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SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley detectives were investigating a shooting Friday that involved an off-duty Baldwin Park reserve police officer and a hot-prowl burglar, a spokesman said.
The ninth rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley was found this week, meaning local discoveries now account for more than one-third of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County.
SANTA CLARITA - A lawyer involved in California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against municipal governments in the Santa Clarita Valley was one of about 30 people who joined in a forum-style discussion on the content and implications of the Voting Rights Act this week in Canyon Country.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they've linked a sixth killing to a former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women.
Over 35 colleges and local businesses set up tables Thursday night at the Hispanic College and Career Fair in Santa Clarita. Held at Golden Valley High School, the second annual fair focused on one of the fastest-growing student populations, said Geni Peterson-Henry, coordinator of the event for the William S. Hart Union School District. The fair was open to all families in the district.
SANTA CLARITA - As fast food workers in Los Angeles and dozens of cities across the U.S. walked off the job Thursday in support of "living wages," a bill is making its way through the California Legislature to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2018.
SANTA CLARITA - Homicide detectives called to a Newhall home Wednesday afternoon for a report of a body have determined the case was a suicide, a Sheriff's Department official said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents have until midnight Friday to adopt a duck for the Rubber Ducky Regatta and to be eligible to win four Disneyland Parkhopper passes plus a $500 cash gift card in Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers' Early Duck drawing.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
A woman was killed on the eastbound 210 freeway early Thursday, prompting a homicide investigation that shut down lanes for nine hours, snarling morning commuter traffic from the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Most Santa Clarita Valley school districts saw slight decreases in their Academic Performance Index scores released Thursday by the California Department of Education, but each continued to exceed the state average.
SANTA CLARITA - An Azusa man caught allegedly driving under the influence was treated at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after he struggled with arresting California Highway Patrol officers and suffered facial injuries late Wednesday, a CHP sergeant said today.
Nearly 9,300 firefighters continue to battle 10 active major wildfires burning across California. The Deer Fire, burning in Tehama County, and the American Fire, burning in Placer County, are both estimated to be fully contained later today. In Northern California temperatures are expected to begin warming back up and could hamper firefighter's efforts. In Southern California the fire potential remains light to moderate thanks to isolated thunderstorms.
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out Wednesday night to hear how to identify and prevent drug use during Santa Clarita's third annual "Heroin Kills" Symposium.
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.
"Pearl Harbor was bombed this morning on this day of December 7th, 1941. Japanese bombers made a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Guam and other United States possessions in the Pacific."
Jeff Preach kicked off the Castaic Santa Float parade for his family and neighbors 24 years ago.