A local petition against the proposed open-pit Cemex mine in Soledad Canyon collected 3,588 signatures and is now in the hands of federal legislators, a local group said Wednesday.
CA 25th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT - Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon is proud to announce that his office is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. High school students (grades 9th – 12th) who are residents of the California 25th District are encouraged to enter and share their creativity with the local community.
PASADENA - Two Burbank men were charged today with the murder of a Glendale man whose remains were found in a shallow grave in the Angeles National Forest in January, the District Attorney's Office announced.
Local sheriff's deputies have arrested the alleged accomplice of the blond scammer who stalks other women at grocery stores, steals their wallets and uses their IDs to obtain cash or expensive jewelry, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - The College of the Canyons Humanities Division will kick off its annual Celebrating the Humanities program by hosting a powerful presentation by award-winning war poet and U.S. Army veteran Brian Turner, as the first in a series of events and activities meant to help engage community members in the humanities.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 13, 2013 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today took the first step in adopting standards and requirements for biomethane to be utilized by utilities.
TOKYO (AP) - North Korea's underground nuclear test shows it is making big strides toward becoming a true nuclear power. But the test may also reveal key clues the secretive nation might have hoped to hide about how close, or how far away, it is from fielding a nuclear weapon capable of striking the United States or its allies.
The Bridge to Home winter homeless shelter will stay at its location on Drayton Street in Saugus through 2016 after members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously to extend the shelter's lease and days of operation Tuesday night.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) - Police scoured mountain peaks for days, using everything from bloodhounds to high-tech helicopters in their manhunt for a revenge-seeking ex-cop. They had no idea he was hiding among them, possibly holed up in a vacation cabin across the street from their command post.
The Santa Clarita Public Library invites community members of all ages to go on a picturesque journey through time with local authors Dr. Alan Pollack, Kim Stephens and E.J. Stephens as they review their book Legendary Locals of the Santa Clarita Valley. The free author event will be hosted from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Canyon Country Library and Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Valencia Library.
Today in the SCV William S. Hart Museum tours Guided tours of the William S. Hart Park Museum begin every half-hour from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. today. The museum is the former retirement home of the famed silent actor who produced a series of hit western movies in the early 1900s. Want your event listed? Email email@example.com with your event's details. Include the time, date, location and contact information with your submission. To have ...
Participants in the 2013 Amgen Tour of California will race on some of Santa Clarita's major roadways in May, leaving city officials to work out how many road closures will be needed, if any.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences dropped its appeal to win an elementary school charter from the Saugus Union School District, a spokesman said Tuesday.
A man survived after his car plunged more than 200 feet down a ravine off Sand Canyon Road he spent 24 hours hanging upside down inside the vehicle, where he was discovered Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pledging to revive a "rising, thriving middle class," President Barack Obama is promising to create new jobs without raising the federal deficit, calling for a "smarter government" but not a bigger one.
Former City Manager Ken Pulskamp will take the hot seat this year as the "roastee" for the 15th annual Elks Club roast to benefit the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc., organizers announced Wednesday.
MISSION HILLS (Feb. 20, 2013) – Providence Holy Cross Medical Center received redesignation today as the Greater San Fernando Valley's only Magnet Hospital, the nation's highest recognition for nursing excellence.
A winter storm brought California much-needed rain and even a rare tornado, but the breadth and severity of snowfall in much of the state caught drivers by surprise and left hundreds stranded on mountain highways.
WASHINGTON- The Department of Defense today officially informed Congress of its intent to impose furloughs on the Department of Defense's entire civilian workforce as it copes with the automatic spending cuts known as "sequestration." The furlough program will go forward if sequestration is not avoided. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement on the furloughs:
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
A Southern California artist is hoping his latest exhibit of kinetic art will move enthusiasts at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery.
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Recorded incidences of violence in Los Angeles County jails have fallen substantially since 2007, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Tuesday.
A veteran Hollywood stunt helicopter pilot killed in a chopper crash in Acton earlier this month had his flying license suspended twice in the last 10 years, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said Tuesday.
A former Valencia High School educator was shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day and her daughter arrested in Oregon eight hours after the body was discovered, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 19, 2013 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today said that an Administrative Law Judge at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) last Friday issued a sweeping "initial decision" finding more than a dozen electricity wholesalers guilty of market manipulation in the summer of 2000, when California suffered the highest electricity prices in history. If the Administrative Law Judge's decision is adopted by FERC, the sellers will face a collective refund ...
(Sacramento) – Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) will co-author a measure on prevailing wage to increase middle-class jobs, sustain a skilled workforce, and ensure cost efficient and high quality public works projects. Senate Bill 7 would make charter cities eligible to receive or use state funds for a public works project only if the city has a policy of requiring contractors on all its municipal projects to comply ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says the review of ex-officer Christopher Dorner's firing is under way, but it's too early to comment on the re-examination.