A big rig caught fire in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Lyons Avenue today, slowing traffic and shutting down the freeway's slow lane, a fire official said.
The proposed Newhall roundabout will be the topic of discussion Thursday night as Santa Clarita officials host a meeting for those interested in learning more about the plan.
Local Catholics are rejoicing today with news of a newly elected pope. Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday and chose the name Francis, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. "I am particularly excited for three reasons," said Kevin Francis Corcoran, who volunteers at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church's gift shop on Copper Hill Drive. "One, he's the first pope to take ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies were searching Wednesday for two men believed involved in an assault in Canyon Country. The weapon was reported as a piece of bamboo.
The Santa Clarita City Council moved ahead with plans to increase its open space this week, signaling to the county it is interested in 62 acres of land set to go on the auction block.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Motorists are reminded not to rely on luck when it comes to avoiding an arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) this St. Patrick's Day. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is encouraging celebrants to plan a safe way home and designate a non-drinking driver before the festivities begin.
Good patrol work led to the arrest of a young man on probation this morning when a local sheriff's deputy stopped him and found seven pieces of identification - none of which belonged to the man, a sheriff's spokesman said.
SACRAMENTO-State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that the State Board of Education approved anchor standards for English-language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (ELA and Literacy). This completes California's adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) that spell out clearly the broad skills students need to succeed in college and careers.
On Sunday, February 24th 2013, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 27500 block of Whites Canyon Road in the City of Santa Clarita in regards to a robbery that had just occurred. The victim reported that while walking through a parking lot he was approached by a group of males who surrounded him. One of the males displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's property along with making reference to the fact that he was a criminal street gang member.
Los Angeles County, CA - As St. Patrick's Day approaches, the Avoid the 100 (law enforcement agencies) DUI Task Force Coordinators from all area law enforcement agencies are urging motorists to plan a safe ride home and never get behind the wheel drunk or drugged. During this holiday, police, Sheriff, and CHP throughout Los Angeles County will be on high alert, cracking down on drunk drivers as part of its Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over public safety campaign.
Today is Wednesday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2013. There are 293 days left in the year. On this date in the SCV: In 1983, four sheriff's deputies who shot an armed man were deemed justified after it was proven that Antonio Urenda fired shots first, in his girlfriend's Santa Clarita home, and then at the deputies who gave chase. Today's Highlight in History: On March 13, 1933, banks in the U.S. began to ...
Artist George Rodrigue, born and raised in the heart of Cajun country in southern Louisiana, delighted students at North Park Elementary School Tuesday with impromptu drawings and a brief look at his influences and artwork through the years. He was greeted by student works inspired by his famous "Blue Dog" series of paintings.
LOS ANGELES - After years of planning, months of discussion, more than 2 million mailers, two public hearings and hundreds of public speakers, county supervisors Tuesday voted to send the proposal for a "Clean Water, Clean Beaches" storm water cleanup fee back to the drawing board.
A California man accused of stabbing a Valencia man to death last summer in New Mexico is scheduled to appear in court there Monday charged with second-degree murder, court officials said.
Musicians and community members interested in building a career in the music industry are invite to join the City of Santa Clarita and musician Toddrick Spalding for a free Professional Artists Workshop on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
A 46-year-old Canyon Country woman driving a catering truck was killed and her passenger injured following a two-truck traffic collision Tuesday on Highway 126 at Commerce Center Drive in Castaic.
Local business leaders asked the head of the regional water board for "hard numbers" on the cost of chloride cleanup Tuesday, but they got an "It depends" answer.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $67,000 federal grant to the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging to provide caregiver support services, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A man charged with attempted murder, who was confined to a wheelchair when arrested a year ago, missed the start of his trial Tuesday when he failed to appear in court for the third time, a court clerk said.
Though some Santa Clarita Valley residents are calling for a Saugus Union School District board member's removal from office, board members are limited in what kind of punishment they can levy against him, a district official said Tuesday.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to delay a planned discussion on a controversial measure that would charge a countywide landowner fee for storm water cleanup.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons officials have announced the addition of a new five-week summer session beginning June 24, with students and community members from across the region encouraged to search the college's growing schedule of classes and register for their seat today!
Almost as quickly as they gave it a name Tuesday, local firefighters extinguished the Grove Incident brush fire in Valencia.
Mr. Paul B. Strickland, member of the Governing Board of the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District, has submitted his resignation as a member of the Board, effective May 1, 2013.
A workshop is scheduled today for Powerhouse Fire victims to help them connect with recovery services, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced.
A convicted murderer living in a mobile home park in Acton has pleaded not guilty to four felony counts of rape at the Michael D. Antonovich Antelope Valley Court, a court official said.
The Saugus Union School District scheduled a special meeting for Thursday night, and some parents were investigating the possibility of a recall, after online reports that a member was implicated in alleged social media postings regarding Nazism.
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Local business leaders plan to weigh in on the chloride issue today when they meet with Sam Unger, chief administrator for the regional water board that fined the local sanitation district $225,000.