Spending time in our vehicles is a way of life in Southern California and the Santa Clarita Valley. All too often, spending time on the road means we will occasionally be involved in a traffic collision. Regardless of how many vehicles may be involved, under California's vehicular laws, there is generally a presumption of guilt whenever there is a traffic collision. While not an absolute presumption, one driver is usually at fault.
Around 100 concerned Newhall residents gathered at a neighborhood meeting to voice their opposition to The Avenue at Santa Clarita, a 37-acre proposed residential and commercial center at the old Smiser Ranch mule farm, near Interstate 5, Wiley Canyon Road and Calgrove Boulevard. Plans for The Avenue at Santa Clarita were submitted by Monteverde Companies in November. Currently, the project would include 800 residencies, retail space and a 300-room hotel with conference center.
A 17-year-old from Canyon Country was arrested Friday night after deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station found what they believed were two stolen laptop computers in the juvenile's bedroom. Lt. Tom Bryski of the SCV Sheriff's Station said Friday around 9:45 p.m., local deputies visited the home of a juvenile on probation. Bryski said while the 17-year-old was not home, the parents invited the deputies into the house. After visiting the juvenile's room, ...
Jonathan Feenny of Reseda was arrested Saturday in connection with the theft of metal pieces from a Newhall metal yard, according to a sheriff's official. Lt. Tom Bryski of the SCV Sheriff's Station said around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feenny, 45, allegedly stole metal pieces from a business near The Old Road and Weldon Canyon Road in Newhall. After loading his truck with the goods, the man drove to a San Fernando Valley recycling shop to collect money for the pieces.
The application package for the 12th Annual Randy Wicks Memorial First Amendment Scholarship is now available to graduating local high school seniors and students at College of the Canyons. The Santa Clarita Valley Press Club will award the Wicks scholarship to a local graduating high school student who has chosen a First Amendment-related college major.
A retired CHP sergeant who was convicted of attacking a Valencia jogger in 2007 had the restraining order against him dissolved this week, while the jogger was slapped with a restraining order, an attorney said Friday. After an all-day hearing in a San Fernando courtroom Thursday, Steven Gilbert was issued a restraining order to stay away from Dwight McDonald, according to McDonald's attorney, Ross Stucker of Santa Clarita. In January McDonald was found guilty of ...
Some local junior high students got a taste of college life Friday when they visited College of the Canyons. The visit was part of COC's "College, Making It Happen" program, which is designed to get seventh and eighth graders to start thinking about college and lifetime careers.
Proud parents, friends and family members, most bundled up for the unseasonably chilly Southern California weather, gathered in the COC stadium Friday evening for The Master's College's 81st annual commencement service. Holding cameras, gift bags and congratulatory bouquets, they watched as around 300 students, including some from across the nation and around the world, received diplomas from the Christian liberal arts college located in Newhall.
A Hart district staff member accused of inappropriate contact with a student has resigned from the district, according to a statement released Friday. The resignation takes effect in June, and the counselor will be paid through the end of the school year, district officials said.
It's that time again. Postal rates are going up. On Monday, the U.S. Postal Service is bumping up the price of a first-class by
As transportation and housing concerns continue to be major issues in the Santa Clarita Valley, local leaders gathered to brainstorm ways to incorporate affordable housing to the local area during the Valley Industrial Association's symposium.
Despite pleas from resource teachers, their students and some of the resource instructional assistants themselves, the Hart district governing board voted Wednesday night to authorize the layoffs off 44 classified personnel, including 30 instructional assistants from the district's resource program.
The president has signed off on a bill that could lead to expanding the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor - quadrupling the size of the recreation area.
The House of Representatives passed a housing rescue bill on Thursday, providing $300 billion in refinanced mortgages for struggling homeowners.
If you get married or you become a proud new parent you won't have drive out of Santa Clairta to file the necessary paperwork. At least that's the plan for Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who called for a study to be done for a new registrar's office in the North County.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning following a collision with an SUV on Highway 14 near Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - Volunteers searching for missing teen Bryce Laspisa are buoyed today with news of a possible sighting near a Valencia shopping center, the missing boy's uncle said.
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on September 13, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
Washington, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, made the following statement in observance of the twelfth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks:
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Santa Clarita City Council members said Tuesday they want the public to have more opportunities to weigh in before deciding what to put in the center of the Newhall roundabout.