled him over and discovered hash oil and items used to extract hash oil from marijuana, sheriff's officials said in a news release.
Five people were transported to the hospital following an early-afternoon collision today on Railroad Avenue near Drayton Street that involved a vehicle from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, according to officials.
A man nearly killed 16 years ago when he was viciously stabbed in his Newhall home called a local sheriff's lieutenant recently with a simple message for investigators, said Deputy Josh Dubin.
A pair of checkpoints to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or driving without a license netted 18 arrests, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Santa Clarita Valley residents have a number of options for remembrance and recreation this Memorial Day.