About a year and a half ago, Alex Reza started planting American flags in his front lawn as of silent protest against the war in Iraq. Last week, his display apparently provoked a silent crime.
From earthquakes to floods, Santa Clarita city officials will outline what they think will be the biggest threats to public safety at a study session Tuesday night.
With April being recognized as national "Autism Awareness Month," the final countdown is on to the 2008 "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion Concert."
A Valencia man is in jail after reportedly brandishing a pellet rifle outside a pizza parlor. Shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a man brandishing a gun in the parking lot of the Vincenzo's Pizza at 20701 Plum Canyon Road, according to a sheriff's report. Jose Castro, 37, fled the scene in his vehicle before deputies arrived on scene, and led them on a chase that ended on West ...
A West Ranch High School senior has been given the opportunity to follow her dream of having a medical career after being accepted into the USC Baccalaureate/MD program.
Parents seeking a Christian education for their high school-age children have two options in the Santa Clarita Valley: Santa Clarita Christian School, which has been around for 26 years, and Trinity High School, which is part of Trinity Classical Academy and will open next fall with only a freshman class. Trinity is about to break ground on a new campus with NorthPark Community Church in Valencia and will offer a classical education, including the study ...
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC will offer an improv for actors master class taught by The Second City Touring Company from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, the same day that The Second City is to perform at the performing arts center at 8 p.m. Up to five people will be allowed to participate in the class on a first-come, first-served basis.
The board of directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project has elected new members for the local nonprofit group's executive committee. The following officers were elected: John Musella of the Newhall Land and Farming Co., president; Kelly Bruno of the National Health Foundation, vice president; Brian Koegle of Poole and Shaffery, secretary; and Tom Hough, CPA, treasurer.
One year later, no arrests have been made in the murder of a local school teacher, though investigators are hopeful. LaWana Clary, 50, was found bludgeoned to death in her Castaic home on April 5, 2007.
The southbound Interstate 5 truck route lanes will be closed during the day from Monday through Friday this week while the California Department of Transportation replaces slabs damaged in the truck tunnel fire in October.
A motorcyclist collided with another vehicle on Bouquet Canyon Road Sunday about 2:22 p.m. Four CHP units and an ambulance were on the way to 34643 Bouquet Canyon Road five minutes later. "Looks like the motorcycle rider has a possible shoulder injury," said CHP Officer Jose Nunez about 2:40. He had no further details at that time. U.S. Forestry officials on the scene at 2:50 reported the rider suffered minor injuries, scrapes to an elbow, ...
A 35-year-old Acton man was killed early Saturday morning after reportedly losing control of his motorcycle in the Canyon Country area. At around 7:05 a.m., Derek Eugene Shea was driving southbound on Sierra Highway, just north of Vasquez Canyon Road, when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle, according to Sgt. Kevin Pack of the California Highway Patrol's Newhall area office.
Southbound I-5 closure planned for roadwork The southbound Interstate 5 truck route lanes will be closed during the day from Monday through Friday this week while the California Department of Transportation replaces slabs damaged in the truck tunnel fire in October. The southbound Highway 14 truck route to the southbound I-5 will also be closed during the same time period from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Small plane crashes near Compton airport COMPTON - Authorities ...
"No taxation without representation" was the cry of American colonialists between 1763 and 1776. The phrase, which was coined by Rev. Jonathan Mayhew in a 1750 sermon in Boston, is symbolic of what many Americans are often taught in history books - that the United States of America was founded on protesting taxes (among other issues). Yet taxes have been an American mainstay in some form or fashion, whether it was on the federal, state ...
Standing in front of the hundreds of curious visitors on the warm Saturday morning, Alan Mootnick talked about what he knows best: apes. As gibbons swung from the dangling ropes in their cages, Mootnick explained the small lesser apes' diet, as well as the increasing threats to the gibbons and how his conservation center has contributed to the survival of the endangered primate.
SANTA CLARITA - At least 10 volunteers spent Tuesday searching for missing 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa without luck, one of the searchers said.
The following Santa Clarita Valley events are scheduled Wednesday in observance of Patriot Day and the Day of Service and Remembrance:
SANTA CLARITA - A Fontana man has pleaded no contest to a felony count of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a collision last March that injured a woman, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - The Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its school board, according to information posted on the district's website.
Los Angeles County supervisors approved a lease agreement Tuesday to open a new county library at a shopping center in Stevenson Ranch.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was injured and taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon following a traffic collision in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 amid the ongoing freeway construction near Gavin Canyon, emergency response officials said.
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate gave final approval Tuesday to Senate Bill 145 by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), which would raise the maximum penalty for the most serious child pornography offenses. The bill, which was approved unanimously, will be sent to the governor.
This past weekend I appeared on CNN's State of the Union to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.
SANTA CLARITA -- Providence Medical Institute Santa Clarita, a full-service physician practice and urgent care center, is expanding to meet the needs of the growing community.