The Department of Motor Vehicles reminded motorists of several new laws effective in 2009. Among the legislation was AB2241, which limits the issuance of temporary operating permits to those with vehicles yet to pass a smog check. The law called for a $50 fee for one 60-day temporary operating permit only if the vehicle was tested at a smog station and failed. "This new law ensures that vehicles on our highways are properly registered and ...
Dylan Olivas, 3, plays at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Tuesday. Olivas was taken to the emergency room Friday night for appendicitis and underwent surgery Saturday. He will be released in time to spend Christmas with his family.
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Accused identity thief William Schaeffler has a holiday reprieve in his court proceedings, according to a court official.
The Hart School District The William S. Hart Union High School District, will host a "Disaster Preparedness Summit" 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Valencia High School gymnasium.
City garners award for tourism effort The League of California Cities selected the city of Santa Clarita as a 2008 Helen Putnam Award winner. Santa Clarita won an award in the category of Community Services & Economic Development for its Santa Clarita's film and tourism program for secure city revenue. The Helen Putnam Award recognizes cities that achieve a level of service in the most effective way. Teachers endorse Jackson for seat The Santa Clarita ...
Despite an uncertain state budget and rapidly changing demographics, the Newhall School District is in good shape, according to Superintendent Marc Winger.
Finding a parking spot at the Jan Heidt Newhall Metrolink Station became such a challenge for Lee Huey that he started taking an earlier train.
The L.A. County Sheriff's bomb squad detonated a pipe bomb on a dirt hill in Central Park on Wednesday, hours after city worker Alfredo Moraza found the explosive in the Valencia Heritage Park parking lot.
Parents at Rosedell Elementary School in Saugus are circulating a petition to allow their little pirates and princesses to wear their costumes to school Oct. 30 - or they just might keep the little ghouls home in protest.
Two suspects nabbed in a smash-and-grab shoplifting incident at Best Buy are due in Santa Clarita Superior Court today, a sheriff's official said.
The forecast calls for a rain-drenched quagmire in the Santa Clarita Valley during the holiday season, a National Weather Service official said.
Paying a $381 ticket for bolting through a Santa Clarita intersection with a red-light camera might be tough on the wallet, but the pictures have improved public safety.
Temple Beth Ami rabbi Mark Blazer said Hanukkah is a great opportunity to celebrate the Jewish heritage with family and friends.
L.A. County Assistant Fire Chief Glynn Johnson faces up to four years in prison for allegedly beating a neighbors's puppy to death with a 12-pound rock.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences began its fourth attempt to charter an elementary school in the Saugus Union School District with a public hearing Tuesday night.
New Assistant Sheriff Terri McDonald and Chief Ted Sexton Introduced On Monday, March 18, 2013 at Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau, Sheriff Lee Baca introduced Terri McDonald as the new Assistant Sheriff of Custody Division. She will have the responsibility of overseeing the largest jail system in the nation with nine custody and correctional facilities and over 18,000 inmates. In addition, Assistant Sheriff McDonald will supervise the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, which is an important component within ...
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
An event called the "Instrument Petting Zoo" was held at Wiley Canyon Elementary School in Newhall on Tuesday. Students were introduced to a variety of instruments in an effort to recruit them to the school's orchestra.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.
A young man arrested on drug charges but described as a prolific graffiti vandal has been charged with a dozen felony counts of vandalism, authorities said Tuesday.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO­– Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) attended a press conference this morning which introduced a series of bills to reform Prison Realignment in California. Assembly Bill 109 was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Brown, taking effect in October, 2011.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
Rock Club meeting