Two pieces of federal legislation aimed at protecting nearly 14,000 acres of local wilderness and resolving the decades-long dispute between the city of Santa Clarita and Cemex were officially endorsed by the city council this week, bringing both bills one step closer to enactment. Created through a bipartisan congressional effort spearheaded by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, both the Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act and the Soledad Canyon Mine Act will have ...
While crime was up approximately 8 percent in Santa Clarita, the city still ranks among the 10 safest cities in California.
Nearly 20 recent graduates from the Santa Clarita Valley and nearby cities were honored by U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon on Saturday during the congressman's annual academy luncheon, which offers appreciation and support to the graduates as they prepare to enter United States service academies or preparatory schools.
For what is essentially a members-only amateur golf event, there were several plotlines on Saturday at The Classic at Valencia Country Club.
The pincer of skyrocketing gasoline prices and rising food prices has the American family in a vise, many economists say.
In one room, Saugus resident Lisa Jenkins and her daughter, Erin, teamed with Jenkins' sister Mandy Shaw of Montrose to renew the more than 40-year-old walls of the Newhall home with a fresh coat of white paint.
Her documentary about the experiences of a Japanese-American during World War II won a state competition over Mother's Day weekend, and now sixth-grader Jessica Resnick is hoping to win a national competition over Father's Day weekend.
With an empty agenda, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has canceled its meeting Tuesday. The next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 1 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
An ex-Golden Valley High School counselor who quit during an investigation into alleged improper relations with a student was arrested this week trying to check into a San Fernando Valley hotel with an underage boy, a sheriff's official said Friday. Roselyn Hubbell, 33, was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment and was booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Hubbell was released on ...
A 21-year-old woman who had been found guilty of sexually assaulting an 11-month-old girl she was baby-sitting in a Canyon Country home was ordered Friday to pay about $10,000 in restitution. Amy Sigala, who was sentenced in May to eight years in state prison, the maximum sentence allowable under state law, was not present in a San Fernando courtroom when Judge Harvey Giss announced his ruling. In March, a jury found Sigala guilty of ...
Santa Clarita Valley was a hot movie location back when Tom Mix was shooting at bad guys and a its still hot movie location with CSI, 24 and NCIS agents shooting at bad guys. The film industry's No. 1 number cruncher came to Santa Clarita Friday to remind Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar and Assemblyman Cameron Smyth just how important this valley is to making movies and making money. Jack Kyser, senior vice president ...
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded Friday morning to two calls from residents reporting bear sightings in the wash area near the 28000 block of Placerview Trail and the 28000 block of North High Ridge Drive in Saugus.
When Harini Kompella wants to visit her high school alma mater, all she has to do is walk over to her computer and point and click. The 17-year-old Canyon Country resident recently graduated from Insight School of California-Los Angeles, a public cybercharter high school that just opened last fall. A commencement ceremony was held for the first graduating class June 7, and Harini served as valedictorian of the small class of 2008. Her grade ...
Santa Clarita planners will explain Tuesday what they plan to do help protect local natural resources as developments continue to sprout on the valley's surrounding hillsides. At a Planning Commission study session, city planners will present the draft Conservation and Open Space Element of the One Valley One Vision plan, the joint county-city valleywide general plan that will likely be adopted in spring 2009. This element includes historical resources, water resources, climate change, parks ...
The city of Santa Clarita is partnering with local businesses to offer students a month-long Summer Bus Passport.
Los Angeles County has over 2.2 million uninsured residents. A recent University of California study estimates that as many as 1.3 million of our them will remain uninsured after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Interstate 5 was fully reopened to northbound traffic at 1 p.m. today after one lane remained closed down overnight due to a wildfire.
A Valencia woman charged with felony hit and run for a vehicle collision with a bicyclist last March has pleaded not guilty this week, court papers show.
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The ARTree community arts organization will hold its general meeting Wednesday night at the Newhall Library.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has postponed the trial of a lawsuit involving a fugitive priest, possibly until next year, so that cases involving 11 alleged victims can be tried together.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials will hold the first in a series of public meetings tonight regarding the proposed plan to remove chloride from the Santa Clara River.
The California Public Utilities Commission will hold two public hearings Thursday on Valencia Water Company's proposed rate increase.
The 15th annual SCV Relay for Life kicks off Saturday at Central Park in Saugus. The fundraiser to combat cancer will run 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday, with participants walking laps the entire time - some remembering lost ones, some celebrating victories or hoping for more.
This week Newhall (Zone 6) had eight part one crimes reported. Two shoplifting incidents, three petty thefts, one assault, one commercial burglary, and one stolen vehicle.
A Canyon Country man who shot and killed his neighbor following a vicious seven-year feud has been sentenced to 64 years to life in prison.
A Santa Clarita Valley brush fire that was initially reported as two separate blazes was doused by Los Angeles County firefighters in the Valencia Industrial Center today.
SANTA CLARITA-Imagine what it would be like to wander around the streets of Havana with a camera, capturing scenes of everyday life in Cuba: the bustling squares, majestic cathedrals, iconic cigar shops and "Yank tanks," the classic American cars that still zoom down Cuban roads as vestiges of a bygone era.
Vandals defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols during the weekend in Saugus, prompting a probe by local sheriff's detectives, a manager for the property said Monday.
The following road closures are planned within the city of Santa Clarita Tuesday and Wednesday for the Amgen Tour of California.