More than a dozen women sat in padded dining room chairs in the La Quinta Inn & Suites sporting brand-new pajama pants and slipper boots. Some had babies on their laps and others sipped coffee and ate fresh, hot waffles.
First word "We know clearly from history that we have people on death row that are innocent." - Georgia Rep. Mark Hatfield Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 353rd day of 2008. There are 13 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History On Dec. 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, was declared in effect by Secretary of State William H. Seward. Ten years ago: The House ...
For more than two months, Soledad Canyon Road was a shooting gallery. The latest victim was a 53-year-old bicyclist who was shot in the head and had an embedded BB surgically removed from behind an ear. But the shooting spree is over, authorities claim, now that investigators with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested two more suspected BB-gun snipers. The arrests bring the number of people arrested to three in connection with the BB ...
A mechanic was killed in Saugus on Wednesday when a privately owned helicopter caught in a gust of wind crashed into a hilltop near Bouquet Canyon Road, officials said.
UPDATED 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: Emergency repairs have been completed and Valencia Boulevard is now open. UPDATED 1:41 p.m.: Santa Clarita city officials called for the emergency closure of one eastbound lane of Valencia Boulevard near Magic Mountain Parkway this afternoon after receiving reports that the metal plates covering the street's pavement separated, creating a hazard to cars, said Byron Moline, general services manager for the city. The closure began in the early afternoon, and Moline ...
Students from the Financial Peace University class at Single Mothers Outreach sponsored a parking lot sale in downtown Newhall to raise money for their family emergency fund Dec. 6.
Santa Clarita's office for Lutheran Social Services is handling collections for Sayre and Marek fire victims through 3 p.m. Friday at 27265 Luther Drive in Canyon Country.
The city of Santa Clarita encourages residents to give back to the local youth this holiday season by donating to the SCORE Program (Supporting Children's Opportunities in Recreational Events).
Deputies arrested three men on suspicion of exhibiting suspicious behavior and evading a traffic stop this morning near the Oaktree Apartments on Oak Ridge Drive in Newhall.
More than 50 wide-eyed first- and second-graders eagerly waited for Santa to call their name. "Look!" said six-year-old Jada as she pointed to her new Hannah Montana dance mat. Jada was one of the underprivileged Castaic Union School District students treated to toys donated by members of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors Santa Clarita Valley Division, Tuesday at the Castaic Sports Complex. For the first time, the association's local division paired with the L.A. ...
Castaic Middle School's outdoor covered lunch patio looked like an authentic old-world marketplace Tuesday: lots of talking; lots of yelling; lots of activity.
Job layoffs, bankrupted businesses and countless residential foreclosures are having a negative effect on the teenage population, who will begin their adult lives in a world unlike the one in which they were raised.
When toys are collected for underprivileged kids, those 12 years and older are often left out, though their needs are just as great as their younger siblings.'
The U.S. Postal Service sent holiday cheer to more than 2,500 foster kids through its annual holiday toy drive.
California Democrats integral to the historic 2008 campaign victories are invited to help select delegates for the California Democratic Party Convention held April 24-26 in Sacramento.
A Newhall man arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a car parked at a Santa Clarita shopping center in June pleaded no contest Monday to one count of receiving known stolen property, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said today that her office has completed evaluations of approximately 40 percent of the 1,078 cases filed in Los Angeles County under Proposition 36, California's recently revised Three Strikes Law.
As a trauma surgeon at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Ethiopia-born Dr. Gudata Hinika saves lives daily.
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A summertime invitation to the public to choose one of two works of art for the Newhall roundabout apparently hasn't yielded quite the reception that Santa Clarita city officials had hoped.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
An autopsy on a body found burning near Castaic Lake may have been performed Saturday, but no new information regarding the possible identity of the body has been released, according to officials.
The Ever-Changing Wall, a giant photographic mural conceived by the local ARTree Community Arts Center, has returned to Newhall.
Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley have several options Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Of eight homeless service zones in Los Angeles County, the one that encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley has the second-highest growth in those who have no place to live, according to numbers recently released by county officials.
Three decades after the Canyon Cowboys won the school's first CIF title, former head coach Harry Welch and members of the 1983 CIF Northwestern Conference championship team reunited on the Cowboys' field Saturday at Canyon High School.