Two and a half years after a Castaic jail inmate's head was smashed with a metal bunk bed during a riot, eight of his fellow prisoners were arraigned Thursday on murder charges.
Santa Clarita city officials extended the public review period for the environmental report on Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's expansion plans, after a local activist announced from the front doors of City Hall today that the public had been cheated out of a chance to weigh in.
It was all he could do as two young lives slipped away from him. When Rialto truck driver Jose Galdamez saw the pickup truck slam into a small car parked behind a stopped motorcyclist on Interstate 5 Monday afternoon, it was all he could do to jump from his big rig and run to the driver of the car. "I rushed to the car. I couldn't tell if the driver was a man or woman. ...
Motorists were likely caught off guard by police action outside the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Thursday.
Just a month ago, Rattlesnake Slim's was packed nightly with coffee-loving customers sipping on drinks and listening to the latest jam sessions from western musicians.
The private health care company that plans to build a transitional care unit in Santa Clarita backed out of escrow on the purchase of the former Hillside Community Hospital building in Saugus and is in negotiations for a site next door, a city planner said Wednesday.
The city's economic development manager, Jason Crawford, received the 2008 New Economic Developer of the Year award, city officials announced Wednesday.
College of the Canyons' new Transitions Program, which in its first year will support the recruitment, mentoring and support of 40 students studying biology, chemistry, engineering and mathematics, has received a $437,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
There were some exciting moments Thursday afternoon at the Bank of America branch on Valencia Boulevard at the corner of Citrus Avenue, across from Santa Clarita City Hall, when a man ran from the bank after allegedly trying to pass a forged check, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reported.
The deadline to submit nomination papers to run for local nonpartisan offices in the November 4 General Election is Friday at 5 p.m.
Statistics released Wednesday by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station show an overall drop in almost all crimes locally during the first half of 2008.
The Hart district governing board will decide today whether to hire a public relations firm to pump up the William S. Hart Union High School District's reputation in advance of the General Obligation Bond election scheduled for Nov. 4.
The Higher Education Sustainability Act will encourage colleges and universities to become more energy efficient, according to Jim Schrage, vice president of facilities planning, operations and construction at College of the Canyons.
The latest crime statistics released today by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reveal an overall drop in almost all crimes in the SCV during the first half of this year.
Local health care workers said Tuesday a stalled state budget has jeopardized local health care agencies dependent on state funding.
As local prep sports wrap up their winter competitions and look toward spring, student musicians in the Hart district get together for their own version of all-star teams - the junior high and senior high school honor bands.
Canyon Country-East, Zone 8, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snap Shot 02/11/2013 – 02/17/2013.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a Senate Joint Resolution to urge the President and Congress to avert federal spending cuts known as "sequestration" on the Senate Floor.
Coroner's investigators released the name Friday of a 6-year-old girl who died after being found not breathing in a Canyon Country home this week.
Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to a free concert this Saturday benefiting the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Community College District's 'AA' Bond Ratings have been reaffirmed by two independent financial ratings firms - Standard & Poor's and Fitch - in advance of the college's upcoming bond refunding, scheduled to take place later this month. In addition, the college's $20.4 million in outstanding certificates of participation (COPs) received an affirmed 'AA-' status.
Placerita Junior High School will host a "Run for Gold" benefit this Sunday to raise funds for the William S. Hart Union High School District WiSH Foundation.
Facing a $100 million funding gap and potentially decades of construction, county transportation officials are exploring the possibility of using per-mile tolls to fund two new carpool lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A Las Vegas man is waiting to hear from local investigators about the traffic collision that claimed the life of his daughter three weeks ago, he said Thursday.
Today in the SCV
The Santa Clarita Local Organizing Committee for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California is looking for volunteers for the bicycle race's two-day stint in May.
California workers would earn approximately $420 million less in payroll if sequestration cuts go into effect, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense.
A 15-year-old boy injured a week ago when his bicycle and an SUV collided on a Valencia street remains in the hospital, a local sheriff's deputy said this week.
Funeral arrangements for a former Santa Clarita Valley high school educator shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day are to be held in Pasadena, two of the victim's daughters said Thursday.
A portion of Newhall Avenue was transformed into a staged accident scene Thursday as students from Hart High School came face-to-face with the potential consequences of driving while intoxicated or distracted.