SAN FERNANDO - The murder trial against Esperanza Castro will move forward after a Superior Court judge assigned the case to a public defender at a pre-trial conference Wednesday.
As the population grows in Santa Clarita Valley, so will the number of "cop shops."
City officials helped U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon gain support of his proposed Cemex legislation during a visit to Washington, D.C. last week.
Playtime at a Canyon Country home nearly turned fatal after a 13-year-old boy was shot in the head when his 12-year-old cousin accidentally fired a gun, officials said Wednesday.
Just as Eddie LeGault was about to bowl a perfect game, everyone inside Valencia Lanes stopped.
The only thing that cost the Castaic Lake Water Agency more money in March than water itself was consultants.
There's no doubt about it, Newhall Elementary School has some junior Einsteins in its midst.
Local health care workers and emergency responders are encouraged to take a three-day training course at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital to learn how to respond if a weapons of mass destruction disaster strikes the region.
You may soon see oak trees and rolling hills painted on a wall beneath the Golden Valley Bridge in Canyon Country.
Aiming to combat typically low donation amounts in the summer, the Hunger Defense Fund is hosting a community food drive this weekend.
The developer of a proposed residential and commercial center on the old Smiser Ranch mule farm in Newhall has suspended its plans to rethink the project that has left dozens of area residents infuriated.
U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon visited a Valencia retirement community Monday afternoon to honor the nearly 40 veterans who live there. The Memorial Day ceremony took place in the grassy courtyard behind the Belcaro recreation center, the Grove House, with veterans seated in three rows and other residents and guests scattered around them at tables.
Thomas Finley Mitchell came to California from Texas, and in 1860 he became the first United States citizen to reside in Soledad Canyon, where he started a cattle ranch and also farmed and raised honey bees. The only occupants of the canyon prior to Mitchell's arrival had been Native Americans, grizzly bears, coyotes and jackrabbits.
World War II veterans in uniforms that, amazingly, still fit and Vietnam veterans in leather jackets arriving astride Harley Davidson motorcycles gathered with other veterans and the people who wanted to thank them Monday at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall. Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar said it was the largest crowd he has seen at the annual Memorial Day event.
A 14-year old boy was struck by a motorist Monday afternoon while riding his bike near the intersection of Sierra Highway and Sandy Drive in Canyon Country. According to Officer Robert Tomayo of the California Highway Patrol, the boy was on the sidewalk but then suddenly veered out into the street in front of an oncoming pickup truck, which was not able to stop in time to avoid hitting him.
A 52-year-old Granada Hills man charged with trying to cash a forged check at a Valencia bank in January is now serving a three-year sentence.
Jumping over fences, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies chased down and captured a burglary suspect Wednesday in Canyon Country.
The children of a former Valencia High School educator shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day are struggling with "the worst thing" imaginable as they make funeral arrangements for their mother.
It began with the light tapping of a foot against a stage, buttressed by fingers snapping.
A proposed low-income residential development that would house veterans and their families has cleared one hurdle: Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the project.
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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