A Los Angeles County probation officer, his ex-girlfriend and four others have been charged with conspiracy, grand theft and perjury in an alleged child care fraud scam that cost taxpayers $1.6 million, the District Attorney's Office announced today.
Detectives investigating the discovery of an 8-year-old boy found by his father face down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine are calling the incident a "tragic home accident," an investigator said Thursday.
The Santa Clarita Water Division, one of four local water retailers, wants to raise its rates to pay for increased costs of providing water, says the head of the company.
Videos of naked children seized as evidence during an investigation of a Los Angeles Unified School District teacher charged with possessing child pornography were found to be non-sexual in nature, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
Larry Reyes of Canyon Country, grew up in a military family. His father was a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. Reyes joined the Navy and served 20 years, including stints in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, before he retired in 2001.
Jury selection continued today in the trial of two men charged in the alleged beating and abduction of an Agua Dulce woman last fall and with the alleged attempted kidnapping of her adult son.
Lawsuits filed against three public agencies in the Santa Clarita Valley alleging violations of the 2001 California Voting Rights Act could go to trial in the next 12 to 18 months, a lawyer involved in the cases said Thursday.
Two people were taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries today following single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 5 near Vista Del Lago Road, according to emergency response officials.
In an effort to prolong the life of local roads through various street maintenance projects, the City of Santa Clarita will begin construction on Monday August 5, 2013 on Soledad Canyon Road between Honby Street and Soledad Street, with work continuing through Tuesday, August 13. Residents and drivers in the area should anticipate traffic delays, Monday through Friday between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
Valencia resident Bruce Fox has decided to withdraw his candidacy for the Saugus Union School District board, citing uncertainty around a potential new job.
Santa Clarita city officials have ordered construction work halted on the long-awaited Santa Clarita Valley elementary school for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences, saying the school failed to obtain necessary permits.
Friends gathered at Canyon Country Park Wednesday night to honor Rosemary Flynn, who died at the age of 21 of a fractured skull on July 31, 2010, following an argument she reportedly had with her boyfriend outside their Canyon Country apartment.
A cyclist received minor injuries after a crash involving two cars and a bicycle on Golden Valley Road near Centre Pointe Parkway in Santa Clarita on Wednesday evening.
The comedy event of the year in the Santa Clarita Valley will be held Tuesday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center as Billy Gardell, star of the CBS sitcom "Mike and Molly," headlines the second annual "Comic for the Cause," an evening of comedy all stars to benefit the SCV Youth Project.
A 28-year-old man seriously injured Sunday by a boat propeller at Pyramid Lake is improving at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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.