A local flag football coach was sentenced to 10 days in Los Angeles County jail Thursday after pleading no contest to battery of a sports official, in this case a 17-year-old teen referee, court officials said.
Cole Hartman, the 8-year-old boy who died after being found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine, was remembered Thursday as a "beautiful, sweet boy" by friends now organizing fundraisers for his grieving family.
With one day left to apply to run for elected office in the Santa Clarita Valley in November, a longtime educator has decided to join the race for a board seat in the Newhall School District.
A Palmdale sheriff's deputy facing multiple felony charges, including sexual penetration under the color of authority and rape under fear or duress, has pleaded not guilty to the charges, District Attorney's officials said.
Two of the three new rabid bats discovered in Los Angeles County recently have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, meaning local cases now amount to almost half of all rabid bats found in the county so far this year.
Last week in Zone 4, the following Part 1 crimes occurred:
Two Hart School District teachers have been promoted to junior high school assistant principal positions and one additional junior high assistant principal position has been filled with a newcomer to the Santa Clarita Valley. The district's Governing Board approved the appointments at its Aug. 7 meeting, and the new positions are expected to be effective immediately.
Valencia, CA, August 7--In an open letter to President Obama and Congress, a committee of 164 university presidents and chancellors asserted that closing the nation's "innovation deficit" must be a national priority. With innovation at a premium, the arts provide the creative component needed for technological and entrepreneurial progress. Reflecting this reality, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), long in the forefront of leading-edge arts and technology, has developed an interdisciplinary Digital Arts Minor for undergraduates. The program launches in Fall 2013.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
Stepping in as your new Newhall, Zone 6 Deputy, I'll give a quick introduction. My name is Danial Dantice, I have almost 22 years of experience on the Sheriff's Department, 7 of which were on teams similar to the Santa Clarita Crime Prevention Unit/Zone Deputy. I have been working a nighttime patrol unit in the Newhall/Valencia area since my arrival at Santa Clarita Station almost a year ago. I will be working closely with the other CPU Zone leaders, patrol deputies, and station detectives to assist the community in crime prevention and problem solving.
Members of the Hart district board reviewed proposed changes that would lessen some of the restrictions the district's transfer policy during their meeting Wednesday night.
Two people were injured and taken to the hospital this morning after an RV left the northbound lanes of Highway 14 and destroyed 50 feet of guardrail near Agua Dulce, emergency crew officials said.
The midday sun Wednesday shone on a collection of brass instruments stacked carefully on the sidelines of the football field at West Ranch High School.
A lawyer who won a Superior Court decision against Palmdale for holding at-large elections, which he says violates the California Voting Rights Act, is trying to block the city's scheduled November City Council election.
A 21-year-old Santa Clarita man charged with reckless driving on suspicion of speeding close to 100 mph through Saugus pleaded no contest Wednesday to a reduced charge of driving at speeds exceeding 65 mph, an infraction.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
SANTA CLARITA - One woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning following a four-car crash near the Valencia post office on McBean Parkway.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
A multi-vehicle crash in Saugus Sunday morning ended with one of the vehicles flipped onto its roof.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
Sheriff's Department officials called in deputies from throughout the county Sunday for the Paul Walker-Roger Rodas memorial, which drew some 6,000 to a business park in Valencia.
An estimated 6,000 people converged on Valencia Sunday for a memorial to "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, jamming traffic around the crash site where the two men died more than a week ago.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.
Local residents in the north Valencia housing communities near the Paul Walker crash site are bracing for heavy traffic today as a memorial for Paul Walker and Roger Rodas gets underway from noon- 5 p.m.
Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine were closed for hours Saturday after a winter snow storm blew through Southern California, dropping snow and rain in its wake.
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over a campaign robocall he claims was illegally placed before last November's election.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.